Category Archives for Self Development

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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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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What is the Difference between Regret and Repentance?

Regret and Repentance have a very thin line of difference amongst them. It is very much possible that a person might get confused in figuring out whether his/her act is an act of regret or repentance. Hence, it is important for each of us to understand the difference between these two words very clearly and […]

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How can we overcome our fears that we face in different stages of life and while doing different tasks?

Fear is not an external phenomenon. It arises due to the psychological state of mind. For instance, a student who has recently appeared for his exams in school or college fears that he might fail. A small child fears going in hands of someone whom he/she has never seen though that person could be a […]

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How To Deal With Your Anger?

Every day we come across situations where we tend to lose our temper on someone, where we get angry on some or the other action or point made by someone else. We very well know the feeling that we go through post that anger or such a situation. It makes us restless and uneasy. We […]

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Sometimes I have to adopt a fake it till you make it attitude towards certain situations in life. Till how far is it justifiable?

Most of us would suggest that what’s the harm in having such an attitude. If our work or our ambition is getting fulfilled, then such attitude is good for us. In my opinion, with such an approach towards life, we can get our work done, but for consistency and sustaining in long term, only this […]

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I am an 18yr old girl in college. I am a bit overweight and I feel low and go through an inferiority complex because of it. Sometimes, I even feel shy going out with people. I decided to take a proper diet and start working out regularly but find could not stay firm on my decision. I do not know how to go about it. Please suggest.

First thing is that the problem that you have mentioned is prevailing in most of the people today. In my viewpoint, the most important step you need to take is to be firm on what you want. In this case, I can definitely suggest you a solution, but at the end of the day, it’s […]

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Hello NRJ. Actually, I am addicted to smoking. When I started smoking, I used to feel good. But then, now I feel uneasy, irritated and even my health seems to be degrading. I don’t know what to do. I understand that I need to quit smoking, but I’m unable to do that. How much ever I try, somehow I am not able to. Please help me out.

Hi. I understand your situation. Look, first of all, the best and the positive part of your situation is that you have understood what is right. You understand that you should quit smoking and that will lead you on the right track of life. The problem with many other smokers is that they either fail […]

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