Fear of Constraint

is irrational. We think we want freedom. If we ever get it, we would not know what to do with it. Since the dawn of humanity,  we have only ever encountered two constraints. Those of physical laws governed by fundamental principles of physics. It defines how matter behaves. Our understanding of these principles have evolved, […]

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Cultivating Discipline

Believe it or not, it’s a key ingredient in freedom. It’s something you foster over time. You are not just born with it. All of us need to learn to brush our teeth twice a day. We learn to make our bed, clean our rooms and close the cupboard doors. It’s also progressive. The more […]

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is usually followed by frustration. I know what to do. I know how to do it. I have done it before. Why can’t I get this right? The feeling plagues salespeople, sportsmen and probably, at some point or another, every single one of us. Under-performance is not a state of being. It’s not a magic […]

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Lessons in Thankfulness

Today is one of my favourite days of the year. Every week we write a note listing all the things we are thankful for that week and place it in our thanksgiving jar. Today is the day we crack it open. Every year I am amazed by the sheer number of increadible things for which […]

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In hope’s defense

It’s been relegated to the land of fairytales and wonder. It’s an antiquated idea we used to deal with complexity before we knew everything. It’s a mirage we create to escape the realities of our present. Ironically, this is the way we react when we don’t understand something. We undervalue it or consider it unnecessary. […]

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