Tag: Ego

Your thoughts define you

You are defined by your thoughts. Your thoughts in turn are influenced by your attitude. Each of us has a different set of upbringing, education and experiences. The environment in which we grew up could have instilled in us the values we hold dear, the fears and hopes we carry within and helps us visualize … Continue reading Your thoughts define you

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The real YOU

There is a different prism through which we can see ourselves more clearly; uncomplicated, realistic and honestly. That prism is through the eyes of others who are around you, with who you interact, your colleagues, friends, family and even worthy opponents. They value you not in terms of your wealth, your education or your achievements … Continue reading The real YOU

Have a cracker of a Diwali by bursting …

Diwali without crackers is never a Diwali. Yet, the awareness of pollution, the dangers that lurk in some types of crackers, the knowledge that a lot of child labour and inhuman labour conditions are prevalent in cracker manufacturing units and the understanding that crackers can be symbolic of the festival but not the heart and … Continue reading Have a cracker of a Diwali by bursting …

Making your life simple

“Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.”  Charles Dudley Warner Are you one of those who is forever complaining, someone who is constantly stressed, a person who never seems to have enough and an individual in the quest of his / her individuality? Our source of dissatisfaction, restlessness and irritation … Continue reading Making your life simple

Confronting difficulties

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements. Mao Tse-Tung Difficulties are found in every walk of life be it in personal life, in the work environment, in the family, in business, in sports, in social communications etc. Obviously in an ideal world, we would hate to be faced with difficulties … Continue reading Confronting difficulties

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

Forgiveness is sweet revenge

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. Isaac Friedmann On the face of it, the very thought of forgiveness being sweet sounds like a sugar coated pill bitter inside but sweet on the outside. When we add the word revenge the whole meaning changes and now it has become as effective as chemotherapy with side effects, for … Continue reading Forgiveness is sweet revenge

Forgiving ones own self

How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. Publilius Syrus Many of us live with regrets and those regrets never let us enjoy our life to the fullest. There is always that lingering feeling of uneasiness that mars our bliss, spoils our fun and restrains our exuberance. What compounds our misery is that our regrets … Continue reading Forgiving ones own self