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I had returned to writing after a gap of around 15 years. Medium seemed like a great writing platform, and it has been a month since I joined.

I love their feature-rich and creator-oriented interface which made life easier. The ease of using title tags, quote tags, the nifty SEO…

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I never thought that ‘burnout’ will be something that would affect me. I was comfortable in my job as a school teacher until Covid-19 threw its curveball.

Ever since the pandemic forced my school to move online, I’ve been going nuts trying to balance work deadlines and spending time with…

And transformed me from a teacher into a Guru

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Wisdom isn’t gained exclusively within the four walls of an institution.

This very mantra made me take a big step in life, 17 years ago, one sultry afternoon in the south Indian state of Kerala.

I boarded a train on one of the longest journeys across India — over 3000…

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“Devour any printed material you ever get your hands on.”

This was my father’s advice for me and my sisters. There was a tiny shelf in the living room of our small cottage, brimming with books by writers from far and near.

I was a voracious reader. I loved writing…

A Covid-positive story from this Indian state.

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When the Covid pandemic hit, what would you expect from a place like India which has a population of nearly 1.4 billion? Obviously unmanageable loads on the system.

That is exactly what happened too. Every other activity including schooling lost priority to that of saving lives. …

Matt George

Teacher by profession but learner by nature. Blogs at

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