The idea of the book came to me at a condolence meeting when people were offering their personal tributes. Listening to their goody goody talks about the deceased, I thought does only good people die? I have never heard in a condolence meeting of a person who died, had any of the qualities like he/she was corrupt, stingy, ungodly, violent, arrogant, angry, adultery, lying. Only … Continue reading A Book Idea – You Can Plan Your Condolence Meeting When You Are Alive
My new fiction book My Condolence Meeting was published earlier this month in two languages. English and Gujarati (Titled: Mari Partrhna Sabha). I approached well-known actor Sachin Khedekar to write a few words about the book for which he readily agreed. Here is a blurb he wrote about the book. The Book… “MY CONDOLENCE MEETING” has put me in a very reflective mood. We attend … Continue reading What Sachin Khedekar has to say about My New Book?
“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” Toni Morrison Releasing my new book Balancing is the Work, To Live a Serene Life in the Extreme World, today on Amazon. At my 50th birthday dinner, my son (25) asked me what one piece of advice would I give him? I couldn’t answer as I had many … Continue reading This is How I Answered a Question My Son asked Me
Books are our best friends. This week when the Unlock India 1.0 is taking shape, let us meet one of our friends. This book would help you to better deal with your personal and professional life. “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.“ Vera Nazarian Today we bring to you a book titled The … Continue reading A Book Every One Needs to Read to Upgrade Professional Life
“Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.” Wayne Dyer Attachment is undesirable and how to achieve detachment, free will vs everything is destined, we are formless souls with a body not the body (form) with a soul. Usually, these kinds of matters we read in Indian religious books and scriptures like Bhagavat Gita, Yogavasistha, Tattavartha Sutra, Ashtavakra Gita, Upanishads, … Continue reading Stop Worrying, Everything is Balanced & Perfect in the Universe
The war of art is one of the most inspirational books for artists. You could be an artist (we all are artists) of any field. This book is a must-read. Steven Pressfield is a renowned author. This small book can change your life. It will inspire you to keep pursuing your dream. It will save you from abandoning your dream. All your reasons and justifications to … Continue reading Death is Certain, Are You Living the Life You Wanted to Live?
“You make a difference for every single person you come into contact with at work. Is that difference for the better or worse?” Alexander Kjerulf, author of the book Happy hour is 9 to 5. This blog is about fitness and happiness. Both go hand in hand, one without the other is not possible. Today I am introducing Chief Happiness Officer (CHO) Alexander Kjerulf. Happy hour … Continue reading Are your Happy hours 9 to 5?
This is a health and happiness blog. Our readers might not need an introduction to Rujuta Diwekar or her books. Yet, for the benefit of those who might not know her, here is a bouquet of books from her. Rujuta Diwekar perhaps is the leading Dietician in India. Winner of the ‘Nutrition Award’ from Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Rujuta is amongst the most qualified and … Continue reading Kareena Kapoor’s Dietician for You
“Samayam Goyam Ma Pamay.” Lord Mahavira. (Meaning: Don’t waste a single moment, Mahavira advised to his senior most disciple Gautama) In his little book On the Shortness of Life, Seneca (A Roman Philosopher) writes a very powerful message for all of us. This could be quite awakening and life changing read. “Most human being complaints about the meanness of nature, because we are born for … Continue reading How we waste our Short life?
Tim Ferriss is a famous author of his best-selling book 4 hour work week. He is a blogger and his podcasts are very inspiring. He invites amazing guests for his Podcasts. He has interviewed 200 plus world class performers and his these interviews are downloaded more than 100 million. His latest Podcasts which you might be interested are: When to Quit – Lessons from World-Class Entrepreneurs, … Continue reading Tools of Titan, Tools for everyone
Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information, connection, and influence. -Robert K. Cooper, PhD When Daniel Goleman’s the books titled Emotional Intelligence and Working with Emotional Intelligence was first published in 1995 and 1998 respectively, Emotional Intelligence was considered a very relevant subject. We all learned how high IQ … Continue reading Why EQ matter more than IQ?
“If we would just slow down, happiness would catch up to us.” ― Richard Carlson Our Happiness has a million of obstacles. We get irritated, upset, tense, and anxious, worrisome for various reasons during the day. It could be small or big, but our concerns are endless and we are tangled in one of the other concerns ignoring the chance to become happy. We are looking … Continue reading How to feel Happy, instantly and always
Yes, Indian Cricket Captain is known for his aggression also knows how to calm down when required. He tweets; “I love this book. A must read for all those who are brave enough to let their thoughts and ideologies be challenged.” ‘He is referring to a book is a famous Yoga book by an Indian Yogi Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda. The goodreads.com … Continue reading Yoga Inspiration of Virat Kohli You Need to Know
“A genius looks at something that others are stuck on and gets the world unstuck.” Seth Godin in Linchpin. Reading books is a major key to success. This was the title of a blog post I recently read. I would twist a bit: Reading GOOD books can change a life forever. The mega-rich and successful like Bill Gates and Elon Musk devote extraordinary amounts of their … Continue reading Linchpin – A Seth Godin Book, Why You Need to Read?
“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”Mahatma Gandhi (One of the quotes from the book, Quiet) Today you are reading about the book titled Quiet. This book has more than 5000 reviews on the Amazon site and 88% of the readers have rated the book with either 5 or 4 stars. I have not seen any book that enjoys so much popularity. (The … Continue reading Are you an Introvert? Quiet is for you.
What is your goal and mission in life? We all are after MORE. More business, more customers, more money, more power, more fame assuming that this MORE will give us more happiness. We spend our lives after achieving this MORE. But we never know when the end will come. Here is one book you must read before your death. Award-winning Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Randy … Continue reading The Last Lecture – A Book to Read Before Death
The title of this post seems to be an attention drawing gimmick. Well, judge it at the end of the post. Here I only want to show a simple way to become the likes of Vivekananda (Or whosoever enlightened Guru /God you believe in). We all are so much obsessed with our bodily condition since birth that we forget our true self. Our external world is … Continue reading How Can You Become Swami Vivekananda?
Happiness is a pursuit. Everyone is running after Happiness. All our activities, even if we dislike is pursuing Happiness for the future. We discount present Happiness for unknown and uncertain future Happiness. Whether have we understood the Happiness? Usual belief is once we have something or some experience or some possession or some relationship or achieve some goal – we will be happy. This is … Continue reading Happiness Advantage – Why is Happiness First Necessary for Success?