Do you dread financial statements? Do they seem so dry and serious? Do you find it very difficult to make sense of the rows of numbers and accounting terms that fill the pages? You are not alone. Accountants, bankers and those with a particular...
Digital photography has added millions of new photographers. After investing in a digital camera, a key question while using it is how can one enjoy to the fullest? The answers provided here are practical steps that can help any hobbyist or aspiring photographer.
Traditional publishing is fast yielding space to e Publishing and therefore it is essential that we understand what it is all about. This article provides an overview of e Publishing and some idea about how to go about publishing your book in today's world.
Although most of us would have experienced the impact of the credit crunch in one way or another, it would be useful to understand what it is all about.
There are enough reasons for unhappiness in most people's lives, but we cannot wait for external circumstances to change and create conditions for our happiness. We have to search for ways to be happy amidst all the pervading gloom.
Although being good may not seem to jell with being smart, there are good enough reasons to be good and there is a need to know why and how to be good.
The true-life story of Anna Mary Robertson is amazing. It can also be a great inspiration for all those who have given up hopes of actualising their potential. A Grandma's life with lessons for all of us.
An irreverent and lighthearted hub, masquerading as serious advice for the wannabe photographer.
This is not the usual stuff about avoiding writer's block, but a do-it-yourself kit to build one! Actually a humorous look at handling writer's block.
It may seem unimportant to know what is ignominy, and how to achieve it. But if the lighthearted exercise is only meant to provoke a smile what is the harm?
Anna Hazare is leading a non-violent campaign against corruption in India. It has received unprecedented support and will have long term consequences.
A satirical celebration of failure and mock survey followed by a fail safe advise on how to achieve failure.
Corruption is as old as recorded history and prevalent even today. We need to take stock, realise the negative impact of corruption and devise solutions.
The pursuit of perfection is a rare sight that is inspiring to watch. A chance encounter with a humble practitioner illustrates and provides insight.
Money is deified as the sole yardstick and purpose of our existence, but this overemphasis could well be the root cause of many contemporary problems.
Most marriages need to be sustained by conscious efforts by both partners to keep it going. Divorce being the last resort solution, the effort should first be to make the marriage last. There is no formula but there are a few pointers.
When we move from boom times to tough times, cost cutting becomes an unwelcome imposition. But approached systematically, it can be a fairly simple exercise.
Faith is not just about religious belief, but it is critically important when the chips are down. We therefore need to build faith as a lifelong process.
We can leave behind our animal past and rid the world of violence if we adopt non-violence, which was the central theme in Mahatma Gandhi's life and teachings.
If we apply a lay person's common sense approach and look at learners and the learning process, there are some pertinent points to mull over.
Astrology has a fair share of critics as well as followers. There are three principal models of astrology – Western, Chinese and Indian or Vedic astrology
What makes a good teacher? If we list the qualities in the best teachers who taught us, we can understand a lot about teachers and the teaching process.
When logic fails to provide answers, intuition can provide solutions for intractable problems. Good enough reason why we need to learn to recognize develop and nurture intuition!
On a hot summer day, nothing can be more refreshing than a glass of homemade iced tea. That's been my experience and it can be yours too if you try my simple recipe.
Marriage is central to our existence. How we get it right is a pertinent question with no definitive answer, but a few critical points can be kept in mind.
When people suffer boredom, it would seem that there is no solution. But if we try to understand and change our approach, we can banish boredom from our lives.
We desire happiness but find so much of unhappiness all around us. The irony is that we ourselves contribute to this situation in many ways.
Instead of carrying the pain and hurt of past encounters, it is better for us to forgive and forget. This is one of the secrets of happiness.
Communication is not just about speaking effectively but, more importantly, being a good listener. Better listening skills can pay off in many ways.
When the surfeit of advice on good health leaves us muddle-headed, learning from life, and some simple age-old principles of healthy living can do wonders.
The sight, sound and smell of nature are alien to many who are trapped in a modern urban lifestyle. There are good enough reasons to return to nature.
All of us know the old proverb "a rolling stone gathers no moss". This is a different take – meant to show the poor rolling stone in a more favorable light.
Writing skills are key in a shrinking world that relies heavily on communication. One can join courses, read books or even learn from life's experiences as in this encounter with an English teacher.
Most of us have direct or indirect experience of adversity, but very few realise that there are ways to turn adversity to our advantage and become a winner.