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25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

Keep yourself busy Broaden your likes and interests and make time for your current ones. For example, if you enjoy reading, find time daily to read a book. Or, learn to do something new like attempting a new sport or instrument or even something smaller such as trying out a new recipe. But make time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

Anger · Bedtime Thoughts · Compassion · Confidence · Forgiveness · Happiness · Love · Positivity · Self Improvement · Understanding

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2) Spend time with your parents The most important lesson I have learned is that time is limited. Spend as much time with your parents while you have the chance because a day will come when you realize that everything you prioritized over spending time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)

Bedtime Thoughts

Most things start from something small

Have you ever thought about where you are now? And how you ended up there? What decisions you made that got you to where you are? I think about it often: how one incident or decision leads to another and that to another. How everything starts from small, seemingly minor thoughts and decisions but ultimately… Continue reading Most things start from something small

Forgiveness · Self Improvement

Forgiveness and its impact on the soul

I had said a few not-so-kind sentences out of frustration to someone this year and I saw the recipient wince as soon as I let the words escape my mouth. The genuine smile with the eyes lit immediately changed to a forced smirk with eyes full of hurt and confusion. Just from my words. It… Continue reading Forgiveness and its impact on the soul

Positivity · Self Improvement

The power of a compliment

Sincere, specific and personal compliments enrich social interaction and create a positive environment. It’s how we as human beings work – we thrive and radiate from positive reinforcement. A study from National Institute for Physiological Sciences found that the effect of receiving a compliment is equivalent to the effect of receiving cash. The social reward… Continue reading The power of a compliment

Compassion · Self Improvement

What’s your calling in life?

A story worth reading: My parents live in newly constructed flats in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The flats surround a ground consisting of beautiful greenery, a park full of slides and swings, an open area for the neighbor kids to play cricket in, a volleyball court and benches for everyone to watch the daily activities of… Continue reading What’s your calling in life?