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Three Extremely Rewarding...

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New Year Resolutions1. Alter your waking up time

When do you wake up each day? Change your time and make it fifteen to thirty minutes earlier. This will allow you to have a few gratifying early morning moments to live. Time early in the morning is ideal for Yoga, reading and jogging. This way you are raising your living standard a step higher each day.

2. Buy one book a month

Books are our doorway to the world of wisdom. Buying books are one of the best habits one can cultivate. This year, make it a point to keep a share of your earnings each month for buying books. Buy books, but not just the books by established authors. There are wonderful indie authors out there, who have created some fabulous stuff for readers around the world. They reach your hand through online shopping sites like Amazon. My book Wall of Colours and Other Stories is available through Amazon.com throughout the world. We are living at the best time for writers and readers.

3. Spend at least thirty minutes a day wit…

How to Unwind on New Year’s Day?

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It seems everyone wants the New Year’s day to be perfect. It is as if ordinariness is accursed and undesirable. Whatever one does to make the New Year’s first day special, ordinariness creeps in, like an occasional uninvited guest. The bus we take to workplace, or college or school, the taxi driver we meet on the road, the parents who constantly nag about the failures we had the previous year until the very moment you read this article, and the crows that shit on our day while waiting for a bus in the evening, all make something horribly ordinary set its foot in our auspicious New Year’s day.
These are potential threats we all foresee and know exists somewhere round the corner. We pray and hope that from the bus driver to your parents or beloved ones behave properly, and respect us. You may feel for the lonely crow on the dry branch of the mahogany tree in the bus stop, and hope its bowels do not act out while you are underneath the branch in your best clothing. Even after hoping and …