To Judge or Not to Judge

Judgment happens everywhere, every day. Based on how we look, talk and walk. We are constantly judged and knowingly or unknowingly, also judging others. I have definitely gotten better at noticing when I am judging others. Judging others has got … Continued

The Sands of Forgiveness

Dear readers, We continue our journey of forgiveness this week, with another beautiful story about two friends and their journey. Two friends were walking in a desert. They had very little water left. Soon they started to argue over who … Continued

How to Make New Year Resolutions That We Can Fulfill

5.4.3.2.1… seconds before the seconds hand passes 12. Everyone in the room yells, ‘Happy New year!!!’ We start to wish each other, feeding each other the cake that was just cut. We dance and click pictures. The happiness on our … Continued

The Light Within

On 22 November this year Touching Lives celebrates its fifteenth birthday! The organization has taken many strides in the field of Healing and Learning of children and their families. On the occasion of Foundation Day, the mentors, the founder and … Continued

Working with Parents

  Parents and family are the first teachers of a child. Directly or otherwise, a child internalizes most anything that she/he experiences in his family including their thoughts and behavior and in general, their way of life. In short, parents … Continued

Work on Self to Become an Effective Mentor

Us teachers and mentors always have a lot on our hands and on our minds. We are constantly on our toes, learning, trying to figure out teaching hacks. After all who doesn’t love a classroom full of children enjoying and … Continued