Self Development

How to handle Peer Pressure


“Come on! ALL of us are bunking maths class today. The professor is giving a test and who wants to go take that? We’re all going to take a walk and get lunch instead. Let’s go!” said Rohan the coolest kid in class who was also the group’s leader. If you were in that class and in Rohan’s group what would you have done? Do you do what you know is right and go to math class, test and all? Or do you give in and go with the rest of the group? Defining Peer Pressure Friends influence our life, even if we don’t realize it, just by spending time with us. We learn from them, and they learn from us. It’s only human nature to listen to and learn from other people who are the same age as us. Making decisions on our own is hard enough, but when…

Self Development

Making the right decisions

If you had to choose a million dollars, a life time supply of food or one wish what would you choose? In life we encounter alternative courses of action to any given problem all the time. There is no one solution to any problem or situation and we have to make choices and choose one action above the other. Our decision making ability is what guides us to make the right choices. However if the decision making skill is faulty, or if it is done in a hasty manner then we are in a danger of taking a wrong decision and thus ending up with the negative consequences of it.Simply put, decision making is concerned with the key issue of choosing between alternative courses of action that will hopefully solve the problem. Decision making is both an art and science. Both your ‘intuitions’ and your ‘analytical skills’ can both be helpful—well….that is if…