The writer is a physician and a doctorate in philosophical literature
No point in letting life get to you When something goes wrong, somewhere; when someone does not meet your expectations or fails to live up to your trust and confidence, these parallels have one common thread running through — disappoint
The archetypal core of qualified silence We are all cloaked by noisy distress, and not silence, as our soulful consciousness, or philosophy, would want us to discern, observe and practice.
Optimise your resilience quotient What is it that propels us to persist, surmount impediments, or hold-ups, that subjugate the not-so-organised and less steadfast folks? Self-discipline.
The higher purpose of being oneself When we examine life around us, we have a dilemma in figuring out how-to extend our empathy to others and attain harmony.
Mind the body & balance the mind Most of us are familiar with the idiom that best describes stress — “fight-or-flight” response.
Stay in harmony with nature It’s a fact of contemporary life that you and I are more or less, less or more, detached from nature.
That divine mosaic of art and science Our old, inborn fancy to present complex explanations as a synthesis of “we-contra-others” is thought to be flawed, especially in our modern, technologically advanced world.
Into the heart of the conscious self No one would, perforce, know the true dimension, or character, of the self as long as one is ‘living it.’ What comes close is something that can be perceived only when it ‘falls away’ and is apparent,
When nothing is impossible All of us have a method with ourselves. Some feel like victims, while others feel they are the masters of their circumstances.
Go on, spread some happiness around You are cool, calm and collected when you comprehend your own feelings. All of us can attain such a state without being Zen masters by accommodating our and others’ sensitivities and sensibilities.