Purpose, Meaning and Happiness in Life

I want to find the Purpose, Meaning and Happiness in life. Positive psychology research suggests that Happiness and Meaning are essential for the wellbeing. Is this the purpose? May be not every time. The pursuit of happiness and meaning are two of our most central motivations in life. Happiness and meaning are strongly co-related to oneContinue reading “Purpose, Meaning and Happiness in Life”

It’s only Ragging

Its only Ragging!This type of school bullying referred to in this article as ragging can take place among girls as well as boys and is found all over the world.Illustration by Susanna Masheder, from Mildred masheder’s book “Freedom from Bullying “, Merlin Press , 1998 New Era in Education, Volume 83 Number 2, August 2002

Perceptions of Stress

It is fashionable to talk of the stress encountered in the workplace. But, what is understood by the term is not always clear. In this paper the general boundaries of current thinking about stress are outlined. The findings are reported from a survey of Primary school Heads of Mumbai. Published in New Era in Education,Continue reading “Perceptions of Stress”

Deal with Stress

The relationship between stress and disease is now well established, but was not always recognised. Hans Selye describes stress as the “nonspecific response of the body to any demand “. It is non-specific because, any number of stressors can produce the same general non-individualised response as a defence. Stress could be a combination of personal,Continue reading “Deal with Stress”

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