Fear of uncertainty! We are tormented either by present things not turning out as per our expectation or by things that are yet to take place or by both. As to things present, if it doesn’t result in any bodily harm, there is absolutely nothing to worry. As to what may happen in the future,Continue Reading Is Your Success Ladder Leaning On The Wrong Wall ? Part : 2
The Journey So Far! It’s very likely that you might have started climbing the existing ladder of success because that was the only ladder available to you. Back then, fulfillment of immediate needs was the most important priority for you. The more important and wider question of individual preferences and core values could never captureContinue Reading Is Your Success Ladder Leaning On The Wrong Wall? Part :1
One of the very basic issue with most commonly accepted definition of success is that more often than not it ends up advocating a single yardstick — read money — as its universal unit of measurement. An objective analysis of this commonly accepted unit of measurement invariably exposes all its inherent limitations. For example, money can’t buy: Certainty andContinue Reading Are You Prepared To Outgrow Your Success?
Knowledge is knowing the difference between what’s urgent and what’s important, whereas wisdom is giving priority to what’s important. If you are attaching too much of a pride with success, don’t be disappointed if you end up on the sidelines. There is no way you can give full attention to something and resist it atContinue Reading Thought Catalog 5
This is one of my favorite scenes from the movie Fight Club. The back door opens and Tyler brings the store’s CLERK out at gunpoint, forces him to his knees. Jack follows, freaked. Tyler points the gun at the Clerk. JACK (Voice Over): On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops toContinue Reading What’s Preventing You From Unlimited Possibilities?
If you are on a staple diet of self-improvement and personal growth — quite often, you might have been forced to go through the feeling of inadequacy. There is a bright chance of you being motivated to do better but at the same time cursing your own existence. Not living up-to other’s expectations disguised as yourContinue Reading Why Will The Desire For An Extraordinary Life Make You Unhappy?
If you are reading this, I bet you must have EATEN your share of frogs, GOT things done by trying apps like Todoist, Evernote, Timeboxing, Pomodoro, or Wunderlist. Given a scenario where there is no dearth of systems and tools available to make you more productive, you often expect that once you adoptContinue Reading Why Is An Overdose Of Productivity Hacks Not Helping You?
There are only two reasons to do anything — one is the fake one and the other is the real one. You normally earn your reputation by doing challenging things with ease. Ambitious failures will teach you to keep pushing the boundaries of your existing comfort zone. How you bring magic to the most mundaneContinue Reading Thought Catalog 4
The busyness of our modern lifestyle ensures that we are not even aware of something as omnipresent as the humming of an air conditioner — background noise of low intensity — until it stops. That’s a clear sign of our long-term conditioning. Something that is accepted as an inevitable part of our normal life —Continue Reading Are You Pursuing Anxiety As Your Surviving Lifestyle?
There was absolutely no doubt in my mind as far as my status as an addiction-free person was concerned, till I came across this quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb —— “The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.” And of course, after reading it, I had no option but to declareContinue Reading Are You Addicted To The Wrong Kind Of Carbohydrates?