Age

Once we cross 60 years of our age, the reversals happen. We start acting like a grumpy kid who starts crying for not getting his wish fulfilled: parents not buying that toy or candy. What happens after we get old? Do we fall for expectation traps? Do we let kids fall for the guilt trip? […]

Emotions

Charlie Munger says that most investors fail because their investments are driven by emotions. Bhagwad Gita preaches attachment is the root cause of all our miseries. Jiddu Krishnamurti says don’t fight with your thoughts but observe it. I am half way through emotional design by Don Norman. Where he talks about how our emotions guide […]

Bubble

Most of us live in our own bubble. Our judgment about others is a byproduct of our bias. We live in our own echo chambers, make an opinion which suits our belief. Why can’t we be more rational? See both sides of the situations, make decisions without being emotional? Is it our age, experience to […]

Scared

I have been scared of everything earlier: past, present, future, relationships, career, health. I lived in my own little world, hatching my own dreams. I was scared of living in reality. Why was I scared of losing: possession, prestige, people. Looking back I have realized, I was naive. How much does my existence mean when […]

Old age

Part of growing up is seeing parents getting old. Old age is no different than early childhood. It requires proper handling of emotions, conversations, and situations. Anything and everything can trigger displeasure. At times, things go south. But in a wider picture, It teaches us a lot about empathy, compassion, respect and caring.

Democracy

Democracy is a great equalizer. It requires no degree, caste or class for electing a representative or becoming one. All it requires is keeping voters believe in you. This can be achieved via fueling hope and banking on emotions. We voters forget past, we don’t judge. We are like a herd divided on caste, religion, […]

Moments

There are those moments in our life which are priceless: holding your newborn, the first kiss, mothers hug. We are too busy making money. The time we devote to earning supersedes over idleness. The more and more we engulf in the daily needs forgetting these little moments. These burnt of joy which helps our heart […]

Confusion

Confusion and misunderstanding can affect any relationship: from peers to couples to parents with kids. Our ego makes thing more difficult. Instead of empathizing with the other side, we make a judgment. How many friends and close ones have you parted away because of this? With the advancement of technology, we have stopped talking face […]