The Formula For All Round Success In Life

By Rahul Desai on 19 May, 2006. Topics: Spiritual, Lifestyle . Comments: 0

Stress Management - When and How?

Do one thing at a time. Do it mindfully. Do it well. Enjoy the satisfaction. Then go on to the next thing. Multitasking might work for computers, but humans have yet to get the hang of it. It leads to careless mistakes, shoddy work and unreliable performance. Worst of all, having to do things over. This is no way to live. Give what you’re doing your undivided attention. Take the time to get it right. And enjoy the experience. Is your life fulfilling? Or is it merely crammed? Know the difference and you’ll realize it’s not the quantity of activities you engage in (or possessions you collect) that ultimately determine your happiness. One naturally unfolding, enriching experience can easily surpasses many rushed and distracted ones. But you may be so chronically overscheduled, you never give yourself a chance to enjoy anything to the fullest. Experiment. Choose an occasion and give it your complete, mindful and unhurried attention....

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Yeh Hai Bombay Meri Jaan

By Rahul Desai on 13 May, 2006. Topics: City, India, Bombay / Mumbai, Lifestyle . Comments: 0

Disclaimer: When I say Bombay, I mean Bombay. That's not a slip of tongue. And that's unlikely to change. Now, let's get back to the article.

With a dense humanity of tens of millions, there’s barely anybody who can claim to be somebody here. Everyone is in hurry and of all, every individual’s priority is the highest at all times. Someone in an auto, some in a bus, some on foot; everybody approaching the railway station, and they all will catch 6:23 AM Virar-fast to Churchgate (which would already be over-packed from the origin station itself)…

On the same time, there are some fortunate ones who don’t have to deal with the crammed railways at all. I leave by 8:20 from home, reach the office at 9:00 passing through one of the greenest areas of Bombay - the Aarey Dairy Township. Unless there is some unusual change in plans, I reach back home by seven in the evening, and have all the time under the sun - all to myself. For any localite, my life is lousy and slow. (Trust me, it’s not.) Probably they are jealous. 

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