Mukundarajan V N

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“Life is full of surprises. Why is that always surprising? ”(Cathleen Schine)

Life’s unpredictability is axiomatic.

Serendipity creates happy accidents; randomness undermines plans.

There are nasty surprises that shock and demoralise us; there are pleasant surprises that delight us and enrich our relationships.

Surprises, whether bad or good, teach us…

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There is no such thing as an all-around expertise. We excel doing certain things, are good at certain tasks, and show average performance in some others.

Excellence is a desirable goal, but perfectionism and fear of failure limit our range of experiences, which enrich our lives. There are several advantages…

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Mukundarajan V N

Mukundarajan V N

Retired banker living in India. Avid reader. I write to learn, inform and inspire. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development. vnmukund@gmail.com