Month: April 2011

How to ignite the spirit of courage

“When you have no choice, mobilize the spirit of courage” Jewish Proverb When we look around us there are times when we feel dispirited, disheartened and deflated and it just gets worse when there are many others like that around us. We are then left wondering if there is any hope for us and if … Continue reading How to ignite the spirit of courage

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Encouragement does wonders

“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success” One of the casualties of intense competition are the school going children who are constantly prodded by parents to excel at examinations. While it is necessary to ensure that the children study hard and do well in the … Continue reading Encouragement does wonders

True peace of mind can be got by…

True peace of mind is not dependent on circumstances. It comes from the inside. The most common ailment that people complaint about is anxiety/ stress/ lack of peace of mind. Ironically, almost all of them believe that they are the part of a minority of unfortunate ones with the problem whilst the majority of people … Continue reading True peace of mind can be got by…

The challenge of relationships

People must be taken as they are, and we should never try to make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.  Edmund Burke One of the many reasons relationships fail is because we have a lot of expectations from the other party and consciously or unconsciously we keep finding faults over trivial matters and … Continue reading The challenge of relationships