What is Self Help

On this page, you can browse videos, articles and workshops on how to improve, how to be better, how to be more productive in work and in one’s life. Most articles are in English, most videos are in Urdu. 

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One Tip that Saves Me Thousands

How many of us know a person who got a gym membership, was all pumped up to lose weight and then a few days later, nothing! Or gets this shiny new gadget, promises to use it to justify the expensive purchase, and a few days later, doesn't even use it as much? Heck, I...

The Seduction of Talent

His walk is a swagger because he knows he's got it. He doesn't try hard because he doesn't need to. He can make your efforts look like child's play, that's how good he's at it. People say he's the best, people say he will be the best, people say he knows his craft....

How to Start Living the Life of Your Dreams

You dream of big things, I know. You want to stop doing whatever you are doing with your life right now, and start doing the thing that you always wanted to do. You seem like a person who has the potential to actually do the things others only dream of. Yet, there you...

Are you lazy? You are going to love this

Here's a prediction: You are feeling lazy right now. You are probably feeling guilty for reading this post instead of working on some other supposedly important thing. What if I can actually teach you to stop being lazy? How to stop procrastinating? We often blame our...

How NOT to make New Year Resolutions

You will be able to achieve your goals in 2012 because I will tell you the simplest way of going about it. The idea itself is simple and that is exactly why it works. Most people who do make new year resolutions probably have "lose weight" or "quit smoking" or "get...

I am Giving Up

I am giving up. There's too much to do. The path that I have chosen seems too long, so tiring, so overwhelming. But is it boring? No, in fact, it is not. It is quite interesting in fact. I just came back from Karachi, flew Business Class, stayed in a 5-star hotel. I...

All You Know is Rats

A wazir had been imprisoned by his ruler and remained in prison several years. His son grew up in prison. When he reached the age of reason, he asked his father about the meat which he had been eating. (His father) told him that it was mutton, and he asked him what...

21 Actions I Took For My Blog

Corbett Barr wrote a post about the "21 Quick Actions that You can do Today to Set Your Blog up for Massive Success." After I had scanned that post, I realized that these quick actions are not as quick as one would think. And I preach 'taking action' all the freakin'...

Commitments And Dead Batteries

Sshh, quiet. Don't speak. Just watch. Learn. He has been at it for ten thousand days. Give or take a few. That's commitment. That's perseverance. That's ten gawddamned thousand days. Give or take a few. The big smile on his face. The calm that rests on his shoulders....