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SO WHAT’S NEXT FOR INDIA: A POST OLYMPIC ANALYSIS

So, what’s next for India? We all have a vision for our future and many would even argue that our daily energy expenditure is channelled towards realizing that dream. Well…. for all who dare to dream and the few who persevere hard enough, the age old saying, ‘The world i...

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MENTAL TOUGHNESS – AND HOW DO WE GET THERE??

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is,” What is mental toughness?” I’m not quite sure that that is the right question, because “mental toughness” as a phrase is probably one of the most commonly used but misunderstood phrases in sports psychology. Mental...

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A NEW DAWN BRINGS A NEW BEGINNING…

a new dawn brings a new beginning…. (reflections of 2012) a.a milne once said…. good judgment come from experience, but experience comes from poor judgement. as much as i appreciate the brilliant works of milne, life has taught me a few things about experience… ...

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SUPERFOODS – THE KEY TO SUPER-IMMUNITY

Shayamal’s Top 10 Super-foods If your New Years resolution involves getting fit, losing weight or eating healthily, my list of ‘super-foods’ may just be the secret you have been looking for. 1.The Berry Family : Strawberries, raspberries & blueberries are pac...

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The following is a poem I commissioned on KickStarter by Thom Ingram. I asked him to write a poem about a young athlete who has to persevere daily, to overcome adversity and find his place in the world. This A secret for the world son, there is none. And daughter, the ...

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OUTCAUSE KILI CANCER

In October 2012, I lead an expedition with nine brave OutCause Explorers. We summited the mighty Mt Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise an awareness in the ‘fight against cancer’ & to garner funds for the Karunashraya Cancer Hospice in Bangalore, India – a hospice that of...

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QUOTES THAT MAKE THE SOUL SMILE

These are a collection of my favorite quotes, gathered through a lifetime of experiences. For me, they make the soul smile… 1. If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.   – Peace Pilgrim 2. She stood in the storm, and ...

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FROM THE INK CONFERENCE IN PUNE 2012

Sport has always played an integral role in my life. It has nurtured me and thought me many lessons. It has opened many doors and fostered many relationships. Sport is the reason I am who I am. I realize that it has given me the greatest gift anyone could ever ask for – the po...

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