‘Anxiety’ and ‘Stress’ are small words. In truth, however, they are very heavy mental issues to handle. The strongest of minds give up when they are confronted by pressure that is beyond their capacity to handle. At times we can bear the worst of happenings but during other times, it becomes more than difficult to even think about them. Each one has different bearing capacities and...Read More
Tata Institute of Social Sciences organised a 2-day conference on OD, Change and Leadership (ODCL) on 31st August and 1st September 2018 at the TISS Convention Centre. The conference was seamlessly woven and orchestrated and the whole experience was a revelation. Here are my key Learnings from the various speakers of the conference…
Don’t try to change the belief rather transform the...Read More
How many of you like to make friends on Facebook, or follow people on Instagram or make strong connects on Linkedin. The reason we do all these networking is for our benefit to have lasting friendship, to be a trendsetter and to get better career prospects. Surprisingly our brain does the same by creating neural networks that help us increase our awareness and our knowledge base. Eg:...Read More
I recently had a friend message me: I had a fantastic facilitation session. I just cannot tell you how it was … am so emotional … it was magical!
The message set me thinking. Why are we so overwhelmed by our emotions? Why does connecting with our emotions give us a feel good factor? For that matter, what is it that makes a TV series, fairy-tale stories and movies so popular?
If a book,...Read More
Active listening is the most important aspect of effective communication. In today’s high-tech and high-speed world, we often ignore the ‘listening’ part of communication. That is mainly because we are not mindful. Active listening is, honestly, a skill. It has to be developed and practised until you get a hang of it and it starts coming naturally to you. The following...Read More
What is truth? Is there any truth? Well, all I can vouch for is that there is no truth there is only perception, your perception, my perception the third person’s perception. But what is perception? Perception is how we see things, our view of the world.
I remember about 6 months ago I went for an eye checkup and the doctor put my face in a machine and changed lenses to...Read More
“Respect is Love in action”
“Respect other people’s feelings, even if it does not mean anything to you, it could mean everything to them.”
We have heard many quotes like these at some point of time in our lives, but have we actually made an effort to know what it means to you?
Let’s see what Google has to say about the word RESPECT: a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something...Read More
Never give up! Let Go! Please Understand. Acceptance is the way!
People keep saying that every now and then, especially the ones who have gained their strength over time by going through thick and thin. Obviously, it’s easier said than done.
Implementation of such factors requires the mental and emotional strength of Vibranium (That’s Unbreakable metal in Marvel Cinematic...Read More
So much has already been written about forgiveness. All our religious texts emphasize on forgiveness and its importance. Then why is that very few people are actually able to forgive? What holds us from forgiving others? Why should we forgive when it seems so hard?
Most of us have had a story about how we were wronged, hurt, cheated, abused or betrayed. Few years ago, I...Read More