The Rain Meditation

Our wait for the rains is long over, and Mumbai is finally drenched in the monsoon showers. This means many things to many people- dancing in the rain, jumping in the puddles, umbrellas, traffic jams, train delays, or hot chai … Continued

How can You be a Friend and a Mentor at the Same Time- A Pathway to keep the Innocence in the Relationship Intact

All the relationships in our lives have a pinch of friendship in it. The only difference lies is in dissolving. In certain relationships friendship dissolves and becomes evident quickly but in varied relationships, friendship stirs layer by layer. A mentor … Continued

Some Instructions To Follow while Instructing

  It is almost imperative to begin by sharing an episode from my class. Here’s how it went: While I was involved in an activity with my students, many asked questions, requested spellings, some demanded answers. I responded in a … Continued

A Year of Choices, Possibilities and Freedom : A Picture Album

Year 2014- 2015 : A year of choices,possibilities and freedom. No of children: 120 Programs Running throughout : Beginners (Community) Beginners Pre-School After-School The year just went by and when we look behind, we realized that while walking on this … Continued

An Open Letter For the Children of Touching Lives : From a 20 Something Mentor

Dear Children, Before I met you all, I was lost on my way. There were so many confusions, so much of uncertainty that my vision of the journey ahead was completely blurred. And then Touching Lives happened, I still remember … Continued

Little Snippets of Stories From Our Children

”Here are different snippets of stories from the children of Touching Lives, each of them belongs to a different program, but still somewhere in someway they are connected. Read the stories, and you will be convinced how beautifully their mind and … Continued

Inspiration : About Working in Touching Lives and Meeting the Real Life Heroes

Working here in Touching Lives has taught me a lot. It has made me more compassionate, and more kind. It is here that, I get inspired by ordinary people. It doesn’t matter for how long these people stay in my … Continued

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