Time to Revisit Freedom as We Know It

  Today, the nation is celebrating its 71st year of freedom. 71 years since we overthrew a power that usurped our land, our lives, our so called freedom. But, let us allow ourselves to look at freedom in a slightly … Continued

Five Reasons why Reading is Awesome

Reading is a voyage and the reader, a voyager. The earliest piece I remember reading, deriving a meaning out of and experiencing, was the poem Leisure by William Henry Davies. It was part of my 4th grade English literature textbook. … Continued

Five Ways to Create Happiness at Your Workplace

  We all know that happiness can be elusive! How then do you create an idea that keeps slipping out between targets, deadlines, the fun work-lunches, the occasional drunken exploits at the nightclub, incentives, tours, holidays, the works. Just how … Continued

The Extraordinary Intern

    These lines aptly sum up Zahra’s journey with Touching Lives. Not that she was an aimless wanderer before she joined Touching Lives. She had goals and was academically strong. By the time she finished graduation she already knew … 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

Rawness and Innocence: Of a beautiful and a kind world

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What do I like about the World? The rawness with which it presents itself. There is no pretense, no makeup , No facade, It is just IS. It has hate in it but it also knows to love. It falls, … Continued