Between Life and Death

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login The Sick. The Old. The Corpse. I had always pondered about these three even as a child, mostly because I …

Make it happen

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Make it Happen! It was a warm afternoon in the winters of 2012. I was at my desk with multiple …

Gratitude Diary For 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes This Gratitude Note is not for you *
#If others happiness makes you jittery.
#You are addicted to news channels.
#You are a Pessimist.
#Your favorite pastime is cribbing about life.”

No more about myself

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login It was about 10 years ago when I was part of a small volunteer social organization. We used to go …

Let us Volunteer

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Together We Can, Through Volunteering! The 2020 UN Volunteers’ theme this International Volunteer day calls for everyone to volunteer towards …

Disability or Capability?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 International Disability Capability Day 2020 The adage goes, “Everybody is a genius. But …

Contracting AIDS

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login 35 years old Sunita (name changed) belongs to a remote village in Ambedkarnagar district of eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. …

AIDS 2020: Resilience and Impact

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login World Health Organisation: World AIDS Day 2020 Theme: Global solidarity, resilient services UNAIDS: Global Solidarity and Shared Responsibility! Centers for …

Living with AIDS

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login It has been a year since I was diagnosed HIV+ and that brought my life crumbling down. The infection was …

Her womb, her choice…

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Meghan, writes about the miscarriage There have been tremendous celebrity trolling for late pregnancies getting reported in the COVID19 times. …

Am I Responsible or the Victim?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Responsibility, Responsibility, Responsibility! I attended my first yoga class 3 years back, and in the 2nd or 3rd session, the …

Don’t take things for granted!

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Revisiting the struggle and valuing nature! On this occasion of the World Calamity Control day celebrated on the 14th of …

Caught overseas in a riot

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A day from my life! It was just another normal day in PT Pertama shipyard when I was heading for …

A man-made Disaster?

Reading Time: 7 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A man-made disaster? I couldn’t explain that feeling. But all I could say that I wanted to get rid of …

Gone with the wind!

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A night that was… I remember waking up in the middle of the night, hearing a loud banging noise and …

Why and What of Mental Health!

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login “More than a Day, More than the Pandemic”: A Collective Investment in Mental Health Prologue The world is chaotic, thanks …

Happiness – Russell’s paradox?

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Russell’s paradox: “To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.” Counter-intuitive though it …

Traveling without moving

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login In the second week of March, I had an invitation from Times of India and Madhya Pradesh Tourism to be …

Fasting – Hunger over Whim

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, Orthodox Christian world is celebrating Easter – one of the most significant days in a Christian calendar. It symbolizes the victory of good over evil, the sacrifice that Jesus …

Are we the Virus?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What if we are the virus and Corona is the much-needed vaccine? Biologically speaking virus is simply genetic material (DNA/RNA) encapsulated in a layer of fat. Arguably they are not …

Are you doing Nothing?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I was away on vacation and have not written for 4 weeks. When I walked into my office , someone in the lift asked, “What happened to Gyanalogy? Didn’t see …

Everything in Moderation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today is Buddha Purinma or Vesak day – The day when Buddha was born. A few weeks back I mentioned about the six attributes that attract humans viz fame, money, strength, beauty, knowledge and …

Chasing Happiness

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why do we do anything? This question has been asked since time immemorial. By philosophers, by sages, by psychologist and even my management gurus. While on surface people say different …