Category Archives: Applied Philosophy

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 […]

Forgiveness, for inner peace & happiness!

It is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive, forgive everybody. – Maya Angelou When we recently celebrated (October 7, 2022) National Forgiveness & Happiness Day, it is important to know why it is the most important virtue. Forgiveness = Happiness is the formula. If you want to be happy, forgive […]

What is the significance of Dassehra?

Today, October 5, 2022, when we celebrate Dussehra, in its true spirit after a gap of two years, it becomes important that we understand its significance.  The festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil. It signifies that now it’s time that we kill the demons in society and make it a peaceful one. Dussehra […]

Turn your failures into success in life!

Turn your failures into success in life! “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill. I think success and failure are two sides of the same coin. When you toss a coin, you don’t know whether it is head or tail – failure or […]

Waking up at 7 AM difficult?

Waking up at 7 AM difficult? Waking up at 7 AM every morning for the office is getting very difficult for most of us. How do you overcome it? It may sound cliche that it is not difficult to do… …yes, you can do it! In India, offices normally start at 10 AM so even […]