Sunday, March 12, 2017

Life In Color: The time of our colorful lives.

Recently, I had a dream, that I was living in a monochromatic world, where everything and everyone was shades of red, I drank red water, ate red food and met red people with hair, eyes, and skin in red color. Thanks to red blood sucking, a small monster named mosquito that my dream was distracted and I was back to the multi-chromatic world. 

I am glad that it was just a dream as no one would like to live in a one-colored world, where one would go emotionless hence devoid of a meaningful life. A color is tied to emotions as well as being a physical reality, without colors life would be dull, dry like a wasteland, lacking affection and zeal. We are emotionally affected by the multi-chromatic physical world and also by the visualized colors of our inner world. Color intention and visualization, as well as seeing color with our physical eyes transmit distinct physiological, mental, and energetic information throughout our system. 
Life In Color: The time of our colorful lives.
Life In Color: Happy Holi

Till I knew the importance of colors, I used to think of colors, as a mean to distinguish things but it is the least one can expect from colors. A commendable use of color, which we could use, is to alter and drive our emotions towards new thoughts, which would ultimately lead to the attainment of higher goals in our life. There would have been no emotions if there were no colors. A quote by Roger Lewis “Take away the motion of light or color, and we would have no awareness at all of the appearance of matter” certainly fortifies this.

Now, this is the time of our colorful lives, where we are different from others of colors, in a festive season of colors, just colors. This time our language is color, which is silent but universal language. Without words and across differing cultures, color can be used for communication among people. Color holds information and transmits messages. Intuitively and instinctively, our positive thoughts pertaining to love, empathy, care, joy, revolutionary idea of bringing the change, brightness and high spirits among people around us can be easily depicted and transferred through a different aura of colors.

With this hope that you will enjoy this HOLI in all twelve colors, in a rainbow style to share happiness and vitality among all around us and make our life more colorful and cheerful, wish you a very Happy Holi.
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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Are you too addicted to kill Procrastination? Yes I am


Procrastination is a state of mind, a mental disorder. Yes, I will say a mental disorder because it starts inside your mind and ends in your mind. Strange!

Procrastination is an addiction that I have been practicing for years. Want in numbers? 5 years. Yes, it is for 5+ years that I delayed and postponed the things which I should have done earlier. And the worst guess what…. Still, I’m not done yet!

These are some running habits which show the sign of procrastination

There were days when I was fit and proactive, but now I am struggling to get the things back on the track.

But why Am I not doing the things which are most required….. This is coz

I’m not able to find which task is of high importance?

I’m not able to find which task is on top priority?

I’m not motivated, I will fail as I am not prepared yet, I’m not competent enough to start now, so I will start my task when everything is on track as I want. So better I will try later.

And worst, - I’m doing nothing to figure out both of them, I'm poor in time management.

But why I’m not doing, why I am not figuring out? Why I am not putting any efforts to find the ins and outs of the matter?

And slowly I figure out after a well-done self-introspection that I am actually addicted to procrastination.

Yes, Addicted to procrastination.

My Gosh, I am suffering from two mental disorders simultaneously… Addiction and procrastination

What is Addiction?  

Addiction is some kind of activity, habit or state of action in which you are excessively involved and keep on performing or indulge into it permanently and it may or may not be beneficial for you.
It is said, ‘anything bad or good done more than a limit always has a bad consequence.' And this gives birth to addiction. You stick to a goal, aim, habit or anything and do it in excess. And then it harms you and you know it, but still, you don’t let it go away. Then it becomes your addiction. Thus, the addiction is fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity.

How does addiction work?

When you are addicted your body adapts to the substance being used and gradually requires increased amounts to reproduce the effects originally produced by smaller doses. This is the case when you are addicted to any physical substance like a drug, caffeine, etc., But it works similarly when you are addicted to abstract or intangible things such as any habit or action, and in my case, this habit is nonetheless procrastination

Addiction works on pleasure principle. It invloves various chemical reactions inside the brain region which is particularly called brain's reward center. The below picture illustrates the process.

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Brain's Reward Center | Image Source 

So, what the hell is procrastination!

The action of delaying or postponing something. Yup, it is, I delay and sometimes postpone my tasks to final day just to find that I just have 5 hours to submit my work though I had 1 month or more to complete the task. This might be the worst case of procrastination for me. I’m still exploring the extreme case of procrastination. But I think it has already happened to me. Actually, I have delayed this article for more than 1 year and so. This might be the extreme procrastination for me. Anyway, what is the extreme procrastination for you?

Here are few other examples of worst procrastination random people practice frequently; you can read a few more similar stories here.

I get an examination proposition due at 10 AM (6 hours) as you began at 4 AM, yet most noticeably bad you understand are you got this task seven days prior.

Writing papers in the morning before school, going home to play computer games as opposed to considering et cetera. I don't have much shower as regularly as I ought to...

I am perusing this string while I ought to ponder for my bio exam that is coming in 3 hours

Tonight I needed to do a taping task for uni, and our gathering continued to get together 10 hours after the fact than arranged, then chose straight away to go get sustenance.

Unless somebody misses their uncle's burial service because of lingering, I thusly formally pronounce composing papers at 2 a.m. NOT hesitating.

