“We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want.”- Lao Tzu This is Part-2 of the two-part series on the timeless wisdom of Lao Tzu. Here is Part-1. The Life Tips so far: 1. Knowing Who You Are And How To Become Truly Rich 2. Seek To Listen And […]
21 Life Tips From The Timeless Wisdom Of Lao Tzu- Part 1
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”- Lao Tzu Lao Tzu is believed to have lived in ancient China around 6th century BC. Exact details of who Lao Tzu was and when he lived have been a topic of debate among historians. Some even believe that Lao Tzu […]
18 Cognitive Biases And How To Get Beyond Them-Part 1
“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.” ― Shannon L. Alder If you enjoyed the science fiction series Star Trek as I have in the past, you are aware of the character of Spock, the Vulcan first officer. Spock’s character was played by the late actor Leonard Nimoy. […]
11 Ways To Navigate Uncertainty And Self-Doubt
“Madness is the result not of uncertainty but of certainty.”-Friedrich Nietzsche Why is it that some people who have a lot of talent and intelligence do not become successful? Many of us have friends or family who seemed to be bright and full of plans. But they end up resigning themselves to a life that they […]
21 life tips from Thich Nhat Hanh-Part 2
“I know this is a wonderful moment. This is the only moment that is real. To be here and now, and enjoy the present moment is our most wonderful task. Calming, Smiling, Present moment, Wonderful moment. I hope you will try it.”- Being Peace, Thich Nhat Hanh This is part-2 of the two part series […]
21 life tips from Thich Nhat Hanh- Part 1
“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” ―Thich Nhat Hanh Thich Nhat Hanh needs no introduction as a great teacher and practitioner of mindfulness and loving kindness. Affectionately known as Thay or teacher in Vietnamese (Thay is pronounced as “Tie”) to his students, Thich Nhat […]
21 Ideas On Taking Massive Action!
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! What better way to finish the year than with a post on action? Let us begin! Action… Why do we have such a problem with taking action? Often, you may have the best intentions and […]
Gratitude and Appreciation: In Words And In Pictures
“Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie It is Thanksgiving week here in the USA and I would like to take this opportunity to […]
21 Affirmations For An Empowered Life!
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt What are some of your favorite affirmations? We all know that affirmations are statements that we make to the self. The dictionary defines affirmation as “the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed.” Some of the synonyms of the word affirmation: […]
10 Ways To Make The Impossible Possible!
“When you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four What is possibility thinking? You may have heard before that “anything is possible” with the right amount of hard work, talent and perseverance. Is that idea true or is it something we tell […]
21 Things That Highly Abundant People Do Differently-Part 1
“In the beginning there was only abundance”- the Upanishads, ancient Indian text What is abundance? Is it a lot of material wealth and plenty? Is it an abundance of skills and abilities? Perhaps abundance begins with thoughts, feelings and actions. We may all have different ideas about what abundance means to us. It could mean […]
28 Inspiring Quotes On Productivity And New Slideshare!
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” -Paul J. Meyer At some point in our life or another, we may fall into a productivity slump. We want to do more, and manage time better but we are not sure how to do that. Sometimes […]
12 Science Laws And Theories To Enhance Life Success -Part 1
“I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.”- […]
10 Timeless Ideas On Life From The Yoga Master, BKS Iyengar
“Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they’re meant to be.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar or BKS […]
21 Amazing Life Tips From Maya Angelou
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ― Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, the legendary poet and writer needs no introduction. It would be an understatement to say that her words of wisdom have uplifted and touched millions of people. I have always loved the wisdom and beauty encapsulated in Angelou’s words. I have […]
20 Practices That Can Make You Super Productive!
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul J. Meyer What are some ways to be super productive? Have you had days of great productivity where everything just moved along effortlessly? Have you also had days where you found it difficult […]
15 Ideas From Plutarch That Can Transform Your Life
Plutarch of Chaeronea was one of the more influential philosophers of the early period along with Augustine of Hippo and Aristotle of Stagira. Plutarch was an author, biographer and philosopher who was born in the ancient town of Chaeronea, Greece in 46 AD. Plutarch wrote more than 220 pieces of work in his lifetime. Some of his […]
18 Things that Highly Mindful People Do Differently-Part 2
“True compassion is undirected & holds no conceptual focus. That kind of genuine, true compassion is only possible after realizing emptiness.”― Tsoknyi Rinpoche This is part-2 of the two part series on the things that highly mindful people do differently. You can read part-1 here. Here is a summary of part 1: 1. Being Mindful […]
18 Things that Highly Mindful People Do Differently-Part 1
“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”― Steve Maraboli Have you ever wondered why some people seem to respond in a graceful manner when they are in a difficult situation while others simply react and seem to […]
12 Amazing Life Lessons From Rumi!
“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”― Rumi Over the years, I have been graced and awe-struck by the wisdom of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, the poet, theologian and Sufi mystic. It is said that when the student is ready, the teacher […]