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FIND YOUR JOY....
Part 1 (the Edge of negativity)
Truth be told, sadness, grieve, hardship, and negativity is the order of the day.
From the very moment you wake up on a new day, to the close of the day, there is a likelihood that you would be bombarded with all forms of negativity, from ... Views:44
One of my favorite writing assignments in college was constructing a monosyllabic story carved out of pure thought and based on the delectable mind of Dr. Seuss. This provoked inside me a strong curiosity on how to conquer the challenge of experiencing writer's block. In this case, we could ... Views:75
We often regret and crib about things we don’t have – “I don’t have a car” or “I don’t have an LCD television”. We get so lost in our ordinary complaints that we forget to think about those who are deprived of the basic amenities like food, water or shelter; or even worse – of eyesight, hands or ... Views:52
Recently, I was reading an interesting case of a mobile phone manufacturing company that until a couple of years ago was the world’s leading and most preferred brand and suddenly it is struggling to keep pace with the competition. The reason? Well, the competitors have been successful in ... Views:115
It's Valentine's Day – a day when many wear red, receive roses, and revel in romance, while others roll their eyes, denounce it as being "no big deal," and wish they could ignore it completely. It is also a day that can trigger painful memories, uncomfortable emotions, and give rise to a steady ... Views:190
Life doesn't always turn out the way we'd like. When situations take an unfavorable turn, we become upset, frustrated, or angry. When others don't agree with us, live their life the way we think they should, or act in a manner we find disturbing, anger is a typical response. With the exception a ... Views:204
One of the most inspiring persons in the world- Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, was the 11th President of India, serving from 2002 to 2007, he is one of the few presidents who have touched the hearts thats why during his term as President, he was popularly known as the ... Views:107
Ask a friend casually what he or she is doing. The answer that you will often get is: “Just passing time” or “killing time”. Isn’t it strange? What they unknowingly say in a casual tone has a deep meaning. In fact, whenever I hear such an answer, I feel alarmed. We will live up to only a certain ... Views:126
In Debbie Ford's last book, Courage, she talks about "becoming unrecognizable." Loving that concept from the moment she first shared it, I eagerly took on living my life from the bar of unrecognizable. Whether it's being more aware of my finances or carving out time to do nothing and relax on ... Views:126
When Life Hands You Lemons . . .
. . . Make lemonade. You’ve all heard the saying, but what does it mean? Essentially it means to have an “I can do it,” attitude, an optimistic view in the face of misfortune, or adversity. Since lemons are considered bitter, and lemonade sweet, you’re ... Views:154
As we embark on a new year, it is only natural for most of us to be somewhat introspective and to do our own personal "year-in-review." We evaluate our successes, what we might do differently and hopefully what we learned. We assess where we are and what we want to create by asking ourselves ... Views:193
What is a negative attitude? It is the accumulation of negative behavior, negative responses and negative reactions. Obviously, there cannot be any positive outcome out of a negative attitude. Negative attitude brings along resentment towards life. In fact, negativity is like poison. It sucks ... Views:161
It is with enormous enthusiasm that I write the first newsletter of 2017. I am excited about welcoming the start of a new year and standing with you in a place of unlimited possibilities and the promise of creating an off-the-charts year! There is no time like the present for us all to declare ... Views:187
New Year has been the time to take new resolutions since ages. Seldom does all our enthusiasm and excitement last more than a few weeks though. As days pass, we regret having taken the resolutions and find many logical reasons why our resolution was not practical. We blame ourselves for having ... Views:135
THINK POSITIVE THOUGHTS AND FIGHT FAILURE, ADVISES RAHUL KAPOOR
Your mind is not designed to get results. It is just neutral energy which works in the direction that you want it to.
For example, if you channelize positive energy your mind makes everything else work and when you lose control of ... Views:196
This is a tremendously powerful time of year -- a time when the universe is moving all of us in an exciting and positive direction, a time when everyone, whether they know it or not, is looking to complete the past and move into a new future. 2017 offers all of us a new beginning!
We're ... Views:146
It is strange that you are losing the only treasure that you possess in life - Time. You lose time in making money. You lose more and more of your time in chasing more and more money. And what does it lead to? A lot of money but no time. And what use is this huge pile of money when life comes ... Views:157
What To Focus On?
“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” ~Alexander Graham Bell.
Regarding the title question, the answer in a word is—NOW. One very popular view of life is that we are all pawns ... Views:168
I have observed that as soon as the monsoon season starts, instead of talking about the rain and the joy it brings, people start discussing potholes, puddles and traffic jams. And when the sun shines through the drizzle and the rainbow appears, everybody is happy again. But remember, life is ... Views:214
What happens when you regret the past? You think about all the wrongs and you feel sad, right? What happens when you start thinking too much about the future? You think about all the unforeseen dangers and fear comes along. You feel unhappy. Even though thinking about both brings only ... Views:185
I am very happy and thankful for the fact that you can get your hands on the 2017 Inspirational Almanac.
I am grateful because its birth was accompanied by miracles led by Angels.
Here’s the story behind the scenes of the Datebook.
The idea of the Almanac ... Views:193
Each day has 24 hours. That means each day you have 1440 minutes. That in turn means that each day you have 1440 chances of feeling Joy, Bliss and Happiness. But are you making the most of all the chances you have? Are you happy for all those 1440 minutes? Are you at least trying? Don’t get so ... Views:179
As each one of my three daughters comes home for the Thanksgiving vacation holiday, my heart expands and I am overcome by all of the amazing gifts that I have in my life. Of course, also on the top of my list of the gifts and blessings I have in my life is Debbie Ford, the brilliance she shared ... Views:241
Many of us are so busy craving for the big things in life that we forget to enjoy the small things. Look around you, there are so many small things that make life a fun-filled journey. It can be the breeze through the trees; it can be receiving a smile from a loved one, wishing somebody in the ... Views:158
Stand Your Truth Article
Mandisa Mndela – Founder at Stand Your Truth, Author and a South African Native, took a Stand, and ...
