wellbeing

Anxiety has become the most common mental health issue of the 21st century. A 2020 survey showed that over 62% of the respondents felt anxiety regularly. Here are questions that every anxious person asks themselves regularly –  Where is my life going? This is not restricted just to 20 somethings, even though...

We all seek happiness and contentment – and the lockdown has forced us to think upon this more deeply. Who better to advise you on the quest of happiness than the Dalai Lama himself? Do good to feel good Love and compassion are the greatest promoters of happiness. We all seek the purpose of life and while one may...

The last year may have been a new phase in working styles with more and more companies deciding to go online completely, but it has wreaked havoc upon our health, as our work and home life collided. Rujuta Diwekar shows 5 ways we can take care of ourselves during the pandemic –  Stay at home, eat at home  The...

Who to give to Want to do your bit during this time? Our author Jasreen Mayal Khanna is writing a book on Seva: Sikh Secrets on How to be Good in the Real World. Starting this week, she highlights one organisation that’s doing amazing Covid relief work. Here is her recommendation for this week. Mann Deshi...

As part of the #ReadInstead festival, we have been hosting weekly sessions with industry experts for a closed group of 15 people to seek guidance. In the most recent Self Help Circle, we had a chance to host Ankur Warikoo, the founder of Nearbuy.com who is an entrepreneur, content creator and teacher. Here are 3...

Want to do your bit during this time? Our author Jasreen Mayal Khanna is writing a book on Seva: Sikh Secrets on How to be Good in the Real World. She highlights one organisation that’s doing amazing Covid relief work. Here is her recommendation for this week. Organisation – Plan India What They Do –  A branch of Plan...

Want to do your bit during this time? Our author Jasreen Mayal Khanna is writing a book on Seva: Sikh Secrets on How to be Good in the Real World. Starting this week, she highlights one organisation that’s doing amazing Covid relief work. Here is her recommendation for this week. Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre Society This...

The subject is the most ancient of questions – Who am I? We will investigate this question in light of the Upanishads. Vedanta consists of the teachings of the Upanishads. Vedanta nama upanishad pramanam – this is the definition of Vedanta. It means that Vedanta is the source of spiritual knowledge called the...

He was called the father of yoga in the west, Steve Jobs ordered copies of his bestselling book ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’ to be given to everyone who attended his funeral, and he is regarded today as one of the most important Hindu monks of the 20th century. Who was Paramhansa Yogananda? Yogananda Paramhansa was born...

Insights from Inner Engineering talks about the famous spiritual guru, Sadhguru’s journey into self-reflection and outward execution. Like many of us, having grown up in a middle-class family, he was encouraged to do well academically, achieve accolades in school and college and settle into a good job. But, even as...