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Achieve your potential- tip #497

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Don’t make your life too complicated by over imagining problems. Change need not be complex. Need not be difficult and painful. Make change a friend.


The Dog and his reflections

Posted by in Motivation

A long time ago there was a great shah. He ordered to build a beautiful palace which had many wonderful things in it. Among other curiosities in the palace there was a hall, where all the walls, the sealing, the door and even the floor were made of mirror. The mirrors were so clear and smooth that visitors didn’t understand at once that there was a mirror in front of them – so accurately the mirrors would reflect the objects. Moreover, the walls of this hall were made in a way that they created an extraordinary increased echo.

Once, a dog ran into the hall and froze in surprise in the middle of the hall, a whole pack of dogs surrounded it from all sides, from above and below. Just in case, the dog bared his teeth- and all the reflections responded to it in the same way. Frightened, the dog frantically barked – the echo imitated the bark and increased it many times. The dog barked even harder – and the echo was keeping up. The dog tossed from one side to another, biting the air- his reflections also tossed around snapping their teeth.

In the morning, the guards found the miserable dog, lifeless and surrounded by a million reflections of lifeless dogs. There was nobody, who would make any harm to the dog. The dog died by fighting with his own reflections.

The world doesn’t bring good or evil on its own. Everything that is happening around us is the reflection of our own thoughts, feelings, wishes and actions. The world is a big mirror.

Think about instances where you feel disturbed, distressed or depressed. Are you looking at reflections on your own mirrors and reacting to it?


Discovering two pearls in a single day

Posted by in Attitude

I thought I was good in writing. I ran into an ad for Grammarly earlier today. I tested my writing.
I got the feedback in a sea of red.
Deeply ashamed.
Time to get back to writing better.
I just saw an article written by Twinkle Khanna. I was blown away by her writing. Writing has to come from the heart and not be laboured. My articles go through as much pain as a lady in labour. I wish the outcome were a miracle.
I think I found two great solutions today.
1) Grammarly
2) Twinkle Khanna’s motivational writing. (Her style of writing actually).


Achieve your potential – Tip #498 –Don’t hurry. Your boat will not leave without you!

Posted by in Attitude, Motivation, Personal Branding




Many people run through life as though it is a 100m sprint.  Think of it more as an Ultra-marathon.  That will take you down scenic and memorable routes. Through some really tough times. But it will make you stronger. It will make you wiser.

If you do want to think of it as a race- run it as a marathon. If  you can think of it as otherwise, take your time, decide on what really excites you- and then make your move! Your boat is yours! It will stay docked till you are you ready to board.

Enjoy your life.

Make it memorable.

Help others.

More power to you!

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