Everybody says that I am an egomaniac. They are right but only partially. People don’t know what makes everyone egoistic. We are all egoistic and that’s a good thing for us. I do not think that children are born egomaniacs. There are certain external circumstances that make them develop ego in them, the people or… Read More Why having ego is good?
The silent treatment is a form of emotional abuse. It is when a person in the relationship ignores the other or refuses to acknowledge them verbally or through any other method. The person giving the silent treatmentusually has narcissistic tendencies.… Read More Ever felt suddenly ignored by a loved one? Here is why..
No matter how hungry the tiger is, it will not eat grass – Tamil Proverb Reflection Dignity. That’s what this is called. That set of values that are non-negotiable. The rules we will never break, even when angry, anxious, or in pain. The line we will never cross, even in the worst moments of need.… Read More Dignity is of prime importance
Everyday we progress through life facing various uncertainties.
Due to this uncertainties and we not being GOD, we make mistakes.
These mistakes build subconscious addictions and guilt in us.
As we have many distractions all the time and very less mindfulness these subtle guilts & addictions go unattended.
Later they have negative *compounded* effect on the quality of our life.
These under the radar, unnoticed guilt, addictions and negativity is something that we need to pay attention to.
Here is a small article that discusses this topic in detail.
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Psychologist… Read More Subtle Addictions & Guilt
I ignored the fact that our body is also mind. I realized that without a healthy body the mind cannot be healthy. And when I look at all the 20 things that are making me feel like shit, I’ve noticed that their roots somehow point towards the physical body & health. Now I know that the health of the body can be the greatest barrier in developing a super conscious mind & intellect. … Read More 3 simple habits to always stay healthy
Alison Wood Brooks is a researcher at Harvard Business School. She studies the most effective strategy for dealing with acute stress.
First, a little test: Imagine that you need to give a big presentation in front of a bunch of people. Your heart’s been pounding for days at the mere thought of this talk. Palms are sweaty. All that. What should you tell yourself? Should you try to calm down or should you try to feel excited?… Read More Research: How to deal with nervousness
what to choose over which, then always go for what seems right with rational or logical thinking. I found this advice in the book Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, which was out of my consciousness until now. You see, the things I already know but had forgotten came up in my dream.
So why do you choose which is right based on rational thinking and not emotional thinking (feelings) ?… Read More Emotional vs Rational Thinking | Advises from my mentors