Side-effects of adjusting in life…

In life, there are times when you adjust because there is something you want to save – a relationship…an association… or an arrangement.


So, you adjust, and then adjust more – to avoid confrontation… to ‘not hurt someone’… to let it pass… to ‘not create a scene’… to maintain dignity… to give another chance… to respect what is at stake… or probably to avoid exploding and letting out your own worse side.

This goes on. And then one day, you look at yourself and go absolutely numb… you can’t recognize the person in the mirror… you can’t even recall who you originally were… what was it like to be your own self… who were you really at the core. That day, a realization dawns upon you…

…that you have adjusted successfully to savethat something’…


…but have ended up losing something more important – You.

About Sandeep Atre

Sandeep Atre, PhD: Dr. Sandeep Atre is the Founder-Director of Socialigence – an organization that specializes in the development of ‘Social Intelligence’ through its focused online-courses and customized workshops on ‘observing nonverbal behavior and understanding emotions for greater interpersonal effectiveness and self-management’. ( He is also one of the Founder-Directors of CH EdgeMakers - a leading ‘Coaching and Training’ group of Central India. In his career of close to one and a half decade, he has trained thousands of students, and professionals of more than fifty organizations and institutions. He has authored two books “Understanding Emotions Logically – A layman’s guide to the foundations of Social Intelligence” and “Observing Nonverbal Behavior – An exhaustive guide to the essential skill of Social Intelligence” and has also been a noted blogger for last many years. He has also featured at various prestigious platforms as a ‘Management Speaker’ and ‘Motivational Orator’ and has also served on various advisory and editorial boards. He has earned repute for his value-additive innovation and holistic methodology in his domain.
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