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I will be sharing unique , useful, and interesting #websites in this thread.

πŸš€Goal - 10,000 websites. πŸš€

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πŸ™ RT for more exposure .

#unique #internet #useful #knowledge #worldwide
1: πŸš€YayText .comπŸš€

You can use this website to use Bold, Italic, Underlined text on #Facebook , #Instagram , #Twitter ........

#Knowledgeispower
2: πŸš€Fast .comπŸš€

You can check speed of your Internet connection from here.

#Knowledgeispower
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1/21
#BookRecommendation
" Zen and the Art of Happiness "

It's a simple book but it makes you think .

Few of my takeaways ( with random 2 min doodles).
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Firstly,
What is Zen ?

#Zen is a Japanese word that is derived from the Sanskrit word Dhyana meaning "Meditation" .
2/21
Zen is a journey of exploration & a way of living that , in and of itself doesn't belong to any one religion or tradition as such.

Zen doesn't teach. It merely
points, enabling us to wake up & become aware.

Ever noticed how zen stories rarely have predefined morals? πŸ€“
3/21

The zen of doing anything is doing it with a concentration of mind , a calmness & simplicity of mind, that brings the experience of enlightenment and, through that experience , happiness.

It could be something as mundane as sweeping or peeling potatoes !

#mindfulness
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1/20
MY TAKEAWAYS FROM ATOMIC HABITS by @JamesClear

A spectacular book that focuses on building HABITS following SYSTEMS to achieve RESULTS - Instead of the traditional GOAL BASED approach.

It's a highly engaging read with plenty of practical examples .

#BookRecommendation
2/20
Your OUTCOMES are a lagging measure of your HABITS . Although difficult to appreciate on a daily basis , they MATTER IMMENSELY.
Change your habit ,to change the outcome.

It doesn't matter WHERE you are currently,
CHANGE YOUR HABIT TO CHANGE THE TRAJECTORY OF YOUR LIFE!πŸ‘‡
3/20
You do not RISE to the level of your GOALS .You FALL to the level of your SYSTEMS .

Why so ?

Both WINNERS & LOSERS have a Goal . What then sets them apart ?

It's having a SYSTEM in place.
Systems are forever & they result in continuous SELF IMPROVEMENT .
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1/17

IKIGAI : A reason for BEING .

I have structured the essential bits & pieces of the book in a flow for easy understanding + compiled some handwritten notes.

As always these are just MY TAKEAWAYS from the book :))
#ikigai
#BookReview
#BookRecommendation Image
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Firstly what is #IKIGAI ?

The Japanese call it - A REASON TO JUMP OUT OF BED EACH MORNING.

It's a convergence of 4 things .
*What you love
*What you are good at
*What you can get paid for
*What the world needs .

We need to find our Ikigai in life!
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Let's begin with DAILY HEALTH HABITS.

A SOUND MIND IN A SOUND BODY .

Both our MIND & BODY must be exercised well to avoid deterioration in latter years of life .

Have a mental workout routinely by stepping out of your COMFORT ZONE.
Expose yourself to CHANGE.
#RewireBrain
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1/31
My takeaways from the best seller
#ThePsychologyOfMoney by @morganhousel

It beautifully encapsulates , via chapters , the most under rated factor in investing - The Psychological aspect of it .

Do read the book :)
#BookRecommendations
#booklovers
2/31
CHAPTER 1

What we experience early on (in our adult life) is more compelling than what we learn second hand, which is why each person thinks about #Risk & #Reward DIFFERENTLY.

In theory we SHOULD make our investments based on OUR goals & options available.
3/31

However we tend to include our unique experiences of how the world works (albeit with incomplete information) which might seem crazy to others .

* Spreadsheets cannot replicate human emotions which is why no amount of studying can make one truly UNDERSTAND the underlying.
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#HappyIndependenceDay to all #Indians!

Inspired by @livemint's "The Lounge guide to India in 50 books", here is the most comprehensive thread on where to buy those books.

#IndiaIndependenceDay #books #bookstagram #IndependanceDay #IndependenceDayIndia2020

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Inspired by @livemint's "The Lounge guide to #India in 50 books"

1.God of Small Things: Booker Prize Winner 1997
amzn.to/2PTAQU9

#IndiaIndependenceDay #books #bookstagram #IndependanceDay #IndependenceDayIndia2020
#bookstoread #booklovers

2/n
Inspired by @livemint's "The Lounge guide to #India in 50 books"

2. A Fine Balance (Vintage International) Paperback by Rohinton Mistry
amzn.to/2DUnEMn

#IndiaIndependenceDay #books #bookstagram #IndependanceDay #IndependenceDayIndia2020
#bookstoread #booklovers

3/n
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Successful #publishing cover letters – a thread.

I’ve had several requests for the letter I offered to share the other day. I've now found it and, instead of writing lots of PMs, I think it's best if I just share it here with everyone. #publishinghopefuls #workinpublishing
There’s nothing more infuriating than not getting the call and not knowing why. Often it's down to stronger CVs competing with yours,but the letter can also play a part. I’ve been lucky enough to have people give me tips when I started out so I'm sharing them here...
...together with what I’m now looking for in the letters I receive. It’s not exhaustive and there are other ways to do things. But it gives an idea.

1) Keep it short. An A4 max is ideal.
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The Rothschild Surrealist Ball of 1972 featured imagery that was meant to look β€œSatanic”(psyop) but to a more discerning eye, actually is mocking all religion. It features many sick examples of the infamous banking family mocking the rest of humankind #truth #SaturnDeathCult
more, do you see the Saturnian symbolism?
Why are the #Illuminati so obsessed with symbolism? Especially regarding horned gods, black cubes and the planet Saturn? #truth #SaturnDeathCults #NWO #awake #woke
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Sorry for the thread, #gradschool is expensive - looking to purchase the following #books for upcoming semester and would love to support people over corporations (also checking #indiebookstores). #twitterstorians #historians #booklovers - #retweet appreciated! 1/a few
21st Century Mahan: Sound Military Conclusions for the Modern Era by Benjamin Armstrong (ISBN:9781612512433)

Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer by David J. Fitzpatrick (ISBN:9780806157207)

Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: A Global History by Jeremy Black (ISBN:9781442256323)
Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age by Peter Paret (ISBN:9780691027647)

On War (translator Michael Howard - ISBN:9780691018545)

Quest for Decisive Victory: From Stalemate to Blitzkrieg in Europe, 1899-1940 by Robert M. Citino (ISBN:9780700616558)
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Between 1960 and 1970 Penguin Books underwent several revolutions in cover layout, at a time when public tastes were rapidly changing. For today's #TuesdayThoughts I look back at 10 years that shook the Penguin.

This is the story of the art of the #book cover...
Allen LaneΒ founded Penguin Books in 1935, aiming to bring high-quality paperbacks to the masses for the same price as a packet of cigarettes. Lane began by snapping up publishing rights for inexpensive mid-market novels and packaging them expertly for #booklovers.
From the start Penguins were consciously designed; Lane wanted to distinguish his paperbacks from pulp novels. Edward Young created the first cover grid, using three horizontal bands and the new-ish Gill Sans typeface for the text.
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Jan-Feb 2017 in #books so far. #booklovers #readers #librarylife Image
April 2017 in #books #reading Naepolitan book 4, going to be you and me in May 😍 Image
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