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What made your day ?

So we know that we have a lot of stress during the exams. However in these stressful times also, there are ways and means where we are able to find some joy.

so what you find joy today in ? Share anything good / happy / positive !

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I cooked  for my family after a long time. Loved it.

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Music doesn't relieve me of stress, like it does to most people. However, I was just humming a song and thought of playing it, and this started a queue of old (70s,80s) unplugged songs :)

It feels so peaceful, I was under pressure as I sort of procrastinated the whole day about something important. Now most of it is gone and I feel confident about tomorrow.


So, Listening to those old songs made my day. 

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I had a random word with a Tailor and asked him despite him being a son of a farmer how he enede up being in this profession.

My household who ties Rakhi to me every year for past 5 years is excited about Rakshbandahan

and while conversating with them the Keywords of syllabus get running in my head

( Rakshabandhan Value of Loyalty, Tailor being semiskilled is better then loitering around in his native being a Karmayogi  )

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Newyawn's post in SFG group. :-)
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Had a nice cheese filled Sandwich for breakfast , felt really nice :-)
DM,Prof_Dumbledore
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@Integer My bad but which one ?


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Gain wagon aur kiss ka din sahi nahi gaya kya ?

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Meeting her after a long time : )
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my parents smile
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Sudden realisation that there is no history test tomorrow. Happy part was striking off a reading list of 200 pages and replacing it with a more relaxed Newspaper backlog readings. #SFGShenanigans
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Sudden realisation that it is Friday today and there is no history test tomorrow. Happy part was striking off a reading list of 200 pages and replacing it with a more relaxed Newspaper backlog readings. #SFGShenanigans
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So I had these two kids writing to me for two years now. Two sisters. I replied as much as I could, but they never failed to write to me after every blog post I wrote. 

After two years, I happened to take a mock session with one of the kids. I was super excited given that I had never seen or met them, but it was just a long chain of emails over several months, if not years.

And what I saw took me by surprise. The kid was 99 born and first attempt and first interview. I had thought it was someone who would be struggling for years.

It kinda made my day to meet such young kids writing the exam ans reaching this stage.

Till now, the youngest candidate (but remarkable ) whom I remember interacting for interviews was one  Pradeep who is now in Bihar cadre.

I can clearly see that younger people are way smarter and sorted. I look at the generation I am from and that kinda begins from 85-86 born to 89 borns and I find them much less sorted and clear than the current folks.

And then it dawned me that next year onwards I will have candidates born in 2000 appear for the interview the first time.

A whole new generation of millennials. 

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Neyawnsaid

So I had these two kids writing to me for two years now. Two sisters. I replied as much as I could, but they never failed to write to me after every blog post I wrote. 

After two years, I happened to take a mock session with one of the kids. I was super excited given that I had never seen or met them, but it was just a long chain of emails over several months, if not years.

And what I saw took me by surprise. The kid was 99 born and first attempt and first interview. I had thought it was someone who would be struggling for years.

It kinda made my day to meet such young kids writing the exam ans reaching this stage.

Till now, the youngest candidate (but remarkable ) whom I remember interacting for interviews was one  Pradeep who is now in Bihar cadre.

I can clearly see that younger people are way smarter and sorted. I look at the generation I am from and that kinda begins from 85-86 born to 89 borns and I find them much less sorted and clear than the current folks.

And then it dawned me that next year onwards I will have candidates born in 2000 appear for the interview the first time.

A whole new generation of millennials. 

I find this true in my interaction with younger sibling and her friends. I guess what the oldies miss(and long for) is their exuberance and confidence.


Gen Z talk of winning the world, bagging titles, growing network.



In contrast, the millenials have already been humbled by failures, carry a baggage of unaccomplished dreams and their close network grows shorter by the passing year. They have seen too much happening around them to care about winning the world.


Guess wisdom comes at the cost of energy (that has gone into experience). 


To still celebrate my millenialhood, I take pride in being better equipped to take pressure, handle further setbacks and be happy that everyday I am writing a page in my life's story. My sibling to me every morning "How do u do it Aapa?"

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Finally not waking up in the middle of night from headache. Coming to know what probably was causing headaches from last 3 weeks. Excited to resume studies in 1-2 days (hopefully, fingers crossed 🤞). And realizing "health is wealth". 
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I find this true in my interaction with younger sibling and her friends. I guess what the oldies miss(and long for) is their exuberance and confidence.


Gen Z talk of winning the world, bagging titles, growing network.



In contrast, the millenials have already been humbled by failures, carry a baggage of unaccomplished dreams and their close network grows shorter by the passing year. They have seen too much happening around them to care about winning the world.


Guess wisdom comes at the cost of energy (that has gone into experience). 


To still celebrate my millenialhood, I take pride in being better equipped to take pressure, handle further setbacks and be happy that everyday I am writing a page in my life's story. My sibling to me every morning "How do u do it Aapa?"

reminds me of bade Bhai Sahab by premchand..

also this:Dunning Kruger Effect - the more you know, the more you realize you  don't know

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I find this true in my interaction with younger sibling and her friends. I guess what the oldies miss(and long for) is their exuberance and confidence.


Gen Z talk of winning the world, bagging titles, growing network.



In contrast, the millenials have already been humbled by failures, carry a baggage of unaccomplished dreams and their close network grows shorter by the passing year. They have seen too much happening around them to care about winning the world.


Guess wisdom comes at the cost of energy (that has gone into experience). 


To still celebrate my millenialhood, I take pride in being better equipped to take pressure, handle further setbacks and be happy that everyday I am writing a page in my life's story. My sibling to me every morning "How do u do it Aapa?"

reminds me of bade Bhai Sahab by premchand..

also this:Dunning Kruger Effect - the more you know, the more you realize you  don't know

So well put.. I am going to save this :)

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Bravesaid

Finally not waking up in the middle of night from headache. Coming to know what probably was causing headaches from last 3 weeks. Excited to resume studies in 1-2 days (hopefully, fingers crossed 🤞). And realizing "health is wealth". 

Indeed. 
Wish u fast recovery. Hope it is nothing serious. Power to you.

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@Brave I was wondering why your pfp looked familiar. 💜😂


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The above discussion on younger and older aspirants reminds me of this excerpt from the man's search for meaning.


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