Category Archive for 'psychology'

waiting in a queue could be a blessing in disguise!

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Usually in the West we see everyone forming a disciplined queue, whereas in India even for a plate of idli in a self-serviced cafe, its not unusual to find people crowding around the counter, elbowing each other out as if there was some impending famine and its some urgent fight for survival for the last […]

FW: the monkey with the wooden apples

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

A forwarded mail from Venki (Today’s Kagga)… There once was a happy monkey wandering the jungle, eating delicious fruit when hungry, and resting when tired. One day he came upon a house, where he saw a bowl of the most beautiful apples. He took one in each hand and ran back into the forest. He […]

beyond anger management & stress management: ignorance management!

Monday, February 4th, 2008

We have so many programmes and workshops in the corporate world all over the place for anger management or stress management. People feel angry about so many issues and their work issues affect their home life or sometimes its the other way round! 😉 (“work is a place to get away from stressful home life” […]


Monday, February 4th, 2008

This graph was in some presentation by one of my teachers Radhakrishnaji, a few years ago, trying to present it here again. Its based on some simple well-known psychology, and shows a graph of a common man’s personality. In the top right above the X axis, is what I know about myself which no one […]

strange case of jekyl and hyde may not be so strange after all

Monday, January 14th, 2008

The 2nd photo in the SI series of 2007 – the one of Serena Williams really caught my attention. I searched for other pictures/her background on the net and was surprised to know she’s actually a model. This photo shows an instant of truth – call me pessimistic/cynical, but it kind of shows a brutal savage […]

open the door to new possibilities!

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Many times I find it quite hard to get out of a cocoon of what is well-known, and look at something new. I want to cling tightly to whatever I know as safety and security, without ever wanting to LET GO!! 😈 I hope this photo serves as a reminder that only a very few […]

any addiction is like a camel coming into the tent

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

This was a story I’d seen in my childhood days… I remember it a lot and recently got it off google…