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Curiosity makes you Wise & Wisdom makes you Thrive

What is envy? Why do we envy others? Causes, Consequences and Coping

What is envy? Why do we envy others? According to Buddha “He who envies does not obtain piece of mind”. People envy others due to different factors such as wealth, relationships, success, and attractiveness. Let’s analyze what envy is? What... Continue Reading →

How does human brain function? Evolution and human brain

How does human brain function? Human brain is the most important, complex and incredible part of human body which is responsible for controlling most of our routine functions, which include breathing, sleeping and body temperature; thinking and feeling and; sensing and... Continue Reading →

What is Mindfulness?

What is mindfulness? “Live in the moment” is a popular phrase these days. Mindfulness has been a trendy word for the last few years and stimulated great scholarly interest. Mindfulness is found to be an important ingredient for healthy functioning.... Continue Reading →

What is psychological capital? Who are positive employees?

What is psychological capital? Who are positive employees? There has been a lot of buzz around the word “Positivity” in the past few years. This is the aftermath of positive psychology movement which emphasized the positive character strengths and psychological... Continue Reading →

What is patriotism? What is the difference between patriotism and nationalism?

What is patriotism? What is the difference between patriotism and nationalism? Whether it be a sport event or a political issue we always stand with the country we belong to. This affiliation is so strong that people are willing to... Continue Reading →

What is “friends zone”? Why some remain friends and some become lovers?

What is “friends zone”? Why some remain friends and some become lovers? We are passionate about some people romantically but others remain in our “friends circle”. What factors influence our decision of getting romantically involved with someone while just being... Continue Reading →

What is job satisfaction? What factors causes job satisfaction and what are the outcomes?

What is job satisfaction? We usually hear phrases like “I hate my job” and “my job makes me miserable”. Why people hate their jobs? How can they be happy and satisfied with their jobs? What are the factors which contribute... Continue Reading →

What is Forgiveness? Why some people are more forgiving than others?

What is Forgiveness? Why some people forgive and others don’t. According to English poet Alexander Pope “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Let’s analyze what forgiveness is? Why some people are more forgiving than others? How does forgiveness affect... Continue Reading →

What is Wisdom? Philosophy and Psychology of Wisdom

What is Wisdom? What are the characteristic of wise people? According to philosopher Thomas Aquinas, "Of all human pursuits, that of wisdom is the most perfect, the most sublime, the most profitable, the most delightful". Wisdom is one of the... Continue Reading →

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