Future STRONG ~ For Adults
Agent Double Duty: Parenting in the Time of Covid 19

Agent Double Duty: Parenting in the Time of Covid 19

Learning Even When School Is Out: Two people have the most important jobs in the world. Parents. And Teachers. More than a billion school age kids are out of school at this moment. Teachers are busy figuring out the digital learning landscape. So its important that...

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How to Preserve Mental Health while Battling Cabin Fever

How to Preserve Mental Health while Battling Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever:  Cabin Fever is the restlessness one experiences in forced isolation especially in confined spaces. Before Corona hit, we were starting to live fragmented and lonely lives. We were happy staying indoors all day with our phones and devices. Playgrounds...

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How to Cut Yourself and Others Some (Corona) Slack

How to Cut Yourself and Others Some (Corona) Slack

Developing a Perspective: Is there a crisis right now?Yes. Are you homeless?No Are you hungry?No Is your family alive?Yes Do you have internet?Yes You will survive. There are many of us going through personal and professional crisis much before this Corona crisis came...

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Using Corona (Down)Time to Upskill and Reskill

Using Corona (Down)Time to Upskill and Reskill

Not Lacking in Inspiration: These days, stories of children and adults doing something with their new found free time are flooding our social media walls and our consciousness. Some of these people have found what it takes to take our current circumstances in stride...

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On Personal Wellbeing and Pandemics

On Personal Wellbeing and Pandemics

How We Can Cope: When we're being stretched to the limits of our endurance, we can look outside to nature for lessons. We can carry the patience of time with us and be strong in our commitment to those in our care. We can adopt a few of Mother Nature's enduring...

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How to declutter your life

How to declutter your life

Suspend Mode: The world today feels like it's in a suspend mode, and we're just waiting for something to pass, so we can quickly get back to our busy lives. But, this uneasy, uncertain time can be our opportunity to declutter our mind and eventually our lives. Let's...

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The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

Cultivating a healthy mind for a healthy life: If we want gain clarity, influence, courage to stay committed to our goals and influence others to join hands for the greater good, we must operate at optimum mental health. For that matter a good healthy mind is...

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New beginnings: Leaving our old selves behind

New beginnings: Leaving our old selves behind

Our attitude towards life: As humans, we’re fascinated with the unknown but are also deathly afraid of it. We even jump into life changing activities like parenthood without so much as a guarantee of anything. But, is there any way we can really fool proof our lives?...

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Here’s why we’re worth it

Here’s why we’re worth it

Life’s worth fighting for if we can see meaning in it. But, for many of us the gap between self-acceptance and self-embrace is a very long journey. We judge ourselves often, we can’t see value in what we do, and find it hard to battle self-doubt when we set out to...

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To read or not to read

To read or not to read

While digital media is convenient and cheaper to procure, its often seen as a platform that can’t enable serious and thoughtful academic work. Whether it is long form reading or bite sized essays, digital books are easy for highlighting, bookmarking, or saving parts...

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The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause

Pause a Little To Read This: We've all seen those drawings and paintings of Sisyphus, the Greek king. The one who, for being deceitful, received a punishment of rolling up a huge boulder up a hill. This act of his happens in perpetuity, because the boulder keeps...

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On the journey of setting sustainable goals

On the journey of setting sustainable goals

What is Goal Setting:  Can you guess? There's one thing that could both excite and scare us at the same time? If you guessed setting an ambitious and seemingly impossible goal, you're right! Goal setting is a deeply personal act where you realize you’re competing with...

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Find yourself overthinking and stressed? Read this.

Find yourself overthinking and stressed? Read this.

Our Habit to Ruminate:  Most of us, not including those who’re lucky to be enlightened, don’t want to live in the present moment. We simply don’t want to accept life as it manifests itself. We begin to over think our past or over analyze our options for the future....

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Balancing culture and community in a Global world

Balancing culture and community in a Global world

Asian/Indian families traditionally emphasize the importance of family membership, respect, and solidarity. These values are referred to as family obligations. Instead of promoting individual needs and personal identity, Asian/Indian families tend to have a family and...

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Social Media and its Collateral Damage on Teens – Part 1

Social Media and its Collateral Damage on Teens – Part 1

The Social Media fuel for depression and anxiety: In our daze of distraction addiction, we shift our attention between the real and the virtual world constantly. Whenever we look at your friends' or celebrity status updates, accomplishments and vacation pictures,...

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In Search of the Elusive Joy

In Search of the Elusive Joy

Something's Amiss: Hoarding, clutter, addiction, breakup, debt - All these words have one common underlying reason. It is our undying need to find happiness in all the wrong reasons instead of within us. Want a sure shot way to create your own happiness? Read along....

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Collaboration in a world that cherishes individualism

Collaboration in a world that cherishes individualism

We've more in common than we don't: Take a look around you, and you'll see that we're all driven by the same needs as humans. The feeling of belonging, the need to matter, and a cause to impact and give. But, we’re also starting to live more fragmented and lonely...

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Why are our teens so stressed and depressed?

Why are our teens so stressed and depressed?

Teens Today: Physically un harmed, mentally at peril Ever since 2011 when we started living in a parallel universe called Social Media, our lives and our teens’ lives have not been the same. Thanks to Social Media, our shared despair about our existence has increased....

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Here’s how to be a Minimalist Parent

Here’s how to be a Minimalist Parent

What’s there to learn from animals? Observe a group of zebras grazing in an open landscape while a lion comes and attacks one of them. The moment the lion begins dragging away the fallen zebra, the rest of the zebras will promptly get back to grazing. As if nothing...

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Parenting for Social and Emotional Wellness

Parenting for Social and Emotional Wellness

Questions About Modern Day Parenting:  When will start teaching our children intentionally that misunderstandings can occur that can erase family relationships, miscommunication can mean getting fired from their job, that underachievement is a choice, a silly thing in...

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The truth about tech and addiction

The truth about tech and addiction

  Why we crave digital distractions? Unlike real life that can be boring and monotonous, on the internet, even if you want nothing, you can always get something. Our digital tools show us how a life online is one with endless possibilities (read, endless scroll)....

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This is how Tech Billionaires parent

This is how Tech Billionaires parent

  Tech parents love their children more than they love their customers: Children of Big Tech entrepreneurs from eBay, Apple, Uber and Google attend Waldorf schools – where technology is not allowed on campus or in classrooms. Waldorf schools teach complicated...

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