Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace. When your friend speaks his mind you fear not the 'nay' in your own … Continue reading Friendship
Not many people know this but Mr. Charles Darwin was just sitting on his ground-breaking research till a much younger Mr. Alfred Russel Wallace shared the same but independently done research with these veterans for their feedback. This made Mr. Darwin a bit insecure and he finally decided to publish his work. The theory of … Continue reading DARWIN
Workplace egos The work itself, closure you know The meaning of the work in the larger context Purpose of our lives Suffering in this world Thieves, abusers, killers, rapists and other psychopaths Generally rude and abusive ***holes Rent EMI Buying food/keeping food on the table Paying the bills/getting help at work Cooking for self Cooking … Continue reading 51 Stressors
Bollywood always inspires me by being absolutely ridiculous. You can experience something truly enriching and still not talk about it twice, but it's impossible not to share something ludicrous. Picture this: A lady clad in a saree, dancing maniacally, swinging her pallu 180o/270o/360o. A gent standing there clad in the following – chest hair, shirt, 3-piece suit, … Continue reading 90s Bollywood Choreography…an evolutionary question mark
A conversation with a colleague made me think, wouldn't corporate world be so much better, and the work easier, if we all could concentrate on the work, not having to worry about whether something we do would hurt some egos. In fact, corporations aren't at all about making sure no one feels bad, if that … Continue reading Ego: the self-preservation instinct
This may be a short half-baked theory, but my dough is multi-grain; meaning that there's some thought behind my explanation, so read on... As someone who has read Freud and doesn't entirely disagree, I recollect him claiming this about addictions, "A mouth that doesn't have another to kiss, becomes addicted to that cigarette" (I may … Continue reading Why does unhealthy food taste so good?
I was happy till I started comparing myself to others. I was happy even in suffering, now I'm unhappy even in luxury. Society hinted to me that there's a right kind of person, and this is the kind of person you should always look for outside of yourself. That success is a relative term, on … Continue reading The Happiness I Aim For