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The Next Step Next Breath Next Stroke of Broom – The Secret of Success From the GarbageMan Beppo

The Next Step Next Breath Next Stroke of Broom – The Secret of Success From the GarbageMan Beppo

Life, Productivity
Last, I read the book "Momo" written by Michael Ende. It is a kind of fantasy story for children [ for an old child like me also ] in which I found a lot of secrets for being happy and successful in the life. In one the pages, The garbageman Beppo is talking to Momo about his job. "You see, Momo,' he [Beppo Roadsweeper] told her one day, 'it's like this. Sometimes, when you have a very long street ahead of you, you think how terribly long it is and feel sure you'll never get it swept.' He gazed silently into space before continuing. 'And then you start to hurry,' he went on. 'You work faster and faster, and every time you look up there seems to be just as much left…
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Learning Russian Language and Taking Certificate for RVP

Learning Russian Language and Taking Certificate for RVP

Language
Learning a new language is very challenging, but also rewarding activity in our daily life. It improves the brain, increases our life energy, creates new opportunities for future, having new friends and much more. But, when we mention about Russian language, it is 2 times more challenging (category 2&3 in difficulty level). I've been learning the Russian language for nearly 1,5 years. I confess that I couldn't reach a confident conversational level in this language yet, but became so confident at multiple-choice tests. I think the big problem of not getting in conversational level is having an obsession on just caring and focusing the grammar.  I spent a lot of time for learning the gender of nouns, cases (падежи),  conjugations, verbs of motion, conjunctions etc; but less time for conversations. This method may…
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Using Military Strategy in game of Go

Using Military Strategy in game of Go

Go, Self Improvement
I'm a Go player. Reviewing pro games, solving Tsume-go problems and playing a lot of games are the main part of self-study at the game of Go. Besides this classical approach of self-study, we may also take advantage of military strategies, especially Chinese military classics. Although these strategies were used in wars in the past and still now, they could also be used in our daily life. You may find hundreds of books written related to military strategies and other subjects such as "The Art of War for Managers", "Sun Tzu and The Art of Business". Nowadays, I'm reading the books "The thirty-six stratagems applied to Go" and "Sun Tzu - The Art of War"  and "Sun Bin - The Art of War". I understood that while using the classical…
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Out of Your Comfort Zone and Taking Risks

Out of Your Comfort Zone and Taking Risks

Life
I want to ask a question to you: Do you feel as if your daily life is a bulk of routines, just trying to keep your comfort zone and mostly abiding what other people want? If your answer is yes and you are not glad of that, it seems we are on the same page. After working 8 years in an international company, I decided to quit the job. It wasn't because of the money or career and nobody forced me to do that. Maybe, it was mostly about passing years in which I just followed the orders of the community (family, company, government etc.) and the comfort zone which I really stuck in and that started to stumble. It was also because of spending most of the daily time…
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A Model for Happiness, Awareness and Efficiency

A Model for Happiness, Awareness and Efficiency

Self Improvement
Most of the time we feel as if something missing in our life. Even though we have a well-paid job, friends around or a love, a thing that we can not explain well continues to annoy us. While I was thinking about this subject, I read a book that explains a model which can be useful to find the problem/missing point of our life. The code of the extraordinary mind written by Vishen Lakhiani, the founder of MindValley.com Vishen recommends to categorize our life into 12 areas and give them a score between 1 to 10. 12 Segments of Your life Love Relationships: Your current love status and happiness. Friendships: Do you have strong friendships that are ready to support you? Adventures: Can you spare time to have some adventures…
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