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Cold Exposure for Peak Performance

Introduction In the pursuit of optimal physical and mental health, individuals are constantly seeking innovative methods to unlock their full potential. One such practice gaining recognition is cold exposure—a transformative technique that utilises the power of cold temperatures to elicit a...

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Biohacking Your Brainwaves for Peak Performance

Introduction In the quest for peak performance, harnessing the power of our own brain waves has emerged as a fascinating frontier. Advances in neuroscience and technology have given rise to a practice known as brainwave entrainment, which offers the potential to optimize brain function and en...

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The Magic of Your Burning Desire: Unleashing the Power Within

Introduction: A transformative force that sets extraordinary individuals apart from the rest – is the burning desire to achieve their  goals. It is this unwavering flame within their souls that propels them forward, even in the face of adversity and  challenges. Inspired by the words of ...

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HOW TO CULTIVATE A GROWTH MINDSET FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE

Introduction: In the picturesque town of Ooty, nestled in the scenic Nilgiri Hills of Tamil Nadu, India, two twins were  born on a stormy night. They were separated soon after birth and given up for adoption to two different  families. Little did anyone know that the beliefs and mindset ...

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MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE

Introduction: Mindfulness and meditation have gained widespread popularity in recent years, with many people  practising these techniques for their numerous benefits. These practices can help individuals enhance  their cognitive function, emotional regulation, and stress management skill...

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THE IMPACT OF STRESS ON PERFORMANCE AND HOW TO MANAGE IT

INTRODUCTION Stress is a natural and inevitable part of life, and it affects individuals in different ways. Stress is a  response to any physical, mental, or emotional challenge or threat. While a certain amount of stress can  be beneficial, prolonged and intense stress can have negative...

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NOOTROPICS : COGNITIVE ENHANCERS FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE

Introduction: In today's fast-paced world, people are always looking for ways to improve their cognitive performance.  Nootropics, also known as cognitive enhancers, are substances that can enhance cognitive function, such as memory, attention, and creativity. They can help individuals ac...

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THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL CONNECTIONS ON PERFORMANCE

As the famous poet John Donne once wrote, "No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent." This timeless phrase accurately captures the essence of how we as human beings rely on each other for support and guidance. In my own life, I have experienced the truth be...

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Time management and productivity for peak performance

Introduction: Time is a finite resource, and managing it effectively is crucial for achieving peak performance. Effective time management can help you maximize productivity, reduce stress, and achieve your goals more efficiently like the way it did for me. In this chapter, we will explore the...

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How To Set And Achieve Goals For Peak Performance

Introduction: Setting and achieving goals is an important aspect of peak performance, whether it be in sports,  business, or personal development. The science of goal-setting has been extensively studied, and  research has shown that setting specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, an...

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CREATIVITY FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE

Introduction: Peak performance is the ability to perform at one's best, consistently achieving superior results in a  chosen field. Creativity, on the other hand, is the ability to come up with novel and innovative ideas.  While peak performance is often associated with excellence in a p...

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The impact of environment on performance

As Jim Rohn famously said, "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with." And  looking back on my life, I can say with certainty that this rings true. During my school days at St. John's Church High School in Secunderabad, I was fortunate to be  surrounded by the b...

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The Role Of Positive Psychology In Peak Performance

Introduction: Positive psychology is a relatively new field of study that focuses on the factors that contribute to human  well-being and flourishing. Rather than solely looking at what is wrong with people and how to fix it,  positive psychology aims to identify the strengths and positive...

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CRITICAL ROLE OF MINDSET IN PEAK PERFORMANCE

Mindset plays a critical role in achieving peak performance. A person's mindset is the lens through which one views the world, influencing how one interprets events and responds to challenges. As a  result, many experts believe that mindset is one of the essential factors in achieving succes...

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YOU ATTRACT WHAT YOU ARE NOT WHAT YOU WANT

The Hollywood film "The Pursuit of Happyness" starring Will Smith is based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless with his young son. Despite his struggles, Gardner never gives up on his dreams and keeps pushing forward, even when things get tough. The fil...

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THE ART OF THINKING

Thinking is the process of using our minds to analyze information, solve problems, and make decisions. It is a fundamental human ability that allows us to navigate our world and make sense of the endless stream of information that we encounter every day. However, not all thinking is created equa...