Mostly, I hesitate on doing grown-up things, such as purchasing sustenance for myself or vacuuming. I'm the most exceedingly bad at placing gas in my auto. I'll hold up until I must choose between limited options in how far I can go to get gas, which is an issue since I work a twenty-minute road head out from where I live. I haven't had any terrible outcomes yet, yet it's as yet something that I don't really need to procrastinate on for any reason and still do.

Okay, now I know a lot about the procrastination but

How the hell I got procrastinated or why do people procrastinate?

Everyone has its own reason to procrastinate. Random people have random thoughts. What different thoughts trigger procrastination differs from one person to another. But there must be some mental phenomena going inside the brain that must be similar to everyone!

Here are few triggering thoughts as reasons which are seen almost in all procrastinators

1. “I don’t feel like doing it.” – lack of motivation
2. “But, I don’t know how” – skill deficits
3. “But, what If I can’t cut it?” – fear of failure
4. “How can I top this?” - fear of success can be the other side of fear of failure.
5. “This stuff is just plain boring.” – lack of interest
6. “You can’t make it.” - rebellion and resistance

So I am sure you must be affected with one of the six reasons to postpone your next assignment.
But, Why Am I addicted to this thought? Is there any tool to measure it and to what scale I am procrastinated?

Procrastination is a typical issue, but defining and measuring it is debatable. This paper summarizes results from students and employees (N = 2893) in Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, and Sweden using the Pure Procrastination Scale (PPS) and the Irrational Procrastination Scale (IPS; Steel, 2010)

Here are best findings which show occurrence of procrastination in us.
  • The occurrence of procrastination depends on personal and situational factors. 
  • On the one hand, procrastination relates to personality traits such as conscientiousness and impulsiveness (Steel, 2007). 
  • It also occurs more often in the context of mastery-goal orientation (Howell and Watson, 2007), and less in self-determined activities (Senécal et al., 2003). 
  • On the other hand, certain task characteristics and contextual factors bear a greater potential for procrastination than others, for example, high task complexity (Ackerman and Gross, 2005), and the absence of clear deadlines (Schraw et al., 2007). 
  • Also, procrastination often entails manifest negative consequences concerning objective well-being, for example, health-related or academic achievement-related consequences (Tice and Baumeister, 1997) and subjective well-being (Deniz, 2006; Klingsieck, 2013b). 
  • Research indicates that approximately one-fifth of the adult population regard themselves as having great difficulties initiating or completing tasks and commitments (Harriott and Ferrari, 1996) while at least half of the student population perceive procrastination as a recurrent and severe problem in their everyday life (Day et al., 2000). 
  • These findings show procrastination is linked to personal, situational and psychological factors. So it is again related to thoughts, changing mindset, attitude and thoughts can surely help combating procrastination.

Next, I’m going to share ways to combat procrastination. 

Procrastination thoughts are not less dangerous than suicidal thoughts. Eradicating these thoughts is the most penetrating approach to combat procrastination.

I’m doing following things against these thoughts to fight procrastination. Remember action is more important than mere thoughts. Self-help is the best help.

As said, Action speaks louder than wordshere we act
  1. “I don’t feel like doing it.” – But I will do it, so just do it
  2. “But, I don’t know how” – I will find my way once I start up, so just do it 
  3. “But, what If I can’t cut it?” – Then I’ll try again, but first I need to begin it, so just do it
  4. “How can I top this?” – It doesn’t matter, if I fail I will learn, then I will start over, so just do it
  5. “This stuff is just plain boring.” – So is the breathing but I’m living so I will put my hands on it, so just do it.
  6. “You can’t make it.” – Surely, I will make it, who the hell are you to predict my future, I can breathe so I can make it, so just do it.
These anti-thoughts against your procrastination thoughts will come quite handy if you strike as soon as these thoughts appear in your mind. Remember, You should be very quick and strike instantly after the first flash of negative thoughts. If you delay, there are high chances negative thoughts will produce a chain reaction and as a result, different sets of negative thoughts will be created in no time.

These thoughts are smart enough to collectively make up a story that has an unhappy ending or negative consequences. As soon as I say to myself, “But what If I can’t cut it?” I must strike with a positive set of thoughts i.e. “Then I’ll try again, but first I need to begin it, so just do it, ” but if I am slow to act, my mind be attacked by a different set of thoughts which can make up a story. This can be “If I will fail, people will laugh at me. They will say I am a failure, I can’t do anything in my life. My partner will break up with me. Parents will torture me and story goes on until we find bad ending.

It is very important to be quick and rinse negative thoughts with a positive mindset. 
I’m not good in attacking on procrastination. It was not possible for more than a year. But once, I admitted that I’m procrastinating, I started searching for ways to combat it as it has done much harm to me. But guess what, I was still procrastinating and this time I was procrastinating in finding ways how to kill procrastination.

Now I have found it is impossible to beat procrastination until you act. Action against the ill-thoughts of delaying or postponing is the key to kill procrastination. And if you want to eradicate it, just do the things as soon as you get them.

