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Remembering My Mom’s Legacy

Remembering My Mom’s Legacy

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I can't believe that it's been over a decade that I lost my mom. Her memories continue to pop-up every...
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How do you Thrive in a Volatile Economy? Career and Life Advice from a 6-Figure Copywriter and Business Coach, Tepsii

How do you Thrive in a Volatile Economy? Career and Life Advice from a 6-Figure Copywriter and Business Coach, Tepsii

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You can also listen to this interview via iTunes, on the go: What do you do when you fail? What...
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Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

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I wanted to be prepared. While pursuing my Ph.D., I made it a point to participate in as many career...
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Mahabir Pun and National Innovation Center: Will There Finally Be A Movement For Innovation?

Mahabir Pun and National Innovation Center: Will There Finally Be A Movement For Innovation?

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Two representatives of a donor agency had visited the NGO, Namsaling Community Development Center (NCDC, Ilam) as part of their...
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Why Are Ph.D. Holders Notoriously Slow to React?

Why Are Ph.D. Holders Notoriously Slow to React?

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I walked into a staffing agency office. "How can I help you?" the recruiter asked. "I wanted to see if you...
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Are You Self-Aware? Why You Should be and Teach Your Kids too?

Are You Self-Aware? Why You Should be and Teach Your Kids too?

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Have you heard that what you see in a person, more importantly, what you show to others is just the...
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When Saying the Wrong Thing is the Right Thing to Do

When Saying the Wrong Thing is the Right Thing to Do

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Have you wanted to disagree to a conversation or when you wanted to add your point of view but you...
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Celebrate Period Power: End the Taboos

Celebrate Period Power: End the Taboos

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Don’t touch that! Don’t go to kitchen! Don’t visit the temples! You are impure during those 4/5 days of the...
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Power of Appreciation (Part 2 of 4) Appreciation and Intimacy: What’s the Connection?

Power of Appreciation (Part 2 of 4) Appreciation and Intimacy: What’s the Connection?

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Love alone is not enough to sustain a relationship. The many ups and downs in life take its toll in...
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Power of Appreciation (Part 1 of 4): Want to Reduce Employee Turnover? Speak Their Language of Appreciation

Power of Appreciation (Part 1 of 4): Want to Reduce Employee Turnover? Speak Their Language of Appreciation

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This post is somewhat different and very special. Anita and her message on the five languages of appreciation have had a...
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Write to Find Your Passion

Write to Find Your Passion

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Have you often heard this? After school (college), I am DONE learning! Think about it. Our learning NEVER started in...
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Who Should You Write Your Resume For?

Who Should You Write Your Resume For?

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A few months ago I spoke to a class of high school students on resume writing through Nepris. I wanted...
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Education for Eligibility to Apply or for Opportunities and Widening of Horizons?

Education for Eligibility to Apply or for Opportunities and Widening of Horizons?

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Did you know that we graduate students or students who have graduated, could very well earn our living by doing...
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Did You Know That Learning Children’s Love Languages Can Help Reduce Bullying?

Did You Know That Learning Children’s Love Languages Can Help Reduce Bullying?

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Did you know that love has different languages? Yes, you heard me right! There are 5 love languages according to...
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McNair Scholars Program: A Celebration of Ronald E. McNair’s Legacy

McNair Scholars Program: A Celebration of Ronald E. McNair’s Legacy

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As I nervously knocked on Dr. Betty Mei's door to hand-deliver my application to be a Graduate Assistant for the...
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How Do We Change the Way Students Are Taught?

How Do We Change the Way Students Are Taught?

