Are you bogged down by expectations? Expectations of others Expectations of your own Expectations of circumstances Expectations of surroundings You are not the only one! The day we are born, expectations start chasing us, so much so that we start growing up under the weight of expectations of our parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, teachers… Sometimes […]
Recently, I returned from a daylong event. The venue was great, it was not far, we travelled in an AC cab to the AC venue, sounds cool. Still, when I returned home, I felt exhausted due to the heat outside, Mumbai traffic, and temperature imbalance. As I stepped into the house, my phone rang…as anticipated, […]
The term “Stress” is the most pervading phenomenon of recent times. Even a toddler, who has just started going to school is stressed, then what to say to his parents and grandparents? The term stress applies to physics, which describes it as a strain on a physical body. Now it applies to human beings, each […]
Are you the one who believes, I will be happy when: I top in my board exam I come out of university with flying colours I get placed in a plum job I get a compatible life-partner I live in a beautiful home I drive a swanky car All this and more… Is there a […]
“You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day unless you are busy. Then you should sit for an hour.” Zen proverb. This is an ideal situation if you practice meditation to live a happy life. Many of us are aware of the immense benefits of meditation but feel very lazy to practice it. […]
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 […]
People are trying to find happiness, hence the over concern with the body. It is almost an obsession. It has gone beyond the limits of concern to obsession with the body. They are making an effort to have some contract with happiness through the body, and that is not possible.
Tension means hurry, fear, doubt. Tension means a constant effort to protect to be secure, to be safe. Tension means preparing for the tomorrow now or for the after life, afraid that tomorrow you will not be able to face the reality, so you have to prepare.