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Need For Sleep!

29 Jun
One of the most important daily task of life is a “Sleep”! Well slept at night, wakes you healthy in the morning to the rest of the day!

The modern day lifestyle is reducing the sleep time of an individual. While some suffer the lack of time to sleep, the other feel it difficult to sleep due to several personal issues.

Lack of time: The minimum time of sleep required for an individual differs by age group!

  • Newborns – 16 to 18 hours a day
  • Children of pre-school – 10 to 12 hours a day
  • School aged and teen – 9 hours of sleep a night
  • Adults – 7 to 8 hours a day

It is a must that we manage to fulfill this amount of sleep a day, irrespective whatever works we have. How you manage is up to you!

Unable to sleep: This is the most frustrating thing. Your mind thinking a billion. You keep tossing and turning round the bed.

These are the tricks for you to follow:

  • Reduce day time sleep. Night sleep is more essential. If you sleep, it must be until the 3 pm only.
  • Follow a regular time. Go to bed the same time every day. Even on weekends, don’t break your chain.
  • Keep coffee and cola away by the sunset. All those things that contain caffein, alcohol and nicotine like coffee, tea, even chocolate must be avoided.
  • Have a light snack before bed. Drinking slightly boiled milk gives a warm sleep too.
  • Take a hot bath before one hour of sleep. This will make sleep hold you very tightly 😉
  • Make sure your environment supports sleep. A cooler and noiseless room is suggested for a good sleep.
  • If you are unable to sleep for more than 15-20 mins , get up! Then start doing something really boring, like reading some General Knowledge books. But don’t switch on the bright lights..

Have a deep sleep. Good Night. Sweet Dreams! 😉

GW: Courage, Success and failure

27 Jun

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill.

Maths: Wolfram-Alpha & Mathway

26 Jun
Hi Chum,

Today we will discuss about the problem of mathematics.

While some love mathematics, some hate it to the hell.

Even a genius in maths gets stuck at some or the other calculation. Your calculator can only give you answers. Not the procedure of solutions. You get fed up. The maths haters simply leave the problem.

Now there is a great solution to such problem.

The best solutions to this problem are online.

1. Mathway &   2. WolframAlpha

Both of them help in giving the solution to any mathematics problem. Most of you might have know about Wolfram Alpha already.

Similarly, Mathway also helps a lot. Any higher calculations of Basic Math, Pre- Algebram, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus can be solved. Its not only for students, It has tutor sections for parents as well as teachers.

Mathway gives step by step solution too, but we need to pay a little for that extra feature. While WolframAlpha is completely free, but not always it gives the steps. (For some problems, it gives steps too!)

Now, If you are thinking of which is better.. I say, why think when you can use both of them and opt the one according to the problem!!

And if you ask me which is better.. WolframAlpha has lot of extra features.. ! But occasionally Mathway can do the job for you, that wolfram doesn’t!

“Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield

25 Jun

Another lightening song!

“Feel the rain on your skin

No one else can feel it for you

Only you can let it in

No one else, no one else

Can speak the words on your lips

Drench yourself in words unspoken

Live your life with arms wide open

Today is where your book begins

The rest is still unwritten”

Full Lyrics

Listen the song:

Criticism :x

25 Jun

Analysis of facts and expressing it to the concerned person is Criticism.

Well, you may have faced it. Or, you may criticized some other person.

Sometimes it is good, as it helps the criticized person to think and transform. Such criticism is Constructive criticism.

But it is problematic when it takes the face of just finding fault with others. This is Destructive Criticism. Lets talk only about this type of criticism now!

How to face Destructive Criticism?

When you feel that the other person is criticising you, first try to accept it positively. See if there is any truth in it. If you find that the blame was true, then you know what to do! But if the other person is unnecessarily criticising you, it’s the tough time. Control your anger. Remember, fight isn’t going help from such people. Best solution, trust me, is to ignore such critiques.

Check yourself too

Sometime you may also criticise someone and  you may not notice that the other person hates it. Always make sure you don’t hurt others. If you slipped your tongue by any means, then ask your friend if it hurt him and apologise immediately.

Some people are addicted to criticising others. Such people, please remember, “Before saying anything to others, do check yourself!”

Difficulty in Studies!!!

23 Jun
Hi Chum,
Do you also feel difficulty in studying. Does a book work as sleeping pill for you. Well, this is a general problem of many students. Lets try to solve this problem!

Study Stress

But, If you are thinking of becoming a sincere student in one day, with a sudden drastic change, I’m afraid you’re going to forget about the idea, by this time tomorrow 😉 !

If you really want yourself to get involved in studies, be prepared that this will take time. Strong determination is suggested by everyone, but I know how difficult it is to wear it in a day!

Follow step by step measures to build yourself.

  • First trust yourself. Some people just discourage themselves by saying that it’s not their cup of tea. This will take you nowhere. Remember, “Nothing is unachievable in this world when you trust yourself.”

Even Einstein was weak in Mathematics. But he trusted himself, and I need not tell you about his works in Mathematics and Physics!

  • Love your studies. I know its very difficult but convince your heart by saying “I love studies”. Let yourself have an artificial love for some days. Look out how it turns to true love.
  • Don’t just depend on your text-book. Don’t study your subject for your exams. Go for practical thinking. Browse about the particular topic of the day online.

For example, the topic is about an engine. Don’t just by heart the topic given in  your text-book. Try to find out about engine in general manner, by observing it directly. Google search “an engine”. Study practically how it works! What are its parts. What is each part doing in there. Learn it with a will that you know everything about an engine. Then you will be in a position to write everything about it in the exam!

  • Explain to others. “What can I explain when I myself don’t know anything?”, Is this your question. Try explaining the little things you know about a particular topic to a friend weaker than you in studies. See how you clarify your doubts while explaining him!
  • Ask doubts frankly. Many of us feel it difficult to stand up during the class and ask doubt. It may be a critical one or a silly one. But if you really feel shy to ask in front of every one, then first try to ask the teacher when the explanation is finished. Later you will gain courage to ask during class.

Remember: “He who asks may be a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever”.

  • Pray your God. Yes, This is a common solution to every little problem in life. Ask him anything with love. He will surely give you. 🙂

All the best. May you be one among the top students of your class!

A Tribute to “MJ” – Sk Shoyeb

23 Jun

“MJ dancing to a South Indian hit song “Chandramukhi!!!” – A small Tribute to my very favourite Michael Jackson! R.I.P M.J

Vodpod videos no longer available.

http://vodpod.com/watch/3894252-a-tribute-to-mj-sk-shoyeb

This song is edited by myself. Don’t miss the end 😉 !- SkShoyeb

About song: Video: MJ’s Ghost and bits of “Black or white” ; Audio: South Indian famous “Chandramukhi” song remix!!