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.

June 21 is celebrated as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) since it was so adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2014. First IDY was celebrated in June 2015 and this year it was the sixth IDY. Celebrated all over the world, with a message...

This is an unprecedented time. Only a few living humans have seen such a situation in their lifetimes. People are losing lives and jobs, both with little notice. In such a time of crisis, if you have lost a job or incurred losses in business,...

Sometimes we fail to understand the importance of other people’s work in our lives. Tendency of feeling that own work is the most important is very common. It creates a situation of misunderstanding and ungratefulness. Especially in family life,...

On Sunday 15 April, the Friends of India Society International, UK (FISI-UK) & Indian National Students Association, UK (INSA-UK) jointly organised a live webinar on the topic of 'Art of Remaining Positive', the first under its newly introduced...

Except for essential public services and manufacturing jobs, most of the people are working from home. At this stage, it seems important to analyse our work schedule and productivity. Has it happened that even after having less work you feel...

Due to the Covid-19 impact, economic activities have slowed down; supply chains are hardly sustaining; millions of people are stranded everywhere amidst the lockdowns that various countries have imposed; people are suffering pain; people are...

It’s a testing time. Coronavirus has questioned the whole system we have established. It questions globalisation, mass manufacturing, division of labour in large scale, our current lifestyle, the sustainability of the world, the vulnerability...



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