When our interests aren’t in your best interests …
Jan14

When our interests aren’t in your best interests …

The word ‘interests’ can refer either to the things that we find interesting or to the things that are beneficial and rewarding…

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How we end up neglecting life’s important things
Dec20

How we end up neglecting life’s important things

When people face sudden disaster or death, they often realize that they have wasted so much of their life on unimportant …

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When we feel worthless …
Nov22

When we feel worthless …

Suppose we find ourselves trapped in a dark dungeon. We struggle in vain to pry out the rocks from a place where we think there…

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Why seeking something worthwhile is better than seeking something wonderful
Nov06

Why seeking something worthwhile is better than seeking something wonderful

Suppose we want to write a best-selling book. Suppose further we start worrying that what we write may not turn out to be so…

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When the urgent seems important and makes us impotent
Nov03

When the urgent seems important and makes us impotent

Suppose we have ten urgent things to do that all seem equally important. If these ten things require us to go in ten different…

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Why imposing equality backfires?
Oct08

Why imposing equality backfires?

Suppose a class teacher resolves to do away with all inequality in students’ marks. So they decide to average the marks of…

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