3 tricks I use to write daily (400+ posts) with an 8-to-8 day job

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My maternal grandparents and all of my mom’s side of the family live in a beautiful state called Himachal Pradesh, in India. Himachal is the Sanskrit word for “the abode of snow” so suffice to say the state is all mountains and hills, and home to the Himalayan foothills.

Our…

“If I had so much money, I’d give it away” is a stupid idea

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I’ve seen enough and more criticism of the wealthiest people in the world and how they keep all this money to themselves, instead of just giving it away to the poor.

I recently read an article that said something like “The Wrong People are Rich” and it essentially talked about…

Did Unilever shape the “light skin fetish” or simply exploit it?

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Unilever — one of the global consumer giants recently rebranded one of its flagship Indian products — a skin-lightening cream that has been a household name for decades.

The cream called “Fair & Lovely” was rebranded to “Glow & Lovely” after persistent criticism for promoting harmful society standards and preference…

3 minute summary of my 33 years of existence

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No matter who you are or where you live, the last two years have been a bit if an anomaly that none of us was prepared for.

It just seems like the anomaly is probably a norm. Yet, such black swan events aside, some life lessons stand the test of…

Dating isn’t only where shorter men and obese women lose out

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I recently came across an article about “heightism” and was re-introduced with an all-too-familiar concept that I didn’t know actually had a name. I am a guy that stands at just a bit shy of 5 ft 9 or at 174 cm to be precise. …

Said an “educated and socially aware” individual

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I spent a semester at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, about 10 years back. I still happen to be in a FaceBook group run by the university.

The university campus has always had a crime problem. Following a recent shooting and carjacking announcement, one of the parents or…

The Maverick Files

Thinker, finance professional, loving husband, a doting dad, fitness enthusiast! MBA in Finance & Marketing and Comp. Science Engineer. www.themaverickfiles.com

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