Lifestyle

Do you really need the vitamin pills that you are popping?

Every supermarket has a counter specifically for all these over the counter vitamins and nutrients that are supposed to give you immunity, reduce muscle fatigue, solve women’s hormonal problems, increase your libido, and boost your immunity. Have you realized that we are constantly being solicited by marketing companies targeting every segment of health concerns to …

Too many relationships have become transactional, devaluing facets such as mutual respect, love & commitment

Certain overzealous employees of the Delhi Golf Club decided that someone who “looks Nepali” and doesn’t wear familiar attire is a “maid” and therefore forbidden in the club. However, several others took to social media to aver that Ms Lyngdoh’s employer probably wanted to have a relaxed lunch and took the nanny/ayah along to mind …

Sexism and Startups

The demigods. The gurus. The guys with funds and foresight? Yeah, the guys. That’s who they are. India’s investment community, like pretty much the rest of the world, is an inward ecosystem that thrives on being clannish, close knit and predominantly male. They are often averse to new models of business, follow formulas and foster …

Art of communication is the language of soul

Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. -Rollo May Most people don’t know how to communicate. We share information, sometimes in very sophisticated ways, but we don’t really communicate. Real communication is a creative process. Human beings evolve only through interaction. Every good friendship requires mutual respect and trust, and …