Mathematically,

Positive Thoughts + Quick Action = Beat/Kill Procrastination 

Negative Thoughts + Delay in Action = Birth/Growth of Procrastination 

Are you still reading this article, now don’t think over, just do it. Yeah, you can do it.
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Don't Miss The World’s Most Powerful Women In Tech 2016

Women have changed the way the world looks at the workforce in today’s business as a whole. Why? Since time immemorial technology had always been monopolized by men. But not until 1853 when the first woman in the person of Ana Roque de Duprey defied the notion that women belonged only in the home. At age 13 she started a school and wrote a geography textbook that was later adopted by the government of Puerto Rico. Her second book, the Botany of Antilles, gave way to women’s right to vote in Puerto Rica.

Though some women may say that male dominated corporations and key level positions may be intimidating at times, there are still other women who make aggressive decisions to overcome their fears and doubts. They are very good at what they do and can even beat the men in terms of better performance ratings and higher revenue turnarounds. And this includes women in the tech field.
Let us help each other and future generations create purposeful lives and give equal opportunities to women. Then, everyone in the community will be doing their part in making this world a better place. Today, discrimination against women workers from top to bottom positions has become almost inconceivable because many women have closed the gender gap and proven that they are worthy of the jobs they hold. Such fearless women in tech are not afraid to meet the men head-on. Featured in the following visual are some of the world’s most formidable women in the technology arena of 2016.

From the image below, learn the ropes of how powerful you too can be at your work.


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Friday, February 3, 2017

How to know if you are going to quit and why?

Don't Quit, Try Again

Don't quit

 What does make you a quitter? Is there a way around to start over and get success?


Vince Lombardi said, Winners never quit and quitters never win.

Who are quitters?

Quitters are the one, who tried achieving a goal but quit before attaining their goal. 

And worst part.

They never tried again and left that task forever. 

And they said words with full of excuses.

It is shocking the world is dominated by quitters. Are you one of them?

But, why do people leave their job undone?

To figure out it, let’s do a reverse analysis. 

Which thing supported them to start a deal but missing now to reach them to a conclusion?

That is MOTIVATION.

When there is motivation.

You are passionate.

You are active.

You are determined.

You are punctual.

You are a risk taker.

You try and retry till you succeed. 

And finally, you are a winner.

So it means, when people quit, they are no more motivated?

Absolutely. 

The drawback of motivation is that it doesn’t leave longer. Like any skill, you need to nourish and feed it with positive signs, the sooner and larger the better.

These positive signs are your improvement and growth and getting ahead towards your goal.

No matter how less your improvement is but you should keep trying and search for ways to improve your growth and should weed out your weaknesses and shortcomings with a positive approach. You should ask yourself, why you are not moving up, what is keeping you behind, what is you are missing out. You should identify your weakness and remove them, the sooner the better.

That said, No matter what happens, you should not quit rather retry with different methods. 
And then soon you see a positive sign.

A little improvement or growth.

And your motivation is increased with this little success. 

And then miracle happens-

You start working with double enthusiasm and Hercules’s spirit and work double or even triple than earlier.

You do make mistakes; sometimes you are down and unmotivated. But the downfall of you motivation should never reach to zero or you might quit.

But what if my motivation level reaches to zero?

Then start again, retry with a newer approach, soon you will get a positive sign to feed enough on motivation.

When you are motivated, other success factors automatically come to work, and you never quit and one day you win.
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

4 Inspirational Short Stories to Read Before Bed

4 Inspirational Short Stories to Read Before Bed

Good Night Inspirational Short Stories 

Short Story 1: Will Power

Short Story Will Power

A devotee used to cross the river and go to a temple and return after offering fruits and flowers to the God’s idol. There was also a wicked person, who used to come after the devotee and profoundly abuse the God, standing before his idol. One day, it was raining heavily, and water of the river had risen to the dangerous level. The devotee could not cross the river due to heavy flow, and he returned to his home. But the wicked person went to the temple after crossing the flooded river and started abusing the God, standing before his idol.

Suddenly, God appeared and asked the wicked person for a wish. The perplexed devotee said, “O Lord! You should have given a boon to the Brahmin, who comes daily to the temple and offers fruits and flowers.” The God, thus spoke, “O Man! I am pleased with the person, who is fully devoted to his task and you have this virtue. 

Without being afraid of the flooding river, you came here to do your task. I, therefore, bless you with success in your life.” After saying this, God disappeared. It is true that those, who are devoted to their deeds with strong will power and true devotion, are successful in their lives. 

Short Story 2: Indication

Short Story Indication

When the man came into this world, his withdrawal was also decided on the same date by God with his agreement. He was pleased to know about going into a new body after relinquishing the old one. But, God knew that he would be possessed by the wish to remain as it is. Therefore, he said to him, “When your days in the world would be coming to an end. I’ll give indications to you so that you could be ready for the inevitable. 

The man lived in the world enduring pleasures and pains. He wanted to forget about his withdrawal from this world. But the pre-destined happened and he had to make his exit from this world. Irritatingly, he asked God, “You had promised me to give indications, but you took me out all of a sudden. 

“But I had given you indications.”

“when?”

“many times, your eyesight became poor, your teeth started falling one by one, your hair grew grey, power to walk was taken away from your legs, apart from this what kind of indications did you expect from me?”

Short Story 3: Who is beautiful?

