Bedtime Thoughts · Happiness · Positivity · Self Improvement

Look back and remember who you wanted to be

Every day I pass by the same homeless man that walks around with a cart full of all his possessions on my way home from work. Every day I see him in the exact same spots, sometimes sitting at a bus stop resting his head on his belongings, other times walking up and down the… Continue reading Look back and remember who you wanted to be

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

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)

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

Self Improvement · Understanding

Understanding others through a simple parable

I want to share a parable with you all which I heard quite often growing up as Jain and how that story reflects real-life situations and attitudes. There are slight variations in the parable depending on the source. Blind men and an Elephant One day, a wise man approached six blind men and asked them… Continue reading Understanding others through a simple parable

Anger · Self Improvement

Why it’s important to seek peace, not revenge

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson We’re human – our natural reaction when someone does us wrong is anger and how best to get even, whether that someone is an ex, colleague, friend or even a family member. It’s self-defense. How can someone, whom we allowed… Continue reading Why it’s important to seek peace, not revenge