If we lack freedom or willpower, what can we do?
Feb24

If we lack freedom or willpower, what can we do?

When we try to do something worthwhile, if external situations hamper us, we may lament our lack of freedom. Or if internal…

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Are we using our intelligence intelligently?
Feb06

Are we using our intelligence intelligently?

When we see someone with intelligence far greater than ours (as measured by some parameter such as IQ), we may feel inferior…

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Two ways to deal with resentment
Jan31

Two ways to deal with resentment

Resentment is a toxic but telling emotion. To understand what it is telling us, we need to attentively analyze its cause.…

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How to ensure that our phones are connecting us, not disconnecting us
Jan22

How to ensure that our phones are connecting us, not disconnecting us

In today’s fast-moving world, we seek phones to stay connected with our loved ones while we are physically away from them.…

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How are material achievement and spiritual achievement different?
Jan20

How are material achievement and spiritual achievement different?

We all want to achieve something special. Does this drive to achieve need to be renounced if we want to grow spiritually? …

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How to speak an unpalatable truth?
Jan16

How to speak an unpalatable truth?

Truth is unpalatable — we may quote this saying while speaking to others some truth that is likely to hurt them.  Yes, we all…

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