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Determination and Persistence

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Determination and Persistence

This is a real life story of engineer John Roebling building the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, USA back in 1870. The bridge was completed in 1883, after 13 years.

In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York...

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The Cookie Thief

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The Cookie Thief

A woman was waiting at an airport one night, with several long hours before her flight. She hunted for a book in the airport shops, bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop.

She was engrossed in her book but happened to see, that the man sitting beside her, as bold as could be....

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Are negative emotions really negative-3

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Are negative emotions really negative-3

I had by now started realising that

  1. I was pushing a lot of things under the carpet in the pretext of positive thinking and
  2. Most of my efforts were directed towards staying away from the so called negative feelings.

When I look back today, its like I was running...

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The Journey continues (Perceptions) - 2

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The Journey continues (Perceptions) - 2

After I read the books on positive thinking and applied the concepts in my life, I became aware and to some extent sure of the fact that experiences don't really create problems, all problems are a result of certain so called negative emotions (anger, sadness, guilt...) that we attach to...

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The Journey Starts (Perceptions) - 1

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The Journey Starts (Perceptions) - 1

For a long time in my life I thought that there are certain things, people, situations... in life that are good and others that are bad. Everything that I thought was bad made me feel sad, agitated, anxious... and all that I thought was good, made me feel  happy, peaceful, calm,...

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The mouse trap

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The mouse trap

A mouse looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package; what food might it contain?

He was aghast to discover that it was a mousetrap!

Retreating to the farmyard, the mouse proclaimed the warning, "There is a mouse trap in the house, there is a...

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Big John and the bus driver

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Big John and the bus driver

One fine day, a bus driver went to the bus garage, started his bus, and drove off along the route.

No problems for the first few stops, a few people got on, a few got off, and things went generally well.

At the next stop, however, a big hulk of a guy got on. Six feet eight, built...

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The truth about bad habits

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The truth about bad habits

A wealthy man requested an old scholar to wean his son away from his bad habits.

The scholar took the youth for a stroll through a garden. Stopping suddenly he asked the boy to pull out a tiny plant growing there. The youth held the plant between his thumb and forefinger and pulled it...

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Saint and Sinner

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Saint and Sinner

Anastasius was abbot of a monastery in Egypt. The monastery had a large collection of books, one among them being a rare volume, worth a fortune.

One day a visiting monk chanced upon the book and succumbing to temptation walked away with it. The theft was discovered the same day and it...

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The important things in life

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The important things in life

A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter.

He then asked the students if the jar was full....

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Critics

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Critics

Once upon a time there was a painter who had just completed his course under disciplehood of a great painter. This young artist decided to assess his skills of skills so he decided to give his best strokes on the canvass. He took 3 days and painted beautiful scenery.

Suddenly an idea...

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The Bear that Wasn't

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The Bear that Wasn't

Once upon a time, there was a bear that lived in a forest. Being a smart bear, he knew that when the leaves fell and the geese flew west it was time to go into a cave and hibernate. This he did.

While he was hibernating, builders came and built a huge factory right over the bear's cave...

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Today I can...

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Today I can...

I woke up early today, excited over all I get to do before the clock strikes midnight. I have responsibilities to fulfill today. I am important. My job is to choose what kind of day I am going to have.

Today I can complain because the weather is rainy or I can be thankful that the...

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Working Towards What You Already Have

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Working Towards What You Already Have

The American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch...

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Every person’s deeds are in his own hands

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Every person’s deeds are in his own hands

Once upon a time there was a man who had a big garden. He had planted many fruit trees andcared for them till they bear fruits. Now he wanted to pick up the fruits and sell them to make money for his family.

One fine day while picking fruits with his son, the man saw a stranger sitting...

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