Category Archives: Motivational Stories

Intuition: It May Be Illogical But It’s A Trader’s Most Valuable Asset

By | December 8, 2017

If only humans were more like machines. In theory, the ultimate trader would act like a robot, analyzing market data with unfailing accuracy, devising a trading plan, and executing it without flaw. But does trading work that way? Trading is more art than science. Without an intuitive grasp of the markets, it’s difficult to successfully… Read More »

The Last Delivery

By | December 1, 2017

Source There was a rich couple who was throwing a big new year party at their house.  So they went shopping at the market where everything was of high cost and fixed price.  They wanted to maintain their level of standard so didn’t mind paying for it.  After purchasing all they needed, they called a… Read More »

Everyone can play

By | November 24, 2017

Source: Rabbi Paysach Krohn, a popular lecturer and best-selling author of the ArtScroll Maggid series of short stories At a fundraising dinner for an American school that serves learning disabled children,the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its… Read More »

The tiger’s whisker

By | November 17, 2017

Source: Korean fable Once upon a time, a young wife named Yun Ok was at her wit’s end. Her husband had always been a tender and loving soulmate before he had left for the wars but, ever since he returned home, he was cross, angry, and unpredictable. She was almost afraid to live with her… Read More »

Over a cup of humani-tea

By | November 3, 2017

By Vasanthi Hariprakash. I saw the driver trying to catch a glimpse of me in the rear-view mirror. It was around 7 in the morning. At the apartment in Hauz Khas where I had been staying in Delhi for the past few days, I was all set to head home to Bangalore, my suitcase packed.The… Read More »

Do everything with trust

By | October 27, 2017

– Oh! Mind Relax Please by Swami Sukhabodhananda.  We pray to God. But most often, what is the quality of our prayers? ‘Oh God! My wife is not good. Change her character. My children are not okay. Change their behavior! The next-door neighbor is a brute. He is always fighting with me for nothing, please… Read More »

Motivational: Don’t Lie to Yourself

By | October 20, 2017

This is a story about realizing one’s potential…and about what tends to hold us all back from realizing our potential.It was the spring of 1982 and I was coaching girls’ track in a small southern Iowa town. There was a young discus thrower on the team, Jill, a sophomore who had tremendous potential. At the… Read More »

Happy Diwali

By | October 19, 2017

We read comic books where saints fall ill when they touch money. We are told that men and women who shun money are sages, holier than the rest, and closer to God. This is extremely peculiar, considering that Lakshmi is a goddess, the beloved of Vishnu, the preserver of the world. Vishnu is popularly worshipped… Read More »

Having a daughter is not a burden, but rather a joy

By | October 13, 2017

Courtesy: Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development. Kamala and her husband Ramesh were overjoyed at the birth of their first daughter. They celebrated with their neighbors and even called a pundit (a Hindu priest) to attend the celebrations. This happiness lasted until Kamala delivered another baby girl. Ramesh was upset by this news because he wanted… Read More »