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It isn’t about the world you’re living in; it is about you.

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” — Aristotle

Introverts make up to one-third of the world population. And now more than ever before, our world is recognizing us — and our quiet mood but loud minds.

Susan Cain’s book ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That…

4 lessons that I borrowed from ‘Big Magic’ to enjoy and enrich art as a process

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I have always loved reading books on writing, even before I decided to pursue writing. A writer’s memoir about his craft satisfies my curiosity about the behind-the-scenes of my favorite books.

For instance, Stephen King’s memoir On Writing is one of the best books on practical writing. But the way…

#7. You’ll get setbacks on the way but you can’t say no to your calling

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“When you come to the end of yourself is where all the interesting stuff starts.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

We set the stage of life to find our ultimate personal goal because deep within every person’s heart is a hunger to cling to certainty.

Merriam Webster Dictionary defines it as ‘a…

3 creative ways to approach your work and say goodbye to procrastination

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Procrastination has never been a stranger to humans.

According to a survey shared by Piers Steel, author of The Procrastination Equation, about 95 percent of people admit putting off work so we get regular bouts of it.

We often blame internet for distractions, but procrastination did not just begin recently.

A deeper look at why we need to replace the pursuit of self-confidence and healthy self-criticism with self-compassion?

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“We cannot change anything unless we accept it.” — Carl Jung

Nature greets every one of us with open arms every morning. The trees bathing in light — echoing breeze — chirping birds and thus in all moods of nature we glimpse the lessons yet to learn.

There’s no such…

A gush of serenity clawing its way from ink to heart.

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“When you finally discover your happy place, your soul will be more easily protected from all the darkness around.” — Christine E. Szymanski

My eternal happy place:

There’s always a place promising to wrap us all in warmth and love — a place that conjures lovely visuals offering solace and belonging.

In the static…

Broaden your perspective on life to live lightly — in a state of eternal bliss.

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“No sky is heavy if the heart be light.” Charles Churchill

From my earliest childhood, I had aquaphobia. As time went by, I learned to cope with phobic reactions. But even on the days when splashes would give me enough fright, I felt a connection with water.

I longed…

Poetry

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Night washes over the skies,
I slither beneath the clouds.
Shadows of a former life,
Breathe into a new life.
In the abyss of loneliness,
I hear hushed screeches.
Until my moon peels away the clouds
A coy smile shuns my sadness

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Fiza Ameen

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