To keep fighting battles that are already lost is to be lost
Mar30

To keep fighting battles that are already lost is to be lost

Suppose in a cricket match, a batsman had a great opportunity to score of a loose delivery, but somehow they missed that opportunity.…

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To put something behind us, we need to put something ahead of us
Mar04

To put something behind us, we need to put something ahead of us

When some misfortune befalls us, our mind tends to keep replaying that misfortune, making us feel fearful, morose, helpless.…

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We don’t know the future, but neither does our mind – its fears don’t forecast the future
Mar01

We don’t know the future, but neither does our mind – its fears don’t forecast the future

Our mind often fills us with fears about the future, “What if this goes wrong? What if that goes wrong?” Indeed, “What…

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Don’t pack what is back – the past – in your backpack
Jan12

Don’t pack what is back – the past – in your backpack

If we are going trekking with just a backpack, we need to carefully decide what all to pack in it. Suppose we fill it with novels…

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We feel stressed not so much because we are over-worked as because we are over-worried
Dec17

We feel stressed not so much because we are over-worked as because we are over-worried

Stress is rampant in today’s society. Why? One common explanation is over-work. But is over-work the only cause? At least…

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Living resentfully is like driving with the brake pressed
Nov28

Living resentfully is like driving with the brake pressed

Suppose we see someone pressing the brake of their car and also trying to drive the car ahead. We will consider their actions…

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