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Vaishnavi Srivastava

Introvert.Troglodyte.Librocubicularist. Doodler. Writer. Logolepsic. Philomath.

The Good Character Traits

Live Bold and Bloom “His conscience was the strongest element of his nature. His affections were tender and warm. His whole nature was simple and sincere – he was pure, and then was himself.” “Such a nature was admirably constituted to direct an heroic struggle on the part of a […]

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Courage: Being Brave

WHO DOESN’T LOVE A TALE OF COURAGE? They pop up in all cultures, traditions and eras. From shepherd-boy David facing giant Goliath, to Gilgamesh defeating the monster Humbaba, to Harry Potter and friends confronting deadly Lord Voldemort. There’s something exhilarating about individuals, pitted against the odds, rising above fear and […]

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BiEnG a BoOkWoRm

Books- great friends of human-kind. They are the true companions of  man and play the role of awesome surroundings. We all, more or less, love reading. Some of us love seeing it arranged on the shelves of libraries, some of us prefer to buy famous, costly books just to make […]

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Passionate And Ambitious People

An ambitious person you ask; the word is associated mostly with an extreme desire to succeed. That being said, the person would go any length any height for the sake of his goal. He couldn’t care less about anything other than the goal. Social life, relationships, people, money are either mere […]

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How Perfectionism destroys Happiness

If you want to never be happy or satisfied with your life, one great way to do that is to raise your expectations to an unrealistically high standard that can never possibly be met. This is the essence of perfectionism. It’s the inability to be happy with something until it […]

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SELF- CONFIDENCE

Building Self-ConfidencePreparing Yourself for Success!Everyone admires a self-confident person. We may even envy them a little! Self-confident people seem at ease with themselves and their work. They invite trust and inspire confidence in others. These are attractive characteristics. It’s not always easy to be confident in yourself, particularly if you’re […]

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Leadership Lessons from Mother Nature

You must have learnt valuable lessons from many great leaders, it’s time to know from where the great leaders got their dose of inspiration.  Every great leader is a self learner. In this sense it can be said that great leaders are capable of learning things by looking at the […]

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Self-Love (Greatest Of All Love)

This article hopes to get you to focus your love inward, beyond the your physical identity, toward your true self. In a world with a growing population where technology is rapidly shrinking international and interpersonal boundaries, it is easy to feel overwhelmed with the vast amounts of external stimulus we […]

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Self-Mastery

Consider how you spend your time each day, each week, each year. Do you generally devote your time and energy to people and activities that you most value or are you in a routine that doesn’t necessarily make your heart sing? Do you say you value one thing, but in actuality find that […]

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What is Actually Required for Success? For over one year, I trained with the great folks at Colombus One of our lifters, Heather, joined the team and didn’t have a pair of weightlifting shoes. So, she borrowed a beat up pair that was riddled with cracked leather. They were easily over […]

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Why Many Introverts Love Reading

Why Many Introverts Love Reading An introvert enjoys reading.Introverts: There’s no group more notorious for their bookworm-ish ways. You can sometimes spot us from a distance by this single characteristic — the girl in the cafe half-hidden behind the cover of Jane Eyre or the messy-haired guy wandering through the […]

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Power Of Introversion

There are a lot of misconceptions about introverts, like that they are anti social, unfriendly, shy or lonely. But in many cases, being an introvert can actually be an asset. Introverts are people who get their energy from spending time alone. Its kind of a battery they recharge. And then they […]

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Quietness Is The Key

“We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.” – Susan L. Taylor  Let’s face it. Their is a lot of noise and distraction in the world. Sometimes, the din is so loud and the interruptions […]

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Confessions Of A Socially Anxious Introvert

I spend countless nights awake alone, because I can’t sleep, and nobody is there to share my emptiness while people kéep adding to it. The doubts and questions raised upon me by society, and more so, my family, are heart- wrenching. Nobody watches me being undressed in a manner that […]

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POSITIVITY

Positive thinking can change your life. If you want to live longer, be happy, healthy and successful, all you have to do is think positive. More and more people (including Doctors and Scientists) are turning to positive thinking because it is a powerful tool for transforming your inner self into an amazing […]

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Introverts make Great Writers

“We write to taste life twice, in the Moment and in retrospect.”-Anaïs Nin As an introvert, social interactions can be draining for me. If people don’t ask me questions about myself or what I do, chances are I won’t open up and tell them. If you’ve been reading my stories, it […]

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Misconceptions About Introverts

Just Because Introverts Are Quiet Doesn’t Mean They’re Shy People sometimes make the mistake of  that just because a person is quiet, it also means the person is shy. It is important to realize that there is a big difference between introversion, shyness, and social anxiety.Introverted people are not necessarily […]

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