All of us are aware that we put various masks with different people in different situations. Prompted by a Facebook post of one of my friends, this article asks whether one can live without any masks. It also examines our unconscious motivations to put on different kinds of masks, the conflicts they create, and the enormous risks involved in removing them. Finally, it probes into the reason why anyone would like to unmask oneself.… Read More Unmasking Ourselves
We all live with the shadow of different fears. We invent a dozen strategies to suppress this fear, overcome it or to deny it. Yet it is there. In this response to a question, I go into the root of psychological fear and ask whether one can live life without a trace of this fear.… Read More Can one live without the shadow of psychological fear?
What are the shortcomings that you perceived about yourself, and how did they restrict your strengths? Both, what you perceive as your shortcomings and your strengths are respective to a certain standard you have in mind. So instead of looking at shortcomings and strengths, let us look at how we come to create such standards… Read More What are the shortcomings that you perceived in yourself, and how did they restrict your strengths?