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Do Affirmations work?

Affirmations – Do they work? Usage of affirmations to improve one’s life is a popular concept which we come across in many self-help books.Affirmations are used for health, prosperity, weight loss, success, and so on. But do they really work? This is a question some of us may have about

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Success is a journey

Success is a journey

We all crave and aspire for success in life. We want to be super successful. But what is the definition of success? Does success mean earning millions? Does success mean becoming super famous? What exactly does success mean? Success means different things to different people. Each one of us has

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Reality-of-Goals

Reality of Goals

Goals and desires are part of life. We desire for more money, a fit body, better relationships, a good house etc.These goals are important for our progress in life. And we give our best to achieve our goals. We work hard. But in the process of achieving goals, we become

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My Journey with Gratitude

When we look around, there is nothing but abundance, goodness, and blessings. It’s amazing how life is so rich and abundant. But we don’t acknowledge that. Forget acknowledgment. We continuously crib about things that went wrong or things that did not happen as we expected. And we keep craving for

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Smile is the essence of life

Smile – what a beautiful thing it is! It is a very natural thing to smile. When we were babies, we smiled for no reason and smiled at everyone. We did not bother if it’s a stranger or a family member. We just smiled. And no one taught us how

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How movement brought me health

The human body is designed for movement. Many times, we don’t realize how important movement is. Especially in modern life, we have become really lazy, and we don’t even realize it. Many of us think – what’s the big deal about movement? And continue with our sedentary lifestyles. I, too,

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Self Healing

Self Healing: Can it really happen?

Can our body heal itself without any medicines? Is self healing really possible, or is it an imagination? Before I answer these questions, let me share with you an incident from my life. What my movie shooting taught me about healing: I was shooting for a movie in Ooty. The

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meditation

2 tips to enhance meditation

I have been meditating for 20 years and invested more than 10,000 hours in meditation. Today, I am what I am because of my practice, and I cannot imagine my life without meditation. Meditation has helped me connect to my true self and figure out what exactly I want in

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Mental Health

Immunity and mental health

Our body and mind are not 2 different things. They are one and the same. Its just that body is gross and mind is subtle. So, when we talk about the immunity of our body, leaving out mind and focusing only on food and exercise is an incomplete approach. When

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Immunity

How I worked on my immunity

Immunity is today’s buzzword and has become the most important aspect of health due to coronavirus. All of us are looking for ways to boost our immunity. There are various recommendations on the internet. In my view, immunity is our natural state, and we are supposed to have it as

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free time

7 tips to spend your free time

Sometimes, in life, suddenly, we find a lot of free time, like how it happened with the onset of Coronavirus. No outings and vacations. No parties and weekend plans. This led to the availability of time. Earlier, when someone suggested us to exercise or meditate, many of us had excuses

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6 tips for work life balance

Modern life is quite hectic and work life balance is something we all strive for. We need to manage our home, careers, hobbies, family gatherings, and so on. Some days, it feels like our to-do list is never-ending. Like everyone, my life, too, is pretty hectic. My work consumes a

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Fresh air

6 benefits of breathing fresh air

The other day, I was feeling kind of tired. So, I casually went out to get some fresh air, and there I saw my favorite peepal tree. I sat under this tree and practiced deep breathing. While inhaling, I visualized that the health and vitality are entering into my body.

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self love

The Art of Self Love

One thing that greatly surprises me about many women and young girls is that – they feel they are not beautiful. These girls and women who are naturally blessed with great beauty feel they are not attractive just because they don’t fit into the definition of beauty created by someone

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Time management lessons from my father

Time – our life runs by this. All of us have only 24 hours in a day. Nowadays, everyone seems to be running short of time, and time management has become all the more important. As part of my work, I meet various people, and very few of them maintain

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An experience with my Peepal Tree

I love nature. I lose track of my time when I am in the presence of nature. The green trees, blue sky, flowers, and the smell of the earth fascinate me. I woke up in the morning the other day and went for my morning walk. While returning, I felt

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How I power down for a better sleep

