Napoleon Hill’s classic is just one book with answers for all things self-help

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Tired of reading self-help books and feeling disappointed it’s the same old sh*t thrown at you? Think you’re missing a piece somewhere that can guide you out of the noise and chatter? Napoleon Hill’s “Think and Grow Rich” is the missing piece to all your motivational woes.

The concepts Hill has presented in this 1937 release feel so fresh and actionable, you will feel shocked and speechless. The new self-help books appear to be a puny copy of this masterpiece. I started this year with this audiobook and listened to it twice at that time. …


Feeling ignored in a relationship isn’t a good sign.

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Does he have someone else in his life? Does he even care that I exist, let alone in his life but in this same house?

Why is he not caring for my feelings? Then why did he commit to me? Are we done?

Questions like these often arise in the mind when we feel ignored. But wait! Instead of trying to check his phone to verify your doubts, it’s better to watch po*n. If you can’t find anything else to do, that is…

Studies say certain people resort to silent treatment in long-term relationships because they believe their partner should…


New science-backed research says, “Stay optimistic! Your life depends on it.”

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The poets sung about it, storytellers wrote about it, philosophers preached it, and now scientists have attested it.

History is overflowing with proof of relentlessly optimistic stories and how a positive attitude shapes one’s destiny. For one, we’ve heard Thomas Edison, the genius inventor of the last century, exclaim in a childlike glee — “The light bulb was an invention that needed 1,000 steps.” when someone asked him what it felt like when he failed 999 times.

We have an Indian mythological story from Ramayana about how Hanuman could jump across the ocean when he filled himself with positive affirmations.


Do you know freebies are essentially a reciprocity trigger?

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Remember that friendly salesperson from a nearby eatery with a tray full of bite-sized samples of a delicacy stops you on a busy street, hands you one piece (with a fresh toothpick) to try for “free.” You visit a supermarket, and the store personnel offers you some free candy or small chocolate. Have you signed up to someone’s mailing list to get a free SEO checklist or a workout planner, or any such freebie?

Who doesn’t love freebies? We know there is absolutely no free food, but we queue up at any sign of a freebie. Buy one, get one…


Emojis, memojis, avatars. Here’s how they evolved and still make millions to their creators.

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Emojis, emoticons are the way millennials and the new Gen Z communicate. It’s hard to type how exactly you’re feeling, and emojis are perfect for showing it for you. Emojis, like human emotions, are universal and break all language barriers. You might be an emoji fan 😍 or a fanatic ❤️, hate them 👎 , or anything in between🙄, but if it’s your dear friends’ birthday, you’ll feel tempted to use one of these 🎂🍰🥳🎉🎈 . And what’s valentine’s day without sharing 💞😘.

Interestingly emojis have come a long way from the time the first smiley was designed, to the…


Here’s what you can try to do instead.

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July 23rd, 19:30 PM was our scheduled flight from Frankfurt to India. We were about to embark on our last journey from the German soil for now.

We lived a good three hours away from the airport. So we started by noon that day by taxi.

The taxi was overloaded because we were moving to India for good and the luggage was obviously a LOT. Eight check-ins (including a road bike), 4 cabin luggage bags, and 3 handbags, a laptop bag, plus a stroller.

We had a Corona RTPCR test two days prior to our departure, hoping to get the…


Women safety, stray dog menace to worse possible road and traffic situation

One of the many IT tech parks in Bengaluru: “Bagmane Tech Park” by Ajith_chatie is licensed under CC BY 2.0

We recently returned to namma (our) Bengaluru, (The IT hub of India and the west) after a three-year-long stay in Germany. Relieved that we don’t have any more relocation plans in the near future, we re-did our house, and trying to settle in… Quite happy with the newly rented apartment, kids’ schools, furnishings et all… Our 9-year-old already has a handful of friends in the apartment, which is making her look forward to each day.

And soon reality strikes… the painful reminders of the sorry state of the city and the citizens of Namma Bengaluru; or should I say, Indian…


Towards welcoming change…

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Last Friday, we had our suitcases all packed, ready for check-in. Our 3-year-old life in Germany had come to a close. Along with the packed bags, we also packed our hearts with memories. During the last week of our stay in what we called our home in Germany, memories and thoughts came gushing… of some random moments, to some elaborate happy events. And the memories of the lull of staying locked at home for nearly a year.

Here today we’re back in our home country and own old city, but sitting in a new home. Putting my feet up, I’m…


And Operation Moneysuck: a simpler hack to get it done right

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Any clue about the one enemy stopping you from finishing your set tasks? — multitasking. Unfortunately, multitasking is just an illusion or make-believe, portraying we’re working on many things. Multitasking is for the machines and was referred to computers when they were being developed to handle multiple requests. Soon it started applying to us humans so much that we pride ourselves on multitasking.

We all get a high when we think we are multitasking, which is why we do it. However, the more I try to accomplish by multitasking, the more those tasks become unsatisfactory. For example, Answering an email…

Brinda Koushik

Techie Mom of 2. Freelance Copywriter specializing in business case studies - a happy customer story. Open to work. https://www.linkedin.com/in/brinda-koushik-2

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