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The struggle with mindfulness

Hold the experience, I’m told. Stay with it, be in it. I take my agitation in a fierce gaze, in a bid to stare it down. Don’t react. I squeeze my eyes shut tightly. If I don’t see it, I … Continue reading

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Pigeon mother-to-be

Sit. Wait. Observe. A pigeon is reminding me of these essential actions these days. She has made a nest on the air conditioner that juts out of my bedroom window, overlooking the mumbai skyline. Here, she has laid two eggs. … Continue reading

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