Sleep is one of the most important functions of our body. It is important to plan well and follow certain steps for a better sleep. Some of us end our day by watching movies or engaging in social media. Some of us work late into the night or try to

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Sunrise

How watching Sunrise transformed my life

Sunrise – This is something close to my heart, and I rarely miss watching Sunrise in a day. The beautiful colors of Sunrise, chirping of the birds, fresh breeze on my face – these help me start my day with happiness and excitement and infuse positivity in me. No matter

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Wisdom

Science behind my granny’s wisdom

Wake up at different times each day – Someday at 9 AM, someday at 8:50 AM, and so on. Wake up after multiple snoozes and feel irritated that it’s already morning and time to rush. Complete all the must-do tasks of the day in a hurry and a tense state

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mood

How a simple change can enhance our mood

The other day, my mom and I were sitting in our veranda and having a casual chat. It is around 5 PM, but it is quite hot as it is summer. Both of us felt the heat and did not feel like chatting much. The heat is irritating and made

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exercise

A research backed tip to enjoy exercise

I am quite regular with exercising for years now. Exercise keeps me fit and strong. This is my major motivation to exercise regularly. Exercising makes me feel good and I exercise in a gym. I am a nature person and spend some time in nature walking, jogging, but I do

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new normalcy

Technology and new normalcy

The other day, I had a work-related meeting with my associates in Mumbai. It was an important meeting. In times before coronavirus and new normalcy, my husband Sanjay and I would have gone to Mumbai and attended this meeting in person. Now, due to the lock down and everything going

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happiness

Happiness in a normal daily life

The other morning, I went out for my regular morning walk. This is ‘my time,’ which helps me reflect and go within. As I walked peacefully enjoying the Sunrise time, I heard chirping of the birds around me. These birds were making various kinds of sounds. Listening to these chirping birds,

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Vipassana

A relationship lesson from Vipassana class

Relationships are an important aspect of our life. We have various relationships like parents, spouse, children, siblings, and so on. Like anything in life, relationships also have up’s and down’s. They bring us love, joy, and also some tough times.Sometimes, we experience relationship challenges like arguments, irritating moments etc. How

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follow your heart

Follow Your Heart to unlock happiness

“Follow Your Heart” is a concept that always fascinated me. I followed my heart in life and reaped rich experiences. I believe that our heart holds the wisdom and answers we are seeking. All we need to do is to tune into our heart. Why follow heart? Many of us

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mindfulness

Mindfulness practice in daily life

Many of us want to meditate but we think meditation needs a separate time and its a huge process. So, we postpone meditation thinking there is no time. Days, months, and years pass but our meditation practice does not start. Can you start meditation right away after reading this article?

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Do Affirmations work?

Affirmations – Do they work? Usage of affirmations to improve one’s life is a popular concept which we come across in many self-help books.Affirmations are used for health, prosperity, weight loss, success, and so on. But do they really work? This is a question some of us may have about

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Success is a journey

Success is a journey

We all crave and aspire for success in life. We want to be super successful. But what is the definition of success? Does success mean earning millions? Does success mean becoming super famous? What exactly does success mean? Success means different things to different people. Each one of us has

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Reality-of-Goals

Reality of Goals

Goals and desires are part of life. We desire for more money, a fit body, better relationships, a good house etc.These goals are important for our progress in life. And we give our best to achieve our goals. We work hard. But in the process of achieving goals, we become

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My Journey with Gratitude

When we look around, there is nothing but abundance, goodness, and blessings. It’s amazing how life is so rich and abundant. But we don’t acknowledge that. Forget acknowledgment. We continuously crib about things that went wrong or things that did not happen as we expected. And we keep craving for

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Smile-is-the-essence

Smile is the essence of life

Smile – what a beautiful thing it is! It is a very natural thing to smile. When we were babies, we smiled for no reason and smiled at everyone. We did not bother if it’s a stranger or a family member. We just smiled. And no one taught us how

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How movement brought me health

The human body is designed for movement. Many times, we don’t realize how important movement is. Especially in modern life, we have become really lazy, and we don’t even realize it. Many of us think – what’s the big deal about movement? And continue with our sedentary lifestyles. I, too,

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