Here in, express her experiences on being forgotten, ignored and not catered for by the system that is meant to inform or guide us to our purpose.
My point of ... Views:143
What do you want to be? When you were growing up; you must have been asked this question hundreds of times. Let me rephrase the question and ask again. What do you REALLY want to be? Do you want to be what others want you to be? Are you leading your life the way you want to or are you getting ... Views:170
A few men were locked behind prison bars. Some of them looked below and saw mud. The others looked above and saw the stars. Everybody lives through the same life. But each of us perceives it in a different way. Look around. You will find some people making the best use of their life and ... Views:218
Just the other night, I was watching one of my favorite TV shows, “Hawaii 5-0,” where one of the main characters featured in that night’s episode was a young woman, a veteran, who’d served in Afghanistan, during which time she’d lost both legs. The show was forthright in its brief portrayal of ... Views:220
The commercial building inspector will enter a home and break down the greater part of the significant segments that make up a house buy. These are an important device for both purchasers and property holders. Purchasers will have the capacity to settle on educated choices on making an offer on ... Views:181
Look around and you will find two types of people – those who love what they do and those who hate what they do. You too can choose to either love life or hate it. If you love it, even a short span of 10 years will be worthwhile. But if you hate it, even a long duration of 50 years will be ... Views:184
Most house break-ins are not personal, though that offers little comfort to the victims of burglary. Ask anyone who has returned home to find their house ransacked how they feel. The majority will tell you it leaves them feeling vulnerable, exposed and violated. It's even more heartbreaking when ... Views:286
I saw a child yearning and crying for a cone of ice cream. After his repeated tantrums, he was given one. But instead of relishing the ice cream, he got busy playing. Finally the ice cream melted and dripped away.
You are that child and your life is that ice cream cone. You try your hardest ... Views:219
Nowadays, in digital photography ear, people forget about the fact that any camera can exist without a lens. In fact, it was created with out it and successfully functioned giving people incredibly artistic pictures. Remember the first making a camera obscura? In today's post, you 're gonna find ... Views:195
There’s a farmer who has sown tomato seeds in his field hoping that mango trees will grow out of them. And now, when the field is filled with ripened tomatoes, the farmer complains as to why he didn’t get mangoes. Are you able to spot the foolishness of the farmer?
The same thing happens in ... Views:152
Live each day as if it is a day of celebration. Don’t just be a part of the day; live it and join the party. I know that you have limited your celebrations to just birthdays and festivals. But aren’t there just very few of such days? And barring these few days, you follow the same old ... Views:209
The internet has made the process of being an author both easy and quite difficult. The process is now much easier due to the fact that anyone can start a website or blog and start writing online. It's also seen as being easier, simply because Amazon.com now makes it possible for anyone to ... Views:301
What makes a painting beautiful? Each and every stroke of the brush, each and every color that is put into it and each and every element that is drawn makes it a masterpiece. So is with life. You are given a canvas and it is up to you to draw what you want – to choose your strokes, your colors ... Views:182
See a shadow; try chasing it. What happens when you do so? The shadow moves farther away from you. Now turn around and walk a few steps. As soon as you do so, the shadow will start following you. The same is the case with happiness. Very often, people think that happiness is about chasing what ... Views:140
Creativity and creative problem-solving can be that extra something that distinguishes sheer talent and hard work from booming success.
There are a lot of talented young artists, but there is only one Lady Gaga. It’s not because she is more talented or more beautiful. It’s not because she ... Views:223
“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” ~ Steve Maraboli
Do you welcome success in your life? A healthy, positive, optimistic mindset does more than just boost your mood. A ... Views:209
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People who ... Views:310
“Every time someone chooses compassion over indifference, good has triumphed and the world is different.” – Anonymous
This article was written in honor of a dog named Mauro. I think his story is just one of many countless others about the suffering of innocent living beings caused by the ... Views:224
Three Paths to The Truth
“I wouldn't give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but for the simplicity on the other side of complexity, I would give my life.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes.
As the above quote implies, there are but three main paths ... Views:319
Has your 2016 started exactly the way you wanted? If yes then this post is not for you. Has your year begun completely the opposite of the way you pictured? If yes then read on. There is a choice here – BOUNCE back stronger this month or simply sulk and let the remaining months go down the ... Views:198
Isn't it time to launch your dream?
We all have dreams of what our lives, our relationships, our careers, and our futures look like. Yet, how often are we steered away from them? We made choices required of us, based on life circumstances which was and is fine. NOW you have the ability to ... Views:263
“Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” - Albert Schweitzer
See how many of the following characteristics below, make up your daily progress. Reading downward, the first letter of each paragraph spells ... Views:198
Two Tantamount Truths
“Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.” ~Jim Caroll
There is no shortage of authors, books and movies about near death experiences, with over 5 million Internet works available. Authors like Moody, Jakoby and Greyson; books like ... Views:215
It was Albert Einstein who once had this to say about education, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
The education system remains an exercise in micro-management that provokes memories of the ... Views:267
I remember like it was today the day that my mother died almost 20 years ago. The eulogy I gave at her grave site was emotional and heartfelt, however, I struggled to write it. I share this with you today not as a melancholy reminder of the loss I encountered, but rather, to share with you a ... Views:227
We all face the moments where we lose inspiration and excitement for what we do. Usually we focus on employee engagement but it affects as much the entrepreneurs, and business owners as the leaders of a team, department or organization. According to a 2015 Gallup study, only 32% of the American ... Views:272