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Why so serious, son?

“If you really took yourself seriously enough,

you’d realize how important it is to enjoy life!!”

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The Fifty Second Week

I’ve always dreaded the fifty second week – that time of the year when working is contemptuously looked down upon! As a Type-A workaholic who thrives on relentless hustle, I’ve always found this extended celebratory week to be painfully agonizing.

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A New Start

Sometimes I still think of you,

Instances are rare, but still a few.

During travels and meets,

And in moments of solitude.

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Why “Should” Should not be Used

How often do you use the word “should”, in reference to yourself or other people? Being an extremely uptight person, I use it profusely. Like most others, I considered it to be an innocent word, and used it imprudently. But now, as I analyze and become more and more interested in how my internal dialogue affects the way I feel about myself, I’ve started to realize just how insidious the word can be. It inherently implies a diktat that cannot be possibly challenged or declined.

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Tried and Tested Ways to Grow Your Twitter Account Organically

Growing a new Twitter account is like getting a seed fund for your startup. When starting out with zilch followers, there isn’t much you can do. Your first 500 organic followers are the most critical followers you’ll ever get. And needless to say, they’re extremely hard to get – extremely hard!

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On being an Alpha Woman

When referring to personalities, we usually come across the terms alpha, beta and omega. This article is about the “Alpha” enigma. What is so special about being an alpha? What are their atypical characteristics? And how being one can help you succeed in life?

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Envious of the Highly Intelligent? Think again!

Many people have an illusion that high intelligence is an elixir, which can help you seamlessly rise above the regular day-to-day challenges. It is generally perceived that – the higher IQ you’ve, the more successful you’re likely to be.

It helps in certain areas, no doubt. It may help you ace academics, puzzles, research areas, etc. But real life is a different ball game altogether – wherein mere intelligence isn’t the most important indicator of success. In fact, it many cases, it could also prove to be detrimental to one’s potential to succeed.

 
For all the hype that goes into believing how amazing and gifted it is to be smart, there are also some glaring disadvantages which may hit you on the way. It has downsides, specially when it comes to dealing with an “average” world.

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A Random Observandum

People encounter winning and losing streaks from time to time. Many successful people inevitably attribute their wins to Hard work. But ironically, the same folks wouldn’t think twice before ascribing their losses to “Luck”, or more squarely put “Bad luck”. Resonates?

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It ain’t Overnight Success, if its not achieved in a day…

This can well be summed up through a Java program 🙂
import java.util.*;
Class Success
{
     public static void main (String args []) throws IOException
     {
          int no_of_days = 0;
          Scanner sc = new Scanner (System.in);

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100 follows!

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