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Part 2- Strengthening Your Self Esteem

Yesterday, I shared details about the two key elements that make up our Self-Esteem- Self-Efficacy, and Self-Respect. Self-Esteem issues manifest in many ways for different people. You feel you are not smart and inherently slow-witted. You think you are unattractive, Read more…


Feel Good About Yourself

I remember this episode vividly. The year was 1993, I was fresh out of college into my first job, and I think it was early July. I was watching the Wimbledon Finals between Steffi Graf and Jana Novotna. Steffi Graf Read more…


Inefficiency By Thousand Cuts

“Did you cancel the subscription?” This was possibly the nth reminder from my wife. A couple of years back, I was very interested in following some Technology related trends and I registered with an online content platform.┬áMy interests since have Read more…


Comfort Challenges

How does one build Physical strength. Go to the Gym. Work out, stress the body muscles causing “micro tears” in the muscle fibre. The body then repairs and adapts the torn muscles to better handle the stress that caused the Read more…


Dealing With The Storyteller In Our Head

It’s been over 2 hours since I sent my younger ex-colleague the WhatsApp message seeking his help on some matter. I know he has seen the message because the 2 blue strike notification is visible. I and this ex-colleague had Read more…


Breaking Free From A Negative Self Image

I always saw myself as a well intentioned and good natured individual. A do gooder radiating positive vibes when interacting with others. As I developed a deeper understanding of who I was , I sensed an unnerving truth about myself. Read more…


Fresh Start- Managing Myself

I have been wanting to start a Blog for a long time but somehow never got around to actually doing it. The thinking in my head was this- There is already so much information available out there that any one Read more…