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How’s Your Self Belief?

How’s Your Self Belief? Your potential is limited to the belief you have in yourself. Your potential is not a function of what your parents, immediate family, your teachers, or your supervisor believes you to be capable of achieving. It Read more…


How Do I Know If I am Making Progress?

When we are on a journey of self-improvement, there are instances when we regress into old habits that we are looking to change. We slip up. When we slip up, we tend to judge ourselves very harshly. We are our Read more…


What’s The Point?

I enjoy watching the old James Bond Classics. I must have seen each of the movies in the James Bond Series at-least four to five times each. In each of these movies, there are some scenes that are indelibly etched Read more…


Everything Is A Perception

Everything is a perception. Our experience of life is not the way things happen outside us. It’s the way we “Perceive” the way things happen around us. No matter how objective we try to be, it is through our brain’s Read more…


The Universe Is Benevolent

The universe is benevolent. It will give the best that everyone deserves. We may focus on what we want, but it focuses on providing us what we need. It is like a Parent. A child may want a tub of Read more…


Scarcity Mindset, Gratitude, And Joy

Scarcity Mindset, Gratitude, and Joy, are three emotional states that are interlinked. We often think of Scarcity Mindset from a material standpoint, specifically regarding our relationship with money. While this may be partly correct, there is a much bigger play Read more…


Ride The Wave Of Life

We all suffer from the illusion that we are in the center of the world. What do I mean by this? Most of our life experience is “ME” or “I” centric. “I am happy,” “I am sad,” “he is helping Read more…


Nails Of Anger

Stories are a great way to remind yourself of some important messages. Whenever I come across anyone struggling with anger issues, I share this story. There once was a little boy who was ill-tempered and had a bad habit of Read more…


Don’t Resist – Lean Into Your Problems

“I have made a big mistake. Shit, this will cost me my job. I need to ensure that this problem does not come out while I try fixing it.” “Why should I apologize? It’s all her mistake because of which Read more…


Go Beyond Survival Thinking

There is a distinction between Survival and Survival Thinking. Many times in our life, we encounter challenges and problems that could significantly impact our experience in that moment of crisis. It could be the loss of a job OR Death Read more…