The incessant rain stopped late in the afternoon, and I stepped out of the house to watch the glowing red orb slowly disappear over the crest of the distant mountain. Gazing at the western sky, I noticed that the setting sun had flirted with the clouds just long enough to make them blush red and… Read More »
Recently, an engineering student named Pichikala Siddharth from the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of the campus building. According to his friends and family, he was suffering from depression. This was the third suicide in the campus in the past 8 months. On July 3 2019, a… Read More »
I am sure we all have heard about people—famous and otherwise—falling in love, starting a relationship, getting married and then divorcing a short time later. For some, the divorce may happen within a year’s time. I could never wrap my head around how and why many relationships go sour and go south so quickly after… Read More »
Strangely enough, it seems that the world is chock full of people who would like to wallow in a state of constant misery rather than enjoy moments of happiness. I am not saying we should be jumping with joy when the deck is stacked against us. We all go through our down days, we all have… Read More »
I like many people had the great misfortune of working for abusive managers and bullying bosses very early on in my career. The manager at my second job was a serial tormentor and a bully. She disliked/hated all her team members. I don’t want to go into elaborate details about what that particular manager did… Read More »
To be happy is the ultimate goal of our lives; happiness is fundamental for our growth and survival. However, things have changed in our modern life. We prefer to do things which are expected from us rather than the things which make us happy. Why there is such an unwanted shift? Why are we inundated… Read More »
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