Free Stuff

The ‘Free stuff’ page is a repertoire of Akash Gautam’s best blog posts – the ones that have gotten great feedback or have touched a cord or two with the readers at a deeper level. This special ‘Learning Zone’ below reflects his entire set of experiences as a Motivational Speaker while interacting with diverse most audiences. It contains the best of Akash Gautam’s blog on Motivation, Relationships, Careers, Spirituality, English, Communication and much more, including his guest posts at some of the best blogs on the internet.

MOST POPULAR Blog Posts by Akash Gautam

  1. 10 Ways of Screwing Your Life between 20s & 30s (2 million+ views till now)
  2. Grace & not Grease: Your Code for a Super Inspired Life
  3. 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Communicators
  4. Why Marriages are Failing and How You Could Get Lucky in Yours
  5. How to Meditate & Increase Mindfulness: Everything you Need to Know
  6. Turning 40: 10 Life Secrets I Wish I had Figured out Sooner
  7. How to Get Rid of Bad Habits: The Practical Way
  8. If Warren Buffet were to give you Relationship Advice– Part 1
  9. How to eliminate Mediocrity from your Life ?
  10. How to Get Rich by Becoming Money Wise
  11. List of Fantastic Books for your Reading Habit
  12. Casual Sex & it’s Pitfalls: Why you Need to Stay Away From it
  13. How to Become a Three Times Better English Speaker than You are Now
  14. Mona Darling
  15. How to Overcome Fear & Build Courage as a Habit: 3 Exercises 

GUEST POSTS by Akash Gautam

  1. What Happened When we took Away the Television  – for Elephant Journal
  2. How Being Spiritual Will Make you a Better Entrepreneur – Entrepreneur Boy
  3. Do you Think You Value Your Parents Enough? – for Youth Ki Awaaz
  4. 5 Ways You can Develop Unlimited Will Power for Success – for Addicted2Success
  5. Why the New Year isn’t that Important – For The Indian Economist
  6. What Warren Buffett would Tell you about Love and Relationships – on Medium
  7. Motivation Minus Gyaan – Akash Gautam’s story at YourStory
  8. 6 Simple Ways to become a more Confident Speaker – for the Motivation Grid
  9. 5 Things You Should Stop Wasting your Energy On – for Finer Minds
  10. How to Talk to Parents about Difficult Things: An Indian Perspective – for The Good Men Project
  11. Multi-tasking: The Productivity Killer – for
  12. Confessions of a Motivational Speaker – for Complete Well Being Magazine
  13. How to stay Motivated when you just want to Give up! – for The Health Orange
  14. Do you Think You Value Your Parents Enough? – for Youth Ki Awaaz
  15. Suicide isn’t the Remedy  – for The Inspiring Indian
  16. How we Tried to Make our Kids More Responsible: 4 Tried & Tested Ways – for Momspresso
  17. 5 Ironclad Ways to be a More Genuine Friend – Wealthy Gorilla
  18. 15 Things Successful People Never Say At Work – for
  19. 6 Actionable Ways to Get More Done in Less Time – for Ezine Articles
  20. 9 Characteristics of Highly Desirable Women – for
  21. 5 Conditional Probabilities of Work Life Balance – for Bameslog
  22. Letting Go of the Past: Don’t Stumble Over Something Behind You – for Wingman Magazine
  23. 5 Ways to Use your Breakup as a Motivation to Reinvent Yourself – for Elite Daily
  24. 10 Simple Ways to Read Faster & Better – for Success Consciousness
  25. 7 Awesome Things that Very Inspiring Bosses Do – for Dumb Little Man
  26. Want to Break your Phone Addiction? – for Menprovement
  27. 7 Ways to Avoid Being the Slave to your Inbox – for Change Your Thoughts
  28. The Quality Without Which a Leader is Incomplete – for Get Motivation
  29. Do Textbook Motivation Theories Work? – for Fearless Motivation
  30. 5 Motivating Lessons from Fantastic Salespeople – for Pick The Brain
  31. 5 Signs of a Demotivated Workforce – for Inspiration Feed
  32. 5 Signs You Should Break Up even when it’s Hard to Do – for Everyday Power Blog
  33. 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Depend on Others & Love Doing Things by Myself – for Sir Motivate
  34. 5 Ways of Ensuring you Stick to your To-Do List – for Personal Growth
  35. The Most Common Myth about Spirituality – for Sivana East

If you would like Akash to contribute to your blog as a guest author, or if you have a brilliant blog post idea and want to write a guest post for us, please do get in touch with us. We would be delighted to look into it.


Akash has extensively written on relationships – because his experience as a Motivational Speaker has taught him that ‘relationships’ and their mismanagement, is often the core of all people issues that we face. You will find some of the funniest, wackiest, most sarcastic blog posts on relationships, break-ups, moving on, parenting, handling oneself, etc. on his blog. Below is a list of some of his best posts on relationships:

  1. Why Marriages are Failing and How You Could Get Lucky in Yours
  2. If Warren Buffet were to give you Relationship Advice
  3. Vicky Loner
  4. Motivational Thoughts for a Broken Heart
  5. Lovepal Bill : For the Corrupt Dil
  6. Mona Darling
  7. Why is it Absolutely Okay to be Single
  8. Why we usually keep falling in Love with the Wrong Person
  9. Pyaar ka Ant-Naama: Funny Reasons to Move on
  10. Dirty Secrets of Complicated Relationships
  11. 10 Inspiring things that successful Parents do for their kids

See all entries under Relationships.


