You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems and suffer and understand, for all that is life – Jiddu Krishnamurti

What a Chennaiite feels on seeing a North Indian in Chennai

First of all, let me state upfront that i have been born and brought in Chennai. I lived the better part of my life in Triplicane, Mylapore & Royapettah. In the last few years the number of migrant workers in Chennai has been steadily increasing. Different reports in various publications give different numbers but one ...

101 Ways to Destress

Stress is one of the top issues in the society today. More and more people are falling victim to it including young children. The rate at which young children are succumbing to it is quite alarming as they are put under a lot of hardship due to the ever increasing demands of the parents and ...

10 Stages of a Cylone

Here are the various stages of development of system. Please dont see the TV flash news and assume that all are cyclones or Depressions. It has to evolve the following stages. Stage 1 – Trough / Trough of low (Katturaalutha thalvu nilai) Stage 1 – Upper Air Circulation (Meladduku katturu sulalchi or Uyarmatta katturu sulalch) ...

The truth is slowly coming out!

Scientists have suggested that we might actually be living in the Matrix – and our entire universe is an illusion conjured up by hi-tech, God-like aliens. Not only that, but there are clues such as how our universe obeys strict mathematical laws… just like a computer program. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, writer and host of ‘Closer ...

7 Things that Separate Great Leaders from Mere Managers

1. A great leader connects daily work with great goals. A mere manager focuses only on the short-term. It’s easy to get caught focusing on things that are urgent, rather than important. A mere manager spends most energy on the daily grind, and harangues his people for not achieving short-term goals, regardless of their long-term importance. A ...

The Ant Corporate Story

Every day, an Ant arrived at work, was productive and was happy.The Chief, a lion, was surprised to see that the Ant was working without supervision.He thought if the Ant could produce so much without supervision, wouldn’t she produce even more if he had a supervisor!So he recruited a Cockroach who had extensive experience as ...

Let Go To Hold

It is paradoxical but true that the ties that bind are the ties that loosen the bonds of human relationship. It happens in so many relationships that we try our utmost to hold onto the object of our affections and succeed in losing it. It is most often seen in parents ʻimprisoningʼ their children. I ...

One Quality That Makes People More Likely to Succeed

In the 1960s, a Stanford professor named Walter Mischel began conducting a series of important psychological studies. During his experiments, Mischel and his team tested hundreds of children — most of them around the ages of 4 and 5 years old — and revealed what is now believed to be one of the most important ...

The Evolution of Indian Matrimony System

While the post is titled as “The Evolution of Indian Matrimony System”, it is better titled as “The Sorry State of Indian Matrimony”. On a daily basis, thanks to my work, i come across an endless stream of matrimony requests from a lot of people. Many times i wonder why people are finding it so ...

Why be Angry?

It is normal to feel angry because generally the reason for anger is out of our control. But it is not necessary to get angry when that is in our control. When things do not work out as one wants, when the other people do not respond as one wants, when someone hurts one’s precious ...