The Girl Who Moved Mountains

Chapter 1: The Reconstruction 8th April 2015 “Nurse! Nurse! Can you please help?” “Nurse! Nurseee!” The panting and screaming continued. Rachna had been woken up by the patient lying next to her who was crying out in desperation for a few sips of water. Thirty minutes, and still no signs of help! Rachna had woken... Continue Reading →

Live Well, Laugh Often!

“And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)" -Dr.Seuss Before leaving for India, my parents got me the most thoughtful gift ever. "500 ways to live in the moment" - Even if we all could just do one of them each day, we would start feeling the ripple effect of... Continue Reading →

Happily Desi

“And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” - Meister Eckhart "Jugaad!" The first time I heard this word was in 2006, when my father used it while traveling from Delhi to Uttrakhand. Our car had broken down in the middle of nowhere and with a few... Continue Reading →

Brave Up!

"We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list." -Michelle Obama England was good to me. Being back in Abu Dhabi meant it was time for a reality check and June and July turned out to be rather significant in evaluating my career and fitness goals. I... Continue Reading →

Escape to London…

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.  -Peter Hoeg  In my early teens, I used to watch these shows on the channel Travel and Living, solely because I was so fascinated by the fact that people were getting paid to travel and taste different cuisines, meet new people and check off everything on their bucket... Continue Reading →

Abu Dhabi, here I come!

"I haven't been everywhere, but it is on my list." - Susan Sontag My soul is perpetually consumed by wanderlust. Hence, there is nothing in this world that gets me as excited as new travel plans! As you would have already read in my previous post - my father had taken up a new project... Continue Reading →

Begin, Again

Time you Enjoy Wasting, Was not Wasted.  - John Lenon  Rachna Ramesh - BBA Honors Class of 2015 - Christ University, Bangalore. I was a graduate! It was official. I had always considered myself to be someone who knew where she was headed. But for the first time in my life, I did not know... Continue Reading →

The ACL, Meniscus and Me.

'Dance Basanthi', it was my favorite song that year, and I was trying to ensure that my dance moves did justice to it. My entire class was present, and were a cheerful audience! We had all gone to a resort called Mango Mist to mark the end of our incredible three year journey at Christ... Continue Reading →

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