The motivation and ‘living life better’ section of Akash Gautam’s blog has posts for all age groups, especially corporate professionals and young adults. No matter which walk of life you are from, you will find something here for yourself!

  1. How to Get Rich by Becoming Money Wise
  2. Grace & not Grease: Your Code for a Super Inspired Life
  3. 10 Ways of Screwing Your Life between 20s & 30s
  4. How to Eliminate Mediocrity from Life
  5. 10 Reasons Why I Don’t Want to Be Very Rich
  6. Why you must not post about Politics on Social Media
  7. Do the New: Innovative Ways of Living Life Better
  8. Three Ways to Kill Your Vacations
  9. Dear Indian Man: A Short Open Letter to Patriarchy from a Man

See all entries under Living Life Better.


  1. Singing in the Lifeboat: Ayesha Chaudhary’s beautiful Talk
  2. Vicky Roy Did it. So can you
  3. How to Study for Long Hours with Concentration
  4. 5 Extremely Inspirational Hindi Poems about Never Giving Up
  5. 22 Awesomely Motivational Quotes for Students
  6. Kitna Deti Hai: 10 Ways to Boost your Productivity
  7. Bees Saal Baad

See all entries under Motivation.


Akash Gautam is also a highly sought after career counselor in India. He tries to help as many young people with lots of questions who reach out to him through emails or social media etc. These blog posts on careers and training are written after hundreds of those interactions – and they address the most basic queries most people have.

  1. Choose who you take Advice From – Very Carefully
  2. 12 Inspiring Quotes to Fire up Your Career Mojo
  3. Smartly Choose A Career
  4. Six Pack ideas for a ‘SIXy Career’
  5. Khosla ka naya Ghosla
  6. Moving out of India to Study? This Should Help

See all entries under Careers & Training.


  1. Notes YOU need to crack an Interview
  2. How to Become a Three Times Better English Speaker than You are Now
  3. 9 Clever Tricks for Effective Communication
  4. How to write a good SOP
  5. How to write a good Resume & CV
  6. Why I decided to Quit Lose Talking

See all entries under Communication.


Akash is an English enthusiast. So much that he memorized the entire Oxford Dictionary in his early college days. A good command over this universally spoken language, can help people out in many places. And they also make for a considerably important part of most entrance exams in India and abroad. Hence this section – where Akash writes about the easiest ways, tips, tricks and memory keys to remember difficult English vocabulary words and grammar rules. You will find everything here – vocabulary ppts with mnemonics from Bollywood & Sports and everything in between – the stuff we beg or borrow or steal to learn English 🙂

  1. Angreziwaale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
  2. Homonyms – Not a Problem Anymore
  3. 150 Common Mistakes in English Grammar
  4. Awesome Unforgettable Rules for Pronouns, Adverbs, Adjectives & Verbs
  5. English Grammar Rules for Subject Verb Agreement
  6. Grammatical Mistakes you were not aware of 
  7. Troublesome Articles, Tenses & Conjunctions & how to handle them
  8. Troublesome Prepositions
  9. Commonly Misspelled Spellings & Ways to Remember Them


  1. VPL 20-20 Season 1
  2. VPL 20-20 Season 2
  3. VPL 20-20 Season 3

See all entries under Vocabulary & English


This is Akash’s favorite section of the blog. It refers to ancient Indian texts and draws relevant lessons for today’s times, in today’s language and words. Those shayaris, poems and philosophies which are a heart’s longings 🙂

  1. Paramount Life Lessons from Bhagawad Gita for the Youth – Part I
  2. The Most Crucial Message from Bhagawad Gita for the Youth – Part II
  3. 12 Wow Management Lessons from Chanakya Neeti for All Ages – Part I
  4. Superb Life Lessons from Chanakya Neeti for All Ages – Part II
  5. Inspirational Dohas by Sant Kabir – Part I
  6. Inspiring Dohas by Sant Kabir – Part II
  7. 10 Inspirational Hindi Shayaris That Uncover the Meaning of Life


  1. Hum Sirf Bhaag Rahe Hain
  2. Silent Whispers of a Middle Aged Male Indian Heart
  3. Bhaiya! Hum Time Pass Kyun Kar Rahe Hain


  1. List of Fantastic Books for your Reading Habit
  2. Movies you MUST see to Inspire/Motivate the Self
  3. 7 Types of People You Will Find in Every Indian Jogger’s Park 
  4. Funny Matrimonial Ads: Mumbai Tapori Style


  1. Learn to Differentiate Satya from Mithya in Life – by Speaking Tree
  2. Play with your Child, Love your Spouse – by Parent Circle
  3. A Candid Interview with Akash Gautam – by Arun Agarwal
  4. Master Motivator: When it comes to Motivational Speaking, Akash Gautam rules the roost! – by Just A Post

As Akash Gautam’s blog on Motivation, Relationships, Inspiration, Leadership, Management, Self-Improvement, Careers, Training, keeps growing, this page will keep becoming richer. If there is any topic you want him to write / talk about, please feel free to drop him a word.