What are You Hearing Yourself Say?

The voice we hear within, the constant inner discussion we have with ourselves, is extremely crucial in our actions and behaviours. Everyone, be it old or young, men or women, any races, have a voice within us that speaks. These monologues are often called self-talk. The inner critique determines a lot on how we perceive…

One Sure Method to Attain Happiness

Happiness – If everyone in the world is able to attain this elusive state, wouldn’t the world be a better, peaceful and fun-filled place? The whole idea of positive psychology, which has taken the world by storm (and some may even cult), is revolving around the idea of happiness. This word, although a letter short…

8 Greatest Lessons I Learned (at 32.)

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” – Steve Jobs Looking at the achievements of people around my age, I will crumble into nothingness and maybe, disappear from the rest of the world. There…

Ancient Wisdom: Still as True Today, and in the Future

“In life our first job is this, to divide and distinguish things into two categories: externals I cannot control, but the choices I make with regard to them I do control. Where will I find good and bad? In me, in my choices” – Epictetus Greek philosophers teach us a lot and it is said…

Things I Learn from my Travels

Every year, I book a solo travel trip to a  foreign country. It will be a place where I feel uncomfortable, maybe disoriented for a start and face a short period of anxiety disorder. But after all that, it’s just pure enjoyment and peace of mind. It’s an amazing experience. I love it! It has been…

How Time Can Screw Us Up Big Time…

Efficiency and productivity are the buzzwords today for our ever-growing capitalism-centric society. We are supposedly placing a huge emphasis on time and getting things done efficiently, solving things on a short-term basis. How is that affecting us or the world? Emphasis of time has made our society move faster, termed as better efficiency or higher…

Take a Bite Size at Positive Psychology

“Is the glass half empty or half full?” (My version, at the end of this reading) Have you tried telling your friends about your problems or explaining about the stress you are having, only to have them respond with “it will be fine. Look on the bright side!“. Boy am I glad that I came across…

An Arête Journey – Living One’s Excellence, not Others’.

“Comparison is the death of joy” – Mark Twain. It is not hard to find someone around you who is always on the lookout for someone or something to compare with. Sometimes they win and they enjoyed a momentary joy. But eventually, no one wins. Easier said than done. Many of us are brought up…