Saturday, October 1, 2022

Category: Talking Tree

post-Underreacting: the New Powerful MantraUnderreacting: the New Powerful Mantra

In a world of outrage, you could overreact, misreact or underreact. NONA WALIA analyses underreacting, the new skill to be cultivated when everyone else overreacts   On social media, daily outrage is the new trend. Everyone is in a constant...

Read More
post-The Joys and Sorrows of RetirementThe Joys and Sorrows of Retirement

VM SASIDHAR takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the ups and downs of retired life after four decades with a leading oil company As I was glancing through the newspaper, my wife handed over a cup of piping hot filter coffee....

Read More
post-Kaka Baptista:  Unsung Hero of Indian IndependenceKaka Baptista:  Unsung Hero of Indian Independence

We will become a more vibrant democracy if every Indian follows Kaka Baptista’s example and lives his ideals of true freedom and independence, says OSWALD PEREIRA Contrary to lies spread by mischievous elements, Christians have been an integral part of...

Read More
post-Way to Happiness Through Mental HealthWay to Happiness Through Mental Health

DR ANIL K RAJVANSHI fears that up to 30 per cent of our youth suffers from severe anxiety disorder. Can a combination of drugs and yoga reduce this, he questions I was a student at IIT Kanpur in the late...

Read More
post-The Key to HealingThe Key to Healing

MOHANJI says that people’s faith is what heals them First, believe there’s a possibility that with grace, things can change. In life, if you believe in something, it’ll work. What did Jesus say? Let your faith heal you. He never said, “I...

Read More
post-Learning to Change With the TimesLearning to Change With the Times

While it is good to live with the values learnt in your childhood, sometimes you have to break free, says RENU GULATI All of us are bound by rules and regulations we acquire from our family, society, culture and environment....

Read More
post-The Present Slithers PastThe Present Slithers Past

Rodents, toads and a rat snake send SEEMA MUNIZ and her family into a tizzy even as elsewhere in the country, the usual heat, political and communal cacophony raises its discordant head It passed noiselessly from our front yard. “Good,”...

Read More
post-Indians Understand True NationalismIndians Understand True Nationalism

The movie, ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ with superstar Akshay Kumar in the lead role seems to be heading for a crash. The reason may be that our mature film audience is not likely to be influenced by films that may not really...

Read More
post-From the Sublime to the RidiculousFrom the Sublime to the Ridiculous

Composed and consciously shutting out the latent snobbery of her non-believer heart, SEEMA MUNIZ steps into the revered ancient interiors of the Meenakshi temple Two rock doves flutter above me to land on the monolithic buttress supporting the entrance. A...

Read More