Tag Archives: Happiness

Setting Goals for a Stress-Free, Fulfilling Life


Yesterday, I watched an interview with Vishen Lakhiani on Impact Theory. The ideas shared in the video are in line with my post called Are Your Goals Your Drug of Choice. In that post, I shared an exercise to find out the unmet needs behind the goals you set. It’s a simple exercise where you […]

Are Your Goals Your Drug of Choice?


No life is perfect, and facing that reality causes pain. It’s our natural tendency to run away from pain. We all have our drugs of choice to avoid pain. Some of us use recreational drugs. Others use alcohol, cigarettes, or caffeine. The new generation prefer their gadgets. A Socially Endorsed Drug There is another drug […]

Abundance is Harming Us


We live in interesting times. We live in the age of abundance. Abundance of calories, Abundance of information, Abundance of pleasure, Abundance of comfort, Abundance of goods. And the list goes on. In our 4.5 billion years of evolution, our ancestors had to deal with problems of scarcity. Therefore, we are wired to deal with […]

Personal Development Can Be Detrimental to Your Self-Esteem


And this is what to do about it. We, personal development enthusiasts, are usually very harsh on ourselves. We set very high goals. We are never satisfied with our progress. We are critical of ourselves, finding flaws in ourselves and in our lives. Once we fail to achieve our audacious goals, we ignore the progress […]