My Blog Posts

2018 9/Mar

Meditating and cleaning your mind are the same things. Cleaning your mind begins with meditation and continues till your mind is perfectly clean. A perfectly clean mind is also ‘No Mind’. In yoga, it is referred to as Samadhi. However, before even talking about Samadhi, one must start meditating. First steps in meditation are like […]

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2017 28/Oct
Image of Elon Musk

During my recent vacation to the mountains in Himachal Pradesh, India, I had the pleasure of reading about Elon Musk. I can safely claim that if there is a superman alive today, it is Elon Musk. I have always followed news about him with great interest and consider him a true visionary. This is because […]

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2017 7/Oct
public speaking author of book happiness is all we want

First of all, let me clarify. I am not confident all the time during public speaking. Sometimes I am and sometimes I am not. So, what makes me confident at certain instances of public speaking? Preparation. Preparation. Preparation I gave a talk in front of 50 odd managers of a Multi-national company based on my […]

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2017 25/Sep
become a morning person to take off

This topic is very close to my heart. I used to be a night person throughout my student life and during early professional life as well. However, being a banker, I am supposed to be alert during day time, with long working hours and uncertainty in the length of working day. So, being a night […]

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2017 14/Sep
A person introspecting for self improvement

In the previous blogpost, I shared with you some of my feelings. These feeling arose upon seeing the passing away of couple of people in my age-group and living in the same city. After I wrote that piece, I concluded that the whole purpose of being alive is self improvement.   Co-incidently, some on Quora […]

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2017 4/Sep
image of statues meditating

Recently, I witnessed couple of events that disturbed me profoundly. In my book, Happiness is All We Want, I talk about losing my grandparents one by one. Those losses forced me to think about the impermanence of this life.   But, in last couple of months, I saw two men in my age-group, early forties, […]

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2017 26/Jul
A road to happiness figuratively

So, as I mentioned in the last blogpost, How does Wellbeing affect Happiness?, we need to tweak our usual approach to life a bit in order to put our happiness first.   We have been taught right from childhood to set sky-high goals and go after achieving them with relentless pursuit. Then, when we achieve […]

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