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Little Joys

Little Joys is the second post in my series “Little things that mean a lot”. This series chronicles little things that make a big difference to our lives. To read Part I of this series, click here. Little things that mean a lot: Part II Little joys are small inconsequential things that happen in our everyday lives.  These trifling experiences usually cost nothing and do … Continue reading Little Joys

7 Little Stress Busters

Designed in Canva Designed in Canva     Little Stress Busters is the first post in a new series. “Little things that mean a lot” is a series that will chronicle lots of little things that can make a big difference to our lives. Little Things That Mean A Lot : Part I Little Stress Busters: You might have experienced that you can weather major … Continue reading 7 Little Stress Busters

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Monday Morning Blues & 5 Ways To Beat Them

  Everyone experiences Monday Morning Blues: the feeling that the weekend is over and a whole week of work looms prominently between them and the next weekend is quite familiar to most people. What is the reason for these Monday morning lows? Are they the natural counterparts of weekend highs? Let’s try to find out.   Change in momentum: The human mind/body is a creature … Continue reading Monday Morning Blues & 5 Ways To Beat Them

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Favourite Characters I Would Like As Best Friend

A best friend is someone who shares your interests, ambitions, ideas and experiences. A best friend is there to offer advice, comfort, congratulations, support; whatever you need and whenever you need it. Books are said to good friends. Like a best friend, a good book can provide comfort in many a difficult situation. While reading a book have you ever felt that a particular character … Continue reading Favourite Characters I Would Like As Best Friend

How to keep your to-do list short and still be insanely productive.

    A to-do list forms the basis of every life skills, personal development, or productivity enhancing course.  Self improvement, self help, and time management advice always begins with a list. Blog posts, articles, audio and video life coaches all emphasize the importance of a to-do list. A list of goals, aims and objectives is considered a pre-requisite to organise your day and your life. … Continue reading How to keep your to-do list short and still be insanely productive.

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Overcoming Decision Fatigue

What to do when Decision Fatigue sets in.   I read somewhere that the average person makes 35,000 decisions per day. This seems a very unlikely number so it must include some very small ones like which foot to put forward first. Whatever the actual number, modern life provides us with so many choices/options/alternatives that we are sometimes overwhelmed by them. This leads to the … Continue reading Overcoming Decision Fatigue

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Avoiding Decision Fatigue: 5 Preventive Measures That Really Work

Decision fatigue can kill motivation, hamper productivity and sabotage happiness. This makes it very important to prevent it from raising its ugly head. Good habits set so firmly in place that you don’t have to think about them are key to Avoiding Decision fatigue: Continue reading Avoiding Decision Fatigue: 5 Preventive Measures That Really Work

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Decision Fatigue: A Modern Malady

  “Keep your options open.” “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket!” “Explore all other avenues!” “Think of all the possible scenarios!” You are constantly bombarded by this kind of advice from parents, teachers, counselors, media persons; anyone and everyone you interact with. This conditions you to believe that a wide range of choice or diverse options are a good thing, rather, an essential … Continue reading Decision Fatigue: A Modern Malady

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Stress of Modern Living

Stress is a terrible thing that overpowers thought, senses and emotions. It brings in its wake anxiety, panic and loss of control: all emotions that can sabotage happiness. Here are five simple tips that, if practiced regularly, can become reflexes that can enable you to avoid stress: Pack loose Has this ever happened to you: You are travelling abroad tomorrow morning. It is 8 pm … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Stress of Modern Living

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5 Productivity Hacks You Already Know But Keep Forgetting

After reading a piece on productivity or time management, have you ever thought, ”But I know that already.” Chances are, that like me, you are aware of many of the tips offered but you tend to forget them. We tend not to remember things that are not uppermost in our minds: hence the need for memos, agendas and to-do lists. The first hour of your … Continue reading 5 Productivity Hacks You Already Know But Keep Forgetting