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“Just Listen”

22nd May 2024 Viktor Frankl, one of the greatest psychiatrists survived the death camps of Nazi Germany. His little book,“Man’s Search for Meaning”, is one

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‘Akshaya Tritiya’

10th May 2024 In Sanskrit, the word akshaya (अक्षय्य) means “never decreasing” in the sense of “prosperity, hope, joy, success.” Akshaya also means inexhaustible, that

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‘Overconfidence’

6th May 2024 It’s fascinating to see how common it is to hear people state something like, “I know everyone thinks they’re above average, but

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‘SELF CARE’

28th April 2024 What does self-care mean to you? Do you make your personal well being a priority by doing something for your body, heart,

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‘Contentment’

21st April 2024 Most people feel wealth will bring happiness and contentment. What constitutes a rich life really depends on your relationship with money and

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‘Happy Ram Navmi’

17th April 2024 त्याग दी सब ख्वाहिशें.. निष्काम बनने के लिए… राम’ ने खोया बहुत कुछ.. श्री राम’ बनने के लिए… On the ninth day

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‘Get Smarter’

15th April 2024 Early in his pro tennis career, Andre Agassi couldn’t beat Boris Becker. Agassi particularly struggled with Becker’s serve. “His serve was something

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‘Happy Navratri!’

9th April 2024 The beginning of spring and the beginning of autumn are two very important junctions of climatic & solar influence. These two periods

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‘New Beginnings’

1st April 2024 ‘New Beginnings’ A new day, A new week, A new month, A new financial year, Success occurs when opportunity meets preparations, gets

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‘Self-care’

30th March 2024 You are important to life. Take time to shut out the world and take care of you. Initiate a process to become

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‘Life Lessons’

28th March 2024 One of my biggest lessons in life came from the book called ‘Every Second Counts’ by the famous cyclist Lance Armstrong. The

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‘होली मुबारक!’

25th March 2024 होती है मुझ पर रोज तेरी रहमतों के रंगों की बारिश मैं कैसे कह दूँ – “मेरे मालिक ” होली साल में

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‘Let’s Salute our Heroes’

23rd March 2024 चूमा था वीरों ने फांसी का फंदा, यूँ ही नहीं मिली थी आजादी खैरात में।। “It is the cause, not the death,

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‘Pebbles!’

22nd March 2024 Many years ago, farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was

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“Positive Attitude”

17th March 2024 For many generations before the twentieth century, the standard procedure for developing skilled craftsmen was for the father to teach the sons

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“ECHO”

14th March 2024 A son and his father were walking in the mountains. Suddenly, his son falls, hurts himself, and screams: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” To his surprise,

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‘Happy Mahashivratri’

8th March 2024 ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ॥ Om, We Worship the Three-Eyed One (Lord Shiva), Who is Fragrant (Spiritual

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“PhD for Success”

1st March 2024 PhD a mantra for success stands for Passion, Hunger and Discipline! Develop these attributes and see the difference. Becoming a Passionate, Hungry

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Do it today!

28th Feb 2024 Sometimes a simple little snippet can point to larger life lessons. Sample this: ‘Aoccrdnig to a research at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it does

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‘Hug Day’

12th Feb 2024 Every year, Valentine’s Week is celebrated with a whole lot of grandeur & pomp all across the world. Dedicated to love of

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‘Be Grateful’

9th Feb 2024 I love this line, which comes from a quote by Melodie Beattie: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we

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‘Budget Day’

1st Feb 2024 It’s the Union Budget Day, though the government will only be presenting an interim budget today! Budget is like life. It is

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‘Kind > Clever’

24th Jan 2024 Jeff Bezos is known for his remarkable journey from a garage startup to building one of the world’s most influential companies in

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‘The True Ram Rajya’

22nd Jan 2024 ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony being performed today at Ayodhya is a sacred consecration ritual that breathes life into an idol, transforming it into

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‘Self care’

20th Jan 2024 You are important to life. Take time to shut out the world and do self-care. Create a ritual where you go within

