Dr. Olivia Remes says that if you want to accomplish things despite your anxiety, follow these three principles: Anything worth doing is worth doing badly the first time (G.K. Chesterton) Forgive yourself Have a purpose – do something with someone … Continue reading Plowing through Anxiety
This week I spoke to two individuals on the topic of success. The first, a mother of two in her late forties, for her the concept of success had much to do with her husband and her children, “ultimately, if … Continue reading Musing about Success
The core of our beliefs rest in two types of mindsets: the fixed mindset and the growth mindset. In this post I will be putting forth some of my learnings on how to nurture the growth mindset. When I say … Continue reading Planting the Seed of a Growth Mindset
Kawahigashi Hekigoto (1873-1937), Japanese poet and haiku pioneer writes: 初雷や ふるふが如き 雛の壇 Hatsu-rai ya/ Furuu ga gotoki/ Hina no dan The first thunder Is likely to shake The tiered doll stand. I feel that way about spring. As the heads of the … Continue reading I Shall Emerge!
Two institutions have come under the radar recently for allowing their platform to spout bigotry; both apologized, and in their inner circles professed that the core consensus was to give everyone a forum to vent out their inner feelings. However … Continue reading Building Inclusive Safe Spaces: my brown dream
I had mentioned in my previous post of how we had spent a day at the Hermitage Museum and I wanted to share the pictures with you. It was a day of contrasts: the classical beauties in the museum alongside the … Continue reading Bohemian Ifs and Classical Butts at the Hermitage
I am going to share a secret with you; a delightful hangout joint that serves fresh yummy grub. Dignita Hoftuin right next to the Hermitage museum is my new favorite space in the city. I love the location, the food, … Continue reading Mindfulness and Dignita Hoftuin
I wrote this article for Linkedin. Please do share your views on the link provided. —– I believe in building a community of learners in which we value each other’s independent thoughts. The classroom is a safe place where we … Continue reading My Teaching / Training Philosophy