The First Step The first step is always having a motivation and a purpose to do something. That is not so easy. Sometimes one needs to go out and look for it, other times it comes knocking. If you are so lucky as it comes knocking, good for you. If you need to go out… Read More #30 – You can do what you want (Motivation)
It’ll be fine. Change is imminent, and sometimes change isn’t comfortable: People die, people get fired, people leave. While it may seem bleak now, it’ll be fine later. By no means are the emotions of grief and sorrow unnecessary, though. They make us understand what we value, they make us stronger, they make us human.… Read More You See, If We Have No Hope, We Have Nothing
At the end of my book, I published a list of ten must read books that everyone read if they want to expand their treasure chest of knowledge. My book touches upon a variety of subjects – History, Philsophy, Religion and a little bit of Human Psychology as well. So it’s no surprise that the… Read More Ten Must Read Books After You’ve Read ‘The Things We Don’t Know’
There’s at least two ways in which one can develop self confidence. Do something meaningful to you. Improve self talk. The first one will help you develop hard skills while the second one will help you develop soft skills. Let’s tackle each one. By doing something meaningful to you, you’re realising your efficacy. Self-efficacy is… Read More The Two Steps To Developing Self Confidence
There are people who’ve had jobs and yet gotten fired and hit rock bottom. Then there are people who never get fired, hate what they do and waste their life away. At 29 YOU have the chance to do something meaningful, something valuable that’ll make you happier. Getting a job is not the only way,… Read More Decide to do something meaningful and start today
I originally answered this as to a quora question. I absolutely love quora because of the breadth of information can be found there, especially subjective answers to things not otherwise found on Wikipedia. I do love Wikipedia as well – though I think of them as complementary rather than competition. The original question was: I… Read More How To Not Quit, Not Be Bored, And Find Success In Everything
I was very close to making the title of this post “the three steps to achieving world peace” or “improve human life in three easy steps”. Those would get me the clicks, but would they bring back my soul? Jokes aside – this was originally a question on quora. I liked the question so much,… Read More What Should We Do To Improve Human Life?
I’m sure that you have heard of this quote widely attributed to Einstein: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by it’s ability to climb a tree, it will live it’s whole life believing it’s stupid.” It’s quite apt in a situation where we tend to compare ourselves to others. Perhaps we don’t think… Read More Comparing yourself to others is crazy – but you already know that!
How many conversations have you had about Passion? Most of life is about reflection and to ask oneself whether one is living the best possible life. So many people continue to reevaluate, turning away from job opportunities that are prestigious but not courageous, making families out of friends and neighbors, buying less, giving away more,… Read More Passion: Did you give it your very best?
Some people call it the personal style document, because it sounds cooler: I’ll go with the personal vision document. The goal is simple: I want to be able to define who I am, as a friend, a human being, a brother, a husband and so on. It is very easy to lose ourselves in inter-personal… Read More Have You Created A Personal Vision Statement?