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‘Happy Lohri’

13th Jan 2024 Lohri is all about Giving, sharing & Celebrations. It’s the festival of love, bonhomie, harvest & much more. As a young kid,

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‘Rejection’

11th Jan 2024 I recently went fruit shopping with my wife to a newly opened wonderful fruit store. I could see a large variety of

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‘Give to inspire’

10th Jan 2024 Robert De Vincenzo, a very successful Argentine golfer once won a tournament. After receiving the check and smiling for the cameras he

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‘Self Belief’

8th Jan 2024 We can be our biggest cheerleaders — or our biggest critics. And the difference between the two options matters. Believing in yourself

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‘Embracing Imperfection’

5th Jan 2024  In our fast-paced, digitally-obsessed world, we often find ourselves chasing unattainable ideals of beauty, success, and happiness. We’re bombarded with images of

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“Change”

30th Dec 2023 Darwin’s theory states that evolution happened gradually over a period of time. But about 521 million years ago, for a brief period

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‘Dream Big’

22nd Dec 2023 Start with a dream! “Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Imagination is the beginning of creation. You

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Was that Okay?

20th Dec 2023 I recently came across the commencement speech delivered by Oprah Winfrey at Harvard University in May 2013 and a section of the

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‘Sobremesa’

9th Dec 2023 (Spanish: “upon the table”) is the Spanish tradition of relaxing at the table after a heavy meal. It begins after dessert is

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‘Love’

5th Dec, 2023 A college professor had his Sociology class students go into the Baltimore slums to get the case histories of 200 young boys.

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Why Not You?

4th Dec, 2023 Someone will do something fresh, new, and brave today…. Why not you? Someone will befriend a stranger; deliver hope to the hopeless

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Happy Gurupurab!

27th Nov, 2023 “Satgur Nanak Pargateya, Mitti Dhund Jag Chanan Hoyeya” (With the emergence of the Holy Guruji, Guru Nanak, the mist cleared and the

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‘Why Me?’

25th Nov, 2023 When things go bad in your life, it’s easy to think ‘Why me?’ Why do I have a rubbish job? Why is

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‘The Fault Finders’

24th Nov, 2023 “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” To be specific, these small minds are fault-finders, which according

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Day 3 – Diwali – The Day of Light

12th Nov, 2023 ॥तमसो मा ज्योतिर् गमय॥ “हे ईश , हमें अज्ञान के अंधकार से ज्ञान के प्रकाश की ओर ले चलिए |” On this

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Diwali Festival – Day 2 – Naraka – Chaturdasi – (Day of Knowledge)

11th Nov, 2023  ‘The importance of knowing that you don’t know’ यदा किञ्चिज्ञोहं द्विप इव मदान्धः समभवम्। तदा सर्वज्ञोस्मित्यभवदवलिप्तं मम मनः।। यदा किञ्चित् किञ्चित् बुधजनशकाशादवगतम्।

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‘Light the Lamp’

7th Nov, 2023  I read a beautiful couplet from Sant Kabir this morning, which reads – जब मैं था तब हरी नहीं, अब हरी है

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‘Pura Vida’

4th Nov, 2023 In Costa Rica, ¡Pura Vida! is a phrase used by Ticos (Costa Ricans) on a daily basis. It means “pure life,” or

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#GOODEEDIWALI

2nd Nov, 2023 The Festive season is a great time of the year to practice kindness and gratitude. Let’s do our bit and start a

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‘Be Grateful’

29th Oct, 2023  Below is a true-life story I came across which really touched a chord. Recently, A 73-year-old man in Italy recovered from an

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Happy Vijaydashmi!

24th Oct, 2023 Dussehra is a Sanskrit word which means removal of ten bad qualities within you. Kama vasana (Lust) Krodha (Anger) Moha (Attachment) Lobha

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Do Good!

