It is perhaps important to differentiate the various meaning that we refer to when we say the word love. Often ‘love’ is used in the place of a more suitable word. I do love Roger Federer, but it would be more appropriate to say I greatly admire his tennis, respect him for his attitude towards family, … [Read more…]
Anyone curious about some uniquely South Indian jewellery, architecture and customs which featured in a song? Here is an introduction.
Yesterday I was in Bremen for my first Entrepreneurship workshop. I had heard of them ever since my undergrad but I was never that interested in it back then. I thought, I was going to be an academic, not a businesswoman. Then I started reading Rich Dad Poor Dad. I haven’t finished it but it … [Read more…]
The movie this song is from is also called Anbe Sivam. It is one of Kamal Hassan´s most poignant movies and I recommend it to everyone if they can find it with subtitles. Kamal has sung this himself! Here is the link to the song so you can listen as you enjoy the translation. Yaar … [Read more…]
It is a strange relationship humans share with music. Music isn’t to convey any rational point. It is a form of expression which is artistic and more emotional in nature. When humans share music, they tend to become more open with each other. In the East, the systems I have encountered so far tend to … [Read more…]
I watched The Sound of Music today after a long time and I realised that each time I have watched it, I have found new meaning in it. When I first watched it I was eight and I related most to Brigita’s role as the perceptive ten year old daughter who reads and is close … [Read more…]
Why is it that humans have a habitual tendency to ignore the biological necessities of their everyday life? We treat bodily excretions as disgusting and excuse ourselves when we must use the toilet or when we sneeze. At a more serious level, until someone dies, we live in blissful forgetfulness that we too are mortal. … [Read more…]
Good and bad,
Small and big,
The easiest thing to do is let them pass.
Holding on is an effort.
Are humans better than other creatures? Do we have the right to use them for drug testing and experimentation? Are humans a plague that Earth would be better off without? Human beings are definitely more intelligent than a number of other creatures. We have a convoluted neo-cortex and we are able to think, have cognitive … [Read more…]
I attended a lecture on CBT- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and how it is being made accessible in Scotland. Check the website below. http://www.livinglifetothefull.com/index.php?section=page&page_seq=13 Can we bring this to India? Can we set up an organisation that caters to mental health in every possible way to reach as many people as possible for as little money … [Read more…]