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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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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Mixing Relaxation and Work

I read an interesting piece in the book Tools of Titans by author Tim Ferriss, where there was a passage by Derek Sivers about the importance of relaxing and enjoying oneself. A few years ago, I lived in Santa Monica,…
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Real Meaning of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the ultimate virtue, everyone knows that. However, there is a strange misunderstanding about the concept of forgiveness among many people. We usually think that if someone has unknowingly done something wrong and did not have an intention to…
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Navigating the Rules

Long ago, I wrote a post on how difficult it is for a child to learn the rules of this world. The fact that for them, the rules are not easy to master is an interesting inference. There are conflicts…
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Being Short and Concise

Blaise Pascal once wrote, “I only made this letter longer because I had not the leisure to make it shorter.” One of the most significant changes the age of Internet has brought in our lives is the availability of time….
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Why First Born Children are Likely to Fare Better

First child carving out their own path

There have been several research studies around the world on the first born children being smarter and more successful than their siblings. There have been several theories suggested why this is the case, some of which are the following. They…
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