Tag Archives: Inspirational

Perfectly Human (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Priya Kavina

Founder & Owner of: Kavara Stories

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Writing Writer


He was perfectly strange, this stranger was. He was smart and elegant and courteous. He was different and complementary. We fit like jigsaw puzzle pieces. This stranger was perfect until I came to know him. But that’s what perfection is, isn’t it? It is picturesque and Hollywood until we begin to examine it. Like all models, it is bright and seductive, but when we finally gather the courage to look closely, we begin to see its pores and blemishes. Quick to judge, we assume either the worst or absolute perfection and that vision crowds our perception.

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Out of the Box Thinking (2 min read)

 

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Pradeep Shrivastava

Founder & Owner of: Pradeep Shrivastava

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Blogging, Books, Entertainment, Family & Life, Successful Living Writer and Writing Writer


A long time ago in a small Indian town, a merchant had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a moneylender.

One evening the moneylender arrived at the merchant’s house, along with two royal guards and a couple of town elders.

“I will forgo all your debt if you marry your daughter to me.” The moneylender proposed to the merchant, who was standing in his garden along with his beautiful teenage daughter.

The merchant looked at his daughter and then turned his attention towards the old and ugly moneylender who fancied his daughter. “But… you are old enough to be her grandfather. How can you even think about marrying her?”

“If you don’t want me to marry your daughter, pay me my money immediately. Or I’ll send you to jail.”

“But, how can I clear your debt so soon. I need more time, maybe a couple of months?”

“As I said, pay me my debt now or I’ll send you to jail.”

After a couple of seconds of silence, the moneylender said. “Okay, I will make things simple for you. I will put a black and a white pebble in an empty moneybag. Your daughter will pick one pebble from that bag. If she picks the black pebble, your daughter will marry me and all your debt will be forgiven.”

“What if she picks the white pebble?” The merchant inquired.

“In that case, she does not have to marry me, unless she wants to, and your debt will still be forgiven.” The moneylender said as scanned the merchant’s daughter from top to bottom. “But if your daughter refuses to pick a pebble from the bag, you’ll be thrown into jail.”

The moneylender bent over and swiftly picked up a couple of pebbles. He slyly put two black pebbles into the moneybag and threw the remaining pebbles back on the ground, but the merchant’s daughter noticed his deceit.

“Pick up a pebble from the bag.” The moneylender said as he extended the moneybag towards the merchant’s daughter.

The girl thought. “If I refuse to pick a pebble, my father will be thrown into jail. If I pick up a pebble, since both of them are black, I will have to marry this pervert. If I expose the moneylender he will surely hurt my father, maybe not today but soon.”

“Come on! Pick up the pebble fast.” The moneylender said in a slightly raised voice.

With a smile on her face, the girl put her hand in the moneybag and drew out a pebble. Without looking at the pebble, she let it fall onto the pebble-strewn path on which they were standing. Making the pebble lost among the innumerable other pebbles.

“Oh God,” The girl said. “How clumsy of me, but if you look into the bag for the one that is left you will be able to tell which color pebble I picked.”

The moneylender knew that he had been outplayed in his own game and stood still for a couple of seconds.

“Go ahead, take out the stone from the moneybag and show us all.” One of the town elders said and the others nodded in agreement.”

The moneylender took out the black pebble from the money bag and showed it to everyone.

Even the most complex problems in life do have a solution, but sometimes we have to think in a different way to tackle them.


Article Credits: Pradeep Shrivastava

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor

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How to Survive Mondays (2 min read)

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Victoria T.

Founder & Owner of: Simply Vicotera

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Books, Entertainment, Food & Drink and Successful Living Writer


Monday? More like Mondaze. Most of these days I wake up feeling sluggish, and I’m ready to go back to bed. However, Mondays are like the breakfast of the week. If you start out without it, the rest of your day could be out of whack (Secret: I don’t usually eat breakfast… But you catch my drift.) I’ve learned the key to conquering Mondays is to be motivated. Find something to get you through the day, and be happy about it. It’s easier said than done, but I found that trying and putting forth the effort is better than not trying at all.

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5 Rules for a Happier Relationships (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Staff Member: Nina Medina

Founder & Owner of: The Happy Life 101

Millionaire’s Digest Staff Team, Author, Successful Living Writer


“We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.”- John Lennon

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10 Quotes by Chanakaya (1 min read)

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Pradeep Shrivastava

Founder & Owner of: Pradeep Shrivastava

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Blogging, Books, Entertainment, Family & Life, Successful Living Writer and Writing Writer


Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor.

Born: 371 BC India

Died: 283 BC Pataliputra, India

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

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Writing and Music (2 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Staff Member: Franci Hoffman

Founder & Owner of: Amanpan

Millionaire’s Digest Staff Team, Author, Successful Living Writer


There are times when my writing seems so lack luster. I am perched at my usual writing space with coffee and ecig pondering a post that my audience will enjoy.

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3 Easy Ways To Stay Motivated (2 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Baran Wannamaker

Founder & Owner of: Bearbody Living

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Health & Fitness and Successful Living Writer


“If you always stay ready, you won’t ever need to get ready.”

Being motivated to reach your goals 24/7 can be difficult at times, I know. Every journey will have its moments of high performance and inspiration but that doesn’t come without its times of confusion and grief. It’s human nature for these components to fluctuate throughout your life and you should know that there are many ways to help give you an extra boost of motivation to remind you why you’re doing what you are. Here are my go-to ways to stay motivated!

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3 Tips For Writers Block (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Rebecca Dolman

Founder & Owner of: Rebecca

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Beauty, Lifestyle and Successful Living Writer


If like me you sometimes struggle to get the creative juices flowing, it can quickly become very frustrating. There’s nothing worse than knowing you need to write something, but you can’t seem to put two words together. So here are three tips to help you get going again!

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Letting go of Negative People (2 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Nola Crow

Founder & Owner of: 4373 Fashion Lane

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Beauty and Fashion Writer


We talk about being inspirational in life. The first step in inspiring people is for you to let go of your own baggage. The baggage is the people who make your life toxic. The catch is: what if that person is a parent? I have a great friend. She is 45. She still struggles with the legging go part with her mom. My friend shares to much, in my opinion. Why? She knows her mom is judgmental.

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Just Not Enough (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Mehar Malhotra

Founder & Owner of: Radiant Thoughts

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Family & Life Writer


She’s just not enough.
She’s that spot on which the feet resides on the sandy beach and the waves return without touching the feet.

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