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Rubbed the Wrong Way Again?

  “I am a peace-loving person. I have no time, inclination nor space for drama in my life and yet, I always manage to have people around me who can be nasty and who rub me the wrong way.” Do you ever hear yourself say that or find yourself thinking that? If so, this blog is for you. I had an epiphany of sorts after a tarot reading by Avalon Intuitive. It hit me hard because I grumble and the statement above has done many a round, in my head. It is the reason (over the years I realise) for my transition from an extrovert/ambivert to a complete introvert. I didn’t see it this way at all. Subconsciously, my building walls around myself and staying away from people more and more was due to the reluctance to say it like it is when things got uncomfortable. Don’t get me wrong. I am not the quiet, submissive variety at all. I get rejoinders, repartees, retorts and whatever you may like to call them, bathed in sarcasm too, immediately and with so much of Aquarius and Libra in my charts I can

Urgent Food for Thought: Boxes!

  In a society that is screaming for everyone to think out of the box, paradoxically, individually and collectively, we are most comfortable with boxing ourselves in! Our need to belong is possibly, the cause for it and the “family” is our first box and this box instills in us a need for boxes. The more we perceive a need for freedom the more boxes we create. Culture, Race, Colour, Gender, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Relationships, Economic Status, Castes, Introverted, Extroverted, Gen Z to Baby Boomers, Continents, Countries, States…to the family of course, schools and colleges, sports teams, music bands, political groups are all little boxes and this list is endless! We take pride in the number of boxes we fit ourselves into. In the Hindu tradition, we talk about “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” which literally translates to “Earth is  family” which means the entire Earth is one family with the concept of Yours and Mine being non existent or base! It is mentioned in the Samaveda. This d