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Labor Omnia Vincit: Work Conquers All

Introduction Labor Omnia Vincit, a Latin phrase meaning "Work Conquers All," encapsulates a timeless belief in the power and significance of labor across cultures and throughout history. This motto serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative potential inherent in diligent effort and perseverance. Meaning of Labor Omnia Vincit At its core, Labor Omnia Vincit emphasizes the idea that through industrious work and dedication, individuals can overcome challenges, achieve success, and effect positive change in their lives and communities. The phrase underscores the inherent value of labor, not merely as a means of economic sustenance but also as a pathway to personal fulfillment and societal progress. In contemporary contexts, Labor Omnia Vincit resonates deeply in various spheres, including business, education, and personal development. It encourages individuals to embrace hard work, resilience, and determination as essential virtues in the pursuit of their goals and aspir

The Toltec Path To Freedom

Introduction Today the world is full of chaos and uncertainty. Beautiful emotions such as love, compassion, and care lives under the weight of fear, anxiety, insecurity, and competition, etc. These negative emotions cling us to societal norms and demands that make us a prisoner to this worldly order. All of us now seek some kind of liberation in one form or the other. The Toltec Wisdom is a thousand years old society in Mexico to conserve the spiritual knowledge and practices and teaches us the way of life where we make few agreements to ourselves which are life-changing and liberating. The Four Agreements 1. Be Impeccable with your word Being impeccable with your word is the first agreement. Whatever we speak brings a great deal to our life. We should always speak with integrity that is we should always be truthful and honest while communicating with others one should always say what he means as it strengthens the character of the person. One should avoid using the words to speak agai

Importance of Selfless Service

Introduction Selfless service can be defined as a service performed without expecting anything in return let alone the result or award for performing it. It is generally performed for the benefit of other human beings or society. In the Hindi language, it is called Seva which means 'service'. It refers to the selfless efforts done for the welfare of all. It includes the act of a person who invests time, money or even imparts his/her skills to others. True selfless service includes helping the whole of humanity and not just your family, given freely and motivated by a strong internal desire to help others. Some people even give their own lives to save others.  Don't forget to buy life transforming books: Rich Dad Poor Dad | Atomic Habits | The 5 AM Club | The psychology  of money | The 10X Rule There are several forms of Selfless Service. For example, even if you can’t donate, you can still help others by imparting your skills such as educating people, making them aware

Roger Bannister: The Power of Self-Belief

Introduction The first man to break the 4-minute mark, Sir Roger Bannister is the first man who ran a mile in under four minutes. Until he proved it in 1954, people including doctors and scientists believed it to be impossible to run a mile in under 4 minutes as it was considered impractical because the human body will collapse under pressure if someone even attempts to do it. But Bannister proved them all wrong by training himself in his own way. He did not practice for too many hours like his competitors did, rather he followed his own unique way and just had a firm belief that ‘He could do it! Early Life of Roger Bannister Bannister belonged to an ordinary working-class family. He was interested in studying the science of Medicine but his family was not so financially sound that it could afford his education in university. To get a university scholarship, he trained himself for his self-discovered talent of Running. In fact, he actually won a track scholarship to Oxford University.

Legacy of Jonas Salk

Introduction Dr. Jonas Salk was a superhuman who developed a vaccine against the scariest disease of his times, generally called ‘Polio’. In the 1950s, summertime was a very tough time for parents in America filled with fear and anxiety. In this season, thousands of children got infected with a crippling disease known as Poliomyelitis, or Polio. After discovering a vaccine for this disease, Jonas Salk became world-famous overnight, but this discovery was the result of painstaking research for many years. Early Life Jonas Edward Salk was born in a Russian-Jewish family on October 28, 1914, in New York City. His parents, Daniel and Dora Salk were Immigrants. He was the eldest of the three sons and was the first one in his family to attend college. He went to New York University School of Medicine in 1939 where he earned his medical degree and joined Mount Sinai Hospital as a scientist physician. Salk went to the University of Michigan in 1942 on a research fellowship to develop a vaccine

Controversy and Achievements of Sushil Kumar

Introduction Sushil Kumar is one of the most renowned sports personalities of India. He is a freestyle wrestler who won back-to-back individual Olympic Medals. Silver Medal at the 2012 London Olympics and Bronze Medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics are two of his most popular achievements. With his achievements, he inspired a lot of youngsters and brought glory to India. But this two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar is nowadays in news, not for his achievements but for the murder of a former junior national wrestling champion, Sagar Rana aged 23 years old. Early Life Sushil Kumar was not from a very well-to-do family. Rather he was born in a village in the outskirts of Delhi called Baprola village, to Diwan Singh who was a bus driver in Delhi Transport Corporation, and his wife Kamla Devi on 26 May 1983. Sushil Kumar’s cousin Sandeep was a wrestler. He got his inspiration from him to pick up wrestling. He started his training at the ‘Akhada’ located in Chhatrasal Stadium, New Delhi,

Principle 14: Creative Vision

Introduction The fourteenth principle of Napoleon Hill's 17 principles of success is the Creative Vision. This principle of success is responsible for the building of our plans and goals. Imagination is the workshop wherein we fashion the brain’s purposes and the ideals of the soul. Overall there are two main forms of imagination: 1. Synthetic Imagination: In this, the ideas are organised and recognised ideas are put together & the concepts and facts are all arranged in a new combination. Someone very rarely creates an absolutely new idea. Almost everything which known to the civilisation, is a combination of an old thing. 2. Creative imagination: It operates through the sixth sense of a person and it has its base in the subconscious section of the brain. New Ideas or facts are revealed through the creative imagination which serves as the exclusive medium for them. Examples of Synthetic Imagination 1. The Incandescent Electric Lamp: As this Edison’s invention was created by p

Work Ethics of Elon Musk

Introduction Elon Musk, the richest man, is considered a super-human. He is the CEO of three companies namely; Tesla, SpaceX, and Neuralink. He is smarter than the average human beings working on their goals and has enormous ambition and drive. He is also known for a giant 120-hour work schedule in a week and very few people can match his work ethics. Work Ethics of Elon Musk 1. Build Your Own Dreams Musk spent most of his time in his childhood days playing video games, reading books, and writing software. He simply couldn’t find a point in scoring an A grade in a subject he wasn’t even interested in. He did not fall for what others were doing rather he stayed away from distractions like jealousy, peer pressure, etc. Thus, it is better to find the subjects of life which matter to you the most, analyze what you want for yourself, your dreams, and then work towards the achievement of your goals. 2. Life and Work Elon Musk manages Tesla, SpaceX, and his personal life shuttling between Los

Tips for Healthy Mind and Body

Introduction A healthy mind in a healthy body is a key parameter for a fulfilling life. Many people used to focus on a healthy lifestyle to prevent conditions such as heart disease and diabetes but completely neglect mental health part. Mental health is just as critical as physical health and it should not be neglected. Whether you're trying to keep your body in perfect shape or your mind in perfect condition, below mentioned tips can help you to take care of mind and body. Tips for Healthy Mind and Body 1. Exercise: Regular exercise releases powerful endorphins in your brain which improves the mood of the person. It also helps to ease the tension in the body and stress in the Mind. 2. Practice “mind and body” relaxation techniques: Mantra Meditation, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi helps you by relieving the stress and bring back your nervous system into balance. These techniques boost your mental and emotional well-being together. 3. Improve your sleeping pattern: Having a good night’s