Category Archives: Applied Philosophy

Self–Talk: The most important conversation of your life!

Why self-talk is important? Why do all of us concurrently indulge in self-talk? Do you think it is some kind of mental condition? Can we control our thoughts while self-talking? Do you indulge in self-talking consciously / subconsciously? Are you surrounded with such questions when the topic of self-talk is raised? Yes, all of us […]

How to make a perfect life balance in a rapidly changing environment?

“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein & Move with the change!! Indeed, times are rapidly changing, not only in our day-to-day life but in our work life too, owing to the huge intervention of technology. All of us are living in a fast-paced environment, […]

Do we enjoy liberty to Explore?

In the Indian milieu, did we get the liberty to explore the life we wanted to live? Not really, our life track was decided even before we could barely walk. Why do I say that? When a daughter was born – Bitiya ko to doctor banayenge! Beta to engineer hi Banega!! The rigmarole started when […]

How do we get non-dreamy sleep?

“When you cease to dream, you cease to live,” – Malcolm Forbes Do dreams mean anything? Alan Eiser, a psychologist and a clinical lecturer at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, says dreams can be “highly meaningful,” because they “deal with the sort of personal conflicts and emotional struggles that people are experiencing […]

How to regulate emotions for a happy life?

This is the most difficult question bothering us today, whether to express or contain in your heart – your emotions. This depends on emotion to emotion, person to person, and situation. One needs to use his wisdom to react in a particular manner. Our emotions are the most complex aspect of our being. Nobody can […]

Is freedom related to happiness?

In India, freedom like fashion was a taboo for young girls in their growing-up years in, say late 70s – early 80s. There was hardly any freedom given concerning even some major decisions of life. She was dependent on her parents, siblings, or other elders to decide how she would lead her life. Will she […]

Bhai Dooj: Unique festival celebrating sibling love!

India is probably the only country in the world that not only maintains an intrinsic family system but also celebrates sibling love. You would recollect that we recently observed a pious month dedicated to our ancestors – Pitru Paksh when we paid obeisance to them. This is also a unique festival, if I may say […]

Why it is important to have a good memory?

Indeed, good memory has a big role to play in one’s life. As a student, our parents and teachers always insisted that we should memorize everything properly whatever we have learned. We did not understand its importance then, but it helped develop our memory. People with sharp memory are blessed and don’t need any alarm […]

Why COMMUNICATION is important in relations?

Communication holds the key to any personal or professional relationships. You need to communicate, you need to listen, you need to share, and you need to express. All these are vital components of communication. Communication builds bridges, if you are happy with the person, share it, if you are unhappy, then also share it. Sharing […]

Why Robai Shin?

“Having knowledge is not enough. We need to cultivate ‘grandmother mind’, a mind of great compassion, to go beyond our abilities and intelligence” – MARGUERITE THEOPHIL As children, we had a rigorous upbringing, well in most cases this was the case, so I was also no exception to this. A sense of discipline was taught […]