Category Archives: Applied Philosophy

Is your life ruled by 3 words: I get offended!

Bednar Quotes, “To be offended is a choice we make; it is not a condition inflicted or imposed upon us by someone or something else.” My daughter Tanya came home slightly late the other day. When I checked, she replied, “I met my school friend Ankita in the colony and it was great catching up […]

How to stay motivated in a demotivating atmosphere?

How to stay motivated in a demotivating atmosphere?  Is the atmosphere motivating or demotivating?  You need to evaluate your atmosphere yourself! Remaining motivated is key to your survival and well-being. Motivation is the key to all your creativity, aspirations, goals, purpose, and all good things. The moment this feeling seep in, everything falls into place. […]

Is it good to control our emotions or go with them?

If we “control” our emotions, if we go with them, we are damned either way! Given the choice, we should learn to control our emotions for peace of mind. As powerful emotions can feel like you’re on a runaway horse. Emotional self-regulation helps you take back the reins. But it is easier said than done! […]

How To Exit An Already Dead Relationship!

Perhaps, you are already alone and are not willing to acknowledge this. The situation you fear has already happened several times. To put things out would just mean realizing and accepting that which has been you reality for a long time. At least, now you’d actually just be alone with yourself and not in the […]

Eternal gratitude for teachers!

While we celebrate Teachers Day today – September 5, 2022, and the theme is – ‘शिक्षकः बढ़ते संकट के बीच भविष्य की नई कल्पना’ (Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future), we never forget to thank our teachers, who made our lives meaningful. Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 5 to honour educators and recognize […]

Risk good health else tell your boss to slow down and stay happy

If you are stuck with a boss who is constantly breathing down your neck, be alert.  His/her behaviour may be detrimental to your overall health in the long run. According to the researchers, seniors who inspire their staff to perform above and beyond the call of duty may actually harm their employees’ health over time. The […]