The Chattering Mind…across Generations?

Were our ancestors subject to a less Chattering Mind?? Have there been monkeys which were calm and meditative?? Frankly, No..Not at all…(unless some of our ancestors in primate and human form were enlightened)  Mind in one dimension also means split between duality, caught between choices, unsure…indecisive… Confused between this and that… trapped between binaries… What… Read More

Should you avoid negative thoughts??

Imagine a nice day…it’s your day off…you are fully relaxed lying on the grass and gazing into a sky… with the sun playing hide and seek with the clouds. You are feeling so deeply relaxed listening to the birds chirping, the soft breeze brushing against you…And then pure magic happens…You see a beautiful, absolutely amazing… Read More

Why not to Conquer the Mind

Many a times people make a warrior like Statement…”It is all about conquering the Mind”… I just need to conquer my damned mind…These statements are worth analyzing more… The very statement about conquering the mind indicates that there are multiple units functioning in that individual…Who in you wants to conquer your mind?? It indicates there… Read More

While It Lasted!!

A simple “emoticon” cycle… an attempt to portray the indeed complex and unique web of human relations…applicable more than ever in today’s rapidly evolving world !!   The sequence of events-1… The Girl with a golden glow… The Guy with a shadowy green Meet through a Mate… They subsequently Meet and Mate and A radiance emanates… and Folks… Read More

Overcoming Indecisiveness(a.k.a Procrastination)

Life is a Risk and the very nature of risk is taking a a decision. Even the simple act of a toss, before the start of any game involves risk. It may be excellent to win the toss, for the conditions are favorable to suit your strengths…but you may as well lose the toss…the risk… Read More

Anxiety Management…through Stories

It was a typical 1970-1980 setup of India, where landline telephones were a rarity. Telephone penetration was minuscule, as most telephone numbers were 3 digits long and most telephone exchanges were manually operated. Life had a leisurely charm associated with it. There was no tearing hurry, no “Need for Speed”.Development too moved at its own… Read More

Forget about God…Know thy Devil

Yes, that’s right. You read it right. Know thy Devil instead!! Ain’t it easier? The Devil seems to reside in us, within us,up close and strongly associated. Have we not experienced  or experiencing feelings of anger, jealousy, envy, desire, lust,greed,comparison in us?? The immediate human tendency is to shut these feelings, is to brush them… Read More

Overcome Procrastination -Align with your values

In Life, each individual goes in for a trade either almost daily or with a lesser frequency be it weekly, monthly or yearly. But trade everyone does. Even if you would consider a barter system, there is a trade-off involved. Well, how then do you decide when to execute the trade? What is the tipping… Read More

Observe your way to??

via Daily Prompt: Observe Humans Observe. Every single moment, every individual on planet earth observes. Not only humans, every single animal observes…(ok some animals sense too, let’s leave them aside)… The point is observing is second nature to humans… It is an invaluable tool through which an individual learns and survives as well… The Societal… Read More

Incubate Hell or Heaven…

via Daily Prompt: Incubate   Be wary of what you incubate in the Mind… for it tends to function as an amplifier…as an enhancer… You feed it with comparison… jealousy coupled with insecurity manifest You feed it with doubt… and untrustworthiness manifests You feed it lust…and perversions manifest You feed it with worry… and anxiety… Read More