Curious Intellect

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 →


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 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 →

What happiness is? Hedonic or Eudaimonic?

What happiness actually is? Everybody wants to be happy but do we know what happiness is and what causes happiness? Aristotle once said “Happiness depends on ourselves”. Everything we do in life is to achieve happiness therefore, it is important... Continue Reading →

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