Overcoming Frustration In Relationships There are two things in life that we can never change: * the past and * other people This often brings us one frustration after the other, especially when we do not get the results that we want. Frustration is also a sign of...Continue reading
Making The Journey With The Right Realization It’s so easy to become caught up in my physical role – my name, physical personality and looks; the social setup or family I’ve been born into, my friend circle, the school I went to, the person I married, the organization...Continue reading
The Relationship Between Virtues And Vices When we are internally strong, our nature characteristics and skills are reflected, from inside us to the outside, to everyone we interact in, in the form of virtues. If we are internally weak, those same traits emerge and radiate as vices. Vices...Continue reading
The Cyclic Functioning Of The Three Faculties Of The Soul The soul consists of three faculties – the mind, intellect and sanskaras. They work together in a cyclic fashion. How they work together can be illustrated by looking at how habits or sanskaras are formed e.g. if you...Continue reading
The Search For Happiness And A Perfect Relationship Throughout history, human beings have desired and searched for two things, happiness and a perfect relationship. There is an old truth, “You cannot search for what, you have not already had or known.” In other words, our search is motivated...Continue reading
The Art Of Forgetting In RelationshipsSometimes, someone says something in two minutes that makes you feel really bad - they said it in two minutes but it is still there inside the register of your mind two months or even two years later. How could they! Who do they think they are! Something happened in two minutes and you remember it, you repeat it again in your mind and in your words during interactions with others.
Self RespectSelf-respect depends on knowing who I am, knowing my eternal (ageless), spiritual self. When I have found that sense of spiritual identity, I feel I have a right to be here, to exist. Without the spiritual dimension, it is very difficult to really respect myself deeply.
The drinking straw was invented by 3000 B.C., as attested by Sumerian artifacts. Until very recently, these straws were tubes from plant stems, such as rye. Besides dissolving in water, these straws often added unwelcome plant flavors to drinks. In 1888, Marvin Chester Stone patented a waxed paper straw that didn’t add a grassy flavor to drinks, and these quickly replaced plant straws. But we would have to wait a few more decades before straws became flexible.Continue reading
Tamil star Dhanush's song 'Kolaveri Di' has become a sleeper blockbuster by crossing 10,559,994 hits since its release on Nov 16 on youtube.com.Continue reading