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Sure, sometimes achieving or achieving ‘more’ than what someone else has accomplished makes us feel successful. Even though it doesn’t feel as fulfilling, still it’s about how it brings some kind of pride.

And even when genuine success means being able to do good and help others, still it’s about satisfaction — the satisfaction of having been able to make our little contribution to the…


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“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
— Ken Robinson

Do successful people have super powers? The answer is, yes, they do — it’s called the right attitude. How anyone reacts to the challenges cropping up in life decides how the curve of life fulfilment looks for them.

Our mind is one of the most powerful tools we have to bring us everything needed to create satisfying life experiences. …


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“You have power over your mind ―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

— Marcus Aurelius

Imagine how it would feel to face something you always dreaded and still be confident you are going to come out of it just fine.

That’s what emotional resilience looks like in real life.

Change is an unchangeable truth of life and where there is change, there’s always the possibility of stress. How you deal with it shows your inner strength & emotional maturity.

It will be easier for you to handle tough situations if you’re motivated to take action rather…


never stop learning
never stop learning
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“ What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”

- Zig Ziglar

Meaningful success looks different for all of us. But, no matter what it looks like for you, the one key thing that ensures you achieve success is consistent aligned action.

Habits for success ensure that you keep on taking meaningful action even when feeling unmotivated or uninspired. It gives you the freedom to enjoy life while taking action to reach your goals every day.

Have you ever said, “Oh my gosh, I’ll have to brush my teeth…


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“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”

-Ralph G. Nichols

What makes a good listener feature in most people’s list of ideal partner qualities? That’s because a good listener makes you feel understood, valued, & respected — basically, validated. And active listening skills give you the tools to make the other person feel just that.

When we let others work through their own issues simply by being there, encouraging them to explore their thoughts & see things more clearly, we are…


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“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”

— Louise L. Hay

Everyone knows, every person we meet won’t be gracious or kind.

But then,

  • why do we get hurt when someone is rude or mean as that’s always a possibility?
  • why do we beat ourselves up with someone’s action or reaction that we take to be personal?
  • Why do we take their interpretation of us to heart, encouraging low self-esteem?

It’s either that the situation is complicated or because we are too sensitive and dislike any kind…


two hands making yin and yang with fire and water
two hands making yin and yang with fire and water
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“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.” — Buddha

Have you ever said to yourself, “I know I can absolutely do that, only if…”?

Words are powerful. They create the tone of our thoughts. Thoughts, that come together to make our beliefs. And beliefs connect, like building blocks, to form our mindset – the viewfinder we use to make sense of the world around and within us.

The only-ifs are the limiting beliefs that hold you back and justify it too.

But justifies it with stories that are either

  1. too generalized…

Being overburdened from not knowing how to say No
Being overburdened from not knowing how to say No
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“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” — Paulo Coelho

The clarity & confidence to choose what you feel is right has the power to change positively the way you experience life. When you know how to balance what you want to do and what you have to do effortlessly, life becomes so much more enjoyable and uncomplicated. That’s why learning to say no effectively is important.

What will be covered here:

  1. Why learning to say no is an important life skill.
  2. Understanding why it’s difficult to say No.
  3. Saying no without…

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