The mystery of contentment

Twenty years after they left college, Sunita and Priya met at a common friend's daughter's wedding in Mumbai. Priya, an ever-ambitious one, had joined a course in a university in the USA and then settled there for a promising corporate career. Sunita, on the other hand, had decided to go in teaching, in a local college in a small town. Very good friends during college time, they had tried to keep in touch initially by writing emails, but as life made them busy and demanded their time and attention...

Sustaining momentum and measuring success

How long can you sustain momentum for any task? It is not easy for anyone to keep making an effort without result. Sometimes the outcome of our efforts seems to be out of reach. People who keep trying in one direction expect a certain result, but if the consequence is not positive, they get frustrated.

“When I was a child...” and the story goes on. Have you heard your grandparents or parents narrating some stories about their childhood? They invariably begin with this phrase, “when I was a child...”.

Diwali festivities are round the corner. One of the key elements of celebrating Diwali is playing cards! People in India like to play cards on the Diwali night with the hope that Goddess Lakshmi will bestow its blessings upon them and that luck...

During the last lockdown, which was first of its kind experience for almost everyone of us, we have learnt survival skills, with bare minimum support. One of the issue that everyone of us might have felt was haircut. Hairdressers were closed...

Dadabhai Naoroji was approached by Gandhi from Durban seeking his guidance and support for a movement in South Africa. In his letter to Dadabhai, in July 1894, Gandhi wrote to him regarding the first Parliament of Natal under Responsible Government...

Are we committed to ourselves? Can we do a task diligently, with full accountability? Or we shy away from such commitment and regularity? When we decide to go to the gym regularly, do we maintain a calendar? When we start a diet plan, can we...



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