Author Archives: nandita

Why The Real May Not Be The Real

Ancient Greek Philosophers constantly worked towards changing our perspective of the world by constantly trying to make sense of how the world worked. One of such philosophers was Plato who was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of […]

How Frankl’s ‘Man’s Search For Meaning’ Can Guide You Through This Pandemic

In 1945, within months of his liberation from a concentration camp in Nazi Germany, Viktor Frankl (who was earlier a psychologist practicing in Vienna) wrote the book ‘Man’s Search For Meaning’. The book not only explored the horrors and suffering that Frankl endured in the camps but majorly, it wanted to answer the question: what […]

What is NOT Self-Compassion?

With self-compassion, we give ourselves the same kindness and care we’d give to a good friend. Instead of judging and criticizing yourself for various failures, self-compassion means you are kind and understanding when confronted with personal failings. When I undergo frustrations, failures, or limitations I can choose to honor and accept my human experience, using […]

How to Communicate Effectively with your Colleagues, while you work from home!

Being able to communicate effectively with your co-workers ensures not only that you workplace does not turn sour but also that you are able to get your work done successfully. Here are some tips on how to achieve the same: 1. Start with the Main Point Whatever your main point is, start with that. Make […]