Category: Self-Help

The Selfie Hype: Vanity or Self-Confidence?

Image Source: http://indiatoday.in/ The newest word attracting a lot of hype and flak, all at once is the ‘selfie.’ If you tell me that you have had a smartphone for sometime now and you haven’t ever taken a selfie, in all probability I might tick you off as a liar. All the furore about the…


Learn-UNLEARN-Relearn

The lines above resonate deeply with me. More than once in life, have I had the opportunity to learn, unlearn and yet again relearn. I have been transported to new places, experiences, skill sets that I honed, exposed me to radical thinkers, some who influenced me, corrected me, and few who mentored me. And it…


Clearing the BLUR with the power of ‘Visualization’ and ‘Manifestation’

Often in life, we are unable to see a situation clearly. Usually, these situations are events connected to the future. It could be something as serious as a disease, the examination results, the parliamentary elections, or something as mundane as the suspense climax of a thriller. What we see is a blur-a hazy picture of…


How I Lost My Weight And Not My Mind!

About 3 years back I was gifted a book by a friend. It wasn’t unusual for me to receive books from him, since he happened to be a well read gentleman and would often send me books as a token of his goodwill. Only this time around, when I opened the wrapper, I freaked at…


The Un-‘FAIR’ Indian Obsession

What is it with this mindless obsession that an average Indian has for fair skin? Recently on a popular television talk show, Freida Pinto, the actress of the much-acclaimed film, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ pointed out about this obsession of Indian men for women with fair skin and light eyes which most of us are familiar with….


NO.YES I Mean NO.

Sigh! Yet another request that required me to say NO. And this time around there wasn’t any way I could get away with mincing words. Let’s not bother with what and who it was from, else I’ll end up flaming up a few bridges! I have always found myself cornered in a lot of situations,…