Every individual should have a goal for himself so as to work in a proper direction. Setting goals will help people work harder and smarter. It will help them to keep on toes always till the goal is achieved.


Every person has a burning desire to do something unique or great in his life. And he has to set a goal first and then should proceed with proper planning and organizing. There is a quotation that “Plan out your work and work out your plan”.


One should set a realistic goal first and then work in that direction by allocating sufficient time on day-to-day basis. Goals are of two types; short-term goals and long term goals. The short-term goals must be either directly or indirectly related to long-term goals.


Committing the goals on paper and reading the same before going to bed and early morning will pay off. By adopting such techniques the goals will go to our sub conscious mind and will always remind us constantly. It serves as a reminder and thus encouraging us staying focused.


After reaching the goals the person should not quit trying and should keep setting higher goals to touch his upper limits. The person should never stay in comfort zone but should always stay in effective zone so that he can reach his tipping point very fast.


In one small village one boy’s name Jack. He was ambitious to become great in this world. He did not know how to reach his goal. He went and asked his teacher that “Sir give me some idea to reach my goal” Teacher replied that he should work hard and work smart from this age itself.  And also, he added to have positive attitude. He advised Jack to set short-term goal first and step-by-step he should reach his targets. “After reaching one goal, set another goal”. If you set a goal clearly, that means you have already completed half the way. After listening to the teacher’s golden words Jack developed confidence and started giving his best with his will power.


The moral of this story is that if you want to achieve any thing you should work hard and concentrate on your goal as it is said, “Where there is a will there is a way”.   


All children should cultivate the concept of goal setting in childhood itself to achieve big in life. Swami Vivekananda aptly said “Arise! Awake! And stop not till the goal is reached”.


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“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be”

                                                                                           -Abraham Lincoln.


If you are having positive attitude you can achieve greater success. You can aim high and contribute your best with your positive attitude. Positive attitude and positive thinking can enhance your confidence levels resulting in reaching your goals faster.


Having positive attitude and thoughts will improve your quality of life and work and therefore it is essential to start thinking in a positive manner. Stephen. R. Covey, in his book, ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’ wrote, positive attitude is one of the commonly found qualities among the successful people across the world.


One can be courageous and optimist with this great trait. And also it is vital to know that there are three C’s to lead a happy and pleasant life i.e. commitment, control and challenge. Positive attitude minimizes the failure rate and maximizes success rate. Students should always move with positive people and healthy environment to become healthy citizens. The road to negative is easy and to positivism is very difficult. Even when you are faced with obstacles and hindrances in your life, it is the optimism that constantly motivates to reach your desired goals.


All children must cultivate and inculcate the two traits, confidence and optimism, which is two sides of the same coin, one without the other has no meaning.


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In North America there was a king by the name Boja and his friend’s name was Alex. They were very close and grew up together from the childhood. For every situation they used to think in positive manner. Alex remarks that “That is good”


One sunny day they went for hunting and they had seen lion suddenly Alex was preparing the gun for the king and given to the king. The king took the gun and fired towards the lion but his hand had been burnt due to the mistake of Alex while preparing the gun. Then king Boja told to Alex that because of latter’s small mistake former’s hand got burnt and asked for explanation from Alex. Then Alex told that “That is good”


King Boja got angry and ordered his solders to put the Alex in jail. After few weeks king Boja again went to forest alone for hunting and lit a fire in the woods. And the forest is inhabited by cannibals.  And unfortunately cannibals captured the king. They were going to kill the king but they noticed his one arm was wounded.  Cannibals had a sentiment of not killing if the person is injured and finally they released the king.


Boja came to Alex and he regretted for his misbehavior and ordered for his release. And Alex said, “That is good”.  Then Boja asked how it was good again.  Then Alex told “if you hadn’t kept me in jail I would have accompanied you and landed in problems as cannibals would not have spared me as I was physically alright.  Then king Boja realized and he too said “That is good”. Boja and Alex remained happy throughout their lives.


The moral of this story is that friends always think good of you. That is why we can say that the friends are made but nor born.     


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Doing multiple things at the same time productively is called time management.  It is a skill and can be acquired by anybody provided one identifies the right methods and approaches. All great leaders are good time managers. There is a story to know the importance of time management.


In a very small village, there were two good friends. Their names were Robert and Steven. One day Robert’s neighbor came to him and wanted to tell about Steven which was heard by someone. Then Robert asked three questions. First one “Are you sure of whatever you are going to tell about him?” The other person replied as  “No,”.


