Mixing Relaxation and Work

I read an interesting piece in the book Tools of Titans by author Tim Ferriss, where there was a passage by Derek Sivers about the importance of relaxing and enjoying oneself. A few years ago, I lived in Santa Monica,…
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Real Meaning of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the ultimate virtue, everyone knows that. However, there is a strange misunderstanding about the concept of forgiveness among many people. We usually think that if someone has unknowingly done something wrong and did not have an intention to…
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Navigating the Rules

Long ago, I wrote a post on how difficult it is for a child to learn the rules of this world. The fact that for them, the rules are not easy to master is an interesting inference. There are conflicts…
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Being Short and Concise

Blaise Pascal once wrote, “I only made this letter longer because I had not the leisure to make it shorter.” One of the most significant changes the age of Internet has brought in our lives is the availability of time….
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Why First Born Children are Likely to Fare Better

First child carving out their own path

There have been several research studies around the world on the first born children being smarter and more successful than their siblings. There have been several theories suggested why this is the case, some of which are the following. They…
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More Choices

Choice plays strange roles in our lives. Sometimes there is nothing better than having more choices at your disposal. Many a times, however, having one simple straight route laid out is a great blessing. In his book The Paradox of…
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How to Make an Experience Especially Memorable


I have noticed an interesting phenomenon which I think that everyone else would have observed at some stage of life as well. Sometimes we are passing by somewhere and experience a particular smell, it acts like a pointer to the…
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Keep Your Ego Small


I have observed that although our bodies get larger as we grow, we still remain children from inside. This is true for both women, who remain the same little girls who can cry for a whole day on a doll’s…
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The 3 P’s of Emotional Resilience

When something catastrophic happens to us, it is very easy to fall into an ocean of grief and sadness. In May 2016, Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, spoke on loss and resilience to the Class of 2016…
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The 7-Minute Workout

7-minute workout

The 7-minute workout is quite popular these days due to an increasing number of office jobs not requiring manual and physical work. I have tried to incorporate it in my daily routine, once in the morning and once in the…
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