"Your Attitude, not Aptitude, will determine your Altitude" - says the reputed American author and motivational speaker, Zig Ziglar. This opinion is vindicated by Oprah Winfrey, world famous talk show host, actress and producer, by saying, "The greatest discovery of all times is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude".

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It's universal but normal human tendency to blame and criticise other people most of the time. Laurence C. Smith, Jr. says, "The frequency and universality of criticism in our society has a much greater overall effect on humans than the isolated incidents of other types of abuse. It is for this reason that I believe that criticism is the most universal and most negatively destructive force in our society".

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It's a common knowledge that in human body, the Head is positioned higher than the Heart. But, why then constant conflict goes on between the two? An interesting and thought provoking issue, isn’t it? So, before anything else, let us first go through the dictionary meaning of Head and Heart:

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The national as well as international events of public importance keep on providing us the chance to have glimpses of ‘Ego’ tussle among renowned public figures on some issue or the other which is followed by accusation and counter accusation from parties in position and opposition.

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Have you seen the famous Hindi movies “Naya Daur” of Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala, “Lagaan” of Aamir Khan and Shahrukh’s “Chak De India” to name only three, depicting the power and joy of togetherness? Have you heard about the Indian hockey team led by Major Dhyan Chand winning gold medal in three consecutive Olympic Games of 1928, 1932 and 1936? Many of you must know and watched the great world cup cricket match of 1983 under the captainship of Kapil Dev which India won with all excellence.

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Lord Krishna told Arjuna during the Kurukshetra War fought between Pandava and Kaurva, 'Do Your Best and Forget About The Rest.' Famous Bollywood actor Dev Anand was shown singing a philosophical song written by Sahir Ludhianvi in hindi film 'Hum Dono' released in 1961:

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Are we living our own life or our life has become a copy/paste version? Why copy others blindly, why get swayed by what others say about you and have either a sense of false ego or self-pity? Instead, go to the mirror and look for yourself. Because, आपसे बेहतर आपको कौन जनता है? Enjoy what Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says, 'When you wake up every morning, look in the mirror and give yourself a big smile. The smile is a sacred gift of life.'

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Every morning you notice some reports in the newspaper on suicide deaths in different parts of the country. Let us first see the hard facts related to this growing menace in our society. Reports say, ''Suicide in India is slightly above world rate. Of the half million people reported to die of suicide worldwide every year, 20% are Indians.

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"Children and play are synonymous with each other. I remember that even through the tough life I have seen as a farm labourer's daughter, play was never far away from all the work and struggle we went through..." says M.C. Mary Kom, the Bronze medal winner in recently concluded London 2012 Olympics.

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