You can find the programs on SoundCloud below and you can read more about the programs on this site and also on the Society for Music Analysis website here I decided to pull this program out of the archives (long-time followers/fans of my radio work will remember that I decided to archive all my radio […]Read more "Changing the Record, Keeping the Score available to Listen."
I mentioned this in my short, snappy post on coping with grief-loss-pain. Beethoven’s 8th Symphony follows in the heels of the glorious 6th (the Pastoral – find Glenn Gould’s piano performance of Liszt’s transcription of this piece) and the magnificent 7th (talk about manic-depressive music, only half-kidding!). I just love the 8th, because I decided […]Read more "With a little help from Beethoven – Watch this performance of Symphony No. 8. [Hinglish]"
Enough with the mindfulness already! Here are my choices for at-home coffee (even Starbucks can be enjoyed at-home, first thing in the morning, with a Nescafe instant for a mild evening pick-me-up). For anxiety – one cup in the morning (French press, ideally). For depression, you can enjoy up to 3 cups a day (a […]Read more "Coffee Recommendations – Mindfulness in every cup."
100% Vegetarian. Very good for skin sensitivities. Priced at INR190 – INR290 (amazing, no?). INDIAN. There are feel good properties in every one of the Coloressence lipsticks…I’m tellin’ ya! Seek ’em out! The colour palette is especially suited to Indian skin tones, but also Latina and darker European complexions. The classic “olive skin”/”wheatish”/”warm with beige […]Read more "Girls: Coloressence Lipstick. [Hinglish]"
Go to India. For 1 week. 1 month. 1 year. Doesn’t matter. Go. [check out Karl Watson’s Travel Films for quick inspiration. I watched Part 2 first and then Part 1]. Don’t snap out of it. Wear your friends down talking about your suffering. See previous post point numbers 1 and 5. Listen to Beethoven. Read […]Read more "3 Ways to Overcome Grief-Loss-Pain."
Find someone to talk to with whom you can (a) BE real and (b) have a real conversation, rather than just small talk about films you’ve watched, etc. Find someone to talk to who you can call in a crisis. Um, what I’m trying to say is – find someone REAL. It isn’t easy, especially […]Read more "Happy Boys and Girls: 5 Ways to Combat Anxiety and Depression NOW."
Even though I’m properly bi-lingual,my written Hindi could do with some work, since I only studied the subject up until the 7th grade, and then switched to French owing to my dad’s Iranian nationality. However, two of my oldest friends are Hindi teachers from The Bishop’s School Pune, I’ve had a lifelong love of Hindi […]Read more "Blogging in Hindi [English script]"