Tag Archive: Mindset

Where I Judge People

Judging others is a perfect recipe for storing poison in our heads. It harms no one else. I find it funny that we expect others to be either good or bad, although no one wakes up and promises that 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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Keep Your Ego Small

Lake

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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Comparisons are a Meaningless Exercise

In his article, How Do You Measure Your Life, the writer Mark Manson narrates an interesting story which he also mentions in his popular book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. In the early 1980s, a talented young…
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A Centralized Analogy

Long long ago, people used to walk around barefooted. The shoes had not been ‘invented’ then. Once upon a time, a King decided to visit the stretches of his land and find out how the common people were living their…
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The Hardware, the Software and the Casing

When we meet someone, particularly for the first time, we usually observe their looks or their clothes. In terms of comparison with a machine, I call these traits the hardware and the casing of the machine, respectively. Hardware is something…
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The Most Beautiful Machine on Earth

Digging a hole in Saturn

On the axis of time, we have been through the stone age, the agricultural age and the industrial age; now we are passing through the information age. During all this time, numerous machines have been made and put to great…
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Keeping a Small Identity

One of the most wonderful articles I have ever read in my life is Paul Graham’s Keep your identity small. The summary of his argument is that discussions about religion and politics draw heated debates while most other topics do…
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How to Build Self Confidence

A famous quote by Véra de Bénardaky goes like this. The most lucrative trade would be to buy people for what they’re worth and sell them for what they believe to be worth. It amazes me sometimes how much wisdom…
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Connecting Empathy with Self Control

Think about your old self. Are you the same person you were 10 years ago? In the documents, yes but in reality, you were travelling in time and have reached a place depending on the decisions you were taking every…
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