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I loved reading this.Growing up with Erica I got to see a very small part of this, I could never see it taking toll but it does and did. I love you for sharing this! You inspire me to let go of the negative vibes that come around.

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This is certainly a wonderful concise piece on feminism and on Virginia Woolf's life which makes us understand her life and perspective very clearly.

The Guardian Deities of Tamil Nadu- lesser know deities of Hinduism

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Dealing with the Empty Nest Syndrome

Very beautifully written! We all go through similar emotions when our kids move out . The degree of missing them varies depending on the bond between the parents and the children. It is surely wise to cherish the new found free time by keeping oneself occupied with ones long lost hobbies and more quality time between the parents. Maybe give more time to ones aging parents who too must be missing us ! Meditation and Yoga does the magic trick too !