Giving Is Just Half the Equation

The Forgotten Art of Receiving

Roshan Daryanani
Dec 26, 2020 · 3 min read
Photo by Sheri Hooley on Unsplash

When I was ten, my parents bought me a magic set from Hamley’s toy store in London. I couldn’t wait to start using it — I spent the entire 8–hour flight to India we took the next day relishing the thought of this impressive new skill.

Over the next few years, I was a frequent performer at family gatherings and even managed to find…