Telling the future from your cellphone?

Synchronicity operates on the principle that two seemingly unconnected incidents, upon deeper observation, are connected. Carl Jung and Nobel prize-winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli came up with this idea. Pauli said that numbers spoke to us.

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The Y Studio Fountain pen

This may well be one of the most beautiful fountain pens you will behold and use. It is tactile, has girth and weight and the ink never dries up, thanks to its heavy duty cover. The only problem? You won’t want to take it camping lest you lose it. So this object with a very specific purpose may not be the purpose you use it for.

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#MeToo Managing the generations

Ever been on a trapeze? Me neither. But that is how I feel at home these days…  

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The Perils of a Family Whatsapp Group

Where long-lost relatives are forced into camaraderie in the most artificial of environments BRUNCH Updated: Oct 27, 2018 22:27 IST Shoba Narayan Hindustan Times The columnist’s mother never wants her offspring to spend more than “a decent amount” on her b’day celebration. This amount is Rs300! (Photo Imaging by Parth Garg) My mother is turning 80.…

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The Dalai Lama on wisdom and aging.

The Dalai Lama’s take on ageing and wisdom part 2: The monk and the Jungian psychologist When you are torn by anger, take the Dalai Lama’s simple advice: be kind BRUNCH Updated: Sep 29, 2018 23:00 IST Shoba Narayan Hindustan Times When you feel love rising in your heart, your own body calms down and eases…

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What the Dalai Lama can teach us about living and aging well

The Dalai Lama carries no phone. He does what is important and has shrugged off the fake-busyness that the rest of us labour under

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Travelling with parents part 3: Unexpected brushes with the ordinary

When abroad, there’s never any warning about how septuagenarian parents will behave BRUNCH Updated: Sep 01, 2018 22:36 IST Shoba Narayan Hindustan Times Shoba’s mother spent the entire trip in Singapore driving the electric buggy, having a blast(Shoba Narayan ) Driving a self-driven electric buggy reserved for senior citizens at one kilometre an hour may not…

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