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Book Review: What is the Demand of Time by Arijit Chakraborty

What is the Demand of Time by Arijit Chakraborty is a highly relevant self-help book that teaches us how to understand demands of life at different situations, which results in leading a good and thriving life. It is true that our mind is always engaged and keeps thinking of various things, but the key lies in leaving it, and focusing on creativity to solve problems and to fulfill demands of our life. The author took time to explain various demands that we get in our life. For example, in the very first chapter, he stated that when some guests arrive at our home, we seek help from elders to serve them properly. And on the other hand, we take hidden demands to follow a career path. This sort of demand is not vocal but we understand as what is needed to achieve something specific.

From general demands to demand for creativity, fearlessness, and knowledge and much in between, Arijit listed out the most sought-after things. Understanding this book means getting a clear picture about the life’s mechanism. The book is written in a specific pattern that involves flow charts, pointers, segments, with examples from the author’s life and medical field. However, at times, the author tried to explain certain functions with respect to our body, which might go a little tough to na├»ve readers. Chapters about creativity and proactive are splendid and covers the much part of the book.

The book may start as self-help but eventually sounds life management guide. In just about 98 pages, a lot summary about life presented effortlessly. The book is not banal, and one reason for that is inclusion of real-life examples. Right from the first page to end, things are connected and credible. Reading this book on paperback would definitely bring fruitful results.

If you have questions in life such as why should I study hard, why should I work consistently, how should I choose my field, and what are the ultimate demands in life that one needs to heed on regularly…you will get all answers…you just have to read this book at a comfortable speed.

So, leave the engaged mind behind, and work on fulfilling the demands. These demands are neither sinful nor rocket science, it is just a way of life. The sooner you understand them, the faster you grow in life with absolute peace.

The book has been written with profound conviction. There is no glaring error, and it is well-edited book. Arijit, being a busy medical profession, has given his best to woo the hearts of his first and rising reader base.

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