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.

Have you come across a situation where the prices are higher, but services are below average? A costly vacation booked for a week, turns out to be a substandard arrangement; or a romantic dinner booked with your husband on his promotion, gives...

It is actually very common to have something unique in every individual. Many of those characteristics might be acceptable, but a few might be specific to the person, and a bit weird. And that weird one is what makes us different, sometimes...

Sometimes we wonder how someone gets an innovative idea that revolutionises the world? Take an example of the discovery of a printing press or sewing machine. Or in the modern time, the invention of the computer or the World Wide Web. People...

Intelligent people are not averse to receiving criticism. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted." But some people do, and they take contradiction negatively.

'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...



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