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THE ART OF LIVING TOGETHER

It was the coldest winter ever and many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way they covered and protected themselves …
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LESSONS LEARNED FROM 2020

(Dr (Fr) John Parankimalil, SDB). Today is the last day of 2020. We have been hearing a lot of voices through videos, emails and posts… “The worst year 2020”, “I …
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DEVELOPING A GROWTH MINDSET

The key to achieving success in life is to adopt a winning mentality. A winning mentality requires you to have a growth mindset. Professor Carol Dweck’s theory of Growth mindset …
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Inspirational Stories for purposeful living – Volume 3 Released in Guwahati

The 15th Book of John Parankimalil SDB, popularly known as Father P.D. Johny, titled ‘Inspirational Stories for Purposeful Living-Vol 3 was released in Guwahati by Father Januarius S Sangma, Salesian …
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Are we Conditioned?

We all have seen an elephant in a circus. You must have noticed the tiny chain by which it is tied to a pillar after the show is over. It …
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YOU AND YOUR APPEARANCE

Well, few of you are entirely satisfied with your appearance. Unlike Narcissus, who fell in love with his reflection in a pool of water, some of you nearly fall into …
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THINK BIG, AIM HIGH

One thing that sets apart many successful individuals is their ability to think big and aim high. Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer with 28 medals in Olympics alone (23 Gold, …
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THE POWER OF CHARACTER

It is often said that when wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; but when character is lost, everything is lost. Character is the …
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THE MAGIC OF MOTIVATION

Motivation is the intense desire to achieve a fixed goal because of the rewards attached to it. Some of the synonyms for motivation are: drive, push, stir, urge,determination, eagerness, keenness, …
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STOP WORRYING AND START PRAYING

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the world we live in. Worry is taking its toll on the world today and most people are worried about getting COVID-19. People are …
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STAYING POSITIVE IN A CORONA WORLD

Staying positive when the news is all scary and gloom can be a hard, even for the most optimistic people. While it is true, we need to take the Coronavirus …
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NURTURING FRIENDSHIPS

Friendship is a connection between people. We come in contact with so many people in our life but few of them will become our friends. Some people have many friends, …
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LESSONS FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Covid-19 pandemic has shown that humans are not infallible and countries and communities are vulnerable and need to be prepared. Today, the virus is booming while the global economy goes …
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COPING WITH FAILURE

Failure is simply defined as the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Failure occurs every day, …
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BUILDING YOUR SELF-IMAGE

Self-image is your own personal view of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally. It is a feeling of worth you have about yourself or the value you place on yourself. In …
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