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Komal Dubey shows us how to be “responsible”

Duty vs Responsibility. There’s a distinction. You’re doing your duty when you’re satisfying what the world expects from you. But you’re being responsible when you’re listening to your conscience and doing whatever it tells you to do. Or in other words, whenever you’re following your heart. —- Let’s say you’re a great student, always getting…

Being dissatisfied: There’s a catch. And a solution!

I recently wrote about how being perennially dissatisfied can fuel us toward continuous improvement and growth. There is however a catch. The dissatisfaction could lead to disappointment rather than enthusiasm. I’ll address how to avoid that in this post. —- Some years ago, I watched an interview with the always-in-the-news Elon Musk. Here’s one part…

The gift of dissatisfaction

“Why are you never satisfied? We can’t be happy unless we’re satisfied.” That was a piece of advice from a friend, who meant well. —- “Stretch a bit more Vaidy…Put your elbows down…You can do this..” That was Shilpa, my Yoga teacher. We were practicing the hanumanasa (full split). My thighs were screaming in pain….

My dance with Atha

I’m a procrastinating entrepreneur. I love creating stuff. Shipping a new PracticeNow feature. Sharing a new blog post. Attracting new customers in delightful ways. I dream about a great future when it’s all done. — Then I hear the clock ticking. It’s getting closer. The time to start on the blog post. To pick up…

Smile for no reason

“Smile”, advised a friend “But why?”, I asked “For no reason at all”, he responded..with a smile. And I mirrored with a smile as well. — I wasn’t feeling great. I couldn’t think of good reasons to smile. But that’s the point – we don’t need a reason. It costs nothing. But we gain so…

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