Category Archives: Applied Philosophy

How to ensure the quality of life?

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”  Ferris Bueller Just as everyone has their definition of success, we all have slightly different ideas of what constitutes a high-quality life. However, there are some steps everyone can take to make life more enjoyable. Just taking […]

Is failure the best teacher?

Why failure is a great teacher? It teaches us about ourselves. When we fail, we learn things about ourselves that we would never have known otherwise. We learn what we are good at, and what we need to work on. This self-knowledge is invaluable, and it can help us to be our best selves. Thus, […]

Importance of “Sunshine” Vitamin

I live in Mumbai, which has a tropical climate and you do not experience extreme weather here. Hence, it works well for not-so-young people like me or old people like my mother. This January, I visited my mother in Greater Noida to experience some severe cold there. It was in a long time since I […]

Do you devote long hours in the office?

A company in MP’s Indore is in the news for a different reason. It wants its employees out – no not the way of laying off, but leaving the office at a stipulated time every working day. Sounds strange? Yes, it does! Probably, the times are getting passe when working rather than sitting late was […]

Is WRITING therapeutic?

How do we communicate? By talking? By Writing? By expressing? By actions? Yes, bit-by-bit all are means of communication. All of us talk, write, express, and act to put our point across. As far as talking, expressing, and acting is concerned all of us are naturally gifted. But we acquire writing as a skill through […]

Are you able to conquer stress related to a job change?

You need to learn to overcome the change and adjust and interact, to be comfortable. Times have changed, particularly when it comes to job scenarios. Frequent job change has become a norm, rather than an exception. I know of many youngsters who change jobs four times a year, which causes a lot of stress – […]

How to handle false accusation at work?

Accusation – False or True – has its implications. When it is true, you are subject to humiliation, but a sorry or written apology works besides your assurance that this act won’t be repeated. Though you are subject to great embarrassment, you have salvaged the situation. If the accusation is false or you are being […]

Are you in a dilemma about settling down in life?

One of the biggest dilemmas one faces in adult life is of settling down in life. What is settling down in life? : to begin to live a quiet and steady life by getting a regular job, getting married, etc. In our times, settling down implied completing education and getting married. It was our parent’s belief […]

Do our past decisions define us?

“The Past is behind you, the lessons from there are meant to push you ahead and not to pull you back” – Krish quotes Do you regret or relish your past decisions? Have your past decisions made your life difficult or enjoyable? Do your decisions haunt you? Do you curse yourself for taking the decisions […]

Are you living with the fear of “what other people will think”?

A Roman Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius observed almost 2,000 years ago, “We all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own,” whether they are friends, strangers, or enemies. “Judge not, that ye be not judged,” Jesus taught. To put it simply, what was meant is that maybe you think you’ll […]