How to safegaurd your self-respect? WHY TO ‘CHASE’ SOMEONE – WHEN YOU ARE THE ‘CATCH’.

Why should you chase someone? Is it a pursuit of monetary gains, societal status, or emotional gratitude in a relationship? What if the chase culminates in compromising your self-respect? Rather be the catch or the prime cut. Let yourself be the flag holder with magnified self-esteem. We depend upon people, situations, and relationships throughout our …

ADULATION IS ‘POSITIVE’, BUT WHAT, IF IT IS FLATTERY AND SYCOPHANCY?

Who doesn’t love Adulation, Praise at work, Physical Admiration, and Exaltation while performing on stage? WE ALL DO. But is the glitz of that pseudo-pedestal steady and heart-warming when you realize that it is Flattery and Sycophancy? Some may thrive on that, but it seems like a cooked-up and farce admiration somewhere in the psyche. …

‘DEEKSHA’ (Initiation) VS. ‘SHIKSHA’ (Teaching).WHERE ARE THE GURUS? 

  Pull out any Literature or Epic of any religion or cult, you will find mentions of Gurus, Disciples, and Ashrams. Time has snatched the spirit of selfless education and now we witness Tutors, Students, Tuition, Coaching, and Tutorials. Is education progressing or are we missing the essence and soul of teaching? The present education …

“CHASTITY” – HOW TRUTHFUL? – HOW FEASIBLE? – HOW PIOUS?

  Is CHASTITY only to practice Abstinence and take a vow of Celibacy? — Is it the self-proclaimed preaching of purity, innocence, and modesty? — Is chastity merely the forte of Yellow Saffron Sadhus, Church Persona, Monks, and Maulvis?  Is chastity a strength or is it just a forced ritual to reveal a clean social …

“CHASTITY” – HOW TRUTHFUL? – HOW FEASIBLE? — HOW PIOUS?

Is CHASTITY only to practice Abstinence and take a vow of Celibacy? Is it the self-proclaimed preaching of purity, innocence, and modesty? Is chastity merely the forte of Yellow Saffron Sadhus, Church Persona, Monks, and Maulvis? Is chastity a strength or is it just a forced ritual to reveal a clean social image? CHASTITY, to …

TRUE ‘FRIENDSHIPS’ – WHY ARE ‘MEN’ BAD AT HAVING ONE? 

  How to define a ‘TRUE’ friendship? Is there something like ‘true’ in a relationship? Friendship in itself beholds a sea of meaning and empathy. ‘TRUE’ then just justifies the already existing understanding of human behavior in an alliance. Why are men bad at sustaining a meaningful and TRUE friendship? Are women better at keeping …

GIVING A SECOND CHANCE – Does life give us? Should we give to people? 

  The human tendency is to keep trying. That is what the teaching is – ‘keep trying, and you will surely succeed one day. Of course, practice makes a man perfect, but does that mean that we keep ourselves from availing chances? A friend of mine cracked the much-hyped Indian Administrative Exam on the first …

SEGREGATE THE ‘SIGNAL’ FROM THE DISTRESSING ‘NOISE’ — Kindle your intellect. 

  The human mind is webbed with all kinds of noise and disturbances. They affect the psyche and emotions resulting in distress and mental agony. The challenge is to survive the noise and extract the correct signal or melody that soothes the mental acumen and heart rhythm. Aren’t some relationships noisy and irritating to our …

A ‘PICTURE-PERFECT’ LIFE — DO WE HAVE IT? OR, WE CREATE IT?

  I wonder if there is something in this world that completely lacks any defects or flaws—to say Picture-Perfect. Any person, place, situation, relationship, Flora and Fauna, for that matter, even God Himself – Are They Picture-Perfect? Is Love picture-perfect? Why do we expect a relationship to be picture-perfect?  Don’t we all look for picture-perfect …

USING RELATIONSHIPS – ARE THEY A COMMODITY? – Use and Throw! 

Do we use relationships to fulfill our needs? Do we throw them in the bucket as a used commodity? — USE AND THROW!  Are we opportunists? Unfortunately, most people are. One day we find garbage of relationships around us that putrefy and stink. “Sir, this is the perfect pen for you”, the medical representative said …