Dealing with Rejection and the Accompanying Dejection

As I check my email for the umpteenth time for mails from recruiters, I feel my heart beating faster. I see there are seven recruiters who have “shown interest in my profile”. Sadly, none of the seven have called me yet. The speed at which my heart was beating a while ago, has lessened considerably,…

Trumspringa

The temptation to step off your career track and become a shepherd in the mountains, following your flock between pastures with a sheepdog and a rifle, watching storms at dusk from the doorway of a small cabin, just the kind of hypnotic diversion that allows your thoughts to make a break for it and wander…

Promise Yourself

Promise Yourself, To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only the…

Inevitable Truths

The heart desires remorselessly and the mind suffers- bearing the weight of all the consequences and fretting over the tiniest of things. It’s in these moments you begin to question everything you ever stood for, when your principles are challenged by none other than your own self. What are you supposed to do when the…

Ecstasy

Wearing seduction as her armour, she set out in wonder for her walk, drawing him towards her by her magical pull, from the confines of the dark clouds he securely wore as his attire, like a snake charmer gets a snake rise and dance to his melodies. Enchanted by her- “Who are you?”, he asked….

Glasses

Just like we wear sunglasses to be able to see through scorching hot days, we have a variety of glasses that we use to adjust our sight, so it wouldn’t disturb our normal state. I realized that we reject anything that tries to change our state- if it’s too happy, we find a way to…

Quiet

‘Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking’ by Susan Cain is a Kick-starter of the quiet revolution and talks about all successful introverts. In today’s world where everyone has a lot to say, silence is quintessential and that is exactly what this book wants to convey. The power of silence…

Love Yourself More Today

Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Fall in love with the path of deep healing. Fall in love with becoming the best version of yourself but with patience, with compassion and respect to your own journey. -s.menutt Many of us are brainwashed by society to love ourselves only conditionally by assessing our worth…

International Yoga Day 2020

Here are some splendid words about yoga for us to seek inspiration and get motivated on this International Yoga Day. Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul. @amitray Yoga is not just doing some exercise, it is much more. It…

An Ode to All Fathers!

He makes no noise, he just treads on; with treasures- of the beauty in his being, and the love in his heart, of the grace in his loyalty, and the honesty in his character, of the strength in his mind, and the composure to face it all. His grit is his virtue- always giving, he’s…

The Emotion Machine

In this mind-expanding book, scientific pioneer Marvin Minsky continues his groundbreaking research, offering a fascinating new model for how our minds work. He argues persuasively that emotions, intuitions, and feelings are not distinct things, but different ways of thinking. By examining these different forms of mind activity, Minsky says, we can explain why our thought…

Most Important Things

The most important things are the hardest to say. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them, words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they’re brought out. But it’s more than that, isn’t it? The most important things lie…

Dreams to Discoveries

“Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action”- these are the words of our former President- the Missile Man of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam during an interaction with students. He was a great dreamer, and he motivated the younger generation of the nation to dream high. But his…

Due Decorum!

She always chose to stay composed and calm until one day she felt it was time she took a stance. She did no wrong, she only wanted to show why she was right, but she was rude and sounded unpleasant. She was angry- it wasn’t exactly her day, she was overwhelmed, she had behaved totally…