Future

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Yes, this is closest one can look at future. Plan a day in advance and on the day write meticulously what all you did. Next day do a comparison. Tomorrow can be planned but to tame tomorrow is a different ball game altogether. Future happens, it will[…]

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Reflect

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ~Mark Twain To reflect, is to scrutinize – to dig a little deeper into our experiences, or think twice into the consequences of our plans. Each one of us have our own attitudes, beliefs, principles – Some believe[…]

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Jealousy

The feelings of insecurity, envy over lack of possessions, brings one of the strongest negative emotion that exists amid human race – Jealousy. It brings along anger, resentment, helplessness and disgust. It has no cultural bound. Even the Bible mentions it – ‘A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones[…]

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The Power of Stories

Nothing engages someone’s interest as do stories. We grow up reading, hearing and telling stories. Stories are important as they appeal to our logic as well as to our emotions. Moreover, we remember things better in narrative form. Children enjoy a lesson in class when the teacher brings in a personal element to it by[…]

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Life Beyond Digital Devices

Digital Devices and Digital Life – is this the new core of parenting? Or, is it a fait accompli? We, as parents need to go back in time and imagine our childhood and start connecting the dots. In most cases our finding are likely to be our parents had time, we had time, he had[…]

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Extroversion

Set them free, set them anywhere and they will feel at home in a few minutes. Extroversion or extraversion is an essential personality trait. People who are extrovert are stars of parties and gatherings, they are the  glue that makes a party solid. Extrovert kids freely move from one set of arms to another and[…]

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Globalization

Globalization’s first impact was on economy. It very soon also had its  impact on education. One of the major impact being that classrooms expanded. They were no longer restricted by four walls anymore. The accessibility to knowledge increased for both the student and the teachers. With this accessibility came the need to develop the ability[…]

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Interdependence

Human beings have always been dependent on each other for survival. In fact, the entire economy runs on interdependence. Patients need doctors, students need teachers, farmers need bankers, and a family needs a reliable society to live in. It is not even linear but a web of connections where each one receives and must give.[…]

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Emotional Baggage

Emotional baggage hurts. It is a sum total of unresolved issues of anger, distrust, failure, expectation mismatch and guilt.  A timely step-in by teachers and parents paves way for a child to get a closure on all open ended regrets. Not being judgemental with kids and not reprimanding them too harshly helps. Above all, mistakes,[…]

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