Don’t fear “Fear”

The most destructive of all emotions is fear. We all have heard such aphorisms as "one should face his fear". When one starts facing his fears, one finds that not only things of the world or his life, he fears 'Fear' itself. Yes, we humans have fear of 'fear' itself. To face fear courageously, we …

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Projecting Wrong Things About Yourself Is a Recipe for Disaster

Psychology teaches us that humans live life considering their false self to be their true self. Some people shelve their false selves which is often based on ego while others hang on to their false shelves. Both categories of people can be found at every domain of life. Even people maintaining their false selves can …

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Things Which Matter Most Must Never Be At The Mercy Of Things Which Matter Least

This quotation by Goethe is of constant importance to me. We give attention to things which are of the least importance. That person didn't look at me. He ignored me. That person told me something which I didn't like. Goethe is saying to not give importance to things which matter least but give importance to …

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What does it really mean to live in the present moment?

During a recent conversation, it clicked my mind that most people take 'living in the present moment' wrong and not what spiritual teachers like Eckart Tolle are telling them. Most people think that 'living in the present moment' means to take care of what is at present they have. For example, someone has a job. …

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Science – Complete Knowledge is Perfect but Incomplete also Works

Looking at this world, we realize incomplete knowledge works. People in ancient times didn't know Newton's Laws or Automobile Engineering. Nevertheless, they could develop oxcarts and hand-pulled carts using wheels. These constructs allowed people to move from one place to another and transport goods although they were very slow and cumbersome. We didn't need complete …

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Winning Against Our Challenges Gives Lasting Happiness

We constantly want to achieve new things to get happy. There is nothing wrong in it, per se. Achieving success does give happiness. Getting a new gadget make us go gaga. We constantly hanker after new possessions or a new achievement, but we forget one thing. The real challenges of life remain as it is. …

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Becoming More Aware Can Become the Starting Point on the Road to Happiness

Life needs to be lived. Observing people daily begets a strange fact. Many people are not even living. May be they have lost that life in them due to constant struggles. Some of them haven't lived at all from the onset. I am talking about awareness of being alive. Enough said, I do observe a …

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Why does Self-development Doesn’t Deliver results for Most of Us

The honeymoon period of self-development doesn't last much long and most of us get over dreams of seven rainbows very early. One basic fact here is that the most important ingredient of self-development is changing ourselves. This is the most frightening hoop that we have to jump through. Human beings resist change. Changing oneself is …

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