Of Generosity and Fulfillment

Generosity is defined something selflessly for others without expecting anything in return.This has been proven to cause fulfillment and the flow of the “love hormone” known as “Oxytocin” known to increase immunity. The following wonderful quote of Simon Sinek aptly highlights this very fact and encourages us to exhibit generosity. “What we DO for OTHERSContinue reading “Of Generosity and Fulfillment”

Relationship between life’s journey and “Oxytocin”

Oxytocin is the fulfillment chemical that is known to increase immunity.This can’t be tricked and flows through our veins when we show generosity and feel satisfied by serving others selflessly. True fulfillment can’t be realized by adopting short cuts in life.Fulfillment is not born of the dream , it is born of the journey. AdoptedContinue reading “Relationship between life’s journey and “Oxytocin””

Relationship between “fulfillment” & sense of purpose

The human brain is naturally oriented to respond positively when shown a “sense of purpose”. Agree it or not this is how our brain is known to respond right from the caveman times. Needless to say , fulfillment happens when our brain senses a true purpose.This is when the chemical named “oxytocin” flows and providesContinue reading “Relationship between “fulfillment” & sense of purpose”

Does “hitting a goal” give us fulfillment?

Human beings right from the caveman times have been social animals always craving for human bonds With the rise of “nuclear families” & focus on short term goals we have started becoming more self centred In the modern day hitting goals , short term targets are given lot of priority.This is like addiction and isContinue reading “Does “hitting a goal” give us fulfillment?”

Assessing the “value” of our lives

Simon Sinek in his book titled “Together is Better” illuminates us on this. The value of our lives is not determined by what we do for ourselves.The value of our lives is determined by what we do others. A true masterclass because after all what matters is fulfillment.

Is fulfillment related to achievement?

Simon Sinek in his book titled “Together is Better” clearly states the difference between excitement and fulfillment. Excitement comes from the achievement , fulfillment comes from the journey that got you there. Whereas excitement is no more than a short term “dopamine” shot , fulfillment os related to the flow of chemical named “oxytocin”. AContinue reading “Is fulfillment related to achievement?”

The power of “social bonds”

Human beings right from the caveman times have been social animals.It is the inherent ability of human beings to form social bonds that makes socialization so much fulfilling. In the modern age of social media , virtual reality we come across virtual friends.Though good for  “short term happiness” yet in the absence of “face toContinue reading “The power of “social bonds””

Why “face to face” conversations have more impact than “virtual” ones

Face to Face conversations lead to more engagement since via noticing body language and because of physical presence , the “mirror neurons” in our brains are activated. When there is a wavelength match during the face to face conversation the  “mirror neurons” actively participate in the flow of positive emotional energy and a “toward” emotionalContinue reading “Why “face to face” conversations have more impact than “virtual” ones”

“Radical Candor” by Kim Scott – Takeaway on strengthening social bonds

Kim Scott makes a mention that a warm hug for 6 seconds can release Serotonin & Oxytocin (leadership and love hormone respectively) in our bodies. This is the pre-requisite for long lasting relationships and formation of true social bonds.

What is Oxytocin ?? – why do we need to know??

Oxytocin is the fulfillment related chemical that flows through our veins. Oxytocin flows when we get fulfillment by doing something selflessly. Oxytocin can help increase immunity and fights stress The flow of oxytocin cannot be tricked and true fulfillment needs to happen for this to flow.