October 14, 2020

My mornings and Why You Need to Claim Yours Too

If you win the morning, you win the dayTim Ferris It’s 5 am as I write this blog. I have always been an early riser. It began during my boarding school days. And for the last few years I have been waking up at around 4.30 am. Waking up early has transformed my life. I wake up this early every single day.  The average wake up time of Indians is 7:15 am. Guatemala citizens wake up the earliest in the world on average at 6:15 AM and Greece wakes up last at 8:29 AM.  So as you can see, I…

October 14, 2020

Breathe Right Breathe Light: Do You Know You Could Be Breathing Wrong?

Let me ask you a few questions: Do you breathe through your mouth sometimes while going through your daily routine?Do you breathe through your mouth while sleeping? Waking up with a dry mouth is a sign.Do you snore?Observe your breathing right now – are you breathing from the chest or abdomen?Do you sigh regularly?Do you hear yourself breathing during rest? Answering yes to even one of these questions means that you are over-breathing. These are typical symptoms of what happens when the amount of air we breathe is more than we need. Just as over-eating is bad for the body,…

October 14, 2020

Reboot Your Life: Conquer your Anger to Find Real Happiness

क्रोधाद्भवति सम्मोह: सम्मोहात्स्मृतिविभ्रम: |स्मृतिभ्रंशाद् बुद्धिनाशो बुद्धिनाशात्प्रणश्यति|| 63||  Bhagwad Geeta: Chapter 2 – Sloka 63 Anger leads to the clouding of judgment, which results in the bewilderment of the mind. When the mind is bewildered, the intellect gets destroyed; and when the intellect is destroyed, one is ruined. During the US Open 2020, Novak Djokovic steadily extended his winning streak as he outclassed Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in a routine third round victory. He looked unbeatable and his 18th major title seemed certain. In the next match against Carreno Busta, Djokovic had three set points. The set would have been…

October 4, 2020

Get a Hobby: It Will Change Your Life in Ways You Can’t Imagine

I became a new person. From one with a negative past, to one with a fresh mind eager to fill new positive experiences in itself 10th April 2010, Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan I was on my first wildlife trip. It had been five months since my surgery and I was recouping well. The constant pain on the left side of my body bothered me for which I was prescribed nerve relaxing pills and pain killers. Doctors had told me that I would have to live my whole life with the pain as the damage to some nerves was irreparable. I was…

September 24, 2020

Reboot Your System: The Power of Sleep

We all have read or listened to many fairy tales in our childhood. All these fairy tales carried some message. They had some symbolism. Remember Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and The Princess and the Pea? Sleep plays an important role in all these stories. It has restorative properties. In both Snow White and Sleeping beauty, the princesses don’t age. Their long, deep slumbers retained their beauty and youth. The body never adjusts to shift work! The idea of being well rested conjures up the notion of beauty sleep. I think the association between beauty and sleep will forever be connected.…

September 24, 2020

Reboot your Mind to Fight Stress: Accept that there is a Higher Power

18th June, 2001, Troy, MI, USA I got a call from Dad as I stepped out of the headquarters of Oxford Automotive Inc. I was worried as it was an odd time for him to call – it was way past midnight in India. He sounded nervous and said Mom was unwell and that I should return by the first available flight. I had numerous meetings lined up for the remaining six days of my business trip to the US. I called up KLM and rescheduled my return flight to India for the same night. Oxford Automotive at that time was…

September 12, 2020

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