Stars to the Rescue Again

Starry night

In the pre-technology era, there was no GPS and there was no Internet. People used to mark directions according to the position of the stars. That helped a lot in determining the correct route. Stars were the GPS of the…
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Valuing the Ordinary

In the recent holidays, I thought that I should watch some of the very best movies. Many a times it happened that I started watching a movie, did not find it enough entertaining and either stopped it or watched it…
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Covering the Ground by Foot

Usually if I have to go somewhere, I always think about the time it will take to reach there. If I can manage, I prefer walking that distance. Gradually I have started to appreciate the little benefits that come with…
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Some Harsh Truths that Make Us Stronger

Recently, I had the opportunity to read a wonderful article on 16 harsh truths that make us stronger. I am copying a summary below while you can go the original article to read the details. I really enjoyed reading it….
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5 Seconds Rule

I read the 5 seconds rule from Mel Robbins. And I was surprised how an idea that simple could remain hidden from generations of people. Usually when I read motivational quotes by people or some strategies, I know that these…
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A Problem with “How was your Day Today?”

Most of the parents ask this question when they pick up their children from school, or when the children return home. The problem with this question is that it is quite open ended. If the child feels happy according to…
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The Two Journeys

When I was a child, we used to visit our grandparents and cousins on a train in another city. I remember I always tried to sit down at the platform to have a glimpse of what kind of machinery goes…
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How to Avoid YouTube Ads

Avoiding YouTube ads is probably one of the biggest problems humanity is facing today. Paying for YouTube Red is probably a solution but most people would prefer something else. Nevertheless, Google has to make money to make those engines running….
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The Value in Breaking the Momentum

Once upon a time, I wrote a post on how to go beyond 100 pushups. Following a daily routine obviously pushed me past that goal and then it started to look fairly easy. I could drop to the floor any…
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Where I Judge People

Judging others is a perfect recipe for storing poison in our heads. It harms no one else. I find it funny that we expect others to be either good or bad, although no one wakes up and promises that they…
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