23rd Oct, 2023 There’s so much that needs to be done in this world. The question is: what can we do to make the world

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‘Happy Durga Ashtami’

22nd Oct, 2023 सर्वमंगलमांगल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थ साधिके। शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरी नारायणि नमोस्तु ते।। During Navratri, we celebrate the nine forms of the Goddess, the Universal

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‘REST’

21st Oct, 2023 “If a plant only gets sunlight, it’s very harmful. It needs darkness too, In the darkness, it converts oxygen into carbon dioxide.

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‘Autotelic’

16th Oct, 2023 Autotelic activity is one we do for its own sake because to experience it is the main goal rather than to achieve

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Happy Navratri

15th Oct, 2023 या देवी सर्वभूतेषु, शक्तिरूपेण संस्थिता, नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम: The beginning of spring and the beginning of autumn are two very

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‘The importance of knowing that you don’t know’

14th Oct, 2023 ‘यदा किञ्चिज्ञोहं द्विप इव मदान्धः समभवम्। तदा सर्वज्ञोस्मित्यभवदवलिप्तं मम मनः।। यदा किञ्चित् किञ्चित् बुधजनशकाशादवगतम्। तदा मूर्खोस्मीति ज्वर इव मदो मे व्यपगतः।।’ “When

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‘Change?’

5th Oct, 2023  Most people feel that success in business is dependent on how you respond to change, whereas many success stories show that successful

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‘Thank You’

30th September, 2023  Good morning & wish you a blessed Weekend. Sometimes we just need to stop in the midst of it all. Take a

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Ganpati Visarjan!

28th September, 2023  Ten days after welcoming Lord Ganesha to our homes on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees bid adieu to Ganesh idols on

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The Trade-off?

25th September, 2023  Continuing with the theme of Work – Life balance, For his book, ‘30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the

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‘Stay Positive’

22nd September, 2023 I Came across this beautiful piece of writing to overcome negativity bias & hence sharing. “What I advise you to do is,

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‘Walk away’

17th September, 2023 Sometimes walking away is the best move you can make in order to grow and evolve. “Walking” is the best exercise…!                         🚶

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‘Dopamine’

16th September, 2023 Often called the “happy hormone,” dopamine results in feelings of well-being. Interacting with the pleasure and reward centre of our brain, dopamine

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Action Bias

15th September, 2023 “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone,” wrote Blaise Pascal in the 17th Century.

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‘Don’t quit’

12th September, 2023 It’s amazing how far you will get by just staying with something long enough. Most people give up too early. Their fears

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Yes Weekend!

9th September, 2023 You can make the world a better place by making yourself a better person. The answers you seek, never come when the

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Happy Teachers Day!

5th September, 2023 Abraham Lincoln, wrote this letter to his son’s teacher when his son joined school: “My son starts school today. It is all

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‘Contentment’

3rd September, 2023 On a 17th-century tsukubai (water basin) stone at the Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto, there’s an ancient inscription where four Chinese characters are

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The Last Dance

31st August, 2023 I recently had the opportunity to see the must watch Netflix documentary “The Last Dance” – about the Chicago Bulls’ dream run

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‘Value Life’

29th August, 2023 Carefulness is a characteristic of being cautious, thoughtful, or prudent. A friend of mine who used to say that he misplaces and

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What Love means?

27th August, 2023 Touching words from the mouth of children. A group of researchers once people posed this question to a group of 4 to

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Yes, We Can!

24th August, 2023 Team ISRO achieved an amazing feat when the Chandrayan -3 made a soft landing on the Moon South Pole. Built at a

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‘The KISS principle’

21st August, 2023 Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” KISS is a design principle that stands for “Keep it simple and

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‘Cut Out The Bad Bits’

11th August, 2023 Jerry Seinfeld, the Billionaire actor, writer & producer identifies the ultimate skill of the artist as “taste of creativity and discernment.” “It’s

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‘The Salmon Run’

10th August, 2023 All major animal groups including birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mo insects & crustaceans migrate hundreds and thousands of miles and the

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‘Live Life’

5th Aug, 2023 The popular assumption is that no skills are involved in enjoying free time, and that anybody can do it. Yet the evidence

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