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Writer's Block

What does a writer's block cause?

Is it having too little to write about? Or too much?

Is it because you found someone who cares about what you say - so you don't feel the need to write it anymore? Or is it because one decides (or realizes?) that no one cares anyway - so why bother writing?

Is it because there's too much bothering you? Or nothing at all?

Is it because there isn't time?
Or there isn't motivation to find it?

Is it because a pause became a period?

Or because a cause became a deterrent?

Is it here to stay?
Can I use this to nudge it away?

Do I want to write again?
I muse as I see a myriad of things already written.

By others.
Not me.

But why do I write?
I wonder
Then I remember

I am an anonymous blogger
With so few followers, one doesn't need a counter

Yet I don't write for them
Hell, I don't even write for me
I write for the words that need to be spilt
Or within me, they will wilt.
Words, phrases, sentences, poems
They flow out till they f…

Prevention is better that cure - Experience firsthand at Apollo

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We were brought up being taught that prevention is better than care. Better safe than sorry! They told me. But how safe do we actually stay, now that we’re adults, and our lives are our responsibility?
In India, more than anywhere else, we seem to have a very careless attitude towards life.
We don’t wear seatbelts. We don’t wear helmets. The government enforces it, and we grudgingly oblige (not all the time) – like it is for someone else’s benefit.
So, it is not a surprise that Preventive Health Care is far behind in our priority lists. This is especially unfortunate, as the average age for serious illnesses has been steadily dropping. Illnesses which can be treated more effectively if detected early!
However, I am pleased to note that there is a push for the awareness for Preventive Health Care by some of the major Private Players in the Indian Health Care Industry. Apollo, for example, has an entire Preventive Care Wing is many of its branches.
Thanks to my job switch which required a…