One of the hardest things in life is to relieve someone of their services or to put in millennial language, to fire them. When it comes to this particular situation, the common misconception is that no one likes to be on the receiving end. But, truth be spoken, no one likes to be on the […]
Category Archives: Applied Philosophy
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain But how does a woman, living in this youth-obsessed world, avoid or escape the judgement sent her way each time she speaks to someone, opens a magazine, walks into a store or just goes online? How does […]
Let’s get started before the new year does! “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.And to make an end is to make a beginning.” — T.S. Eliot “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new […]
The 5 stages of grief are 1. Denial & Isolation 2. Anger 3. Bargaining 4. Depression & 5. Acceptance. People do not necessarily go through these stages in the order mentioned or even spend time in all of them. These stages were first proposed by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. […]
In the second part of the series about the origination of emotions, we’ll be looking at the cognitive-affective theories about the same and also draw an analysis of what we’ve looked at in Part 1 and Part 2. The following two theories falls under the broad category of cognitive-affective theories which examine how cognitions and […]
Born in Barsana c. 5000 years ago (28 miles away from Mathura where Krishna was born), Radharani finds the roots of her name in the Sanskrit words radh (worship) and rani (queen) – the queen of worship. No other Goddess blends the Bhakti Rasa and Shringara Rasa as effortlessly as Radha. She may not have […]
Have you ever wondered what kind of a parent are you? Let’s find out!
Marcel Proust was a French essayist, novelist and critic, better known for his phenomenal work in ‘A la recherché temps perdu’ (In Search of lost time), which was pseudo autobiographical in nature, narrated in a stream-of-conscious style. He is considered as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century by the English critics. […]
In the second part, we discuss certain conditions, proposed by Carl Rogers, which if fulfilled by a teacher present in a contemporary classroom will lead to wholesome learning!
Let’s look at the Sankhya School of Indian Philosophy and what it has to say about the Asatkaryavada – Satkaryavada Debate!