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The famous philosopher, Socrates was not good to look at. One day, he was looking at his face in a mirror, when one of his disciples came and stood behind him. When he saw Socrates looking at his own images in the mirror, he smiled. When Socrates saw his disciple, he could understand the meaning of his smile.

He said to his disciple, “Looking at the mirror, I have realized my ugliness. I saw this so that I should not be left behind in any work for the betterment of the society. This covers my ugliness.” On hearing this, the disciple felt embarrassed. With bent head, he asked forgiveness and then hesitatingly asked him, “It means that handsome or beautiful persons need not look into the mirror.” Smiling Socrates said, “No, it is not like that. They should also look into the mirror. They must be reminded that they have to perform good deeds by their beauty. If they too, do wrong deeds, then what purpose their beauty would be of? A person should beautify his thoughts, as they reflect on his outward appearance also.”

Short Story 4: Most Important Task

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Swami Vivekanand and his guru Ramakrishna Paramhansa were sitting together. Expressing his dear wish, Vivekananda said, “Guruji, I want to meditate and for that I would like to go to the caves of Himalayas and not to an ordinary place. In the seclusion of Himalaya, there will be no disturbance during the meditation and I will be able to concentrate on my meditation. Kindly advice me.”
Paramhansa smiled and said, “when you have already decided, then why are you asking for my advice?” 

Swami Vivekananda said, “Guruji, I am still at the threshold of my life. There is every likelihood of my taking a wrong decision. That is why I am seeking your guidance.” In reply, Paramhansa said, “If you so desire, then I must give you my advice. I would like to say that people of our area are suffering from starvation and various diseases. There is the darkness of illiteracy and ignorance all around. People, here are crying and you want to engross yourself in meditation and penance? Will your conscience accept it?” 

These words of Ramakrishna Paramhansa jolted the conscience of Swami Vivekananda. His vision transformed. Then and there, he took a vow to dedicate his life to the service of the poor and spread of education to dispel ignorance. He returned with the blessings of the Paramhansa and dedicated his whole life to the service of community. 


How do you find these inspirational short stories. Please share your thoughts in the comment box below.
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Saturday, January 28, 2017

This good night short story will make you think - Who is a fool?

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Read this short story at bed and let me know who is a fool!

Can you guess in this short story who is a fool?

Well they said, "He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes, he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever."

An illiterate villager had put up a stall of glass pieces in a village fair. Different kinds of glass pieces and glass ornaments were displayed at the stall. A jeweler had also come to the fair. A glass piece at the stall caught his attention. It was the most glittering piece of glass. Jeweler judged it to be a valuable diamond. But, he asked the shopkeeper, “Brother! What is the price of glass?” The shopkeeper replied, “Twenty cents.” Trying to negotiate, the jeweler put the price fifteen cents. But the shopkeeper did not agree to the price. The jeweler thought. “I’ll come a little later. Who will buy this piece and the shopkeeper would also be ready to sell it at fifteen cents.”

A little later, the jeweler returned to the shop. The diamond was not there. He asked the shopkeeper, “Where is that piece of glass?”  The shopkeeper replied, “I have sold it for twenty five rupees.” Beating the brow, the jeweler said, “O fool! You have sold a diamond worth one and a quarter thousands of dollars.”  The shopkeeper said, “I’m not a fool. I found that glass of piece on the road for free and I got twenty five cents for that. You knew it was quite valuable, still you stick to fifteen cents. Then who is the fool?”

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Let me know who is fool in the comment box. 
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Friday, January 27, 2017

Good Night Story With Moral - Mystery of Lamps

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A great good night story to read at bed


A thought provoking good night story

A rich person used to visit a temple daily, and he used to light a lamp filled with ghee. There was a poor man also, who used to keep a sesame oil lamp in a dark street. It so happened that both of them died on the same day. Both reached before Yamraj, the judge. After a short discussion, Yamraj gave the rich man with lower facilities and provided the poor man with facilities of a higher category.

Raising objection to Yamraj's ruling, the rich man said, "Sir, why this difference? I lighted pure ghee lamps in a temple whole life, whereas this man lighted lamps in the street and that too of oil."

Yamraj smiled and then spoke thoughtfully, "Importance of virtues is decided not by value but by the utility of work. The temple was already illuminated. This person lighted a dark place, which benefited a large number of the person. In fact, the lamp had utility; you only lighted the lamp to make your next world better for you."

Moral: Don't be selfish, focus on virtues that benefit others.

Share your thoughts on this story in comment box below.

Related Tags: Thoughtful Stories, Good Night Stories, Short Stories, Inspirational Stories 
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Good Night Story | Respect For Profession

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Incredible Story To Read At Night 

Enjoy This Super Story At Bed

This incident took place in those days in France when rebels had been rioting in the cities. The Government was dealing with the rebels in its own way. The Army had been successful in suppressing rebellion to a large extent, but still, conditions in some cities were bad. Lithos was such a city, where the rebellion could not be suppressed fully.

As such, a staff officer, General Kastlen was sent there to control the situation. Kastlen was very harsh towards the rebels. He was a terror for rebels, and they disliked him very much. Among those rebels was a barber, who used to say, "The day, the General comes in front of me, I'll kill him." When Kastlen came to know about this, he decided to go to his shop alone. He went to barber's shop and asked him to shave him. The barber recognized General.

