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    The Best Money Advice, One shall follow…

    Despite sane and sound advice from family and friends, I chose to forgo getting my own home leading to be the biggest financial mistake in my life.  I was overconfident in my ability to make a killing in stock markets that I lost good chances of home ownership.  Someday in the future, my preteen son will attempt to figure out the world as an adult.  Hence, I write down my greatest financial blunder owing to complacency and overconfidence which I hope he would avoid as a young adult. A harsh truth of life is that the rent you pay never […] More

  • “Nothing Last Forever”-Arnold Schwarzenegger (MUST READ)

    Famed actor Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a photo of himself sleeping on the street under his famous bronze statue, and sadly wrote “How times have changed”… The reason he wrote the phrase was not only because he was old, but because when he was governor of California he inaugurated a hotel with his statue. Hotel staff told Arnold, “at any moment you can come and have a room reserved for you.” when Arnold stepped down as governor and went to the hotel, the administration refused to give him a room arguing that he should pay for it, since they were in […] More

  • *THE WORLD IS MINE*, We Are Blessed…!

    *THE WORLD IS MINE* (Author Unknown)  Today, upon a bus, I saw a very beautiful woman and wished I were as beautiful. When suddenly she rose to leave, I saw her hobble down the aisle. She had one leg and used a crutch. But as she passed, she passed a smile. Oh, God, forgive me when I whine. I have two legs; the world is mine. I stopped to buy some candy. The lad who sold it had such charm. I talked with him, he seemed so glad. If I were late, it’d do no harm. And as I left, […] More

  • The Missing Goat, “Goat no 3″… wonderful story, please

    It all started one lazy Sunday afternoon in a small town near Toronto in Canada.Two school-going friends had a crazy idea.They rounded up three goats from the neighborhood and painted the numbers 1, 2 and 4 on their sides.That night they let the goats loose inside their school building. The next morning, when the authorities entered the school, they could smell something was wrong.They soon saw goat droppings on the stairs and near the entrance and realized that some goats had entered the building.A search was immediately launched and very soon, the three goats were found.But the authorities were worried, where […] More

  • Are you hungry? (For success)

    Here is a buffet spread-you can eat some or eat nothing- It depends on how hungry you are. *Starters: (pick any 2)* 1. Get up early (you can accomplish 20% more during 5 am to 8 am) 2. Walk for at least 45 minutes or Exercise at least for 30 minutes daily (you have no choice on this) 3. Meditate /pray/ visualize positive things/do yoga for 30 minutes every day. *Main course (pick any 4)* 1) Invest in best clothes you can afford-along with good shoes (It has been proved, that better dressed people appeal 15 % more-all things being […] More

  • An Indian Sprinter Is Inspiration For Many!

    This is the daughter of a rice farmer, and her name is Hima.  She ate rice and daal (lentils), not supplements and protein bars.  She ran in rice fields before she could step onto any real track.  She wore cheap, worn-out spikes, but she didn’t let that matter.  She’s notorious for having a one-track mind, never caring about who her competition in the next lane is.  She just took Gold in the 400m event at the World U20 Championships in Finland.  And she’s the first Indian track athlete – male or female – to win a gold medal at any […] More

  • Time Bank: A Good Practice To Support Old Age…MUST READ

    Swiss Time Bank A student studying abroad in Switzerland observes the country in Switzerland: While studying in Switzerland, I rented a house near the school. The landlord Kristina is a 67-year-old single old lady who worked as a teacher in a secondary school before she retired. Switzerland’s pension is very rich, enough not to make her worry about eating and drinking in her later years. However, it is puzzling that she actually found a “work” – to take care of an 87-year-old single old man. I asked if she was working for money. Her answer surprised me: “I did not […] More