Keeping a Small Identity

One of the most wonderful articles I have ever read in my life is Paul Graham’s Keep your identity small. The summary of his argument is that discussions about religion and politics draw heated debates while most other topics do…
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Why I am Thankful to Facebook

Insect

Long ago, I deleted my Facebook account, which in my opinion is a beneficial activity only when used with control. I have forgotten almost every single status, post, photo and video I had watched there. However, there is one thing…
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Looking into the Rear-View Mirror

Rear-view mirror of life

A few days ago, we were going somewhere in our car when suddenly my daughter said: “Papa, you should drive faster. All the cars are overtaking us.” I explained to her that it’s not all the cars overtaking us, rather…
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What is the Strangest Secret?

In 1956, Earl Nightingale produced an audiobook (if we can call that) by the name of The Strangest Secret, which has been widely recognized as one of the greatest motivational books of all time. According to him, Success is the…
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A Summary of The Slight Edge

Here is a brief summary of one of my favorites books The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. It explains one of the simplest yet the most useful ideas that should be necessarily understood by every person on the planet. There…
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How to Build Self Confidence

A famous quote by Véra de Bénardaky goes like this. The most lucrative trade would be to buy people for what they’re worth and sell them for what they believe to be worth. It amazes me sometimes how much wisdom…
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Asking Big Questions from Life

It is sometimes funny to ‘discover’ something that is so simple and yet lies completely undetected in our everyday thoughts. One such concept is the following. If you don’t ask big questions from life, you will not get big answers…
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Connecting Empathy with Self Control

Think about your old self. Are you the same person you were 10 years ago? In the documents, yes but in reality, you were travelling in time and have reached a place depending on the decisions you were taking every…
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The Key to Happiness

The Serenity Prayer by the American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr goes like this: The Serenity Prayer God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference….
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