Emotional intelligence is a verb

A lot of great research has gone into establishing a solid body of knowledge on Emotional Intelligence ranging from the work of pioneer thinker Daniel Goleman to the views of Howard Gardner. EQ has become a recognized dimension with which to navigate effectively...
Choose a new attitude

Choose a new attitude

Sometimes when we are in Dharamsala, we meet with Dr Lobsang Sangay, the Tibetan Prime Minister and a Harvard Law graduate, now in his fifties. Dr Sangay moved from the USA to India in 2009 in order to become the first Prime Minister of the Tibetan government in...
A monk comments on his suicide attempts

A monk comments on his suicide attempts

Every time we go to Dharamsala, India to interact with the Tibetan community, I meet with this one monk Ven Bagdro who was jailed by the Chinese for 3 years in the late 1980’s and submitted to severe abuse and torture. Tibet was invaded by China during the 1950’s as a...
Trekking can be cold

Trekking can be cold

An icy wind was gusting off the Himalayan peaks, bounced off the freezing Khumbu River and attacked our faces. At 4,400 meter above sea level our group of 12 trekkers were slowly inching our way up a valley towards Everest Base Camp. One of our trekkers, Ntokozo, a...