Why Your Work Is Making You Unhappy

I’ve had all of the above! Does this mean you’re lazy? Not ambitious? Incompetent? Untalented? Inept? No, it just means you’re human. It’s not work that we hate, its the nature thereof. Human beings were never supposed to work the way we do today – 8 to 10 hours a day, staring at a screen,…

What drives happiness?

It is often said that satisfaction and contentedness lead to lasting happiness. I disagree. If anything,  the opposite is necessary to be happy in life. The want – the drive – to be more, do more, facilitates the actualization of an exquisite state of passion. The ‘state of passion’ defined as happiness. Happiness isn’t in having…

Finding God

When I was born I was a Hindu. Why? Because my parents told me so. They told me Vishnu existed, so he did, they told me Shiva existed, so he did, they told me Brahma existed, and so he did. I was told we are Vaishnavas and so we were. I was told I should be vegetarian, teetotaler and pious, and so I was….