LIFE IN DIFFICULT TIMES

I recently read a book by Viktor Frankl – Saying yes to life in difficult times. I had already read Frankl’s Man’s search for meaning. Frankl’s books raises hope. It is about human dignity. Frankl was an Auschwitz survivor. Both his books depict a psychologist’s experience in the concentration camp. The books are about theContinue reading “LIFE IN DIFFICULT TIMES”

DON’T CREATE PANIC

The Covid pandemic has exposed our fragility at several fronts. It concerns our health. It expects us to learn new ways to treat our planet. Community life is experiencing a vigorous resurgence. The pandemic expects us to make personal sacrifices for the benefit of the society. “Self-isolation and social distancing are not about you; they’reContinue reading “DON’T CREATE PANIC”

NO TECHNOLOGY CAN REPLACE A TEACHER

Many things are happening simultaneously. Standard of living is going up. There is mood of enhancement as well as disenchantment. There is progress and there is disillusion. In some sectors there is an increase in job opportunities, while in some sectors job opportunities are dwindling very fast. There is economic growth as well as inequity.Continue reading “NO TECHNOLOGY CAN REPLACE A TEACHER”

HOW UNPREPARED I WAS WHEN I BEGAN TEACHING

How unprepared I was when I began teaching! Soon I understood there is no better way to learn how to teach than through teaching. I don’t claim to be a great teacher but I got the opportunity to interact with the brightest minds. In one sense I am successful, as I have received more fromContinue reading “HOW UNPREPARED I WAS WHEN I BEGAN TEACHING”