He was confused to see the General at his shop, and with shaking hands, he somehow managed to shave him. When the barber finished his job, Kastlen gave him money and said, "I gave you full opportunity to cut my throat. You had the razor in your hand, but you missed the opportunity." The barber replied, "Had I done this, it would have been a betrayal to my profession. My razor is for shaving the customers and not taking their lives. I, however, shall deal with you, when you are armed. But for now, you are my customer." Kastlen felt ashamed and went away. 
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Inspirational Short Story: Saint and Sadness

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 A Short Inspirational Story of Saint and Sadness

One night a saint dream that an angel came to him with a list in his hand. He said, “This is a list of all those people who love God.” The saint said, “Even I love God. My name must be there in the list.” The angel replied.”No, your name is not there in the list.” The saint became sad and asked the angel, “Why is my name not there? I love not only God but also the poor people. I spend most of my time in the service of the poor. Whatever time is left, I spend in praying God.” Just then the saint woke up.

During the day also the saint was sad. When one of his disciples asked him the reason for being unhappy, the saint told him about his dream and said, “O Son, it seems there has been some lacking in my effort.” Next day the saint saw the same dream again. The same angel was standing before him with a paper in her hand. The saint asked him impolitely, “Why have you come to me now? I do not want anything from God.” The angel said, “You may not want anything from God, but God has faith in you. This time, I have another list.” The saint said, “Why have you come to me? Why don’t you go to people whose names are there in the list?

The angel said, “Your name is on the top list.” The saint was surprised and said, “Does this list also have the names of the people who love God?” The angel replied, “No, this is the list of all those whom God loves. There are many who love God, but God loves those who love the helpless. God does not love those who worship him with selfish motives.” Just then the Saint woke up.

Moral: God helps those who love themselves and God love those who help helpless.

Tags: Moral Stories, Inspirational Stories, Ancient Stories, Spiritual Stories, Motivational Stories
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Monday, January 23, 2017

5 Ways to Enchant Your Professor: Psychological Tricks

Psychological Tricks


Maintaining a positive relationship with your professor is integral to your academic and social development process. While solely improving your relationship will not result in better outcomes, it will help you attain higher levels of achievements in contrast to students who showcase poor body language and negative behavior. Here’s how you can get in their good books:

1. Be Charismatic

So, you were able to write a good personal statement for college. Now, how do you impress your teachers? It’s no secret that charismatic people usually get want they want. Adopt an approachable body language and smile frequently. Additionally, you should work on your ability to hold a conversation with absolutely anybody, whether he/she is 4-year old or your middle-aged professor. The next time you ask a question in class, add a personal observation and remember to make eye contact. This helps you appear confident and is the first step towards getting someone to like you.

2. Give Them Validation

Did you know that most of our actions are simply the outcome of our need to get validated? The next time you are having a conversation with your professor, listen carefully and give them the validation they need by rephrasing whatever they said in your own words. Not only will you appear as a good listener but your professor will probably be more interested in talking to you the next time because you agree and pay attention to whatever they say.

3. Nod While You Talk

How do you get your teachers and professors to agree with what you say? Nodding while you talk is a manipulated way to get people to agree to you and is an excellent way to deliver a powerful message. Your professor is likely to mimic your behavior and nod back in agreement without even realizing it. Nodding subsequently signals the brain to agree with the viewer, giving you an edge in classroom discussions.

4. Take To Gain Trust

If you want to establish trust, take something from your professor, no matter how small. It could be a post-it or a pen. Not only will you get the opportunity to introduce yourself but your professor is likely to remember you the next time among the dozens of students in his/her class. Once they pass on something as minute as a pencil from their hands to yours, their brain registers it as an investment in you.

5. Fake It Till You Make It

It does not matter if you took help from a professional personal statement writers on your college admission essays. You are on your own now. College can be a difficult time but you cannot allow people to faze you. Try your best to appear confident and brush up on all your reading material. Sometimes giving your professor even a slight indication that you are proficient in the subject (even if you are not) will cause them to think of you as a better student.

You can browse the internet for online psychological help if you want to learn about more tricks to enchant your professor. It is imperative you remain persistent and work on your grades at the same time. How did you get into your professor’s good books? Share your experiences in the comments section below.


About The Author 

Isabel Bell is a content writer who works at personalstatementwriter. Her hobby is writing and reading books. Her life credo is “Better late than never”. She specializes in writing for educating resources, newspapers and blogs. Her main dream is to publish her own book and become a famous blogger.
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Sunday, January 22, 2017

40+ Depression Quotes about Life evolved out of Negative Vibrations around us

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Quotes about depression, pain and loneliness 

I never thought of sharing negativity with my readers. But this is what annoyed me a lot in the last few months. I was depressed and was wondering how to overcome this kind of depression that was always inside my mind. I wanted to get rid of it but it was like oxygen to me. Couldn’t get away from it. Alveoli of my lungs were automatically absorbing enough negativity to get me more depressed. I couldn’t focus on anything. I didn’t blog, didn’t go to see friends. I was just sitting in my chair head down and sleeping. I tried reading some positive inspirational quotes to get some energy but couldn't continue for long. 