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THE POWER OF “OM” CHANTING

I never thought much of chanting "Om" until I decided to give it a try. I soon realized that chanting Om could be a powerful way to bring peace to life. Every time I chant Om, I experience a sense of spiritual joy that fills my body and mind with positive vibrations. Chanting Om has also helped ...

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The Power of Silence

As someone constantly surrounded by noise, the power of silence was an alien concept to me - until I discovered its transformative power recently. It all started with a simple practice of sitting in silence for 10 minutes each day. At first, I found it hard to stay focused and to be still, but...

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HEALING POWERS OF GROUNDING

Getting grounded is a way to connect with the Earth's natural energy field. Thousands of people all over the world have benefited from the miraculous healing powers of grounding. This simple concept involves putting your feet on the ground. This simple action allows your body to absorb Earth's h...

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HIGH VALUE WOMAN

  Getting to be a high value woman is possible, but it is important to have the right traits. Basically, a high value woman is one who understands her worth. She knows that she is special, that her feelings matter, and that she deserves to be happy. In addition, she knows how to treat...

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HIGH-VALUE MAN

Kevin Samuels, a famous black online image consultant, is reported to have coined the phrase of High-Value Man, which today refers to a man of means and influence. A high-value man epitomises masculinity, charm, leadership and sophistication. Such a man is a man of means and power, loved by wome...

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REALITY EXISTS IN THE HUMAN MIND NOWHERE ELSE

Reality exists in the human mind nowhere else. George Orwell said this in his book "1984". Reality is how things are, not how you think they are. As human beings, we create reality by using our senses and thoughts to perceive the world around us. In other words, reality exists within your mind; ...

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The Law of Assumption

The Law of assumption stems from the idea that we constantly make assumptions about other people's motives, attitudes, and beliefs. We assume people think, feel, and act a certain way and make those assumptions based on past experiences. It's important to remember that everyone has unique val...

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THE FUTURE OF FINANCE : DeFI vs BANKS AND THE RISE OF CRYPTO

The world of finance is going through a massive transformation. The way people invest, borrow, and save money is changing forever. Traditional banks face increasing challenges from alternative solutions like decentralised finance (Defi) platforms and crypto lending services. Here, I explore the ...

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HOW AND WHY EXTREME OWNERSHIP CAN BE LIFE CHANGING?

Extreme ownership means owning everything in your world to an extreme degree. It means you are accountable for not just those tasks you directly control but all those that happen in your reality for which you may not think you are responsible. It may be a road accident while on your way to work....

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When you blame others, you give up your power to change

Are you more likely to own up to your mistakes or play the blame game when something goes wrong? Most of us are sharp to point fingers and play the blame game. It's much more comfortable to blame others or circumstances than to take full responsibility for our actions. It's also easier to blame ...

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BE SO GOOD THEY CAN’T IGNORE YOU

When comedian Steve Martin was quizzed about why he was successful in his career, he immediately replied: "Be so good they can't ignore you." which flies in the face of conventional wisdom by suggesting that it should be a person's talent and skill - and not necessarily their passion - that dete...

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HOW TO APPLY THE DISNEY MOTTO TO YOUR LIFE

There's nothing more magical than a visit to Disney. The company's theme parks are full of fairy-tale castles, talking animals, and characters who make dreams come true. If you've ever visited one of the parks, you know there is something special about every aspect of them. There is a specific s...

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LIFE LIVED FOR OTHERS IS A LIFE WORTHWHILE

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein expressed it best when he said, "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." Most of us lead a life driven by selfish desires and motives. We must understand that the h...

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHESS AND CHESS-OLYMPIADS

Shatranj Ke Khilari, a movie based on Premchand's story, directed by Satyajit Ray, narrates the story of the last days of the dysfunctional court of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh, where two of the nobles at Wajid Ali Shah's court, on the eve of the Sepoy Mutiny get so engrossed with shatranj, th...

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MIND-BLOWING BENEFITS OF TREE-HUGGING

Forests and wooded areas are my soul place. I was always incredibly drawn to them, even as a child, and that feeling has only amplified over the years. Every visit to a dense forest is an emotionally moving experience for me. Something about the trees is so mesmerising and touching. The silence in t...

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LESSONS FOR POLICE OFFICERS FROM THE BHAGAVAD GITA

The Bhagavad Gita is a Sanskrit epic poem written about two millenniums ago, and it is a dialogue between the god Krishna and the warrior Arjuna. The topic of the Gita is the nature of the world and human existence. In this blog post, I will compare the Gita and the police profession. It is not an e...

