I have mixed feelings about wildlife. I feel sorry for polar bears. But I am scared of them. Recently, I came across an owl in my neighborhood. The encounter taught me an important lesson about life.
Fifteen years ago, a colleague asked me if she should show her child Bambi — a great film, but one where a deer loses her mom. I didn’t know how to answer her back then. But recent political developments helped me arrive at an answer.
I grew up eating food with the fingers on my God given hands. And I found myself in a country where people ate with forks and spoons. Learn how this conflict helped me zero in on a lasting source of true happiness.
I was nervous while climbing the steps of the Brooklyn courthouse for my American citizenship ceremony. But then I saw a photo of President Barack Obama. Here’s how he guided me through one of the most important days of my life.
When we stereotype, we judge a group based on its worst actors. How I learned this lesson after listening to Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars.
How Americans and immigrants alike can learn how to celebrate their Independence Days in a more meaningful way by taking a cue from Jewish holidays.
These are questions that are top of mind for every Indian immigrant — and many citizens — in America. Why is a promotion so important? Should it really be that important? And if you’re trying for promotion, but matters aren’t working out, what should you do? Learn from the examples of Roger Federer and Daniel Tiger how you do the best for you. Transcripts of the episode are available at www.cuttingchai.com
How can an immigrant get assimilated into a foreign country? All it takes is a citizen willing to reach out. Learn how I got assimilated into America propelled by the disgust of a citizen. Transcripts of the episode are available at http://www.cuttingchai.com