Are you proud to be busy?

In today's time, it is a fashion to be busy or at least appear to be occupied. Even those who are unemployed are saying that they are hard-pressed. No one has time. People are permanently in a hurry and have no time for simple things in life. It's surprising that none of them is actually doing anything that is so important. Even the bosses tend to give the impression that the given task is the most important and utmost urgent. While knowing fully well that the same could easily be done during the...

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023

When one works selflessly, without any expectation of reward, the fruits are much sweeter. Although the message of Bhagawat Geeta is very clear that one has right over his work but not over its result, a few individuals can follow it in letter and spirit. But those who do, end up getting much more success in the end.

Using aggressive body language is a sign of an inability to find appropriate words to express your feelings. You might be angry and would like to convey it, but can it be done without raising your voice or being aggressive? Can the displeasure...

Winner of the Nobel peace prize Wangari Maathai, in her book 'The Challenge for Africa', starts the introduction title as 'On the wrong bus'. The phrase refers to an action of moving in the wrong direction by taking the wrong bus, being there...

Gallup did a survey of the American workforce. The result showed that 33% of the workforce was 'actively engaged', meaning genuinely interested and committed to their work, but 16% of the workforce was 'actively disengaged', which means genuinely...

This week I read two news in a Kenyan newspaper. Both of them were related to the Kenyan athletes performing in the Commonwealth Games 2022 and winning medals. One of them won silver medal while the other one got a bronze one. What was striking...

Everyone has some magic. It is pre-installed in his/her system. A powerful way of creating a unique impression. Everyone handles different situations in their own magical way. Someone is good at soft skills, others might be in hard labour. A...

As mentioned last week, I attended 10 days' Vipassana (Vipashyana) and would like to share my experience with readers.  The following striking features of Vipasana are worth mentioning.

When you read this article, most probably I would be in Vipassana for ten days. It's a different kind of experience where I won't have any means of communication, and the condition is not only silence of speech but complete silence, noble silence...



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