How to change what you want to but can’t

Change.. What does it take to bring about one? How potent can one of them be when they come about? We’ve read a lot about what an extremely potent force change is. How even if things and people cease to change, it’s a change in itself. We have felt time and again that there are… Read More

Astrology and Mental Health Part 2 : Five second diagnosis using the planets

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** If you read the first part of this series, you would have developed a fair bit of understanding about the importance of astrology as an ‘science’ in mental health diagnostics. There is more to astrology, especially ‘Vedic Astrology’ when it comes to its accuracy in diagnosing mental health issues.… Read More

Astrology and mental health – Part 1: Is Jyotisha really just a ‘pseudo science’?

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** It doesn’t really seem to matter ‘professionally’ how many people you’ve helped overcome depression and get their life together. If the basis for your remedies was ‘astrology’ or ‘jyotisha‘ you’re just a quack practicing ‘pseudo psychology’ and fudging facts together to get the client to ‘play along’. But with… Read More

Understanding the South Node Of the Moon ‘Ketu’- Part-1

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** The nakshatra of Ashwini. The first nakshatra of the 27 nakshatras in the sidereal constellation system. The nakshatra lying within Aries and the nakshatra where the Sun is exalted. Guess who is the ruler of this nakshatra? The South Node of the Moon Ketu. My approach is to try… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 7/7

“Rings and jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only gift is a portion of thyself. Thou must bleed for me. Therefore the poet brings his poem; the shepherd, his lamb; the farmer, corn; the miner, a stone; the painter, his picture; the girl, a handkerchief of her own sewing.” The opening quote… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 6/7

Obstacles aren’t in your path. Obstacles are the path. Think of the richest man you know. I mean really know as in you’ve had dinner with them at some point of time. Now, very honestly pick out a personal crisis you had during the course of your day. Ok? Now, how would that person react… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 5/7

The easiest way to be creative is to be original. The biggest thing getting in the way of you thinking and acting creatively is your view about others’ opinions of yourself. Conforming your creativity to be ‘accepted’ is like creating poison for the soul. Think about Pablo Picasso for a second. Here’s his brand of… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 4/7

“Logic can take you form point A to point B. Imagination can take you everywhere.” ~Albert Einstein Ever seen a pro make a split second decision about something and which goes on to change the course of history? Well, I’m a fan of cricket and there’s no better place than sports to find great men… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 3/7

People don’t buy for the value you create. They buy for the value they ‘perceive‘. Marketing is defined by the American Marketing Association as “the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large”. In short, marketing is the art of creating… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 2/7

The value you value is the value you create. Entrepreneurship is about creating value. Period. Any product, service or idea you’re selling to the world means nothing unless it creates value for them. Mind you, the biggest problem you’re going to face is convincing these guys that the value you’re creating for them is valuable… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 1/7

Are you ready to be an entrepreneur? The most important thing about entrepreneurship is to realise it isn’t for everyone. Why? Well, I don’t mean to discourage you but being an ‘Entrepreneur’ is a lifestyle not a job, title or frankly even a decision. After a point it sort of becomes like an addiction that… Read More

How to plan your life when you’re too young to know better?

This article is about 3500 words in length. While writing, I felt this topic demanded a  far more precise approach than the ones I’ve written before. I request your full attention for the 24.5 minute read ahead.   A freshly graduated college pupil’s first ‘regular job’ is the most important landmark in his adult life.… Read More

The expert at anything was once a beginner

No matter how far you go in life and what you become, there will always be things that are new to you. Things that you are new to. Things that you don’t understand yet but shall know too well in times to come. That’s the beauty of life, you never know around which corner, behind… Read More

The ‘Grounding’ Mudra – Meditation

I came across the mudra you see me making here, for the first time, in the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala. So, What is a mudra? A Mudra is literally speaking, a ‘pose’. Mudras direct the flow of energy through body chakras as long as you hold them. In yoga and meditation, mudras and chakras are… Read More

Wild And Free

“Should my breath

The cold winds freeze,

Too weary and numb

Should my heart cease..”

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Your comfort zone.. and where the magic happens..

I was writing in full creative force when I gave up WordPress altogether and just.. left…I just felt my true expression was being lost in translation. I felt that there was so much I needed to say and in different ways that I was losing out on just because I had gotten used to being a certain way and accepting a certain order to things. Read More

Unbroken

It hurts right now But it won’t hurt forever. To carry your broken heart within a broken body that can take no more; It can still be done. It still can, even though you’re hurting beyond measure. Tough times must come upon them; Those life seeks to toughen, beyond the ordinary. Aye! building upwards atop… Read More

What if this is all there is?

What if this, is all there is? What if this.. is as good as it gets? What if this is as far, you were meant to be; And everything that you ever dreamed about for the future, were memories; Being carried on from a past life. A past where, you had it all. A life… Read More

A Walk In The Park

Your fixation with Getting ‘there’.. Is what’s keeping you From enjoying Where you are. It’s what’s keeping you From finding joy, Doing what you do. Reaching your goals, Happens automatically. It happens effortlessly, Once you begin To savour The long walk… Leading you there. Photo & Poem: © Jay Kaushal