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Book Review: Walk the Wire by Vivek Ishwar

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Name of the Title: Walk the Wire
Genre: Self improvement
Author: Vivek S Ishwar
Number of Pages: 106
Price: 200 INR
About the author: Vivek S Ishwar is a coach and writer by passion, Chartered Accountant by qualification and a finance and strategy professional by profession. His book is a practical guide which would help one to achieve his/her goals more meticulously.  He has quoted numerous examples from his own life as well as his friends', making it a real life guide.
Summary: To be honest, this is the first self improvement book which I have completed. In the past, I have tried to read many but always ended up quitting them in between. However this book was a fast read and very practical and I really wanted to know the secrets of success, hence I finished this in a day.
The book starts with Maslow's hierarchy theory. As a medico, this is something we are taught at the very beginning of Psychology lessons. 'Self actualization' is the ultimate goal of life. And whatever we …

Clear all your doubts about HIV!

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Ask IRA your questions about HIV/AIDS at https://yes4me.net/IRA now.


Did you know there are 2.01 million people still in India who live with HIV, or that there are about 80,000 people who get infected every year? Not to mention the overall stigma & prejudice associated with the condition which marginalizes the infected and the lack of information that perpetuates all of these.  Bad news, indeed.

Good news, however, is that HIV is preventable, manageable and a lot of it is just to do with providing people the right information with sensitivity and tact at the right time!
Introducing IRA. IRA is a conversational platform where people can seek answers to their pressing HIV/AIDS queries. She was created to help people gain information about HIV and motivate people to manage HIV responsibly. She is friendly and chatty and wants the world to be free of HIV.

Fashion for Stylish kids

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Are you bored of Delhi winters? Me too! And so is my daughter. The younger one is too tiny to express anything. As we are eagerly waiting for spring, I would like to ask, what's the most exciting part of this season? Colours, my daughter said...whether be it flowers or clothes! My daughter is a fashionista herself (don't underestimate her!) and dressing her up is one of my favourite pastimes. I was searching for cheerful kid's collection when I stumbled across Cherry Crumble California. Cherry Crumble California is an adorable American collection for kids with the essential SoCal vibe. Their Spring Summer collection consists of vibrant and neon colours that breathes life into the garment. They have cute and pretty dresses for girls and smart shirts for boys, pants, shorts and all types of regular clothing for kids. Their designs are tailored with utmost care and perfection coupled with irresistible colours. Their rampant use of playful prints, ruffles,frills, embroidery can …

Dineout Hacks: Save more in the #MonthOfMore

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I am not only a food blogger but an Epicurean as well. So I am constantly on the hunt to discover new places to eat , be it fine dine or budget eats. Thankfully Dineout is here which has some great hacks. 1. Sign up and get Rs. 500. 2. Refer and get Rs. 200. 3. Get an extra 5% when you add money. 4. Pay your bill through Dineout Pay and get 20% cashback upto Rs. 300. 5. Buy deals and get 20% Dineout cashback. 6. Use your HDFC Debit/Credit card to buy deals and get additional 50% cashback -- upto Rs. 75 per transaction and Rs. 150 throughout the month of February -- on the booking fees. 7. Get Gourmet Passport membership at half the price. Flat 50% off on GP throughout GIRF. Let’s try and understand this through an example.
You are planning to take your girlfriend/boyfriend out on a date. You choose the best place serving amazing food and you also choose the finest wine there is. Everything is set. The plan is on and right at that moment, you suddenly start calculating the bill roughly in your he…