Embracing change

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by samalita on January 2, 2016

HOW often do we look up from navigating our daily lives and realise, perhaps there could be more to this? Some people live in a heightened state of awareness, knowing they are living the life they want, while some never really find their dreams no matter how long they search. Some of us find the […]


The Business Of Living

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by samalita on July 14, 2013

I knew a girl who wandered the streets, Walking from alley to alley, In search of a place to go, Amidst a sea of people, Taking from each as they traversed, Getting to know a life before it slipped by, A story before it faded to black, Each face a mirror of love, suffering, amusement, […]


Which way?

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by samalita on June 4, 2012

The most revolutionary thing happened to me today. And it is only the beginning. The wiser ones among us know that life is the sum of a series of choices that you make. So naturally each decision has its consequences. Today two roads diverged in a yellow wood and I can only travel one, a […]


What do you want to be when you grow up?

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by samalita on June 3, 2012

During your time of innocence as a child, have you been asked this question? Do you then remember the excitement that filled the classroom where your friends’ hands shoot up in the air as they proudly announce their ambitions? Policeman, astronaut, teacher, actor, doctor, deep-sea diver, dolphin trainer, stewardess, and dancer, you name it. I’ll […]


The Ambush by an Oracle Yogi

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by samalita on May 25, 2012

In the deep recesses of your mind, is there an image of a suspicious looking white turban-wearing man with unruly long beard complete with a white ensemble? Certainly in my subconscious. But I have to say, that such image in my memory had only been from scenes of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. Where it rightfully belonged in an ashram. That, or somewhere spiritual, such as […]


So you think you need a PhD?

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by samalita on May 20, 2012

Think ‘PhD’. What’s next? ‘Gasp’? ‘Wow’? ‘Impressive’? Twenty years ago, it was considered fresh to pursue the highest qualification in the whole history of education. It was regarded as a sign of intelligence, dedication, and love for wisdom. Which is what it is at face value really. PhD – Doctor of Philosophy. Nowadays, every time […]