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Are We There Yet!

PlayingThis post is not about time management but about the psychology of how we perceive time and the world around us at two distinctly different stages of our life namely childhood and adulthood. During childhood, if I was constrained to a place, for example inside a train or a car, even during a short 60 minute ride I used to become very impatient. In real life we watch children strapped to a seat in a car ask “Are we there yet?’ every five minutes. Curiosity, impatience and spontaneity are very common traits in children. They are not afraid to admit that they do not know something.

Recently I saw a mom and a small kid in a mega mall.

If.. A Poem By Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard KiplingToday I read this poem for the first time and I am thoroughly inspired by its simplicity and clarity.

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too:
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or being hated don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;

Strategies For Well-Being

WellbeingHere are 5 ways to wellbeing:

  1. Connecting with family, friends and colleagues

  2. Being physically active and eating healthily

  3. Taking notice of the world around you

  4. Learning a new skill

  5. Doing voluntary work

I read this from a handout distributed by BT. Simple and powerful.

Attitude is Altitude

Very touching and insightful message in this video

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கடமையைச் செய். பலனை எதிர் பார்க்காதே!

பகவத் கீதை சொல்லும் அறிவுரை "கடமையைச் செய். பலனை எதிர் பார்க்காதே!"

Karmanye Vaadhika-raste,
Maa Phaleshu Kadachana;
Maa karma-phala-hetur-bhoorma,
MaTe sangostwakarmini.
कर्मणये वाधिकारस्ते मां फलेषु कदाचन । मां कर्मफलहेतुर्भू: मांते संङगोस्त्वकर्मणि ।।
Bhagavad Gita, Chapter II, Verse 47.

நடைமுறையில் கடைப் பிடிக்க முடியுமா? கடினம் என்றே சொல்ல வேண்டும். விழிப்பு இருந்தால் தன்னைத் தானே ஆராய முடியும்.

Handle Criticism

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