India’s astonishing 15,297% growth story. We are rich, people

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Enough of the wining. Enough of blaming all our beloved leaders, political parties, their partners/friends/cousins/minions, and the neighbourhood dog for our trouble. We, as a country, are rich. Period. Explain the 15,297% growth story otherwise. Here’s a quick comparison of what we were in 1992 vs. what we were in 2011. Arms Import in 1992: $215,000 Arms Import in 2011: …

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What’s your excuse today?

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You set goals in life. You slice those goals to keep it achievable in humanly trackable times. You stay motivated to achieve the goals, and you continuously adapt to changes while meeting those goals. And then, you something fail to meet those goals. It happens to me a lot of times. I have a long way in getting that burning …

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Get wealthy through self-improvement

Self improvement can be started in many ways, and have many objectives. For a moment let us focus on the materialist (or what some call “real”) universe. The biggest demand in this part of universe is – “money”. However abstract that money is, and can be – you can safely say you need at least some to live life. Self …

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Bite-size your to-do list

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To-do lists are important in your life. Whether it is measuring yourself against your self-improvement goals, imbibing a good habit, or to stay motivated in your life, goals help you stay focused. We have previously seen how easy it is to maintain To Do lists. All it takes is a few pieces of paper to write down stuff that you …

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Follow 3 tips to lead a happy life

Happiness means different things for different people. Even for the same person it will be different at different points in time. There is also this thing called change. Any accomplishment, however hard-earned, will not lead to absolute happiness for ever. You set your goals and priorities to something more, and move the goal post for happiness. Happiness means different things …

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6 Tips to be Super Motivated

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I know, I know – I am falling into that trap of quantifying anything and everything related to self improvement, self motivation or personality development.But, lately I have seen so many “top X ways to do Y” that I could not resist. More over, I see that people love to put a quantity to something that is not quite physical …

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The case for optimists

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Be an eternal optimist. If nothing else, it helps you live – and be happy. Seriously, if you do not look forward to your future how will you see a point in going on living? If all you can see is a bleak and dreary future, why do you expect to be happy today? I am not known to be …

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Quantum meditation to attract wealth

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I am a believer in the power of Yoga. I have been trying, rather unsuccessfully, to incorporate the yogic principles and methods in daily life. But, I consider myself to be aware of a few yoga practices that helps the body, mind and soul. So, imagine my surprise when I found out something called quantum yoga. And, even more surprise …

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Get out from your own hell

You create your own hell. Self-improvement is the key to unlock the door, and get out. Get out from your own hell. Don’t get accustomed to it, don’t for a moment believe that the hell is life. You can do far better – take my word for it. You create your hell. The world around you helps. Any hell, any …

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Guaranteed self improvement for free

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All of us can grow. I do not mean financial growth alone – it may be philosophical, career, or anything that you think can make a better human out of you. No matter which stage you are (assuming you have not reached Nirvana yet), you can find an opportunity to change for the better. Make  life more fulfilling, exciting and …

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Love your work, be the change

It’s quite an old fact that you succeed at a piece of work, no matter what it is, by first loving to do it. It holds true today, and it will be that way for the foreseeable future. The work or task can be anything – clean out the attic, rebuild a house, learn a new skill at work, or even …

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10 meditation tips to calm yourself

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Meditation is not prayer. Meditation is the art and practice of calming one’s mind. The basic premise of meditation is to calm yourself – in mind and body, build positive internal forces, and develop compassion towards everyone and everything. Meditative practices are simple really. All you need to do is turn inward, forget the past, stop worrying about the future, …

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Limitless, Improve your productivity on the internet

If you spend anywhere beyond 30 min browsing, checking emails or checking your social media accounts, then you know how difficult is it to keep your focus straight and get things done. Internet is a big, big helper to gain knowledge and learn new things. Internet is also a big distraction while you are trying to learn something new. It …

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What to do when you encounter a life block?

I define a “life block” as a perceived block that threatens as the as-is condition. You encounter a situation in life where you just feel uninspired, unmotivated and un-everything. Your grades are going down the drain, your career seems to be going nowhere, you seem to have encountered a plateau which is not to your liking. What do you do? …

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Top 3 exciting tech from CES 2014

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an international event that showcases the upcoming, best and greatest of the electronics devices. This year was no different with more than  a few devices on display, right from laser headlamps for Audi to cutting board iPad holder. There are too many devices/technologies on display, and if you are a self proclaimed technology enthusiast this …

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