Category Archives: Life skills

CONFUSION..NN

Am too lazy to google whether the origin of the word was from Confucius, the Chinese philosopher. Philosophers sound scholarly. Sometimes what they say is confusing to an ordinary mortal. That was what happened to me when I attended a … Continue reading

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Names, Nicknames et all

As far as conversations or ice breakers go, the next topic in popularity after the weather, is names. Even a common name like John or Smith can lead to  an exploration of origins, cities, families, clans, individuals…a whole gamut of … Continue reading

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Law and Order

Confession: I love watching the series Law and Order…I could watch only 3 seasons..out of 21 on Prime. I cannot get pre-taped episodes from the US because of some technical area compatibility. So I watch clippings from 3 to 12 … Continue reading

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Benefits and Limits of Law and Order Approach..NN

‘Law and Order Approach’ is seen as useful and helpful in our daily life in all countries. It helps the common man to go about his routine without being troubled or attacked by any bully in the street. It provides … Continue reading

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LOCKDOWN…NN’s Viewpoint 

For the first time a phenomenon in our lifetime has put everyone in their place, physically and metaphorically. Hence in a way Coronaand the consequential lockdown have ceased to be a question at the individual level. It is a little … Continue reading

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XENOPHOBIA–COLOUR

RColour Colour of skin, hair and eyes Colour of a passport and a flag Colour of prejudice Colour of perception Colour of superiority and snobbery Colour of money, of a credit card Colour of gold, platinum, diamonds, gems Colour that … Continue reading

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Xenophobia…Prof. N Natarajan

Xenophobia means a native’s dislike of or hatred for people from another country or region. Normally if you encounter a stranger when you are alone, it arouses in you a feeling of curiosity or insecurity. You tend to be cautious, … Continue reading

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The Virtues And Toxicities Of Popularity–PN’s Take

The minute this topic was suggested names and faces that flashed across my mind’s eye were Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Princess Diana from the world’s optics and  Jayalalitha, Hemamalini, Sridevi and many other Indian film stars…all women who have been hugely … Continue reading

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OVER -CONFIDENCE–positive or negative quality

Is over confidence a positive or negative quality? It all depends on the situation in which it is exhibited….over confidence can be self-assurance or bravado verging on dangerous behaviour. As a family, we four siblings have always had superb self-confidence … Continue reading

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OVERCONFIDENCE I

By Prof Natarajan Confidence is one’s ability to foresee whether or not they would be able to achieve a certain desired objective by pursuing a certain path of action. The path to the future is paved with uncertainties. As they … Continue reading

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