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Five Steps to Stick to Your Resolutions

ticked-checkbox-1280927-mThe first few days of 2014 are gone. The next few days are going to be testing times for your new year resolutions. Most people will forget their resolutions just about this time, and start waiting for the next year to form new resolutions, which they are definitely going to keep.

Here are five steps that may help you avoid becoming one of those people.


Five Life Lessons from Riding a Mountain Bike

biking-723599-mI had wanted to buy a mountain bike for a few years now. With every passing year, the desire to buy a mountain bike was getting stronger, as was the realisation that I was not getting any younger. In a few years, even if I did buy a mountain bike I would not be able to make the best use of it. So, a few months back, after giving it a lot of thought, I bought a mountain bike. Here, I am going to share a few life lessons that I have learnt while riding my bike.


The Right Age to Write

old-typewriter-wanderer-continental-2-871392-mHave you ever wondered what is the best age to write that book which will make you famous all over the world. Should you write it when you are young and reckless, or should you wait till time has got a chance to work its magic upon you and you have learnt your lessons from the hard task master that time is.

G. B. Shaw famously said  that we learn from history that we learn nothing from history. Yet, history is an important tool to learn some lessons which otherwise we may never learn. So, I decided to have a look at the past to find out how old some famous writers were when they wrote one of their most acclaimed works.


Do You Have Something Better To Do?

Do You Have Something Better To Do?Most of us have that one thing that we have wanted to do all our life, but, for one reason or another, have never got around to doing it. My thing is learning to play the guitar. Since I was in school, I have wanted to learn to play the guitar. In fact, once I went ahead and bought a guitar, which is now lying in some corner of the house, warped with years of neglect and dampness.

Even today I want to learn to play the guitar, but I am not sure if I will ever get around to that.

So, recently, sitting at a friend’s cafe I was feeling impressed with the wonderful music being played by the guys on the next table. The lifelong yearning to play the guitar, stirred within me a desire to talk to these young men.


How to find your Passion?

181788_affettuoso_carloso_1The most common advice that you can expect from any motivational speaker is this : Do what you are passionate about.

If everyone knows that, it should be easy. Right?

Only it isn’t.

Very few are able to identify what they are passionate about – for the rest, the search for passion is a lifelong exercise. Sometimes, by the time a person knows for sure what he is passionate about, it is too late to do anything about it.