As negative vibrations enforced lot of negative thoughts into my mind. I was feeling like I was totally lost. But the good news is that I recovered. And I recovered faster than I thought I could. But before sharing my overcoming depression journey, I’d feel like sharing thoughts in form of quotes that came into my mind when I was totally depressed. Though I have collected these quotes from the web, I’d similar thoughts in my mind. In next post, I will be sharing overcoming depression quotes that you must read and put in place to get rid of depression. It is super easy and fast.


Now, why the hell I’m sharing negative thoughts viz. depression quotes?

Well, I am not sure why I’m doing it. I just know Stars can’t shine without darkness. You must know how ugly you are before you get a bleaching of your face. First, you must admit that you are sick, depressed and broken. Because, the majority of people don’t believe  and admit they are depressed and they don't go for cure method or ways to overcome it and as a result, they break and sometimes quit (suicide).

So just crosscheck if you have similar thoughts that I used to have when I was depressed. If yes, don’t worry next post will help you overcome depression.

Quotes on depression developed from negative instincts 

Depression is living in a body that fights to survive with a mind that tries to die.
Depression is feeling like you’ve lost something but having no clue when or where you last had it. Then one day you realize what you lost is yourself. 
Depression is like a war. You either win or die trying.
Deep inside nothing’s fine I’ve lost my mind. 
Depression is not being able to talk about your problems while taking on everyone else’s just to hide your own. 
What is depression like? It’s like drowning except you can see everyone around you breathing. 
That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything as long as he sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily. That it’s impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key. 
Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. 
In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. 
When you are depressed, try sleeping. Sleep just isn’t sleep anymore, it’s an escape.
At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life. 
You keep it on the inside ‘cause that’s the safest place to hide.
Mom: You never do anything for me.
Me: I fake a smile, I hide my problems from you to avoid you getting stressed, I cover my scars, I don’t talk to you so you don’t have to put up with me, and I pretend to be mentally stable. 
I wish I didn’t exist.
I am done. I’m so f**king done. 
I don’t know if I’m getting better or just used to the pain.
Self harm isn’t just cutting. 
Cutting is not a trend, it’s an addiction.
It’s like screaming but no one can hear.
It is an everyday battle.
If this is how my life is going to be, I don’t want it anymore.
Don’t cry in front of them, please just fight back the tears. Please just don’t let the, see me cry.
Why did you try to kill yourself?
You told me to be happy. 
That feeling of calm that you get after you self-harm…
It’s like being high. Everything is okay in the world for a minute. And for that night you can sleep calmly.
Weird how something so evil can feel so good 
When I’m broken, useless, alone, clueless, confused, betrayed, fragile, on the verge of tears, depressed, anxious, about to break down, pathetic, annoyed, lonely, rejected, crushed, I feel like I’m going to just fall apart at any moment, empty, defeated, never good enough and then someone suddenly asks me, “How are you?” I just say – Fine. 
It hurts, but it’s ok.. I’m used to it. 
Look at your cuts.
Or your burns.
Or those bruises you gave yourself.
Each one, is a battle with yourself
That you lost.
Sometimes when I say “I’m okay”, I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight, and say, “I know you’re not”.
I hate getting flashbacks from things I don’t want to remember. 
That awkward moment when you think you’re important to someone, and you’re not.
Yeah she is smiling. But don’t let that fool you. Look to her eyes, She’s breaking inside. 
No amount of sleep in the world cure the tiredness I feel. 
I need a break from the loneliness that is totally consuming me.
My silence is just another word for my pain.
If you could read my mind you’d be in tears. 
Sometimes the person who tries to keep everyone happy is the most the lonely person.
The worst feeling isn’t being lonely but being forgotten by someone you can’t forget. 
I’m busy saving everybody else when I can’t even save myself. 
I don’t think how people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself. 
You don’t know why you’re exhausted? You’re fighting a war inside your head every single day. If that’s not exhausting I don’t know what is.
My life is just one constant battle between wanting to be alone, but not wanting to be lonely. 
I get lost inside my mind, 
Every thought is a battle, every breath is a war, and I don’t think I’m winning anymore. 
I feel like I bother people just by being alive. 
I’m so ashamed of myself all the time. I just feel like I’m worthless and replaceable. 
There’s nothing more depressing than having it all and still feeling sad. 
People who want to die by suicide don’t want to end their lives, they want to end their pain. 
Hope, now you can figure out and diagnose yourself with depression if you are having similar thoughts about your life like I had before I healed myself to overcome depression. Now in next post get ready to go through a systematic process of controlling our mind. At this stage, only you can help yourself as it is well said that self-help is the best help.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Does body building or weight loss motivation push you to sweat out in gym? Research finds the one to increase your attendance at gym!

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Generally, there are two kinds of people who join a gym. One, who wants to build his body by adding flesh and giving shape to body, and one who wants to lose weight by reducing excess flesh particularly belly fat. Body building motivation and weight loss motivation are two forces that drive these two kinds of people. But, it is possible, you might have some different motivation that works only for you. Anyways, whatever the reason is, in case you fail to maintain a decent attendance in a gym, you should search for a catalyst to give thrust to your motivation force.  

