Musings of a locked down Research Scholar

With everyone talking about mental health these days, I thought I would pen down my experience on the subject. Being a PhD research scholar, I have had my fair share of these demons. I have been a good student throughout my life and was accepted to an elite engineering school as a PhD candidate. My…

You Can Win

An easy-to-read, practical, common-sense guide that will take you from ancient wisdom to modern-day thinking, You Can Win helps you establish new goals, develop a new sense of purpose, and generate new ideas about yourself and your future. It guarantees, as the title suggests, a lifetime of success. The book enables you to translate positive…

The Triangle

Beingness, doingness and havingness are like a triangle where each side supports the others. They are not in conflict with each other. They all exist simultaneously. Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: They try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so that they…

Dare to Follow your Dream

Meet Sugandha Thakran, née Krishnan. An ex-Indian Air Force officer turned entrepreneur, who now lives a dream of her own. Since inception in 2006, her Tattoo Studio- Phoeninks Tattoos, has expanded into different media aside from ink on skin…. selling oils on canvas, from pencil, charcoal, acrylic emulsion, fabric paints, wax crayons, watercolours, silks and…

International Yoga Day 2020

Here are some splendid words about yoga for us to seek inspiration and get motivated on this International Yoga Day. Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul. @amitray Yoga is not just doing some exercise, it is much more. It…

Run for Your Life- The Seige

‘Run for Your Life’ is a song by The Seige- Los Angeles based electric hip hop band. The band members duo, James Taz Conley (a rapper), and Riley Goon Taylor (a producer) are music fanatics coming from different lines of work. Having a common interest in music, both collaborated to form ‘The Seige’ and have…

The Loop

I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself. @elonmusk F O R B E S…

I Choose

I choose to live by choice, not by chance; to make changes, not excuses; to be motivated, not manipulated; to be useful, not used; to excel, not to compete. I choose self-esteem, not self-pity. I choose to listen to my inner voice, not the random opinion of others. I choose to be me. @mirandamarrott Wanna…

Follow your Heart

Your time is limited, so don ’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow…

Do Something!

Do something about your life now. You know you are sick and tired of being sick and tired. Do not just think about it, or look at it, and complain about it to whoever will listen. Stop conning yourself into being a volunteer victim, or telling the same old story. You are better than that….

2020

If you want 2020 to be your year..Don’t sit on the couch and wait for it. Go out. Make a change. Smile more. Be excited. Do new things. Throw away what you’ve been cluttering. Unfollow negative people. Go to bed early. Wake up early. Be fierce. Don’t gossip. Show more gratitude. Do things that challenge…

Things will get better!

When you start to feel like things should have been better this year, remember the mountains and valleys that got you here. They are not accidents, and those moments weren’t in vain. You are not the same. You have grown and you are growing. You are breathing, you are living, you are wrapped in endless,…

വിജയത്തിനെത്ര രഹസ്യങ്ങൾ

പതിറ്റാണ്ടുകളായി മലയാളികളെ നിത്യം പ്രചോദിപ്പിക്കുന്ന ബി.എസ്. വാരിയരുടെ മറ്റൊരു വിശിഷ്ടകൃതി. സ്നേഹം, ബന്ധങ്ങൾ, സത്യസന്ധത, ക്ഷമ തുടങ്ങിയ ശാശ്വതമായ ജീവിത മൂല്യങ്ങൾ വളർത്തിയെടുക്കാൻ വായനക്കാരെ പ്രേരിപ്പിക്കുന്ന രചന. ആത്മപരിശോധന നടത്താനും സ്വയം മെച്ചപ്പെടാനും നമ്മളോരോരുത്തരെയും പ്രാപ്തരാക്കുന്ന ലളിതസുന്ദരമായ ഉള്ളടക്കം. രചയിതാവ് : ബി.എസ്. വാരിയർ നിങ്ങൾക്കും എഴുതാം..ഒരു പക്ഷേ ഇതൊരു തുടക്കമായിരിക്കാം. പണ്ടെപ്പോഴോ പാതിവഴിയിൽ ഉപേക്ഷിച്ച ഒരു യാത്രയുടെ തുടക്കം. അക്ഷരങ്ങളുടെ ലോകത്തിലൂടെ ഒരു കൊച്ചു പ്രയാണം. ഈ പ്രയാണത്തിൽ പങ്കാളികളാകാൻ താല്പര്യമുള്ളവർ താഴെ കൊടുത്തിരിക്കുന്ന ലിങ്ക്…

Calm

Modern life is hectic and relentless: trains delayed, endless emails filling the inbox, kids squabbling before bedtime, endless to-do lists… There has never been a more important time to rediscover your pause button. Absolutely everyone can achieve calm – including you – and in this book you’ll learn how to take back a little bit…