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Self-Help list
Surekha Garde

Self-Help list

Say thank you to everything and everyone, even to your grief and those who frustrate you. Ask how you want to use this gift of a day. See this moment as the most important moment in the world, and don’t wait to be happy. Do every task out of love for someone else, and yourself. …

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Daily Meditation.
Surekha Garde

Daily Meditation.

The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned. Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple habits to do — you can do it anywhere, any time, and it will always have immediate benefits. How many habits can you say that about? While many people think of meditation as …

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Unprocrastination challenge.
Surekha Garde

Unprocrastination challenge.

You are going to kick procrastination’s butt. And no, you can’t read this article later! We are all victims of procrastination. It chases us around daily, causing us to run from the tasks we really want to get done, run to distraction and busywork and email and … everything but the things that really matter. …

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Why to Delay.
Shriram Garde

Why to Delay.

I have a favourite strategy for dealing with donations-seekers, demanding colleagues, and basically anyone who wants anything from me, which I am reluctant to give. Delay! For example, lots of people would come to my office seeking handouts, and I didn’t believe handouts were helpful. So I used to “Just delay.” Asking people to come …

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25 Perfect Things.
Surekha Garde

25 Perfect Things.

We don’t need to buy things to make our lives beautiful or joyous. We don’t need more glamorous items in our lives to find happiness and contentment. We can find these wonderful qualities in what’s already in front of us. Most moments, I forget this. In my best moments, I remember, and my heart expands …

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To Those Who Are Struggling
Surekha Garde

To Those Who Are Struggling

On FB I met a struggling soul who shared a lack of friends, family, motivation, self-esteem and confidence. I feel for her because I know what it’s like to struggle, to feel down and even depressed, to have no motivation. I have suffered from such problems, many times. So I’m writing this for her, and …

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Share good news you may live longer
Surekha Garde

Share good news you may live longer

Every day we are flooded with fear based messages. The stories can run from smallest possible (bad) news to the ever-present and growing contagion of terrorist activities. Stress from the constant assault on our psyche that we are in imminent danger is growing exponentially primarily because we don’t take the time to reflect on the …

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Two Minutes of Your Life
Surekha Garde

Two Minutes of Your Life

Two minutes here and there rarely matter very much over the course of a day, a week, a lifetime. But there are two minutes you could spend, right now, that would have a huge impact on your life. I’ll save you the suspense: it’s two-minute meditation. And it’s extremely simple: take two minutes out of …

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We All will be OK
Surekha Garde

We All will be OK

You’re walking down the street, and you’re worried about being late for meeting someone. You’re anxious about what they might think of you. You pass some people and worry a bit about what they think of you, without realizing you’re doing it. You’re worried about some things at work, and all the things you have …

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10 tips to Cherish life after 60.
Surekha Garde

10 tips to Cherish life after 60.

Life can begin at 60; it is all in your hands! Many people feel unhappy, health-wise and security-wise, after 60 years of age, owing to the diminishing importance given to them and their opinions. But, it need not be so, if we understand the basic principles of life and follow them scrupulously. Here are ten …

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