Recently, researchers from the university of Lincoln have published their study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, which reveals that people who are serious about health and fitness are also one who are sincere and punctual to their daily visits to the gym. This research has a new insight which revolves around a man’s body attitude and his conscious and non-conscious motivations for pushing him to a gym.  

Below is the findings of the research, which clearly demonstrates that health and fitness factor dominates over other factors for which people join a gym.

  • 60% - Health and fitness is the main reason for exercising. Weight loss is the major health priority.
  • 16% - Their appearance or amateur bodybuilding as their motivation
  • 8% - Training and competing in amateur bodybuilding is the driving factor.

Weight loss motivation being primary factor compels people to sweat in the gym or they feel bad about own body fat and risk to feel guilt and shame around others. Some people admit, they feel under pressure to exercise or work out regularly from people they know well.

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Research specialist Dr. Keatley advice to Coaches, trainers, and gym buddies, if they want to increase the attendance to the gym, they should identify the motivation and reasons for attendee's work out. People who worry about body fat are more likely to attend sporadically unplanned workouts. These fatty people are sometimes motivated by guilt, shame or pressure of peer and spontaneously join the gym. But, this motivation doesn’t live longer and they might discontinue anytime, so it is important to focus on positive feelings of outcomes and encouraging them to attain long term healthier change.

This weight loss motivational video will ignite sparks in you to start over gym workout


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Experts do warn people who are driven by competition and will to have an ideal body. These conceptions can hyper-motivate one to attend gym more regularly and do excess exercise than a body can bear. This can risk body and can be dangerous for wellbeing, moreover, it puts a pause to your routine exercise. So avoid an excess of anything, including work-out.

What is your motivation behind regular gym attendance? Please share your best practices in the comment box below.

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These ‘I have crippling depression meme’ will release out your stress right away

A collection of crippling depression memes to brighten your day. 

Loosen all your depressive thoughts and fall into a prodigy of calmness. Release all your day long stress and laugh out laughter (LOL). Remember, there is nothing in this world that can stop you from being happy. That can restrict you into narrowness, that can bind your mind in clutches, that can spit on you whenever and wherever it likes.

If the burden of thoughts and sorrow prevails in your mind, all day long and all day night. Then, it doesn't mean there is a fault in your mind. It doesn't mean you can't rectify your chores, as the fault is not in your mind but in chores. These chores are your thoughts. Thus, the fault is in your thoughts...

But...

Let the self-healing go at its own pace. Meanwhile, you should not miss a moment to smile, laugh, and go hilariously towards your goal. And your goal it to be happy.

With a hope to bring a smile on your face, I am here with a few crippling depression memes.

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All you need to know to fight crippling depression

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As per Urban Dictionary, the top definition of crippling depression is “Severe depression that takes over your whole life making unbearable to carry out basic daily tasks. That means Crippling Depression is the worst stage of depression. Only the saddest people have this sickness.

Crippling Depression is a severe case when you are unable to perform basic Activities of Daily Living. (ADL). Crippling depression symptoms are not seen at once rather it is a long and slow process. In this case, you gradually lose your interest, capability and thinking power when you remain depressed for a long time.

Monica Rogers, who dealt with depression for nearly 20 years shared how she experienced when her depression was at the peak.

She couldn’t make her get out of bed, perform basic personal hygiene, she couldn’t think and make decisions because of it, she even lost her job. Feeling of hopelessness, negativity and failure always dominated her mind. She was in such an adverse mental pain that she even committed suicide as she thought things were never going to be right. Everything seemed impossible, a stroke of stress and anxiety was common every day, and worst happened when she isolated herself from everyone and everything.
According to Monica, if you wish to help your depressed friend, the best you can do is listen to him/her.

I have crippling depression and how can I combat it?

If you think you are suffering from crippling depression, you have already started your fight against depression. Yes, knowing and accepting depression is an important and crucial part in combating depression. As many people don’t accept the truth easily that they are depressed or suffering from a mental illness. Depression is a real mental illness of serious mood disorder.

Here are some signs and symptoms of depression

If you find you are experiencing any of the following signs and symptoms for at least 14 days, there are chances you are suffering from depression.

1. Feeling of sadness, anxiety and hollow mood consistently
2. Hopelessness, negativity and failure thoughts
3. Feeling of worthlessness, guilt, and helplessness
4. Decreased energy, fatigue, and slowness
5. Loss of interest and quick mood swing
6. Oversleeping, difficult sleeping,
7. Appetite and Weight Change
8. Suicidal thoughts and attempts

These are some very common signs and symptoms of depression that can help you in the self-diagnosis of depression. If you find yourself diagnosed with depression, there is no need to panic. Depression is just an illness and like any illness it does has a cure. But what is most required from a depressed person is first to embrace a positive attitude towards self and life. Embracing positivity is an essential and most required ingredient of all medicines that you need to take during medication of depression. If you have a positive attitude then the half of the treatment is already done, now half will be done with the help of friend, doctor, and therapy.

