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Wearing a uniform can mean many things

Every institution that wants to leave a rich tradition, a rich legacy of its decorum and order and wants to create an ‘Element’ of considerable influence in a majority of cases emphasises on wearing a Uniform. The word itself as one can see puts focus on creating a sense of uniformity but with a difference in interesting ways. Although the general norm is to enforce uniforms in schools, many colleges also place emphasis on a uniform as a crucial symbol or if one can also state as a ‘Branding Tool’. Now this would mean that the uniform assumes importance as

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The trip to Dharamsala- Ancient but still Awesomely Alive

The trip to Dharamsala was certainly one I would never forget. It was a mixed bag of emotions. I was excited yet fearful of a trip to a place I had never been before. The hours it took to convince friends to come along, the essential items that were supposed to be packed, the music that was supposed to be heard each and everything was a task in itself. 30.9.2016 The day to the trip had finally come. I woke up in the morning, went for my walk, came back and packed my bag for the trip ahead. Due to

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The Dark Side Of Cyberworld

Cyberworld! The word is synonymous with a plethora of options that previously thought impossible are now possible. Though cyber options have eased our lives to a great extent, there are some grim realities associated with it. With people adopting the cyber life in great numbers, the hold on real life is slowly slipping away. When I was reading today’s Times of India newspaper, I was shocked to learn of a few cases wherein young adolescents barely in their teens wanted to take their own lives when their parents told them to shut down their smartphones and adopt other healthy activities.

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Kundalini Yoga – A way to experience the divine

Kundalini yoga is a school of yoga focussed on awakening the dormant Kundalini power present in the body of the human being. The ‘Kundalini Energy’ can be described as a potent and powerful form of ‘Chi’ or ‘Life energy’ in the form of a ‘Sleeping Serpent’ that upon being awakened leads to a deep feeling of enlightenment and bliss. Dr. Soorya Kaur, noted yoga practitioner, follower of the Yogi Bhajan School on Kundalini Yoga and nutrition expert notes that, ‘Kundalini in its basic definition is “Yoga Of Awareness”. It is concerned with inculcating in its practitioners various breathing postures that

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Be Nice

In a study called ‘Project Aristotle’, Google wanted to know the secret to building a productive team. Their data-driven approach concluded that the best teams: respect one another’s emotions; and are mindful of one other. It has less to do with who is in a team; rather it is about how the team interacts with one another. At the heart of Google’s strategy is the concept of ‘psychological safety’ a model of team work in which ‘members have a shared belief that it is safe to take risks and share a range of ideas without the fear of being humiliated’.

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Mindfulness @ Work

We have an open-office policy at work. While this  conveys collaboration and transparency, they are difficult on ears and concentration. …Printers. …Photocopiers. …Chats. …Corridor Discussions. …Ringing phones. …Speaker phone conversations …Voices in the cubicles. …Sounds generated by co-workers. There is no getting away from these sounds and other ‘white noise’ that constantly and consistently intrude into one’s flow of thought. There are ways we can create sound buffers – listen to music or use apps that help obscure distracting sounds. The best thing however that we can all do: let us remember that we, too, generate sounds that intrude on

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Tick Tock. Tick Tock.

There was a farmer who lost his watch in the barn. This watch was given to him by his father and there was a sentimental attachment to the watch. He searched high and low, but could not find it. He enlisted the help of  a group of children, promising them a reward. They couldn’t find the watch either. But one little boy went up to him and asked to be given another chance. “Why not” the farmer thought, “After all, this kid looks sincere enough.” So the farmer sent the little boy back in the barn. After a while the

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IKIGAI – The Reason for Being

Ikigai (生き甲斐) is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being”. The term ikigai is composed of two Japanese words: iki (生き?), referring to life, and kai (甲斐?), which roughly means “the realisation of what one expects and hopes for”. It lies at the centre of the interconnecting circles of Passion, Mission, Profession and Vocation. It refers to mental and spiritual circumstances under which we believe our lives are valuable. It is the process of allowing the self’s possibilities to blossom. It is not necessarily linked to one’s economic status or the present state of society. Behaviours that make us feel ikigai are natural & spontaneous actions

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Top 7 Indian Movies On College Life

Friendship-Love-college: These are proven formulas to create buzz in Bollywood. Like a Chetan Bhagat story, three friends, one girl, clashes, ego, emotions, friendship and many more masala items are often put on reel to produce a box office success; this actually works! Why is college life so catchy? Several reasons are there. College life is something to be remembered forever. Friendship, unlimited fun, new ideas of life, coolness and relations are basic human desires and we find all these in college life. There have been several films on this part of the life. Here I produce 5 of my favourites.

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6 Natural Ways to Cure Depression

It might come as a surprise but Indians are a depressed lot. True. Indians are among the world’s most depressed. According to a World Health Organization (WHO)-sponsored study, while around 9% of people in India reported having an extended period of depression within their lifetime, nearly 36% suffered from what is called Major Depressive Episode (MDE). Depression is usually characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy and poor concentration, besides feeling depressed. While medicines help in curing the disease, there are natural ways of getting rid of

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