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
Society is all about competition and success. Since childhood we are schooled to achieve status, power, wealth and fame. My response to this question looks into this whole ethic of toughness society cultivates in us and whether it has any real value or virtue.… Read More How can we make ourselves tough?