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Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Disclaimer: The title of the article is not saying, don't fear Corona, just get out there and be courageous in public. Please read in full to understand the spirit of the message. What is Courage? Aristotle said Courage is the first virtue. Without it, there's no: 1....

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How to Preserve Mental Health while Battling Cabin Fever

How to Preserve Mental Health while Battling Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever:  Cabin Fever is the restlessness one experiences in forced isolation especially in confined spaces. Before Corona hit, we were starting to live fragmented and lonely lives. We were happy staying indoors all day with our phones and devices. Playgrounds...

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How to Cut Yourself and Others Some (Corona) Slack

How to Cut Yourself and Others Some (Corona) Slack

Developing a Perspective: Is there a crisis right now?Yes. Are you homeless?No Are you hungry?No Is your family alive?Yes Do you have internet?Yes You will survive. There are many of us going through personal and professional crisis much before this Corona crisis came...

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Using Corona (Down)Time to Upskill and Reskill

Using Corona (Down)Time to Upskill and Reskill

Not Lacking in Inspiration: These days, stories of children and adults doing something with their new found free time are flooding our social media walls and our consciousness. Some of these people have found what it takes to take our current circumstances in stride...

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On Personal Wellbeing and Pandemics

On Personal Wellbeing and Pandemics

How We Can Cope: When we're being stretched to the limits of our endurance, we can look outside to nature for lessons. We can carry the patience of time with us and be strong in our commitment to those in our care. We can adopt a few of Mother Nature's enduring...

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How to declutter your life

How to declutter your life

Suspend Mode: The world today feels like it's in a suspend mode, and we're just waiting for something to pass, so we can quickly get back to our busy lives. But, this uneasy, uncertain time can be our opportunity to declutter our mind and eventually our lives. Let's...

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Being an Entrepreneur means SHOWING UP everyday

Being an Entrepreneur means SHOWING UP everyday

The Life & Times of an Entrepreneur:  Being an entrepreneur is a solitary and scary act of self-sustenance. At FutureSTRONG Academy, we keep our doors open every day so we can inspire little children, teens, parents and any adults who're looking to find courage...

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The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

Cultivating a healthy mind for a healthy life: If we want gain clarity, influence, courage to stay committed to our goals and influence others to join hands for the greater good, we must operate at optimum mental health. For that matter a good healthy mind is...

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New beginnings: Leaving our old selves behind

New beginnings: Leaving our old selves behind

Our attitude towards life: As humans, we’re fascinated with the unknown but are also deathly afraid of it. We even jump into life changing activities like parenthood without so much as a guarantee of anything. But, is there any way we can really fool proof our lives?...

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Here’s why we’re worth it

Here’s why we’re worth it

Life’s worth fighting for if we can see meaning in it. But, for many of us the gap between self-acceptance and self-embrace is a very long journey. We judge ourselves often, we can’t see value in what we do, and find it hard to battle self-doubt when we set out to...

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To read or not to read

To read or not to read

While digital media is convenient and cheaper to procure, its often seen as a platform that can’t enable serious and thoughtful academic work. Whether it is long form reading or bite sized essays, digital books are easy for highlighting, bookmarking, or saving parts...

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The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause

Pause a Little To Read This: We've all seen those drawings and paintings of Sisyphus, the Greek king. The one who, for being deceitful, received a punishment of rolling up a huge boulder up a hill. This act of his happens in perpetuity, because the boulder keeps...

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On the journey of setting sustainable goals

On the journey of setting sustainable goals

What is Goal Setting:  Can you guess? There's one thing that could both excite and scare us at the same time? If you guessed setting an ambitious and seemingly impossible goal, you're right! Goal setting is a deeply personal act where you realize you’re competing with...

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Find yourself overthinking and stressed? Read this.

Find yourself overthinking and stressed? Read this.

Our Habit to Ruminate:  Most of us, not including those who’re lucky to be enlightened, don’t want to live in the present moment. We simply don’t want to accept life as it manifests itself. We begin to over think our past or over analyze our options for the future....

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Balancing culture and community in a Global world

Balancing culture and community in a Global world

Asian/Indian families traditionally emphasize the importance of family membership, respect, and solidarity. These values are referred to as family obligations. Instead of promoting individual needs and personal identity, Asian/Indian families tend to have a family and...

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Social Media and its Collateral Damage on Teens – Part 1

Social Media and its Collateral Damage on Teens – Part 1

The Social Media fuel for depression and anxiety: In our daze of distraction addiction, we shift our attention between the real and the virtual world constantly. Whenever we look at your friends' or celebrity status updates, accomplishments and vacation pictures,...

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In Search of the Elusive Joy

In Search of the Elusive Joy

Something's Amiss: Hoarding, clutter, addiction, breakup, debt - All these words have one common underlying reason. It is our undying need to find happiness in all the wrong reasons instead of within us. Want a sure shot way to create your own happiness? Read along....

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Collaboration in a world that cherishes individualism

Collaboration in a world that cherishes individualism

We've more in common than we don't: Take a look around you, and you'll see that we're all driven by the same needs as humans. The feeling of belonging, the need to matter, and a cause to impact and give. But, we’re also starting to live more fragmented and lonely...

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The truth about tech and addiction

The truth about tech and addiction

  Why we crave digital distractions? Unlike real life that can be boring and monotonous, on the internet, even if you want nothing, you can always get something. Our digital tools show us how a life online is one with endless possibilities (read, endless scroll)....

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What technology can’t do for us

What technology can’t do for us

  Tech is becoming just a busy distraction: Technology was meant to be an asset, a tool for enhancing our productivity and our lives. It was meant to free up time for us to do things that really mattered to us - in our real life. But, computers and machines we've...

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The science behind our love for social media and selfies

The science behind our love for social media and selfies

  A virtual world for "me": Being on(line) means - we must add value, always be available, be current and also flawless. While we perfect ourselves, we must also capture our journey on a public stage. We must belong in the world, in the big scheme of life. We...

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