With purpose comes success

 

Find something to look forward to and life becomes richer. When you stop and think about life, do you think about whether you have a purpose? How clear is your aim? During a study, where adults over 65 were asked the question:...

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Make a commitment to yourself

 

Along time ago, a speech therapist worked hard to invent a device that made sound waves visible so that deaf people could ‘hear’. He couldn’t create a machine that would do what he wanted, but his efforts led to the invention of the telephone. The man, Alexander Graham Bell, was driven by a sense of responsibility....

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You ain’t a have-not

 

Count your blessings instead of taking things for granted; this will put you in a positive frame of mind. Rather than feeling low about what you don’t have, think about what you have — you’ll feel more happy and confident....

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Open Your Mind

 

The potter’s wheel had existed for almost 700 years before anyone thought of using it as a cartwheel; it took seven centuries for people to realise that their logistical problems could be solved. There are so many ways in which we can innovate and develop the ideas around us, but we need to open our minds to the endless possibilities that can make our lives simpler....

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You can sour higher

 

Civilisation is the process by which people learn to develop individually and collectively so that they can go beyond the limits set by nature. A newborn would instinctively know how to breathe, feed from its mother and digest its own food, because nature has pre-programmed it to do what it takes to survive....

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Your choices in life define you

 

Survival, in many ways, is a matter of chance. When a pack of zebras is outrunning a tiger or a lioness, a lot depends on chance. The zebra runs on instinct; its tunnel vision is to get out of danger, not thinking of other possible escapes. An ostrich instinctively buries its head in the ground thinking that if it can’t see the enemy, then the enemy won’t see it. This is a chance the ostrich takes....

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Asking for Help and accepting it is a virtue

 

Ramayana, the epic glorifies the virtue of humility that Lord Ram possessed and we as women of the 21st century can still learn a lot from our old scriptures. Lord Ram was known to accept help from others graciously without judging the helper and his motives. Lord Ram accepted help from others regardless of whether the helper was offering help selflessly or was helping to gain favors in return....

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