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?
Do you know right now this very moment when you are engrossed reading this article, there is a beautiful world unfolding before you? But for some very weird reason, you chose to read these words instead (and I am afraid I can’t say for sure if you made the correct choice). If you pauseContinue Reading Are You Aware Of The Life Unfolding Before You?
If you already feel extremely overburdened by your daily share of activities, this question makes no sense. You might say: “Well, I have a lot of things I’m pursuing right now. A series of goals. A long sequence of unfinished projects. A lot of commitments and deadlines. What’s the fun in adding philosophy in thisContinue Reading “Why is it important to have a life philosophy?”
Simplification is often the difference between Good and Amazing. Just because you love something doesn’t guarantee you will be great. Interest without purpose is nearly impossible to sustain. Having a purpose makes you deeply connected to the world beyond yourself. You can do anything once you stop trying to do everything. We often don’t doContinue Reading Thought Catalog 3
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash “Schools are designed on the assumption that there is a secret to everything in life; that the quality of life depends upon knowing that secret; that secrets can onlyContinue Reading Top grades will typically make you settle into the system instead of shaking it up.
There is a very bright chance of you spending a good portion of your school life getting grades that managed to place you on a scale of “above average”. And since you never dared to challenge its rationality, it followed you right into your job and successfully infiltrated probably every aspect of yourContinue Reading “Good” is nothing but universally accepted representation of “Average”.