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Being an outsider in a group, and still bringing in your presence and wisdom

Posted in balanced stillness,Managing our emotions,outsider and insider,self regulation by Rashmi Datt on January 17th, 2018

You are in a typical social scenario: you are with a group of friends or colleagues at dinner for an off site, alumni reunion, etc. Everyone seems to be having the time of their lives. Selfies, jokes, laughter. But none of this makes sense to you . You are bored with the trivia, meaningless conversation, […]


Those sticky velcro thoughts

Posted in Managing our emotions,self regulation,Uncategorized by Rashmi Datt on February 9th, 2017

I visited an Acupuncture clinic recently, and after the 3rd visit (I was advised a minimum of 12 sessions), I noticed a redness on my left calf in the evening- and a soreness. The following day, it had swollen up and was painful. I was to travel for 3-4 days, and didn’t think it was […]

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EQ for Leaders – Tuning into others

One of the traits I notice in myself is that I am quick to find faults in others, and slow to recognize their gifts and strengths. I wonder if this is a defensive mechanism for me to feel safe- cocooned in the false belief that I am better than others. It’s exhilarating to think I’m […]


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