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Dynamics House to Home

Party is being organised at Khanna Club.Its pandemic time. To engage every one in positive spirit, theme of discussion at party is” Dynamics of House to Home – Pandemic Time”.

Ms Jyoti-Hello friends! it is pouring heavily outside, I am pleased to see members of our club have come in time. Theme of our discussion at party today is “Dynamics of house to home-I Pandemic Time”. As we don’t have much time in hand and each member of our club has some or other commitment to meet. Therefore I request every respectable member to speak about their views enlightening the theme. I request Ms Gita, our expert-psychologist to summarise the contents of views of all members of club and conclude about theme and if possible give her important views and suggestions and about theme.

Ms Joshi-I live in very big traditional type of bungalow. I have two care takers, due to ongoing pandemic they take all precautions like maintaining social distance, hand sanitisation, wearing N-95 mask properly covering nose and mouth both, getting vaccinated: so called appropriate Covid protocol(ACP) to organise neatly my balconies, rooms and garages. With everything so neat and tidy, some time I feel life is still very messy in this house. I wish to request other members of the club to give me some valuable tips to make my house to home.

Ms Gracy-I live in duplex house. We have lovely terrace where we have planted many lovely seasonal plants. It is difficult to go up and down very often. So we have to plan our activities with respect to the constraints. In spite of all my positive efforts and precautions taken like maintaining social distance, wearing mask etc, due to pandemic some time life seem to be messy in my duplex house .I seriously miss feeling of home sweet home. Valuable comments and tips from respected members that how come I can convert my house to home, will mean so much for me.

Ms Sita-I live in 3 bed room flat in big posh society, where there is big swimming pool also. A beautiful garden in centre of society and neat walking path for every member to walk is a big facility for us. There is no security problem. Due to ongoing pandemic I take all precautions yet I follow ACP also. I some time feel suffocated in my flat. Valuable suggestions from respected members to make my house to home are blessings for me.

Ms Shabana- I live near river front over a small hill. My house is moderately big. Scene from my house window is treat to eyes. There is power cut of electricity some time. In rainy season some time river overflow sometime feeling of uncertainty remains with us for hour or two in house. There is NO problem of availability of drinking water also. We solve all problems from time to time in pandemic yet the house becomes messy and sometimes feeing of home is missing. Friends I request you to kindly give me some suggestions to make my house to home. .

Ms Gita-Friends I have been asked to conclude the discussion, by respected chair person, Ms Joshi. Friends! I live in very ordinary house which is in outer skirts of city. I have little garden which is being taken care by myself and members of my family as and when we get time. As I am writer-poetess I am not able to fetch big salary. I take help from house keeper once a week only. In ongoing pandemic, I have been enjoying my life by writing. As I share my unique thoughts and ideas openly, this activity allows me to set myself apart from the world. I am thankful that in pandemic I have connected with many beautiful souls that it wouldn’t have been possible without my sweet home. Writing makes me feel the most “me.” And in fact pandemic difficult factors I face, I forget and enjoy my own world. Most importantly my writing assignment has taught me that in most of my day to day life I am human, but at the same time I can be more human. As I get hurt, others too get hurt. Involved in my writing activity though I struggle but still do things that no one ever thought I was capable of doing. All this I am able to do so as I always feel secure at my home, never ever even for fraction of second I got feeling that this is not my home but just a house. I feel twice happy when my poem or essay is published in magazine or website.

Friends I appreciate all the positive aspects and problem faced by every member of our club in their respective houses in ongoing pandemic. It is also a fact that no house can be perfect. What I am going to say today is my personal opinion and it is no recipe to prescribe dos and don’ts for any house. Members of my esteem club may not agree with my opinion. Its perfectly fine with me. My humble experience of decades as poetess-writer-teacher-scientist, my views about house in ongoing pandemic is something different from my other club members expressed today. I very humbly want to submit that no matter how well organised are rooms balconies, varandas are in one’s house, life is good at house in ongoing pandemic when it gets converted to home. In my opinion this is possible only when things are sorted in mind(where we keep things messy) of every member residing in particular house. Many times I have experienced that if any member of particular house keep feelings like regret ,expectation, secrets, worries comparisons, jealousy, complexes in their mind and heart, mood of that particular house is different .There is feelings of insecurity and uncertainty in atmosphere of that house. Friends though these things look minor yet they play very important role in dynamics of converting house to home in on going pandemic time. For sure if not taken care with respect to time the house will have some sort of mess in spite of all physical comfort available in house. I have been student of science. Vibration in quantum physics means everything is energy. Any feeling causes one to emit a vibration that can be positive or negative. To become source of inspiration for youngster specially in pandemic time one should try to emit positive vibrations in surroundings

My humble submission friends is, If we wish to convert house to real home in pandemic we must try to practice of keeping away from anger regret, ego problems, not expecting too much from each other as far possible. Avoid thinking in one’s mind that so and so is happier than me. In pandemic do every activity with good –positive intensions in mind, which simply means house-keeping is to start from our self that too from our mind. In real home of ours we no doubt, outsource housekeeping which is good practice but it is not complete to make our house –real home. We got to do house -keeping ourselves in pandemic time. We must carry out every activity with simple straight forward manner with good intensions and clear mind.

We must listen to our heart, and keep doing activity of charity to help our souls. Since feelings speak louder than words. When each member of family think and act so, things in house will role automatically with time and dynamics of house to real home will become examples of inspiration for others to live in real home even in pandemic time. In the end very humbly I request our chair person Ms Jyoti to say few words and give us blessings.

Chair person Ms Jyoti: Thanks friends for giving your valuable time and making this themed discussion so powerful and inspirational. Special thanks to Ms Gita, expert for todays discussion for enlightening us, all members of club on important topic and giving valuable suggestions.

For benefit of every soul of our club I very humbly list essential points of our themed discussion to be implemented to convert house to real home in pandemic time. To make it simple and best to remember, friends! we must simply try to follow eight commands if possible. I will also put them in notice board of our esteem club.

1.Cultivate more positive thoughts.

2.Stand beside cheerful people and don’t surround yourself with complaining and pessimistic people.

3.Watch programs that do you good.

4.At home improve what is around you. Take care of what you already have.

5.Eliminate the habit of complaining,

and speaking ill of others. Take responsibility for the choices of your life.

6.Start to thank for everything you have . Gratitude opens the door for good things to flow positively into your life.

7.Try ones best to do act of charity ,specially in this Covid time to help ones soul.

8.Parents/elders/teachers in real homes in pandemic time become source of inspiration when they Live in such a way so that children/youngers/students when think of justice ,love and integrity they think of them their role model who make real home for them in pandemic time.

Dr Sukarma Rani Thareja,

Associate Professor-Retired

CSJM University

Alumnus IIT-K-1986,Ph.D(Chemistry)



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