Relishing a sense of the unknown

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Around the same time last year, as an advance birthday present, I was gifted with a one-way ticket for a 14 hours 20 minutes flight to another continent. Continue reading

If you tame me

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I loved the below quotes from chapter 21 of the book – The Little Prince, which though is a children’s book, has some intriguing and deep perspectives for human life. I think that the book is a beautiful amalgam of a complex yet simple metaphor for life with a simplified story that urges the reader to explore the depths of social connections in a way like never before. It compels us to think about the people who mean something more than just a name in our lives and why they make us feel the way they do…

Do these below quotes make you think of something deep? Of some special people? Someone who has tamed you? Someone you have tamed? Someone you feel responsible for? Let me know in the comments below… If you have other favorite quotes from this book, do let me know 🙂


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Novelty, Dopamine, Follow-through and Persistence

I have a keen interest in continuous learning, personal growth and development. I embrace the growth mindset and acknowledge that we can be, learn and have everything we set our mind to.

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Persisting through pain, struggle and failure – Hope & Grit!

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Life often knocks us down, bringing to us pain, suffering, struggle and failure. All of which seem almost impossible to cope up with… In these moments – where you doubt yourself, when the skies seem so dark and there seems no light at all –

HOW DO YOU KEEP GOING?

DESPITE YOUR IMMEDIATE CURRENT REALITY?

HOW DO YOU PERSIST?

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Love for all!

Just a customer!

A few days back I was visiting a photo studio to get passport photos clicked. The studio owner asked me to collect them in an hour. After hanging out for an hour, I went to the studio to collect my photos and I was instantly handed over my first envelope. I was quite engrossed listening to the music playing on my headphones. I glimpsed at the picture from the envelope and looked up at the owner with a smile to say thank you, when I noticed that he looked quite distressed.

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Your real superpower

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As a child, while watching the movie Mr. India and cartoons with superheroes, Alladin with his Geenie and the magic carpet, Dexter and Dee and the Powerpuff girls, I always dreamt of having a superpower. Something truly unique. Magical. Continue reading

The overarching importance of Intent

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Himali’s Theory of Motivation 😛

I’ve often pondered upon the idea of what makes a person do something consistently, effortlessly and with a sense of dedication. What about the boring things we are often guilty of being reckless about? How do you keep yourself motivated to run errands and do the chores? Is it compulsion or discipline or just how some people are wired?

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Never let the child inside of you ever die

Dear Self,

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Never let the little child inside of you ever die. Add wisdom to your thoughts and views, but never let it cease the ever-curious inner child to stop looking at things with awe and wonder. Continue reading

It is the little things that matter!

Have you had people who notice and take care of the little things for you? Like pulling you to the inner side as you walk on the road, getting you a sweater when it is cold, walking you right to your doorstep, giving you the wake-up call when you need to get up extra early…. Little things like these, makes my heart melt!

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Happyness is here!

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Spending time amidst nature and with kids are two sure shot ways to brighten up my days. I am on a short vacation and it is so much fun taking time to do things which otherwise are difficult to catch up with otherwise. I’m visiting my parents and have rented a bicycle here to explore around with a greet footprint.

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100 Happy Days – Day 23 (May 2nd)

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I have always had a special place in my heart for the little things because they do have more value to me and remember to be kind to someone everyday because your kindness can change the life for someone who feels worthless.

A kind word or a good deed doesn’t cost a dime but it sure does have a lot of value. Try this for a week andy see what a difference it can make in your life.

~ Jo Earley

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100 Happy Days – Day 20 (April 29th)

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“Maybe it’s time for the fighter to be fought for, for the holder to be held and for the lover to be loved.”

– Anonymous

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100 Happy Days – Day 17 (April 26th)

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“Don’t pack up all your troubles. Take them on holiday with you, and when you come back, just don’t bring them back with you.”

Anthony T. Hincks

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100 Happy Days – Day 16 (April 25th)

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“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

― Marcel Proust

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100 Happy Days – Day 14 (April 23rd)

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“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”

Ashley Montagu

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100 Happy Days – Day 13 (April 22nd)

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“……To hear another soul and to whisper to another soul;
To be a lantern in the darkness
Or an umbrella in a stormy day;
To feel much more than know….”

Dejan Stojanovic

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100 Happy Days – Day 12 (April 21st)

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“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”

Mary Stuart

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It is the warmth that matters

Ever wondered, what is that makes us feel welcome at some place? When visiting friends or relatives or even strangers is it a nice, spacious and lavishly furnished house, or a place with a nice view of the city or the mountains?

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100 Happy Days – Day 2

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I honestly felt so overwhelmed with all the love and warmth from everyone who stopped by and wrote back to me on my post last evening! Continue reading