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Change

Change, the only constant thing in this universe, has driven me to write my recent experience with it.

One question has been bugging me for a long time. Should we change ourselves to what situations warrant us to or should we change things around us to suit ourselves? Then one fine day I came across a line somewhere in a book, “We should know to differentiate between those that we can change and those that we cannot.”

Well. I tried doing it. You will be surprised. It really worked out so well. Whenever I face a disturbing situation, I do sit alone patiently (a really tough job for me!!;)) trying to find out if I could change this situation or change my outlook on it. I didn’t just think. But, I wrote down all possible solutions for that problem and tried doing everything. If those didn’t work out as expected, that problem went to the second category. “Unchangeable situation. You better change your outlook on it.” If it did work, the problem is over by then!! :)

I am not saying this as a …

SHE

Some puzzles cannot be solved. Some topics always remain fresh for discussion. One such is the girl child issue.
Though the present world is seeing a number of women entrepreneurs and achievers, the age old stereotypical thinking is still there. I am not sure about the other nations, but the traditional social system of the Indian society has injected a kind of contempt towards girl children. Especially towards the homes without a boy child. It is deep rooted right from the richest and the so called forward thinkers right till the downtrodden.
What are these girl children seen as, by some in the society?
They are seen as burdens to the family. They are seen to be nothing but an extra expense. They are thought as those filthy people who will abandon their parents and live for themselves. Sometimes, some wonderful foreseers also suggest of not spending too much on the girl’s education, stating reasons that it is not going to help the family anyway. (This is true. If the reader has a diff…