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Only You Can Help Yourself

You could be a student appearing for the final term exams or a salesperson operating in a harsh environment or a budding musician or a sportsperson looking to enhance your skills and make a mark or a leader of an Read more…


Managing Mindset

I keep having some interesting old YouTube videos popping up on my social media feeds. Yesterday, I came across an interview that Virat Kohli, the inspirational Indian Cricket Captain, gave a few years back to one of the sports channels. 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…


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…


Why Do You Do What You Do

A young reader of my blog reached out to me regarding one of my earlier Blogs https://ownmygrowth.com/2020/04/23/mans-search-for-meaning/, requesting me to help provide more clarity on the concept of meaning to help him come to terms with his current work situation. Read more…


Weekend Thoughts

All of us have an ego about our own self-importance. We view everything through the lens of how something impacts us, how we will be perceived, what it will do to our position in society, family, etc. Our sense of Read more…


Push Physical Boundaries To Build Mental Resilience

I have a confession to make. I envy all my friends who have run half and full marathons. I have done a few 10 Km runs myself but I have never managed to muster the courage to go for the Read more…


Stop Resisting-Start Accepting

Some days I feel like I am in an emotional roller-coaster dealing with situations that upset my balance and sense of well-being. I used to think that my emotional state was dependent on “someone” or “something.” But after distilling wisdom Read more…


Don’t Wait For It To Feel Right

Life is not very good if we manage it through our feelings. I feel like doing something. Therefore, I will do it. I don’t feel like doing something. Hence, I will not do it. There is this misguided notion that Read more…


Succeed In the Present Moment

Something very nice about kids nowadays is that they push back if they don’t understand anything. During a conversation on a school assignment, my son repeatedly mentioned that he was hoping to score the highest marks possible and that he Read more…