Friday, September 21, 2018
"Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated." Almost all of us have this notion that 'Life is complicated'. But is this really the case? Life isn't tough or complicated, we complicate it by taking such decisions....
Mentioned below are some habits that would align in helping you develop a winning mindset. These are not some conventional habits that you could find somewhere in a self-help book and so the title 'unconventional'. Hope they prove to...
“If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry.  If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying.  There is no benefit...
Everyone procrastinates, it does not matter who you are. Whether it is snuggling into the cosy blanket for 5 more minutes, or snoozing that alarm for 10 minutes of extra sleep, or watching just one episode of your favourite...
Most of us maintain a TO-DO list to keep our productivity in check. A TO-DO list not only helps helps us plan but also helps us in prioritizing the important tasks and eliminating the unnecessary tasks. Similarly, a TO-DON'T...
Not all tasks on our TO-DO list are interesting or exciting but we have to get them done anyhow. We try to put them off until they get on our nerves and disrupt the functioning of other important tasks...
When our motivation is down in the dumps, it is natural to feel upset. As a result, negative thoughts start enveloping our mind. The feeling of failure and self-doubt starts upping and it becomes nearly impossible to lead a...
One of the those traits that everyone desires is none other than - Productivity. How we wish there was some magic spell like 'Expelliarmus' or 'Avada Kedavra' to become more productive. Unlike the popular notion, there is no such...
"Worrying doesn't take away tomorrow's troubles, it takes away today's peace." One of the the most destructive habit loop that people get trapped in is worrying. We worry about every single thing. We worry about our work, our relationships, our...
Some days are easy-going, things are going as planned, there is nothing much on the plate and everything can be taken care of easily. But on other days, there is so much to do in so little time, things...
  "Close some doors not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, simply because they no longer lead you somewhere."                                                                                                            -Paul Coelho I think life was easier back in the 90s. There were no smartphones, no computers, no internet, just video...
  There are beliefs that are holding us back. Some of these beliefs were told to us in our early age by our elders and they are stuck in our mind till date, some got stuck in mind because of...
"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." We all are quite aware of the importance of including good habits in our life, habits that are constructive and gradually lead us towards personal growth. Speaking...
"Time is what we want the most but use the worst." I am in total agreement with the quote mentioned above. We are always short of time. How many of us cannot stop wishing there were more hours in a...
Who doesn't want to be successful? There isn't a single person on the face of this earth who doesn't aspire to be successful in whatever s/he does. But there are some habits that hold us back, that stop us...
"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."                                                                                                 -Winston Churchill Everyone wants success. We have numerous beliefs about what works for us, about the right way to achieve. We are...
Its' that day of week when things aren't going your way. Things don't seem to be falling into place and whatever you do only seems to worsen it up. All you have around is - crisis and you feel...
What do I mean by an effective mindset? Well, an effective mindset is the one that draws the best out of everything. That knows how to make the best out of the limited resources like time and energy. So, here is...
   "Perfectionism is the mother of procrastination." One of the many destructive habits that lead us into procrastination is - Perfectionism. Trying to be perfect in whatever we do will hold us back from trying until the 'perfect' time arrives. It adds...
                                                                          "The greatest amount of...
                                                                 “Don’t wait. The time will never be...
Our only obligation in life should be - being true to ourselves. Just as we cannot love anyone else until we love ourselves, we cannot be true to anyone else until we are true to ourselves. So where can you...
Getting started with what we want in life can be hard. But what is harder is the fact that we stand in our own way, procrastinating, fearing and thereby delaying our success. So, today we are going to discuss the...
“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value...
  “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”                        ...
“Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.” Negativity is toxic and holds you back from living the life you have ever wanted. It is very easy to fall...
Frustration takes so much out of us. It sucks energy, distracts us can steal quite a bit of time. frustration can actually be positive when it gives you the power to keep going just a little bit more until you...
Everybody has a life story. A story full of adversities, sorrows, moments of joy and laughter. But some adversities are so harsh that we tend to lose all hopes and tend to give up to such situations. The way...
"If you can find a path without obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere. Obstacles do not block the path; they are the path." There is this infamous story related to 'opportunities'. Have a look: In ancient times, a King had a...
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own...
                                                 “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”          ...
                                      “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”            ...
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Time management

We all are aware of the importance of efficient time management. However, in this blog I'm not going to list down the consequences of a bad time management. Take this like a revelation for all those Procrastinators out there. Imagine...
  “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”                                            ...
  “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the...
People think ‘You Only Live Once’ and that automatically gives them a free pass to do whatever they want. However stupid, however insane, however unjust or however lazy, everything gets justified under this canopy of YOLO. How about thinking about...
When we are feeling low, everything seems uninteresting. All we want to do is stay back at home, curl up in our comforter and stick to our beds. In the meanwhile, nothing can be done because we don't feel...
The transition from school to college is probably the toughest transition we have to make in our life. Mainly, for most of us, this was/is the first major transition. Also, the lifestyle, learning process, eating habits, way of thinking,...
Our only obligation in life should be - being true to ourselves. Just as we cannot love anyone else until we love ourselves, we cannot be true to anyone else until we are true to ourselves. So where can you...
“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.” It really is very easy to become a happy person. And it is very easy to rob yourself of happiness...
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”                                          ...
Thomas Edison was hearing impaired. His teachers found him 'too stupid' to learn anything. His mother home-schooled him. While talking about his invention of the bulb, he said, "I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that do not...
If we succeed in something, people start attacking us. Self-motivation comes with the ability to developing a thick skin against all the criticism. But what is equally important, is the ability to not let praise consume us. Why? Because...
Each one of us has a set of beliefs that have been conditioned into our mind since our childhood. Some were taught to us by our parents, our teachers and some were learned by us through observation. But little...
How awesome would it be if we could just identify our good habits and work on maintaining them for years to come? It would transform our lives! Isn't it? Similarly, how tremendous would it be to get rid of...
  We all want success! But how do we get it? By being motivated. So, I'm sharing some timeless advices that were as helpful 2000 years ago as they are now.Presenting to you 25 thought-provoking, motivating and useful quotes on success. “Success...
                                                              "Comparison is an act of violence against the self." In...
  One of the very important skills that we need in our life is - to not over-react in tough situations, to be able to keep calm. When we keep calm, we have a lot less stress because we don't...
Stress is an inevitable part of our daily lives. However, without smart habits for dealing with stress, life can be lot more burdensome. You may feel tired before the week has barely begun, be overwhelmed on a daily basis,...