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IDOL WING SLEUTHS RETRIEVE A STOLEN IDOL FROM AUSTRALIA

A Hanuman @ Anjaneyar idol burgled from Varadharaju Perumal temple, Velur village, Ariyalur district on 9.04.2012 night was registered as a case on 10.4.2012 in Sendurai PS Cr. No 90/2012. ADSP Tr Rajaram, while browsing the website of www.christy.com, came across the stolen idol of the Hanuman in t...

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The importance of emotional intelligence for policing

The field of law enforcement is replete with good deeds and acts of compassion on one side of the spectrum. While brutality, excessive use of force and lack of empathy are rife on the other extreme of the expanse. On the positive side, for instance, in February last year, a woman Sub-Inspector K Sir...

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THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF LETTING-GO

Decluttering tips in Gretchen Rubin’s “Outer order, inner calm,” which I had finished reading the previous night, were still swarming and cluttering my mind when I began packing my bags for a trip to the USA in the second week of November this year. As I dug into my wardrobe, I realised I had ...

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THE HEART OF THE MATTER

At fifty-eight, Rajesh Kumar, an old classmate of mine of undergrad times, had worked his way up to become an agro-entrepreneur whom many admired and envied. Even his competitors, who disliked his drive and ruthless ambition, had to concede that they respected him. When I met him recently, he came a...

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LIFE HAPPENS FOR YOU, NOT TO YOU

In London, in April of 2018, I picked the gauntlet of attending Tony Robbins' flagship seminar. "Unleash the Power Within". I experienced my Life improve for the better after the four-day workshop. One of the several essential lessons I learned at the seminar was that Life happens for us and not for...

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WHAT YOU RESIST PERSISTS AND WHAT YOU ACCEPT DISSOLVES !!

I was once a smoker. I picked up the habit while I was a student in college. When my classmates lit up during recess, I sometimes bummed a couple of drags from my buddies who were puffing away. That's how it began. What I relished most was the instantaneous dopamine rush chaperoning the whacks d...

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CAN THE POLICE LIVE BY BREAD ALONE?

Taking care of the soul is crucial, but I kept procrastinating and deferring because it seemed the most irrelevant thing to nurture in this fast-paced, busy world. Hitting the gym occurred to me as the most pragmatic and prudent thing to do than sitting cross-legged on the ground with my eyes closed...

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RECLAIMING OUR ANALOG HERITAGE IN THE DIGITAL-ERA

During my childhood, I would attend school, study a bit and play the remainder of the time outdoors till my parents yanked me and heaved me home after it got dark. I wish I could get into a time machine and go back in time to relive those glorious tech-free analog days, which were the best da...

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CAN SPIRITUALITY BEAR THE CROSS OF THE POLICE?

Filled with action-packed police drama, “Courageous”, made in 2011, is the fourth film produced by Sherwood Pictures. Courageous narrates the saga of four law enforcement officers who bravely confront the worst the streets offer. However, at home, they find they are falling short as Dads, as fat...

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GOING BANANAS OVER BANANAS

The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT, M), is home for gazillions of flora and fauna. The biodiversity of which is simply mind-blowing. For me, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras campus is the most beautiful place to run in Chennai. I made this discovery running the C...

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THIS VIGILANCE WEEK, LET’S BREAK CHAIN OF CORRUPTION

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was one of the most outstanding leaders of our freedom struggle. Patel remained the treasurer of the Indian National Congress till his death. When it came to managing the funds, his honesty was unimpeachable. Commemorating his probity, the ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ is o...

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THE CONUNDRUM OF HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICT

It was daybreak, Saumitra and his friend were lazily strolling nearby the wooded areas in the periphery of their village when they came across a herd of elephants approximately 200 feet away. He could see roughly 15 or 16 of them, half juveniles and half adult females grazing the way they do, rippin...

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PROACTIVE POLICING STRATEGIES FOR CRIME PREVENTION

The Hollywood film ”Minority Report" is an action-detective thriller set in Washington D.C. in 2054, where police utilise ” pre-cogs” to arrest and convict criminals before they commit their crime. Precrime relies on the visions of three psychics or “pre-cogs” whose prognoses of future eve...

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