Self Development

Be Curious

Curiouser and Curiouser

“Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English) – Lewis Carroll

My daughter wants to be a researcher. We were talking about the scientific method – formulating hypotheses, designing experiments, analyzing results and drawing conclusions, which then cycle back to new hypotheses.

And I said, “It all begins, however, with curiosity!”

A longing to understand the world around us; what makes it tick; how to tweak it to work differently; how to make it better.

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Why Make 12 Year Plans

Place de la Bastille

Some places have “history”.

The Place de la Bastille in Paris, for instance, where the French Revolution led to storming the prison.

Or the Colosseum in Rome, where man fought beast to the death.

The Colosseum

 

Not all “history” is momentous and globally significant, though.

Some places have a deeply meaningful, if only personal, relevance to us.

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6 Big Lessons I Learned Last Year

Growing up

A year is a long time to learn. And in the last 12 months, I’ve learned some powerful lessons. Here are the 6 biggest ones.

Lesson #1:

Friends Matter

Friends Matter

I passed out of medical school over 30 years ago. There were 204 students in my batch.

In the course of 2017, I met nearly 50 of them in person at least once.

That’s 25% of a group of friends I’ve known for three long decades!

It’s amazing.

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How To Get Inspired And Motivated

Inspiration and Motivation

Life is tough. Success is hard. To make it through, you’ve got to find your inner strength and passion. You have to train yourself to watch for opportunities, and seize them effectively if you want to reach a higher level of success and happiness.

And build as many good habits as possible to help you reach your goals and achieve those dreams.

It Begins and Ends with You

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Make Exercise & Eating Right A Habit

Eat Right

Making a daily habit of exercise can create happiness.

When you exercise, your body releases endorphins or the feel good hormones that can lift your mood. When you exercise every day – even if it’s just going for a walk around the block at work or at home – you help improve the way your organs can do their jobs.

You make it easier for them to function. You also create more mental alertness in your brain when you exercise, because you increase the way that your organs can get the oxygen that they need.

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