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Did the picture above bring back memories from your school days or are some of you still enduring them now?...
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My First Day of Running: Taking Up Mark Zuckerberg’s A Year of Running Challenge

My First Day of Running: Taking Up Mark Zuckerberg’s A Year of Running Challenge

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“Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen”   -Bradley Whitford When I saw Mark Zuckerberg’s post on...
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I Applaud Mark Zuckerberg’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

I Applaud Mark Zuckerberg’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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And thank you Mark for your bold move. You have led the path to show that social media can be...
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Applauding Mark Zuckerberg’s Initiative and Supporting Mahabir Pun’s Intentions: Hitting Iron When It’s Hot

Applauding Mark Zuckerberg’s Initiative and Supporting Mahabir Pun’s Intentions: Hitting Iron When It’s Hot

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"One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done."        ...
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Speaking Directly to Nepali Youth

Speaking Directly to Nepali Youth

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Hear me speak to you "Word Warrior" style.  When my 4 year old stopped talking in Nepali My well meaning Nepali...
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5 Reasons Why Every Nepali Should Watch Singha Durbar/Madame Prime Minister

5 Reasons Why Every Nepali Should Watch Singha Durbar/Madame Prime Minister

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We all watch our favorite shows and that is our choice. But November 22 aired the second episode of Singha...
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Waste to Fuel: Should Nepal be Approaching Enerkem to Gain Energy Independence?

Waste to Fuel: Should Nepal be Approaching Enerkem to Gain Energy Independence?

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The economic blockade in Nepal has ruffled lives and hearts, yet the condition is yet to be resolved.  After my...
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A Disturbing Trend: Us vs Them

A Disturbing Trend: Us vs Them

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It has baffled me. The media, the social media, and the psyche of people ......... I will present to you...
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Why I Will Start a Business?

Why I Will Start a Business?

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Mark Zucherberg's speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing on why people should start a business couldn't have come at a more opportune time...
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Empowering The Budding Talents: Maggie Doyne, the CNN Hero

Empowering The Budding Talents: Maggie Doyne, the CNN Hero

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Inspiration is everywhere! You just have to look around you. If you look for inspiration, you will find it! CNN...
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Gaining Independence Through Alternative Fuels: A Possibility for Nepal

Gaining Independence Through Alternative Fuels: A Possibility for Nepal

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A land locked country and a dissatisfied neighboring government. The result, Nepal with its citizens and their lives in a...
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Book to read to your child: The Quest to Digest

Book to read to your child: The Quest to Digest

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Reading a book brings a lot of joy but encouraging kids to read means that the books have to be...
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Quenching an Ethnic Palate: A Mixed Bag Approach

Quenching an Ethnic Palate: A Mixed Bag Approach

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When I read Anup Kaphle’s Article on preparing the ultimate goat curry, it took me on a journey, a journey...
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नेपाल नेपालीहरुको हो कि मेरो…. हरुको  हो?

नेपाल नेपालीहरुको हो कि मेरो…. हरुको हो?

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केही नलेखी बस्न सकिन। टिकापुरको काहाली लाग्दो समाचारले झक्झकाएको झक्झकायै गर्‍यो। कसरी मान्छे बाट माया भन्ने शब्द नै हरायो जस्तो...
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Lessons from my Child: Imagination and Problem Solving

Lessons from my Child: Imagination and Problem Solving

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As I was passed my daughter holding her wet miniature dinosaurs, she was excited to show me how they have...
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What does being a female mean to you?

What does being a female mean to you?

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It is only recently that I have started asking this question more to my self. I find that this question...
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Being a mother…..a gamble on our own lives?

Being a mother…..a gamble on our own lives?

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A friend lost her life last week. It was supposed to be one of the greatest day in her life....
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Emotional Care After the Crisis

Emotional Care After the Crisis

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As I talked to one of my cousins back home yesterday, I asked how my nephews were coping after the...
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Education after the earthquake

Education after the earthquake

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As I listened to Dr. Swarnim Wagle's interview on Himalaya TV about the next steps after the Earthquake, he talked...
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Nepal Earthquake Rescue: Our Work Has Just Begun

Nepal Earthquake Rescue: Our Work Has Just Begun

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  Earthquake in Nepal has affected people in many different ways.  A significant population of the country is still reliving...
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Our Accountability to the Earthquake Victims and to Nepal

Our Accountability to the Earthquake Victims and to Nepal

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This has been a tough time for us as Nepalese and to humanity in general. We have been tested to...
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When is the time to join hands?

