Why are you so serious?

'Why are you so serious? Smile a bit.' Have you come across such comments by someone? It happens that a person is in a blissful state of mind, sitting quietly when someone feels that he is sad. This occurs because people have a misbelief that seriousness means sadness. It might be a case that a person is in his meditative mood - not talking to the outer world but interacting with oneself.

How to stick to making your resolution implementable

As we begin the New Year, the desire and struggle to make and maintain an effective resolution looms large on our minds. It is not only psychological but has also become a social need. Gone are the days when it used to be a choice. Today there is so much peer pressure attached to it, that everyone feels the need to make an impressive resolution for the new year. If you have also made one, and have a doubt as to how to implement it, you are not alone. Here are a few suggestions on how to stick to...

'Why are you so serious? Smile a bit.' Have you come across such comments by someone? It happens that a person is in a blissful state of mind, sitting quietly when someone feels that he is sad. This occurs because people have a misbelief that...

You might have come across the story of Kisa Gautami whose only son fell ill and died suddenly. She requested Lord Buddha, weeping and moaning, to give her son’s life back. Lord Buddha asked her to bring a fist full of grains from a family who...

In personal and professional life, we come across a number of pressure points. The cause and degree of such pressure may vary from person to person. In professional life, one may be under a constraint to deliver targets while in personal life...

During the week, we are celebrating Diwali festivities. These five days, or even longer, the festival is significant in Indian culture, especially for Gujaratis because the next day is New Year. On the festival of Diwali, we take the new pledge...

Success is a relative measure. It may connote different meanings in the lives of different people. Some are successful with a house and a car, others are victorious if they earn a million while a few others may not be successful even if they...



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