Five ways to deal with suffering from Victor Frankl, a psychologist, neuroscientist and a holocaust survivor.
Fear of Missing out (FOMO) is an acute anxiety that is spreading in our generation like an epidemic. Let us know more about it.
The wicked alarm rang in its ominous rhythm promptly at 7. Cursing the eccentric who invented the damn thing, I turned it off. As with every Monday, it was a gloomy day. I shuddered at the prospect of going to work. Last Friday, I left a ton of unfinished tasks.… Continue Reading Be Organized. Use these hacks
Yesterday I came across a thought provoking story by Antony de Mello: One Sunday morning, a father asked his daughter to mow the lawn. In return he promised her some pocket money. The prospect of the reward, with which she could buy her favorite candy, made the 10-year-old enthusiastic. She… Continue Reading One size fits all!?
Imagine you are invited to a high-level meeting. You are given a spot between diplomats and VIPs. With the black suits, polished oak desk, and pin-drop silence, the very air feels serious. Then you notice the Dumbledorian white beard of an important-looking Iranian dignitary sitting to your right. The mischievous… Continue Reading What to expect!
Have you seen the movie Home Alone? If so, you will feel for the 8-year-old who gets stranded at his home when everyone leaves town. Though we enjoyed the scenes where he copes with difficulties and resists a band of burglars with ingenious plans, we felt sorry for his plight.… Continue Reading Dealing with loneliness, again!
Vampires are depicted in the movies in human form. However, in reality, they manifest as insects. We fearfully call them ‘MOSQUITOES’
I was curious when I received an email from my teacup. But the emotion quickly transformed into shame.
The moment I turned 30, my life as I knew it ended abruptly. I got sucked into a vortex of physical and mental transformation.
Biographies give us an opportunity to walk through the paths of greats. Auto-biographies are free passes into the inner world of the great mind.
We are all going to die, eventually. That is not a secret, isn’t it? But have you ever thought about why we live this long, sometimes tragic, life? Is there a meaning to all that is happening around us? This existential problem has puzzled great minds ever since humans began… Continue Reading Why should I live?
Gandhi’s life can be considered a moral saga in its own right. On his birthday, his unparalleled legacy is worth a revisit.