SURVIVING A ‘LONG-DISTANCE’ RELATIONSHIP. 

Relationships are nurtured by physical and emotional proximity. How do you cope with emotional lynching when distance is imposed forcefully? Depending on the profundity of the relationship, the body and mind behave likewise. The ‘happy hormone’ of togetherness faces scarceness and instigates a deficiency syndrome, enforcing depression, hollowness, and irritation.   ‘Out of sight— out …

‘SLAVE’ OR A ‘MASTER’ TO CIRCUMSTANCES – Who are you? 

Life is suffering, they say. My INSIGHT is whether I want to live happily or fashion a miserable life. The situations and circumstances will vary for good or bad. It is in my hands to become a meagre ‘Slave’ or a ‘Master’ to the circumstances. I must understand that I am the architect, organiser, and …

THE BEAUTIFUL, UNCOMFORTABLE MOMENTS – CHERISH THEM.

  Happiness is about comfort, cosiness and well-being. The journey may seem harsh and arduous when we are willing to be comfortable and seek comfort in uncomfortable situations, but it is a small price to pay for living a beautiful dream. Living through the most awkward moments, sometimes, life bestows the most enchanting memories. Thinking …

DO YOU WANT TO BE ‘HAPPY’ OR ‘RIGHT’ IN A RELATIONSHIP?

A relationship is about experiencing emotional depth, sharing experiences and mutual support that nurtures joy, comfort, and growth in the people involved. Trust and love are the forte for withstanding the challenges and untoward encounters, making life worth living, rich and eloquent. Such an alliance should bring ‘happiness,’ not a feeling of triumph at the …

ARE YOU ‘CONCERNED’ OR ‘PAMPERING’ A RELATIONSHIP?

To show concern is a matter of interest or importance, which includes anxiety and worry. To pamper is to indulge with utmost attention, to provide comfort and kindness to the extent of spoiling. However, a thin line exists between the two. Good parenting and nurturing relationships require positive concern – pampering with over-indulgence and easy …

DESERVE, DESIRE, AND DESTINY – THE TRIANGLE. THE CONCEPT.

We have goals and aspirations in life. They are reflected upon by a concept, a triangle of what we ‘Deserve’, ‘Desire’, and what ‘Destiny has in store for us. These elements are interrelated based on our perceptions and beliefs. However, to achieve our desires and shape an amicable destiny, we must understand whether we genuinely …

REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY – An ‘ENIGMA’ or a ‘FACT?’

Reverse psychology is the practice of delicately encouraging a behavior or belief by promoting its opposite. It is a method of getting someone to do what one wants by pretending to dislike it or want something else. People use it liberally by manipulating relationships and emotional alliances for ulterior motives.   Ashna told her father, …

TO DESIRE ‘CALMNESS’: CALM YOUR DESIRES. Five ways to rekindle desire in relationships.

  ‘To desire’ and ‘to be calm’ may be friends when in harmony — but they are daggers-drawn foes if one supersedes the other. A fiery desire takes away the sanctity of calmness. Staying calm, content, and rejoicing all the time in a comfort zone snatches away life’s purpose to prosper, outshine, and dream. There …