“Another day has gone, no gifts, no message, no day out just more bills to pay” Said one of the many comments at the end of 19th Nov, the international men’s day. I actually did not make anything much out of these comments. It was more of humor than sentiments. However, a week later I […]

“You might need to answer that.” I said. “Never mind.” he said. His phone however kept ringing. At some point it bothered me but he also started to look bothered. “You could go ahead if it’s something urgent we can always catch up some other time.” I said. “It’s my wife” he said reluctantly. From […]

“Would you call that a relationship?’ I asked after a long conversation. He paused for a moment then said, “I thought so but am not sure. All along am the one who has been pushing it, keeping in touch and checking on her especially when she was working out of town.” How did you end […]

“Are you genuinely loved or are you loved because of what you have?” Have you come across this statement somewhere? I have seen it pretty often on social media. Every time I see it am baffled by the ignorance demonstrated in that statement. Truth be told nobody is loved for nothing and nobody just loves. […]

Have you ever made an assumption about someone’s character or behavior then later realized you were wrong? It’s because we judge people from our own lens, positively or negatively. If you read my last week blog article titled ‘Control is an illusion’ then you must have come across that line. Someone asked me to clarify […]

Is there someone that you wish you never met? Early this week I noted one of my connection on social media who woke up to a series of posts. Though no specific person was targeted you could sense anger, betrayal and bitterness. Whether that was the best way to express herself or not is debatable. […]

Have you ever been harsh to someone or discredited their actions because you thought they were not responsible enough then regretted later. When you do not take time to understand situations from the other person’s perspective you are likely to display actions and words that are inappropriate to the situation or person. You then hurt […]

Do you dread social interactions because you do not wish to spend time with individuals who do not have similar interests with you? Social skill is the ability to find common ground, build rapport, manage relationships and foster networks. It is more than just meeting people or being talkative. It is knowing what to say […]

How many times do you take an action or say a word and later regret it? Most people have destroyed valuable connections due to right words said at the wrong time or wrong words said at the right time. Hasty actions have also destroyed a lot of connections. Self-regulation is the ability to control or […]

Do you feel like the people you relate with are better than you; To know people is wisdom but to know yourself is enlightenment. How well do you know yourself? If I gave you a piece of paper and asked you to answer the question, who are you? What would be your answer? Most people […]