Nandita Kochar If everything were to be on autopilot right from the start then making new habits stick won’t have been such a task. But it is. So here are a few tricks to help ease the process. Thirty Days is All You Need Sustain your new habit for at least three to four weeks […]
Category Archives: Positive Psychology
Many a times, those that occupy the four walls of our homes complain when our work is written all over pyjamas, our dinner table conversation or our sleep. They complain about how we are unable to leave our work in the office. This can lead to fights to couples sleeping on the two edges of […]
One of the most useful skills for getting beyond these obstacles is listening. Studs Terkel was a great fan of it. so is personal development guru Stephen Covey, who points out that while we spent years learning to read, write and speak, most of us dedicate little time to becoming better listeners.
The last time when my friend Sheena visited me from Noida who was on her official trip to Mumbai, I came to know of a strange aspect of her life. She stayed overnight with us and yes, it was her sleep pattern. I tried to make her stay comfortable as she faced difficulty sleeping. We […]
Choosing a life partner is indeed an arduous task, particularly in the Indian milieu. Institution of marriage has undergone tremendous change in the last few decades, from the 50s’ when grandparents used to decide on the partner, 60’s when parents took on them to decide right partner, 70’s when the family started match-making, 80s–90s era […]
In today’s parlance, it is the most widely used term, globally, across continents, across nations, across ages, across races, and genders. Stress is the widest spread phenomenon today which is impacting the world’s population like no other. Everybody is stressed… So, what is stress? Stress is our body’s response to pressure. Many different situations or […]
There’s no better exercise than to pause for 15 minutes on a daily basis and just be, in the present, with no worries about the future and no regrets about the past. There’s no better exercise than meditation. Here’s why: 1. Better Focus When you are able to focus all your attention to something as […]
It’s time we loosened our limbs a bit, let our words flow and let our hearts feel and thus, heal.
The manager thinks his tirade was good for productivity because the rant ” scared people straight,” but their fear soon settles into caution. To perform at their best the team members need to take risks, stretch themselves beyond their comfort zone, and even make some mistakes along the way.
Resilience is a skill that is learned over time; it’s not a personality trait. It is never too late to become resilient. One way to do this is to place your current issue in the scheme of bigger things and thus, zooming out!