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    Top 7 gift ideas for your special friend

    Top 7 gift ideas for your special friend

    Isn’t it lovely to receive the perfect gift from a friend? It doesn’t matter if it is a special occasion, or a just-like-that gift—we all enjoy the ideal gift, especially if it is something from our wishlist, or something that makes life better. Great gifts feel like a reflection of the beautiful bond we have with the giver—we cherish them all our lives. When I think back on some of the best gifts I’ve got from my closest friends, I…

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    The Power of Giving #GivingTuesday

    Quite appropriately, Giving Tuesday follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. How nice to focus on Giving rather than accumulating! Such an easy way to find happiness and make the world a better place by getting your family,…

  • Lighting up Lives Vidya Sury

    This Diwali, Lighting Lamps in Lives

    Diwali, the Festival of Lights brings a number of traditions, the most significant of which is the lighting of lamps. Why? Light is seen as “good” To spread light, illuminating the…

  • If you were a fairy tale creature, what would you be? Vidya Sury


    Around the time my son was three years old, a funny thing happened. Okay, funny things happen all the time in our house because we thrive on laughter (and coffee) but this…

  • volunteer vidya sury


    Dear Vidur, Nothing brings more joy than to brighten someone’s life with kindness. It doesn’t always require money to do something for someone. Time, love and a listening ear work just…

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    Giving Tuesday. A Day Tue Give

    It is Giving Tuesday! After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, what a relief to dedicate a day to Giving! Giving Tuesday …a simple idea where you find a way for your…

  • vidya sury be more with less
    Giving Reflections

    Be More With Less

    It is that time of year again when I have the urge to be more with less. Spring clean. Clear clutter. Starting with August, the next year or so is going…