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Welcome to Successful Souls!

This is a brand new publication, but it is also a place where almost anyone can submit their work. …


Many years ago, I took a step up the career ladder that brought with it a host of unexpected challenges.

I hadn’t been working for long as a Software Engineer for Red Hat, before my productivity and skills caught the eye of the management team. …


“I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits.” — Lewis Howes

When was the last time you thought about your habits? …


We all want to be productive, but sadly, most of us aren’t.

The fact is that in today’s non-stop 24/7 world, there are just so many distractions that prevent us from progressing in our lives. …


A friend of mine, who I’ve known since college, has always talked a good game. If you were to meet him, you’d undoubtedly be impressed by his stories and his dreams for the future. He always sounds driven, ambitious and progressive.

Now, there’s no denying that he has big goals…


When leaving the grind behind leads to true happiness and fulfillment.

While the hustlers are hustling, I’m sitting on my cousin's porch sipping homemade Sangria with a few people that I love, conversing and laughing, and watching an incredibly beautiful sunset.

Nothing else is on my mind other than the present moment and the present company. …


A friend of my wife is forever complaining about her job. Her manager is annoying; the pay is too low; the hours are too long. You get the idea.

Unfortunately, she’s had this negative attitude towards work for as long as I’ve known her. But just stop to think about…


Helpful tips for students (and readers on Medium)

Being successful in university is not just about intelligence. It’s a lot about organization.

One thing that was in the beginning hard for me is the huge amount of textbooks we had to read. There are so many different opinions about how to highlight texts. …


You can start today

Be happy by practicing compassion from today

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” — Dalai Lama

We all try to improve our lives to be happy using different strategies. Some are better than the others and some in fact leave the opposite impact. In my opinion…


A short story based on true events

Hello, my dear. It’s nice to see you!” My grandmother opens the door, wants to embrace me, but I hold her back. “No, no! We still shouldn’t do it.” She nods as she remembers. The whole situation with the Covid-19 lockdown wasn’t easy for her.

Then she looks at me…

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