As a child, I was fascinated by the Indian army. I loved their uniforms, weapons, vehicles (especially the trucks), their macho physiques… I wanted to be a soldier when I grew up. But my frail physique and poor eyesight made this career a no-go.… Read more
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily”, Zig Ziglar had popularly said.
We read countless self help articles and books, and watch hundreds of self-pep videos. These are wonderful exercises.… Read more
Outrage – it’s bloody exhausting! Every day, the world outrages over something(s) new.
Social media, mainstream media, friends, strangers – everyone is outraging. We shout, fight and mount humiliations on people we have not met.
Why do we outrage?… Read more
Don’t deny it. You want to improve. You want to make your life better and do something you enjoy.
Since long, you have been dreaming of it. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know what you want to do.… Read more
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Gary Kirsten walked into the dressing room to see him padding up.
It was the 2011 World Cup final. Sachin Tendulkar had just been dismissed. Over 1 billion Indians were crestfallen. They prayed for a victory which now seemed unlikely.… Read more
You want more of it. Badly. Sleep.
But you force yourself out of bed. The mornings get to you. Everything is disorderly, the shirt you want to wear isn’t ironed, and everyone is edgy. Somehow, you finish your daily routine and leave for work – sometimes after fighting with your partner, or scolding your child, or without eating breakfast.… Read more
“I need this job! If I get it, I’m all set,” I said.
“What does ‘all set’ mean,” he asked.
“It means I’ll be happy! Where is your mind today?” I snapped.
“Chill out, I’m just kidding,” he smiled.… Read more