Don’t Worry. Be Happy

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR Happiness is not the same thing as pleasure, or outward enjoyment. It is, in essence, deeper or even broader. As Helen Keller put it, “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” Human happiness cannot exist

Creativity: Love What You Do

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR Though creativity isn’t a prerogative of supreme beings, the Homo sapiens is riding the wave of evolution, thanks to human ability and appetite for innovation, and the emergence of great machines, and harnessing of energies, which have transformed the face of Earth.  It’s a revelation.  Yet, one cannot be sure whether this

Civility Revisited

Organisational behaviour

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR If organisational behaviour relates itself to the study of how human beings behave in an organisation, as individuals, or in groups, not to speak of how organisations themselves behave, it goes without saying that we are all organisational creatures, born not only into a society and culture, but also into a specific/complex

Make Resolutions Count

Make resolutions

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR Make resolutions by all means, but make sure they are not always New Year resolutions… Well, that you’ve now made your resolve, or resolution — go ahead. This could be losing weight, giving up a bad habit, or streamlining things at home, or the workplace. Before you do anything, just check your

True Friendship

True Friendship

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR When we practice affirmations, our mind and body understands the ‘you’ better, not so much the ‘I’ of things. “You will be strong” is often more effective than “I will be strong.” Our psyche takes this affirmed connotation more seriously. In like manner, there is something called neediness that propels us to

Liver Flush & Kidney Detox


Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR  Question: There is a glut of information on detox, especially for the liver and kidneys. I’m a bit confused, I’d appreciate it very much if you’d kindly help me separate the chaff from the grain with a simple ‘how-to’ plan.  — S J, Mumbai  Answer: The liver, as most of us would

A Friend. A Guru


Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR “There is nothing we like to see so much as the gleam of pleasure in a person’s eye when he feels that we have sympathised with him, understood him. At these moments something fine and spiritual passes between two friends. These are the moments worth living.” — Don Marquis “Don’t walk in front

Physics Of Health

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR The spurt in holistic therapies, not to speak of their growing influence, has brought to the fore a vital component: the rehumanising of medicine. Though there’s still a long way to go before this primaeval idea becomes reality, the blueprint is, in its entirety, totally contemporary, thanks to the sound, the image,

Stress To De-Stress

Words: Jawahar NIDAMBOOR Nobody is exempt from stress. Stress is omnipresent; even universal. It is the ‘signature-tune’ of life, in a manner of speaking. Not all stresses are stressful or negative, though — if one deals with it effectively, stress can work and help us to reach our goals more quickly. You’d call this ‘good’

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