Friends can act as a first aid in curing a friend’s depression if they have a good listening skill. All that they have to do is to hear a depressed friend as much as possible. Friends provide an emotional support and stand by him to give strength to stay strong in a fight against depression. As per National Institute of Mental Health, it is also called ‘Talk Therapy’ or Psychotherapy which can be further divided into three types.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – It helps in changing negative thinking. It is thought oriented.

Interpersonal Therapy – It helps in changing behaviors. It is action oriented.

Problem Solving Therapy – It helps in overcoming stressful life experiences of life involving stress, mood swings and anxiety. It is both thought and action oriented.

If you are suffering from 'crippling depression' - the worst stage of clinical depression, it is recommend seeing a good doctor and going for medication post counseling. As we know in critical cases of depression, the suicidal thoughts and attempts are very frequent and obvious. If you or your friend experiences such thoughts and has attempted suicide even for once, then it would be perfect to visit Suicide Prevention Lifeline for help.

It is always good to check with your doctor before taking any medical advice that you hear from your dear one.

Have you ever been depressed? How did you fight depression? Share your experience in the comment box.


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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Tangled Quotes - A Great Collection of Fun, Love, and Inspirational Quotes


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Tangled Quotes - A great collection of Flynn Rider quotes, Rapunzel quotes, Fun, Love and Inspiration 

Tangled Quotes are an evergreen source of love, inspiration, and fun. It doesn't matter who you are, where you are, or what's in your mind. You are just free to go at your own pace. With these quotes, you can relish, inspire and make a good impression on the friends :-) Try to memorize them and use in your daily dialogues. Have Fun!

Here we go...

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Flynn Rider
Flynn Rider: [First lines] This is the story of how I died. Don't worry, this is actually a very fun story and the truth is, it isn't even mine. This is the story of a girl named Rapunzel.
Flynn Rider: Oh mama I have got to get me one of these.
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Mother Gothel
Mother Gothel: The world is dark, and selfish, and cruel. If it finds even the slightest ray of sunshine, it destroys it! 
Flynn Rider: Did I ever tell you I have a thing for brunettes?
Mother Gothel: Now, now, it's all right. Listen to me. All of this is as it should be.
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Rapunzel
Rapunzel: NO! You were wrong about the world. And you were wrong about me. And I will never let you use my hair, again!
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Hook Hand Thug
 Hook Hand Thug: Go, live your dream.
 Flynn Rider: I will.
 Hook Hand Thug: Your dream stinks. I was talking to her.
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Mother Gothel: Look in that mirror. I see a strong, confident, beautiful young lady. [Rapunzel smiles]
Mother Gothel: Oh look, you're here too.
Rapunzel: Look at those fireworks. They are as if they are for me.
Mother Gothel: Don't be dummy, come to mummy. Motheeeeeeer knows BEST!
Flynn Rider: You smell that? Take a deep breath through the nose! Part man-smell, and the other part is REALLY BAD man-smell. I don't know why but all together it reminds me of the colour brown. Your thoughts?
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Rapunzel: Who's that?
Flynn Rider: they don't like me
Flynn Rider: they don't like me either
Flynn Rider: Let's just presume for the moment, everyone here doesn't like me.
Rapunzel: Woo-hoo! Best. Day. Ever!
Rapunzel: Have some humanity. Haven't any of you ever had a dream?
Mother Gothel: Look in that mirror. I see a strong, confident, beautiful young lady... Oh look, you're here too. [laughs] I'm just teasing! Stop taking everything so seriously.
Big Nose Thug: What's your dream?
Flynn Rider: No, no, no. Sorry boys, I don't sing.
Flynn Rider: No no no no. This is bad, this is very very bad, this is really bad. They just can't get my nose right.
Mother Gothel: Skip the drama, stay with Mama!
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Flynn Rider: So! You're being strangely cryptic as you wrap your magic hair around my injured hand.
Rapunzel: Sorry! Just, don't... don't freak out.
Rapunzel: I can't believe I did this! I can't believe I did this! I have to go home! I am never going back! I'm a horrible daughter! BEST DAY EVER!
Mother Gothel: How you manage to do that every single day, without fail? It looks absolutely exhausting darling.
Rapunzel: Oh... it's nothing.
Mother Gothel: Then I don't know why it takes so long?


Flynn Rider: Her hair glows; I didn't see that coming; WHY DOES HER HAIR GLOW; Why is he grinning at me?
Flynn Rider: I could get used to a view like this. Yep, I'm used to it. Guys I want a castle.
Flynn Rider: You should know that this is the strangest thing I have ever done!
 Flynn Rider: "All I want with your hair is to get out of it; literally!

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Big Nose Thug: That's a lot of hair.
Rapunzel: Have some humanity. Haven't any of you ever had a dream?
Flynn Rider: Let's just assume for the moment that everyone in here doesn't like me.
Mother Gothel: Great. Now, I'm the bad guy.
Flynn Rider: All right. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I'm letting you out of the deal.
Rapunzel: What?
Flynn Rider: That's right! But don't thank me. Let's just turn around and get you home. Here's your pan, here's your frog. I get back my satchel, you get back a mother-daughter relationship based on mutual trust, and Voila! We part ways as unlikely friends.

Flynn Rider: Alright, blondie...
Rapunzel: Rapunzel
Flynn Rider: Gazoontite.

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