STOP BEATING YOURSELF UP!!

Our brain is an incredible organ that largely works to protect us from potential dangers and navigate through life successfully. But, it works best only when we, the owner of our brain have control over it. The brain when left by itself and when thoughts go on auto-pilot usually gravitate towards negativity or ruminate on…

April 11, 2021
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ONE YEAR OF HAPPY MINDS BLOG!!!!

The gratitude narrative has become very popular in the recent past. In brief, it speaks of identifying and focusing on things that are going right even in the hardest of times and that doing so will give us the strength to make it through the difficult times as well.  But, this is not going to be…

April 4, 2021
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GUEST POST – COMFORT ZONE

COMFORT ZONE – A COZY COVE OR A CLUMSY CAVE – By M.V.RAJA Every object will remain at rest or in uniform motion in a straight line unless compelled to change its state by the action of an external force – we have all studied or heard this Newton’s law. Humans, by and large, tend…

March 28, 2021
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ROUTINES AND RITUALS ARE GOOD!

I know the title confused you. But I’m not talking about the boring and monotonous routines we follow in our lives absent-mindedly. Nah! Not that!! These are different and you’ll see why and how. Read on! Routines are usually a series of activities that we carry out regularly over a period so much so that…

March 21, 2021
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SLEEP – AN UNDERRATED POWER

Our sleeping habits have grown very weird in the recent past. It’s funny how we love to sleep but don’t sleep on time. So many of us go to bed when it is almost dawn, then wake up late and still end up becoming sleep-deprived. What’s even more appalling is that we all brag about not…

March 14, 2021
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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Intelligence. A very common word that we come across in our daily lives. “Oh! That guy is really intelligent.” “It’s her brain that got her the job!”, “Well, I don’t think he has the mind for it.”  Such kinds of phrases are something we hear now and then. But what are people referring to when they use…

March 7, 2021
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WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE BOOK – BECOMING by MICHELLE OBAMA

Aren’t we all bugged by questions like “Am I good enough for this job?”, “Will I be able to do this task efficiently?”, “I really don’t know. I don’t think I am capable”. It is quite common that we face these apprehensions at almost every stage of our lives.  Now, you would be very surprised, if I told…

February 28, 2021
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SOLACE IN SOLITUDE

Did you ever imagine that solitude or being by ourselves could be helpful? That side of seclusion is barely acknowledged and we’re going to go through all possible benefits seclusion can give us! People dread being alone! They’re always looking for ways to stay among the crowd, engage themselves in tasks and activities to beat that loneliness…

February 21, 2021
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEAR!!

“Conquer your fears and you’ll be on the top of your world!” Isn’t this something we all have been told at almost every stage of our lives? And we’ve heard so many of these quotes and sayings as well.  Randomly, it got me thinking if fear could cause us so much harm each time! Is…

February 14, 2021
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GUEST POST – ADVERSITY QUOTIENT

ADVERSITY QUOTIENT – By M.V.RAJA Don’t understand what do I wake up to every morning, quipped a neighborhood youngster who just started his professional life. I feel frustrated killing time at home, remarked another student in his final year of graduation. Coming as it does from these youngsters who are just at the threshold overseeing…

February 7, 2021
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