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Hitched : The Modern Women and Arranged Marriage; Nandini Krishnan, Random House, Rs. 299

If you are an Indian woman and old enough to legally bear children, chances are that an overweight relative has asked you, while fondly stroking their pot belly, When am I going to eat at your wedding? The modern Indian woman’s attitude to marriage and especially to arranged marriage is a confused one.

As traditional matchmaking methods and Internet chat rooms come together to build matrimonial websites, our parameters have changed, but the time honoured practice of arranged marriage sticks. Hitched explores in depth the considerations matrimony should involve and the issues that can crop up at different stages of an arranged marriage.

Follow Every Rainbow; Rashmi Bansal, Westland, Rs. 175.

Meena Bindra did it, Jasu Shilpi did it, Nina Lekhi did it.

Follow Every Rainbow is the story of 25 enterprising women who took up a challenge. They raised a family as well as a company, managing multiple equations, never giving in or giving up.

These stories teach you important lessons that will help overcome obstacles and face challeneges.

The book explains the meaning of success, and the importance of the journey to it. Expanding on how women think and act differently than men, the book is an inspiration to women everywhere, giving examples that show how they can be just as successful. Follow Every Rainbow motivates and teaches while imparting wisdom and advice to the readers as well.

The Superstar Syndrome : The Making of a Champion; Myra S. White, Sanjay Jha, Random House India, Rs. 399.

Hidden inside each of us is a superstar waiting to come alive. Often we struggle to let him/her out, not because we lack talent, desire, or ability, but because we don’t know what to do. Frequently, we surrender to a sea of negative emotions and self-doubts at the beginning, or give up after a few setbacks.

Harvard professor Dr. Myra S. White and Sanjay Jha, executive director of the Dale Carnegie training operations in India provide a comprehensive nine-step roadmap to help you succeed in the workplace and other areas of your life. Through examples and anecdotes from the lives of over 80 well-known people like N.R. Narayana Murthy, Steve Jobs, M.S. Dhoni, Warren Buffet, Jack Welch and Ratan Tata, this guide will help you address problems and gain more confidence in every sphere of life.

The Good Energy Book: Creating Harmony and Balance for Yourself and Your Home; Tess Whitehurst, Bloomsbury India, Rs. 250.

Become a fountain of good energy in every area of your life! Tess Whitehurst offers sparkling advice for creating, maintaining, and sharing positive energy.

Using this holistic and easy-to-follow system, you’ll discover how to keep your energy positive and traverse any place, situation, or challenge with confidence. Her techniques draw from both the physical and energetic realms.

Learn how to keep your energy positive, manifest the conditions you desire, maintain good health habits, establish a regular meditation practice, fine-tune your intuition , create sacred space in your home, live fearlessly and confidently and energetically protect yourself.

Courtesy : The Hindu

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