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Poverty is eating up today’s society

Poverty is eating up today's society

The society has always been beset by various evils. Evils like crime, unemployment, caste discrimination corruption have always prevailed in the society. Upon thinking deeply, we will realize that the roots of these and many other evils lie somewhere else. That is Poverty which becomes unseen in front of the visibly prevalent crime and employment. […]

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Self-content is the true Happiness

Self Content is true Happiness

Recently someone posted a question. He said that he has achieved everything he wanted from life, but still he is not happy. The answer to this lies behind the question “Where do you search for happiness?” In this article, I would like to elaborate little more on this issue. Let us begin with the words […]

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How to become a good judge of character?

Before one understands how to become a good judge of character, it is essential that one has a clear understanding of the various aspects of this quality. Being a good judge of character means to possess an ability or quality to understand someone else in the true sense. Even a person who is not that […]

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Social Empowerment and Relationships

Social Empowerment and Relationships

Recently during a casual conversation with some relatives, the topic of women empowerment raised. It was actually in context of the number of divorces, break-ups happening between the married or engaged couples. The point that came up here was about woman empowerment. In the past, many of us have either read or heard about the […]

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I have achieved everything that I wanted from life. But I still feel that I am not happy.

Our desires are never ending. One ends and the next pops up. Throughout our life we keep craving for more and more, but our wishes and our desires never end. This is not just your case, but most of us are in the same boat. We wish for one thing. When that wish gets fulfilled, […]

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What is it that gives a true meaning to our life?

I found this inspirational video and thought of sharing it with more and more people. This video is a reflection of the life that most of us are currently living. Most of us fail to understand what the sole purpose of this life is. We spend our entire life struggling to accumulate materialistic objects and […]

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Marriage and The Changing Society

Marriage and The Changing Society

In an article, I came across this line which mentioned marriages being made in heaven. This directs the thought towards the plight of marriages in today’s society. The society today has definitely changed a lot. When we compare the success rate of today’s marriages with those around 20-30 years back, this change becomes more apparent. […]

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Happiness and Sadness go hand in hand

Happiness and Sadness go hand in hand`

Feeling sad is a state of mind. When we feel low, when our expectations do not meet up, when we don’t get what we desire, it is all nothing but a state of sadness. The state of happiness is exactly opposite. Where things start working out as per our expectations, and our needs get fulfilled, […]

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My brother is 20 years old and is very demanding. He is mature and understanding but sometimes when it comes to his enjoyment, he fails to understand the criticality of the situations and prioritizes it above everything else. Many a time, I get annoyed when my parents give him whatever he asks for. I have tried to explain him many times, but he doesn’t understand. What approach should I take?

Your brother is just 20 years old as you have mentioned, and truly speaking, most of the children in this age have such an attitude. I am not criticizing him. It is common that the younger sibling is always more pampered compared to the elder one and because of that he/she gets used to it. […]

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5 Ways To Make Your Work Environment Healthier

5 Ways To A Healthy Wokplace

All those who are on a job or who are employed with some organization would find themselves at home here in this article. You will start recollecting the different issues which you must have faced at your workplace. We all understand how essential it is to have a healthy workplace. But with a not-so conscious […]

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I am unable to stop myself from feeling low when I think of other people who have achieved a lot in life. How can I work upon this negative feeling of mine?

If looking at other person’s achievements and abilities makes you feel low for yourself, then you are not only being jealous of that other person, but you are even hindering your own potential to achieve great heights. It is easy to understand in the following way. If looking at others’ achievements makes us feel low […]

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How should we deal with people who have a very short temper?

People with short temper tend to get angry on every small thing. Points that hurt their self-respect or situations where their expectations are not fulfilled are times when they get angry. They just find it difficult to control themselves.  In such a situation, your approach should primarily focus on one thing; the idea that your […]

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How can I improve my relation with my father? I feel that a distance has developed in our relationship.

To improve your relationship with your father, you need to analyze the reasons why the distance has occurred. Issues of distant relationships between child and one of the parents are becoming a common one today. The reason that I see is the lack of communication between the two of them. Also, the lifestyle that many […]

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Do we have control over our thoughts?

Do we have control over our thoughts?

Thoughts are countless, innumerable. They are constantly running in a helter-skelter manner every minute, every second in our mind. Before we action it out, our thoughts change. Such is the speed of our thoughts. A number of those thoughts are such that simply bypass us and we do not even notice them because of our […]

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My wife expressed her idea of she and I separating out from my parents. The reason for this is that she is educated and is working full-time and is afraid of being unable to adjust. What should be my approach towards solving this problem?

Such a problem is a common one in today’s families. And I don’t think it is wicked on your wife’s part. Like your wife, many girls have their own ambitions and want to achieve something for themselves. They want to make themselves independent. I am not saying that it is wrong. Every individual must be […]

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How can I learn to think logically and not emotionally?

To think logically, you must first understand the main question that why should one think logically? When one thinks emotionally, he/she might not be analyzing a situation or the event from every point of view. His/her decision in that scenario could be a biased one. Not only this much, but such a thinking can lead […]

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How can we make every moment of our life valuable?

Moments of Life

I read this article in a newspaper. It spoke about that one particular moment that each one of us looks forward to throughout the day. That one moment that rejuvenates us, that makes us realize the value of this day and this life, one that gives us a reason to live this life to the […]

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When analyzing any situation or taking any decision, I am always caught in a conflict between my heart and my mind. Sometimes you see things with your eyes and you feel that this is the way it is, but somewhere your heart denies it. I really do not understand. Should I stay with my mind or fly with the heart?

It is actually difficult to understand when to follow the heart or when to follow the mind. Also, our feelings keep changing every second. We might not even realize how fast our thoughts change. Most of the times we tend to look at things with a single point of view. We fail to understand every […]

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Is being fat something one should be ashamed of?

Obesity is definitely not advisable and we all understand that to some extent. If a person is obese, it is he who is responsible for this. Hence one must definitely regret for this state where he/she has reached. This regret should turn into a positive motivator for that person to stand up for bringing a […]

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I have heard that attachment leads to unhappiness. Can you please explain this. How can I work upon to improve myself on these lines?

Yes you are right. Attachment does lead to unhappiness – either in lesser or greater amount, but it does. Attachment is like loving someone or affection towards someone and this love or affection is bounded by certain expectations. In a state of attachment, you like someone with certain amount of expectations. These expectations could be […]

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