Saturday, August 28, 2010

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

TEDIndia '09 Ananda Shankar Jayant fights cancer with dance

About Ananda Shankar Jayant
With precision and sparkling grace, Ananda Shankar Jayant performs and teaches the classical dance styles of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi.

About this talk
Renowned classical Indian dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. She tells her personal story of not only facing the disease but dancing through it, and gives a performance revealing the metaphor of strength that helped her do it.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Thankful Thursday

This is my second posting for my Thankful Thursday post.

I'm thankful for
  • mum's recovery and health.
  • dad's calls and updates everyday.
  • ...the birthday cake from the admin office at work.
  • friends Hye-jin and Hong-il for cheering me up on Friday night.
  • brother's safe arrival in Korea.
  • health
  • ...air conditioner
What are you thankful for today/this week?

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. -Cicero

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

TEDGlobal '10 Sheena Iyengar on the art of choosing

About Sheena Iyengar
Sheena Iyengar studies how people choose (and what makes us think we're good at it).

About this talk
Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices -- and how we feel about the choices we make. At TEDGlobal, she talks about both trivial choices (Coke v. Pepsi) and profound ones, and shares her groundbreaking research that has uncovered some surprising attitudes about our decisions.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Music Monday

This is the title track from Punit Malhotra's I Hate Luv Storys starring Imran Khan and Sonam Kapoor. It's very catchy and I hope you like it, too! I've not really been blown away by the hype of Imran Khan, but I think I may be swayed after seeing him in this music video :-)