CWIL Readings

Picture Credit: Akshay Sriram, PGDM, 2021.



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Brain Pickings

Kierkegaard on Our Greatest Source of Unhappiness

We spend our lives fleeing from the present moment, constantly occupying ourselves with over planning the future or recoiling with anxiety over its impermanence, thus invariably robbing ourselves of the vibrancy of aliveness - A Fragment of Life, Soren Kierkegaard

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : You Tube

Netflix treats its employees like adults, that's what gets speed and innovation going

What’s behind the Netflix journey from DVD rental Service Company two decades ago to now being one of the world’s best-known and most successful entertainment corporations? According to Professor Erin Meyer’s book No Rules Rules – co-authored with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings – it has a lot to do with its unique company culture. Get an idea of how that culture functions in this interview with Professor Meyer for France24.

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Psychology Today

New Research Focuses on the Harmfulness of Mindfulness

Acknowledging that mindfulness-meditation isn't always helpful—and may actually be harmful in some cases—disrupts the status quo. Over the past few decades, the popularity of mindfulness-based practices (MBPs) has skyrocketed. In some circles, saying anything negative about mindfulness or meditation is blasphemous. That said, understanding when, why, and how mindfulness or meditation can be harmful goes hand-in-hand with identifying when it's helpful." Do not miss the previous article from the same researcher, titled "Is Mindfulness Being Mindlessly Overhyped? Experts Say "Yes"

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : You Tube

Reimagining Education: How Can Higher Education Cultivate Practical Wisdom? With Barry Schwartz

How can higher education foster practical wisdom? Dr. Barry Schwartz, explains in a talk with Virtues & Vocations

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Greater Good Magazine

Six Ways to Incorporate Awe Into Your Daily Life

In his new book, Awestruck, psychologist Jonah Paquette explains the process underlying the experience of awe and uncovers both its complexity and its value to our well-being.

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Psyche

Spirituality is a brain state we can all reach, religious or not

Traditionally, this spiritual state has been described as divine, achievable through contemplative and embodied practices, such as prayer, meditation and rhythmic rituals. Indeed, this higher state of consciousness and connection has been reported in many spiritual traditions, ranging from Buddhism to Sufism and Judaism to Christianity. However, recent neuroscientific research shows that the same state can be achieved by secular practices too.

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : YouTube

The Power of Quiet Leadership

Leaders don’t need to be loud and confident to be effective. The Open University’s Dr Jacqueline Baxter makes the case for a quieter approach to leadership.

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Brain Pickings

The Stoic Antidote to Frustration: Marcus Aurelius on How to keep Your Mental Composure and Emotional Equanimity When People Let You Down

The vast majority of our mental, emotional, and spiritual suffering comes from the violent collision between our expectations and reality. As we dust ourselves off amid the rubble, bruised and indignant, we further pain ourselves with the exertion of staggering emotional energy on outrage at how reality dared defy what we demanded of it.

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : Arsha Vaidya

The Vision of Rsis

Contemporary Traditional Teacher of Vedanta. His in-depth understanding and nuanced appreciation of Western culture made him that rare teacher who communicated the vision of non-duality to modern listeners. He was able to make one see, with immediacy, the truth of oneself as the whole.

Read More



May 31, 2021

Article Published In : The Ladders

These books can help you become a more mindful person in 2021

An excellent selection of books to take your journey towards living more consciously further. It includes some good reads from eastern wisdom traditions, Taoism and Buddhism.

Read More


 
SPJIMR
Bhavan's Campus
Munshi Nagar | Dadabhai Road,
Andheri West | Mumbai - 400 058, India Reception: +91 22 61454200
Email: info@spjimr.org 
Delhi Centre
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Campus, 
3rd Floor Gate No. 4, Copernicus Lane
Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001
Telephone: 011-23073121, 011-23006871
Direct Line: 011- 23383563

Link to SPJIMR Location Google Map