Don’t We All Just Hate Free Advice

The title of my post must have made it amply clear that I hate free advice. The fact that most free advice is just common sense makes it even more irritating and frustrating. The whole thing makes one feel like they are too stupid to figure out a matter of simple logic. Incidentally, the other … Continue reading Don’t We All Just Hate Free Advice

The reason for any misunderstanding

A man once asked Swami Vivekananda about the reason behind all misunderstandings. His answer was, "We see people as we are, but not as they are." I was amazed by this response as it made a lot of sense. Swami Vivekananda As the very word suggests, a misunderstanding occurs when we mistake the meaning or … Continue reading The reason for any misunderstanding

Make informed decisions… Not emotional decisions

Most of the classic Indian movies are built around strong emotional values that are based on family, friendship, love etc. It is always the emotional decisions that win in the end. This is one of the fundamental differences that I see between Hollywood movies and Indian cinema. But, I am not here to discuss movie … Continue reading Make informed decisions… Not emotional decisions

Do Small Things in a Great Way

Martin Luther King Jr once said, " if I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way". This inspirational quote literally means that great things need not always be a convoluted plot or an elaborate task. Doing everyday small deeds of kindness could also amount up to greatness. There are … Continue reading Do Small Things in a Great Way

The Lessons I Learnt from an Unpleasant Friendship

She was not really “my” friend, she was introduced to me as my husband’s friend’s wife. That’s how I met her for the first time. Since then this friendship became a test for my patience. Patience that could not last beyond five years and one day I had to put an end to this ordeal. … Continue reading The Lessons I Learnt from an Unpleasant Friendship

Can we block unwanted thoughts??

Your mind is like a hummingbird that is constantly wandering from topic to topic, looking for a thought or feeling to latch on to. This sometimes leads to the discovery of some a hidden talent that brings happiness, and sometimes it leads you into a spiral of unwelcome thoughts and undesired emotions. Many a time … Continue reading Can we block unwanted thoughts??

Self Awareness is the key to better life

Self Awareness quite literally means to be aware of one's true self. It means to be aware of the true worth, one's strengths and weaknesses. Being aware of the honest truth about oneself that we mostly hide. It sounds like a very philosophical and spiritual matter that sages and dreamers speak of. However, it is … Continue reading Self Awareness is the key to better life

Our inherent urge to control

I recently read an old blog about our need to control people and situations around us. It was an article by a psychologist Dr Perry in his blog Makeitultra Psychology. It was a well written blog about everyone's natural urge to have control over people around them and where this urge stems from. This article … Continue reading Our inherent urge to control