How to deal with cognitive dissonance

"Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.” When we face situations that involve conflicting attitudes, beliefs or behaviours or when our belief system is not consistent with our actions, we experience inner conflict of ‘to be’ or ‘not to be’. It is always difficult for us to accept two conflicting … Continue reading How to deal with cognitive dissonance

How to aim for Emotional Fitness

“When awareness is brought to an emotion, power is brought to your life.” – Tara Meyer Robson Most of us struggle with difficult emotions and moods. Unlike physical fitness, emotional fitness isn’t something we pick up naturally. Many of us lack emotional maturity even though most of our challenges are emotional ones. This is because … Continue reading How to aim for Emotional Fitness

How to improve your critical thinking

"Too often we ... enjoy the comfort of opinions without the discomfort of thought.”- J.F.Kennedy Each one of us perceive and understand the problems, events and circumstances of our lives in different ways based on our thoughts, beliefs and habitual behaviours that we cultivate on a daily basis. How we think affects everything from our … Continue reading How to improve your critical thinking

How to cultivate Self-leadership

Managing themselves well is what made History’s great achievers. When it comes to living the life of your dreams or achieving your goals, it is important that you set the direction for your life and make your decisions rather than constantly being impacted by external influences. There are various opinions, voices and messages trying to … Continue reading How to cultivate Self-leadership

How to Challenge your Assumptions

“We make assumptions, and believe we are right about the assumptions; then we defend our assumptions and try to make someone else wrong.”- Don Miguel Ruiz In today’s world, we are always under pressure to act now, rather than spend time reasoning things through and thinking about the true facts. We are often influenced and … Continue reading How to Challenge your Assumptions

Overcome your overconfidence bias

“There is nothing like success to blind one to the possibility of failure.” - Roger Lowenstein Every day we hold onto certain kind of expectations about ourselves, others and about our circumstances. These expectations we hold about ourselves directly influence our attitudes, decisions, behaviours, perspectives, as well as interactions with others. To succeed in our … Continue reading Overcome your overconfidence bias