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Indifference is easy, detachment is hard. To be happy with or without – nonetheless – is tricky. It is easy not to expect, but the tough part is to not let the expectations weigh your happyness down. Detachment is like the extra layer of icing on your already pretty and tasty cake – having which, would be delightful; but missing the extra frosting wouldn’t hurt either.

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What is meant for you, will not pass by

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Dear Universe,

9th Nov., 2018 | 8:38 PM

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A big Thank You… And Happy New Year!

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Just noticed that Decoding Happyness has crossed the 50K milestone!

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Hard work does not go unnoticed, and someday the rewards will follow

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I began my weekend morning at 9 AM and immediately after I freshened up, I went to the kitchen to get done some long overdue chores and prep up our lunch. At times, I have infinite patience to do small stuff which would usually be put on the back burner when I have a busy, tiring day. Continue reading

Let it go and let it be . . .

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Less than 48 hours back I was having a throwback moment writing an email to myself after a meditation (I hadn’t planned what I was going to write, I just went with the flow) recalling some funny blooper moments I have had in 2013. I went to the park early in the morning to get some fresh air and exercise, but my mind was preoccupied with thoughts and the work out that I planned for 45 minutes, came to a screeching halt in just 20 minutes as I just couldn’t concentrate! I do a lot of self-talk when no one’s around (I know it sounds silly 😛 ) and I caught myself being gloomy rather than reminiscing.

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May you have a heart that never hardens

My prayer for today inspired by the below quote by Charles Dickens:

“May you have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”

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Not to FIND, But be FOUND

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June 2007 – It was my first day at a coaching institute when I walked down the stairs after writing a test. I was engrossed in my own world when I met a girl for the first time and started discussing with her some of the test questions. That day, I wasn’t ‘looking’ to make a friend, but in retrospect; I made a friend for life.

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