Re-learning The Lessons Learned a While Ago (IM 869)

In 2017,  I came up with the book, “The Power of Positive Thinking” written by Norman Vincent Pearl. Written in 1950s, this book is more relevant now. In the hurried world, the stress, anxiety and negative thoughts has been spiking. And in this book, Pearl provides some very powerful skills that can help to shift…

Quenching The Insatiable Hunger (IM 857)

There is a saying which goes, “A happy man wants ten thousand things, but a sick person wants just one thing.” There is this insatiable hunger for wanting more and more that makes us unsatisfied with what we have. The great philosopher and one of my favorites, Marcus Aurelius had answers to most of these…

How To Find Peace – From Bhagavad Gita (IM 843)

In Hindu’s religious book Gita, Lord Krishna explains a way to find peace. To find peace, one should be completely detached from everything because things or object that give rise to desires which enhances anger. One should also give up the cravings for pleasure, attraction, fear or anger to find peace. He meant that detachment…

Paradoxical Intention: A universal cure (IM 754)

The term, paradoxical intention was introduced by psychiatrist Dr. Viktor E. Frankl. This works as the reversal of one’s attitude. There has been many medical proofs that this process has worked in changing one’s attitude, removing fear, anxiety, insomnia, stress, self-harm, phobias etc. The wish is the father of thoughts and the fear is the…

Minding our mind (IM 716)

Mind is in the state of constant thinking. Minding our mind simply means taking control over our mind. Whatever we think, we create the thoughts, which creates words. These words are the building blocks of our life; in fact, they shape our life. Inner peace is the state attained when we take control over our…

Kindness is undefeated? (IM 714)

Doing right thing is always right and being kind is ROI positive. It all comes to karma. We have been told since long time that we get what we give. Spreading kindness is the way to receive kindness. And it is necessary for everything. Kindness is the main source and everything else are just by-product….

Stoicism (IM 703)

“If a man knows not which port he sails, no wind is favorable.” – Seneca It is the way of life which involves training and practice for endurance of pain and hardship without even displaying the feelings. It helps us to regulate our thoughts and emotions. Stoicism has been growing increasingly over past decade, with the…

The genesis of suffering (IM 466)

According to Buddhism, all suffering is originated from the attachment to something. Suffering arises from craving. They always insist that the person who craves something always suffer. It’s so true in today’s world, as the rate of depression is increasing and the suicidal rate is elevating; the fundamental reason for this is not achieving the…

Minding mind (IM 380)

Mind is the state of constant thinking. Minding our mind simply means taking control over our mind. Whatever we think, we create the thoughts, which creates words. These words are the building blocks of our life; in fact, they shape our life. Inner peace is the state attained when we take control over our mind…

The true purpose (IM 359)

Eckhart Tolle in his book “A New Earth” said there are two purpose in an individual’s life: Inner purpose and the Outer purpose. Inner purpose means ‘being’ and is primary while the outer purpose means ‘doing’ and is secondary. The inner purpose is the purpose of humanity and and most of us share it. The…