Wake up early every morning and get s*** done

6 benefits of rising up early

Nobody really likes waking up early in the morning. But, as much as we hate waking up early, the truth is, it’s important. Not only because school and most of our works start up bright and early, but because if you do wake up early you actually get more time to be productive and tackle … Continue reading Wake up early every morning and get s*** done

Work to live or live to work?

Work to live or live to work

As Millenials, sometimes we feel like we are in a constant rush like if we aren’t successful by thirty we have failed life. That’s how much pressure this society has put on everyone. And I mean everyone because baby boomers feel that too. Yes, they are adults already, but that same feeling of constantly working … Continue reading Work to live or live to work?

Happiness is a Choice – Inspiration from ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’

Happiness is a choice

Happiness is a choice Is it really possible to feel joyous under duress? I asked myself this question as I finished Dr Victor Frankl's monumental book 'Man's Search for Meaning'. I will publish the book review sometime next week. For now, I just wanted to share my immediate thoughts. Dr Frankl was a holocaust survivor … Continue reading Happiness is a Choice – Inspiration from ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’

Muhammad Ali Quotes for Monday Motivation

Muhammad Ali Monday Motivation Quotes

Muhammad Ali Quotes for Monday Motivation My most heartrending memory of Muhammad Ali comes from the opening ceremony of 1996 Atlanta Olympics. There he was on the podium with the Olympic torch in his hands. He had a slow gait. His hands were literally shaking as he lit the flame. Until that day, I had … Continue reading Muhammad Ali Quotes for Monday Motivation

Mental Calculations SELF Challenge – I

This is my first post in my mental calculations self-challenge. I wanted to document it here so that I have a sense of accountability and this had better be a challenge than a passing fancy. The fact is that if we set our mind to something we only get better. The problem is that in life, half the things we do we don't have any interest in -

10 Key Lessons from Bhagavad Gita

When I was growing up, my dad used to tell me stories from ancient Indian texts. Mostly, these stories had moral lessons to be learned. There were stories which underlined the consequences of greed and jealousy. There were stories about our fixation with material comforts; stories about the impermanence of humans.