Letting Go

Sometimes we feel regret for some mistakes in our life. Or powerlessness about bad things happening out of our control. What is our response? Usually, we time-travel in the past, replay the events in our head, feel the pain again,…
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1 Lesson to Learn from Sports

Playing sports is incredible fun going by the entertainment value it provides. There, everything usually happens in a blink of an eye. If it is cricket, ball comes to the batsman within a fraction of a second. A footballer has…
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1 Day at a Time

During a meeting one morning, a colleague of mine who is in his late 50s looked tired and old. As if more wrinkles had appeared on his face overnight. Maybe result of a bad night’s sleep, I thought. Then, I…
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Forming Conclusive Opinions

A wise friend once told me, it is not necessary to form opinions about everything. A matter can be left open if there is no sufficient evidence in favor of any one opinion. I used to have lots of conclusive…
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Turning Ideas into Reality

Every human being is creative. Many a times we have good ideas that never get translated into actions and consequently never materialize. GTD framework is a great tool in clearing the task queue, as well as the projects broken down…
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A Simple Solution to Many Problems

Suppose that we start writing in a note why the children cried on each occasion. The list will look something like this: Want a plate instead of a bowl Orange marker is lost Other sibling might take a toy Imagine…
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Mind Like Water – GTD + Evernote

GTD (Getting Things Done) is a framework for streamlining, organizing and tracking your tasks and projects. As opposed to our natural mode of handling “stuff” as it comes and using our minds for its storage, the main purpose is to…
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The Screen Age

Imagine a situation where you experience loud shrieking sounds in your ears everywhere you go, whether at home, office or travel. And that continues to happen for a good part of your 16 waking hours. That does not seem to…
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Sitting Our Way to Death

Every morning I catch the train on my way to office for a 37 minutes ride. Usually the seats are taken up on a first come first serve basis and none is empty within a few stations. In the evening,…
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4 Pillars of a Successful Day

The rising and falling of sun is always fascinating, maybe because it is a symbol of our lives in general. Soft and gentle in the start, getting stronger, warmer and fierce until its peak, becoming kind and pleasant later and…
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