When I was younger, whenever I would go out, my parents would remind me to take my jacket in case it gets cold. When I had creative projects due, my dad would put aside his exhaustion from a long day of work to take them to a whole other level. When I was upset, my… Continue reading Parent-child role reversal
My name is Karishma Shah. I am a citizen of the United States of America. I am of Indian origin. I was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. My parents, sister and I immigrated to America when I was just a few years old. I have spent the majority of my life in America. I went… Continue reading Citizen of the world
25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2) Spend time with your parents The most important lesson I have learned is that time is limited. Spend as much time with your parents while you have the chance because a day will come when you realize that everything you prioritized over spending time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)
Since I can remember, I have always felt that the reason for most problems in the world is due to the lack of love and care. Growing up without any parental affection, emotional attachment or sense of security can cause a variety of emotional and mental issues such as a detachment to others, feeling of… Continue reading The inconvenience of love
Sincere, specific and personal compliments enrich social interaction and create a positive environment. It’s how we as human beings work – we thrive and radiate from positive reinforcement. A study from National Institute for Physiological Sciences found that the effect of receiving a compliment is equivalent to the effect of receiving cash. The social reward… Continue reading The power of a compliment
A story worth reading: My parents live in newly constructed flats in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The flats surround a ground consisting of beautiful greenery, a park full of slides and swings, an open area for the neighbor kids to play cricket in, a volleyball court and benches for everyone to watch the daily activities of… Continue reading What’s your calling in life?