When is the time to join hands?

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  Now! Yes, the time to join hands is now! We are in the middle of a natural catastrophe. One...
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Formula that could help our kids become smarter

Formula that could help our kids become smarter

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Today I wanted to talk about something that I learned about while writing a test sample. But first, Food for...
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Humans on the verge of driving yet another magnificent animal to extinction

Humans on the verge of driving yet another magnificent animal to extinction

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As I browsed through CNN, there it was, a sad story of our actions.  The news link read: Last rare male...
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Books to enjoy with your kids

Books to enjoy with your kids

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As my life as a blogger has progressed, I have learned so much more about myself and my interests.  With...
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New Year, New Beginnings….

New Year, New Beginnings….

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Each day is a new beginning they say Each night, an end of an era. Each flower brings a bloom...
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Women: their choices and their consequences

Women: their choices and their consequences

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Facebook, social media, and news reports have been abuzz with Purvi Patel's 20-year long prison sentence for allegedly using abortion drugs to...
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Research: opening doors

Research: opening doors

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Today will still be about learning, ..... importance of learning to conduct research...... through my journey..... I remember how lost I felt...
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Why sending your kids to Preschool should be mandatory

Why sending your kids to Preschool should be mandatory

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When I first came to U.S., there were many things that I had to learn about first hand:  health insurance,...
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Before sending that E-mail

Before sending that E-mail

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We spend long long hours in front of our digital devices and meet less and fewer people directly and more...
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A positive way of life

A positive way of life

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"Phool ko aankha ma phoolai sansara........" by Ani Choying Drolma One of the most soul soothing Nepali songs that has...
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Why celebrate Women’s Day?

Why celebrate Women’s Day?

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I never knew Women's Day was celebrated as a day for men to express their love, appreciation, and/or respect for...
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Women and Men are Equal??

Women and Men are Equal??

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Today has been one of those days where I felt pain, pain of feeling what a woman means to the...
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Giving the gift of access to education,one kid at a time

Giving the gift of access to education,one kid at a time

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As we hurried to get to the Protect Kids Dream second fundraiser, a little late than we had planned, 10...
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Stick or Carrot? Which would you choose?

Stick or Carrot? Which would you choose?

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I let you in on my first hand experience at KIPP Austin in my last blog.  The experiences like this...
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You could give a child the power to read

You could give a child the power to read

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Dear Readers, Today, I decided to write about a cause that is dear to everyone who can read and write,...
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Knowledge is Power Program

Knowledge is Power Program

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So, as  it happens,  I have already had a three-day break in my writing but I had at least been...
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Power in forgiveness

Power in forgiveness

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So, you've been hurt, really hurt! How could he/she do so?  What does he/she think of himself/herself? I will never...
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Our tendency to BLAME

Our tendency to BLAME

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"People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they...
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Learning to Write Barefoot

Learning to Write Barefoot

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I had anticipated contributing to my blog more often than what it has been. So, here's trying an accountability challenge...
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If women giving birth is natural then so is menstruating, then what’s the big deal?

If women giving birth is natural then so is menstruating, then what’s the big deal?

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There! I finally said it! I had been contemplating on writing this article for some time now. Coming from my...
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Bedtime reading excitement

Bedtime reading excitement

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As I finished reading "Are you my Mother?" By P.D. Eastman to my 3-year-old, she was upset that the story...
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Should I continue writing?

Should I continue writing?

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Why should I continue writing?  Why should I take the time out to sit in front of the computer which...
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Earning that Ph.D.

Earning that Ph.D.

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  This had to be one of my starting articles.  Earning that Ph.D. was going to be a cruise, or...
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A Poem …. We are always learning

A Poem …. We are always learning

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Out of the womb ..... suddenly we learn to breathe We learn to cry, kick,...then tumble, crawl, walk, and run...
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Hello world!

Hello world!

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Everyone has something special to offer. Bravo to those who have found that special something in themselves. For the rest- Keep...
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