Appreciating What You Have

This image takes me back to my first visit to a Jesuit mission station, a village in the Palghar district of Maharashtra. The villagers had to walk a long distances in the hot sun to get essential supplies. We live in a world of instant gratification where we place an order on our phones andContinue reading “Appreciating What You Have”

Wants vs Needs – Understanding Ourselves Better

Wants and needs are two words whose meaning we clearly understand and also conveniently interchanged depending on how motivated we are to get something. Digging deeper into the interplay between these two words helps us to understand ourselves better. Before we proceed, here is the definition of these two key words: Want — have aContinue reading “Wants vs Needs – Understanding Ourselves Better”

The Attitude of Gratitude

Someone with an attitude of gratitude appreciates everything in life.  They are grateful for their relationships, their health, their business, and their sense of well-being. Having an attitude of gratitude is important because it shifts your focus from yourself to appreciating someone else or something else. When we focus on our gratitude, the tide ofContinue reading “The Attitude of Gratitude”


Are you a glass half-empty or half-full sort of person? Your attitude has an impact on your mental as well as physical health. Some of the proven benefits of thinking positively include: better quality of life higher energy levels better psychological and physical health faster recovery from injury or illness fewer colds  lower rates of depressionContinue reading “Gratitude”