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As The Mind Wanders

Ashwini C N

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Productivity

Stepping offline to avoid screen time

Before 2020’s plot twist changed the course of most of our lives, I would try and do as much as I could with my phone and laptop. Tracking lists, finances, emails, notes, paying bills -everything. I found it convenient that... Continue Reading →

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5 ways to live a simpler, better life!

In what feels like an eternity, I realized it’s just been 5 months since I started working from home. March 2020 feels like a long time ago, a couple of years to be honest. I was in denial for the... Continue Reading →

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5 Lists to power through everyday life!

My life changed for the better ever since I started maintaining lists for different aspects of my life. Writing down lists gives me clarity on what I'm up for and helps me bring order from a world of chaos. It... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

How I tweaked my schedule to be more productive!

Don’t you love it when you get immersed in what you’re doing and completely lose track of time? I do. This is mainly because there are very few activities that can hold my attention for long. So once I’m set,... Continue Reading →

Want to be happy? Walk away from toxic people.

I'd been mulling over the idea of a detox for a while. I believed it could benefit me. Last week when I found myself in the middle of something I'd always stayed away from, I knew it was time. I... Continue Reading →

How often do we feel good about ourselves?

I felt like a million bucks today. The best part is, I don't even know why. The only difference to my morning routine was giving myself extra 10 minutes to wake up. I have that luxury because my lunch is... Continue Reading →

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