Tag Archive: Mindset

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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Merry-Go-Round

The earth revolves around the sun completing a cycle in 365 days and this continues for approximately 70 times in an average life. Personally, I think of earth revolving around the sun as a merry-go-round ride in a park where…
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The Law of Self Elasticity

I have discussed Parkinson’s law in a few previous posts. Realizing its significance over and over again, I started to notice that this is a special case of a more general law that governs several different areas of our life…
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The Knowledge Complement

Unknown unknowns

As children, we are very inquisitive but we eventually grow up which results in us growing out of the wondering habit as well. We form opinions based on the limited knowledge we have gathered, formulate a complete theory of the…
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Breaking Mental Patterns

Human brain is plastic and certain mental patterns need to be broken

A human brain is plastic; it is a common term used by neuroscientists. Plasticity refers to the ability of the brain to change gradually over a period of time. On the one hand, a person can mould new neural connections…
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Immersing into the Experience

Somewhere, I read a short story which went like this: A little girl was walking in a park with a balloon in her hand. Suddenly, she lost the grip of the thread and the balloon flew away. Looking at it…
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The Astonishing Truth I Never Realized Before

While reading the book Mastery, I came to know about an astonishing fact that was so simple and yet never occurred to me before. It is said that the great advance in human civilization came due to two main reasons:…
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How to Become Antifragile

In a previous post The Wittgenstein’s Ruler, we discussed the concept of Wittgenstein’s Ruler, as explained by Nassem Nicholas Taleb in his brilliant book Fooled by Randomness. Here, we discuss another amazing term he coined, namely antifragiligy in his book…
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The Law of Diminishing Intent

Clock showing the present moment

Recently, I came to know about this wonderful law, the Law of Diminishing Intent, coined by the great Jim Rohn. It says, The longer you wait to do something you should do now, the greater the odds that you will…
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