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Ashwini C N

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Habits for Life

5 lessons that helped my career!

I completed 8 years with TCS earlier this month. The realization feels surreal. I vividly remember my first day at work. As I stood outside, I looked up at the tall building with excitement, nervousness and ecstatic at where I’d... Continue Reading →

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Falling in love with everyday monotony!

I opened my mail to a warning message from my security team. It told me that my access would be revoked unless I completed all the Mandatory courses. There it was, again! Our organization is way too strict when it... Continue Reading →

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The power of consistency

Have you noticed what’s common among people who achieve what they set out to? They are consistent with their efforts. They show up and work on improving their skills as frequently as they need to, irrespective of how small the... Continue Reading →

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A generalist in a world full of specialists!

Last month, I had to take an important decision regarding my career path. I’ve been extremely lucky to be at the right place, at the right time, with the right people. So I’ve had the luxury to choose what I... Continue Reading →

Why you should invest in your happiness

As we step into another quarter for 2019, it seems like a good time to pause and take stock of how the year has been. Ok, let me rephrase - it seems like a good time to take stock of... Continue Reading →

Getting back to the routine!

Many people think routines are boring. Why, even I used to feel the same way some time back. You know how they say you realize the worth of your nose only when it is blocked. That is so very true!... Continue Reading →

How to deal with frustrations

How many times have you come back home from work and vented your frustration at your family for no fault of theirs? How many evenings have you been annoyed at everything and everyone for something that transpired earlier? How many... Continue Reading →

Why you should write down your thoughts

Sometimes I wonder why I don't have a strong personality. You know how it feels when you look at certain people and know they mean business! I wondered why I couldn't be like them.  It then dawned on me that... Continue Reading →

One step at a time!

Do you know what I love the most about life? You stumble upon treasures in the most unexpected places when you’re least expecting it. I learned a wonderful lesson from my friend, though it was not intended for me at... Continue Reading →

Yet another primer on New Year’s resolutions

2018 was a particularly good year for me, considering that I accomplished all three of my goals for the year. From being the person who would get excited about a new start on the New Year and then give up... Continue Reading →

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How to achieve your goals for the New Year

It's that time of the year again. While some are frantically trying to recollect their goals for 2018, some others (like me) have given up on them and started planning for the next year. Well, aren't we supposed to think... Continue Reading →

Rediscover your Sunshine

We always look back in fond memories of the good old days. Despite doing well, many of us aren’t satisfied with who we are, blame it in our sky-high expectations. But when we look back at the person we were... Continue Reading →

The Fringe Benefits of Writing a Journal!

I'm a big fan of James Clear's posts. He writes on habits, productivity, and human potential. His statements are simple and yet, profound. I was particularly intrigued by his posts on developing habits. He says that if you want to... Continue Reading →

A distraction for a distraction!

I'm surprised by the insane amount of distractions that veer my mind off course when I try to concentrate. At any point there are a bunch of thoughts running on my mind, waiting for my focus to dip. The minute... Continue Reading →

Stop waiting for the perfect ‘Tomorrow’

We find it convenient to blame our hectic schedules for not being able to do what we want to. We are aware that tomorrow may never come, yet we promise to get back to the tasks a couple of months... Continue Reading →

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