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2017 26/Jul
A road to happiness figuratively

So, as I mentioned in the last blogpost, How does Wellbeing affect Happiness?, we need to tweak our usual approach to life a bit in order to put our happiness first.   We have been taught right from childhood to set sky-high goals and go after achieving them with relentless pursuit. Then, when we achieve […]

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2017 14/Jul

Some people, when they hear about my book Happiness is All We Want!,  expect some kind of magic potion or formula on how to be happy. And they expect this formula to result in happiness or bliss straightaway. As soon as they have been through the first chapter, the picture is clear. The book does […]

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2017 3/Jul
Images of a newly married woman at the brim of discrimination against women

The pre-marriage discrimination against young women that I talked about in my last post Discrimination Against Young Girls, continues after marriage. In fact, it becomes worse. After all, the societal biases are so well ingrained that the discrimination against women is apparent even in so called advanced families.   Riya was happy to be married to […]

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2017 15/Jun
woman-doing-physical-excercise

Sounds interesting? When everyone is trying to make you push boundaries and do more exercise, here is a catchy headline that’s talking about ‘little exercise’. Let me put things in perspective before you build on your relief and joy. I am going to talk about optimum level of exercise in general and not for a […]

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2017 24/Apr
Image of a couple geting engaged and how parent must not interfere after marriage

This question is especially relevant in an Indian context. Parents in our society are notorious for maintaining a tight leash on children, even after they have left home or they get married. Today’s parents apparently work hard and try to provide the best for their children. If you think about it, it was always true. […]

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