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Month: May 2020

A Small Trick To Tune Your Day

I am sure some of you have experienced something like this. You are in a good mood doing something at your desk when someone who has a reputation of being toxic and negative walks over to chat with you. Ten Read more…


The Infinite Dimension

There are two dimensions to our life when it relates to our values, beliefs, and thoughts—the material and spiritual. Money, Assets, time, experiences, all relate to the material side of our life. Values like happiness, Joy, Compassion, truth, love, gratitude, Read more…


Power Is In “Doing” What We Know

Every one of us knows intuitively what is right and what is wrong. We don’t need formal training to teach us about the basics of right or wrong. The problem is that despite know right from wrong, we let ourselves Read more…


Wrong Happens Fast,Setting It Right Takes Time

I was rushing for an appointment with a prospective client. I did not want to be late. I stepped on the gas, pushing about 130 Kmps speed. I had been to this client location a few times, so I was Read more…


Seeds And Weeds

In a garden, weeds grow by themselves. They don’t need a gardener. On the other hand, good seeds have to be planted deliberately and cultivated carefully. The seeds need to be tended to by a gardener to sprout into fruit-bearing Read more…


A Weekend Story

Buddha was going town to town with his disciples and decided to set up camp for the evening on the bank of a natural lake. After settling down, Buddha called one of his disciples and said: ” I am thirsty, Read more…


Don’t Take The Easy Path

Pain is a doorway to the pleasure of success and fulfillment in life. There is no achievement of any sort without pain. We are all creations of compulsions and instincts. We go by what gives us pleasure in the current Read more…


How Do I Build Confidence?

“How do I become more confident?”-This is a question I have asked my mentors often, and many others have asked me too. Why is there this desire for more confidence? Does it come from a place of lack always? If Read more…


Make Your Day Count

How did you spend your time last week? When you think back, does the week that went by feel like a blur, like a dream you know you had, but you barely remember. In the current “Work from Home” world, Read more…


How Do I Overcome Resistance To Meditate

In anything we do, for every action, we want feedback. Whenever there is an investment of effort, we want to see some outcome, some progress. We want proof that the process works, E.g., when you work on a project diligently, Read more…