Second question posed by Robert was,  “Is it good about Steven”? “No,” replied the other person.  Not really. Then Robert continued and asked the last question, “Is it useful me whatever you are going to tell?” The other person replied, “No, not really”.


Robert concluded and told that “If what you want to tell me that is neither true nor good not even useful to me, why do you tell me at all?”


If you waste one second of your time you waste one second of your life and you can’t get it back. One who has failed in Public Exam knows the importance of time.  One who has lost the Gold medal by millisecond knows the importance of time.  To sum up, utilize your time productively and fruitfully to make your life more meaningful.                       “Time and tide waits for none”





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Once upon a time, there were two friends by names David and Ben. They were very good friends from the childhood. After few years Ben went to UK and David has started his own business. Ben became very rich by floating his own business and earned name and fame. The David was bankrupt and became insolvent in his business venture. David decided to ask help from his childhood friend as he was financial sound and he went to his friend’s house in UK but Ben at first could not remember him after some time he recognized that it was David, his childhood friend.


Ben told David to come inside his home. Ben asked, “What’s the matter you seem upset, do you any problem?” Then David said nothing and said that he was feeling great to meet his friend after a long time. Then Ben had some doubt and enquired that his friend, David was in financial trouble.


Ben had given money to David which was required for him. Then David expressed his gratitude to Ben.  Ben said to use the funds judiciously and learn from his past mistakes and correct accordingly.  David took money, settled and restarted his business.  And with in a short span, he recovered everything and paid back the amount to his friend.


We can learn from this story that the friend is the one who will be with you throughout your life even in happiness or in sadness.  Friendship is thicker than blood. 


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Robert hailed from a poor family background. He lost his father in his childhood in an accident. Therefore, his mother brought him up with so many hardships. She was penniless when Robert’s father died. But she worked as a servant maid in few houses and brought up Robert. Robert’s mother wanted to provide good education to him so that he could lead a comfortable life in future. Unfortunately she had only one. The reasons for the same were not known to him. Whenever his mother used to bring lunch pack to him Robert’s friends used to ridicule because she had only one eye. Robert as a child began developing aversion against his mother. He told his mother why she did not die instead of living with one eye. She felt very bad about such comments from Robert. All she replied was only to smile. Robert studied well and became an officer and lived comfortably. His mother used to be happy with Robert’s achievement. But Robert still disliked his mother because of one eye. After his marriage, Robert’s children got scared and Robert did not like her mother coming to his house. She stayed in a hut only in a different place in order to avoid embarrassment to Robert and his children. Once she came to see the house enquiring the address of Robert, and Robert even after seeing her said that it was not the house she was looking for and his mother went away. He thanked God that his mother did not recognize him. After few days, Robert got a letter from unknown address and opened and read the letter. It was written by his mother. She wrote that when Robert’s father died in accident Robert lost one eye. She did not like Robert living with one eye through out his life. Hence, she donated her eye to Robert so that Robert could see the world with both the eyes. Having realized this, tears rolled for Robert and he deeply regretted. He went to his native place to see his mother and shocked to know that she was no more. He wept deeply for his folly and aversion against his mother. He was very rude with his mother and did not give her any happiness. He did not fulfill her dreams. He repented a lot for his misdeeds. From the above story the message is clear that it is necessary to empathize and the importance of the individuals is known only after their departure. It is a message for all the children across the world to love their mother whether she was beautiful or ugly because mother is supreme.

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     In this story an old man is an important character. In a village, there was an old man living with his son. He had a white horse it was very beautiful and many people asked him to sell but he refused to sell. One day the horse was stolen away and everyone told  him that he should have sold his horse. To that the old man said, “It’s my bad luck or good luck” and added “Who can say?”


     After few months the horse came with other wild horses. The old man’s son used to train the horses. One day, unfortunately the son of old man had an accident because of horses and his legs were chopped.  To that the neighbors said that the horses brought bad luck to the old man.  To that the old man replied, “It is my bad luck or good luck” and added “Who can say?”


     After few weeks, army people came to the village and took away all the young people to fight for the country. And the old man’s son was spared as he was physically challenged. To that the villagers said that old man was very lucky as his son was with him and others’ children may die in battle.


     The moral of the story is that we should have positive attitude and think that all that happens for good.



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