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Neeramitra Reddy
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There are tons of cliche habit articles floating around the internet. This is not one of them.

I’ll share with you 3 habits, just three — the only ones I’ve consistently stuck to for years and reaped tremendous returns.

Like most other articles, I could throw in 7 or 12 more, but I’d be lying through my teeth if I did that — neither have I found it possible to stick to tens of daily habits consistently nor are the rest of them as impactful.

Not only will I state these habits, but will also detail the rationale, go over…

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The fitness industry, especially the fat loss industry, is a cesspool of pseudoscience and misinformation.

While the only way to lose weight, which is a caloric deficit is kept in obscurity — Useless and dangerous fat loss pills, gimmicky workout plans, and fancy diets are shoved down our throats.

Even coming to the caloric deficit, things like hours of exercise and restrictive diets are advocated. These help for sure — but there’s one highly effective method that is barely talked about.

I stumbled across this method when I noticed something — every time I came home for vacations, I’d gain…

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My love for books first began as a pre-schooler when my mom read to me every night before bed. I would doze off lost in my world of talking animals, glistening treasures, and thieving goblins.

Over the years, this love would only grow and I’d go on to read more than 400 books across different genres — primarily fantasy, mystery, classics, self-help, and philosophy.

Yesterday, an interesting question popped up in my mind — “If I was forced to read only a few books for the rest of my life, which ones would I choose?”,

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It has been close to 5 years since I first stepped foot in a gym and the most shocking thing is just how much fitness misinformation there is out there.

The fitness industry looks glamorous and flourishing on the outside but in reality, is one of the darkest industries out there — it practically thrives because of the misinformation.

I sat down to write this article after a lot of hesitation but these ugly truths need to be said and everyone needs to hear them.

Had I known these earlier, I would’ve saved myself a lot of effort, time, mental…

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When I started writing online, one of the first things I noticed was the sheer number of articles on how to write good articles. As I devoured all the writing advice I could find, I soon found myself in the middle of a tug of war— for every piece of advice, there was someone else advising the exact opposite.

Write and publish like a freight train vs craft each piece with meticulous effort. Use vague clickbaity titles vs honest clear titles. Good formatting to make the article shine vs minimal formatting to make the writing shine. …

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“Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it,” — Richard Whately

Research shows that your brain, mainly the pre-frontal cortex, is the most active right after you wake up. The night’s sleep recharges your energy to its peak levels. And post-waking up, your mind is at its clearest.

I’ve experienced this firsthand. I’ve never been a big fan of routines, so I naturally didn’t have a morning routine either — and every morning would be a random hit or miss.

But recently, rejoining a gym changed everything — it inadvertently created a morning…

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It was last year’s lockdown that made me dive into the gargantuan world of bodyweight exercises.

And boy, had I underestimated their power. Working out at home, I didn’t just maintain my gains, I also shed fat and gained muscle.

Pushups and pullups form just the tip of the iceberg. There are thousands of other exercises — and some even beat gym workouts by miles.

I want to share 5 such exercises with you — unheard-of ones that are insanely effective.

Superman Plank

Performing a plank is like hopping onto a time machine — a minute feels like an hour.

Now, the…

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Keanu Reeves is one of the manliest men out there — and he’s the exact opposite of what the fake “alphas” are.

You know, the f-bomb dropping loud jacked dudes that pose with scantily clad girls and sell “How to get laid” courses.

But most of them, in reality, are deeply insecure men seeking social validation.

Take “King Of Instagram” Dan Bilzerian. In a scandalous reveal, the truth came out — his “girls” were paid models, he’d rented the yachts, and his investors paid his credit card bills.

Thanks to the epidemic of these fake “alphas”, manly things are masqueraded…

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Looking back, I haven’t taken a single “right” decision in my life.

I didn’t stand up to my middle-school bullies. I let my first toxic relationship drag on. Aimlessly messing around in the gym killed 2 years of potential progress. In college, trying to lose weight, I almost killed myself. Then, I murdered my social life by developing a gym obsession.

The list is endless. But is it even possible to take “right” decisions?

You Could’ve Always Done Things Better

If you could hop onto a time machine, is there even a single decision in your past you wouldn’t change?

I’m guessing not. Who doesn’t think…

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Until a couple of months ago, I used to unhesitantly blabber about my finances — be it with a dude I just met in the gym or an online stranger.

Costly mistake (No pun intended). Now, I don’t speak about my wealth even with my closest friends — this had been a personal decision but turns out there’s an entire movement.

Called Stealth Wealth, it’s about concealing your wealth from society, acquaintances, friends, and in extreme cases, even family.

“You want to be rich and anonymous, not poor and famous.”

— Naval Ravikant

It’s choosing to be rich instead of…

Neeramitra Reddy

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