Author Archives: Rian Nejar

About Rian Nejar

Rian Nejar is an Indian-American author. He trained and worked as an engineer in India, lived briefly in the Middle East, and arrived in America in the early 90's. After a Master’s degree in electrical engineering in America, he worked as an academic instructor, engineer, entrepreneur, and technical writer over the two decades since. Humbling and Humility ( is his first mainstream nonfiction. He lives and writes in the Southwest United States.

This is My Neighborhood!

I never imagined that I’d go through an event like this of this past Friday. It brings Senator Martha McSally’s recent #MeToo revelations immediately to mind. While painful and disturbing, it can be useful: I can now guide my children, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – the Beginnings

A good friend complained that “Mindfulness” is hard. We were talking about “Being in the moment, the present.” “I need a few tips…I often slip the present, and, moments later, can hardly remember what happened.” I asked her to think … Continue reading

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Do what’s right because it’s right: A mother’s words

Originally posted on Humbling and Humility:
A Mother’s Words to a Soldier in Battle Isn’t life a battle too? Between hunger and satiation, exposure and shelter, ignorance and knowledge, fear, of the unknown, and the thrill of exploration? Do we…

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FREE Download: Humbling and Humility, Sept. 21 – 23

Take a break from the incessant scandals in sensational media these days. Read a book that gives you an honest and unvarnished view of contemporary life for immigrant fathers in America. Download ‘Humbling and Humility,’ FREE Spt. 21 – 23, … Continue reading

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FREE: HnH E-Book, July 16 to 18

  Did you listen to the public exploration of FBI agent Peter Strzok’s alleged bias in Congress? I was struck by the agent’s passionate defense of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, an institution under the Department of Justice. His responses … Continue reading

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Lightning struck…

  Yes, that sort of lightning. A brain surge. Inspiration. I’d been searching for quite a while for the subject matter of my next book. Nothing stood out, in the melee and circus of life in the you-knighted states, that … Continue reading

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A Meaning of Life

On the way back home from a tutoring class, I stopped by a local Home Depot – the wall-mounted wireless unit of my garage door opener had become temperamental and needed replacement. It is, of course, easy to find things … Continue reading

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