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Thought of the day

Thought of the day

  Sleep early. Eat Healthy. Exercise. Travel. Try new activities. Overcome fears. Be patient. Talk less. Listen more. Live in the present. Don’t compare. Don’t complain. Don’t explain. Be generous. Work smart. Be green. Be thankful. Look at the positive. Ignore and avoid the negative. AND Shop less. Save more. […]

Book Reviews. 2017. 1

Book Reviews. 2017. 1

  This series covers reviews of books that I read in 2017. Keeping the reviews short. 1. The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty Loved this thriller. Moriarty’s writing style is quite engaging. 4/5 2. Parallel Worlds: A Journey Through Creation – Michio Kaku Michio Kaku is not only gifted in […]

Angela’s Ashes

Angela’s Ashes

A man dies leaving 9 kids for his wife to take care of, there isn’t much money left for them to survive. There is poverty, no food, hardly any clothes to wear, one kid dies because of malnutrition, the wife is devastated. I did not tell you the story of […]

J. Krishnamurti

J. Krishnamurti

  If you have beliefs then what do you have the intellect for? I love the talks by philosopher, speaker and writer J. Krishnamurti.  Recently when talking to a relative I learnt that my great grandfather had a camaraderie with J. Krishnamurti, I found it quite fascinating and I wondered […]

Won’t allow

Won’t allow

  “Everyone who passed through my life has always left something of theirs in me. The memory of a smile, a gesture, a laugh, a word, a kiss. If they hadn’t left anything, it would be because they didn’t exist. Even those who disrespected or hurt me left something in […]

Random inputs yet again

Random inputs yet again

  Never take kindness for granted Never measure your achievement or goals against someone else’s Treat others the way you wish to be treated but also – treat others the way they treat you! Ha! That means if someone is disrespectful/hurtful with you then no need to shower them with love and […]

Ecosystem

Ecosystem

  Our ecosystem relies on a self-regulating balance of predators and prey. This system worked well with humans and their prey until we began inhumane farming practices that compromise the well-being of animals, the health of humans and the health of our planet. If you eat non veg then opt […]

The Facade

The Facade

  On social media – I have seen a couple posting exotic vacation pictures every month (making everyone feel what a great couple they were) and then they got divorced in a few years. You will see people posting pictures partying with their ‘friends’, but they would nowhere be close to being […]