Let children fool around a little bit & break a couple of things. We parents need to say no to saying no all the time.
Should I be glad I don’t have a daughter or sad I have a son?
Every one of us celebrating Women’s Day is fake.
Ted Bundy died on the electric chair in a Florida prison in 1989, because he was convicted for murdering 3 women. He confessed to killing around 30, while he’s suspected of having murdered close to a 100. What is there then to learn from such an evil being, you'd ask. Anyone who’s read even the… Continue reading Life Lessons from Serial Killer Ted Bundy
Recent psychology studies have suggested that nostalgia boosts optimism. They're now saying that most nostalgic events are social events, which remind us about people, instances and things that we care about. In effect, this means that being nostalgic is good for you. However, that’s not how I've looked at nostalgia. The dictionary definition of ‘nostalgia’… Continue reading Nostalgia – Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
For someone who hails from a creative field, and is an atheist, this book is my Geeta, Quran and Bible, all rolled into one. The book I refer to is The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. I am sure The Fountainhead needs no introduction, but for those who have come in late in life, here’s a… Continue reading The Book that Inspires Me Every Day
Whatever Works (2009) will probably not make it to anyone’s list of the finest Woody Allen movies, but it gives out a subtle, yet very relevant message. The gist of this message is the title of the movie, ‘whatever works’. Elaborated, it would be – ‘the purpose of life is to be happy, and you… Continue reading Whatever Works
My son is nearly 3 years old, and I am already under the pressure to ensure that he grows up to be ‘successful’. Life is one big competition and for this kid, it’s already started. Of course, he doesn’t know it yet, but his parents are acutely made aware about it through almost every waking… Continue reading The Problem with Seeking Success