Unleash potential

"It is the road signs, ‘Beware of lions’" – Kip Lagat, Kenyan long distance runner, when asked why his country produces so many great runners. Good (practical!) observation. Quite usual. But, to bring out the best in us, do we need to be challenged to this extent? Is that extreme adversities alone can bring our …

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Anger – 1

A 9th standard student in our JoyClub interactions (www.vset.org) mentioned: ‘It is wiser to direct our anger towards the problems – not the people. By doing that, we can manage our anger better and enjoy good relations as well’ Easier said than done.. Following an (angry) exchange next time, how soon are we able to …

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Feel Good

‘Feeling good’ is fantastic.. Puts people and things around you also at ease.. and joyous.. Is it possible to ‘feel good’ under any circumstances that we get (ourselves) in to? Is it possible to develop an over-powering ‘feel good’ attitude? Worth trying..

Perceptions

What one ‘is’ and what one is ‘seen as / perceived as’ – Can it be very different? Is it intentional? Perception management can work to what extent? How long? With whom? Should the attempt therefore be to narrow down the gap, as one proceeds with life?  Awareness helps..

Would you like you

Today, happened to come across this quote –  ‘Would you like you, if you met you?’ Sensible – would I like me ? Am I likeable (to myself)? This could very well start the introspection bells ringing.. we could probably expand the reach further, by extending the likeability factor to our workplace, life.. Serious stuff..