To new Beginnings 🥂

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author  My planner has a quote for each day; they are cliches but still…

A pick-me-up for motivation 📖

I was seated at a cafe looking forward to a few idle hours in the company of a book and some tasty food. As I was about to order, I recognised a familiar face emerge through the doors; a distant relative. Both of us were surprised to see each other. “What are you doing here?”…

Sunday musings 😂

This tweet is on the cover page of today’s ToI. She has summed up the situation perfectly. It’s sooo….apt !!😂

POTD: Prayer flags 🚩

“The Buddhists….put their prayer flags where the wind will blow them and their prayer wheels in the streams where the water will turn them and get on with their work while the prayers are said. I think that is wisdom.” – Rumer Godden, British author  The photo is a view from the Buddhist temple at the…

Summer delights 🍹

” Some compensations of summer: Shade, and an iced drink. Laziness. Siesta. A cool breeze. Wearing as few or whatever clothes as one likes. The exquisite shock from a bucket of cold water. And the fruit, the fruit! “ – Ruskin Bond in A Little Book of Serenity 🌸 A homemade lime mint cooler with…

POTD: New Year, new light 🕯

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” –  Roy T. Bennett, author of The Light in the Heart.  Happy New Year 2021 🥳

BSE Sensex @ 45k ✨

While we are celebrating the new high, its good to heart this quote by Charlie Munger. From here will it move further up or down is anybody’s guess !! Till next post, take care !!

POTD: Lights out❗️

“People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (famous for the theory of the five stages of grief) A photo a day keeps my blues away…

POTD: I like what I see 🕯

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucious It was a full day of rain in Bangalore, most likely the effect of the cyclone Nivar along the coast of the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu. Colder the night, brighter the flame !! Till next post, take care !!

Words for Change 🎁

1st day of every month has a pleasant surprise waiting. I get to read 3 Medium posts for free. Medium is an online publishing forum. Most of the posts are on self-improvement, the titles of the articles are so enticing that you can’t resist the urge to click and see what nugget of wisdom follows….

Choose your words➰🦋

I always remember Zig Ziglar’s quote “People often say motivation does not last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” I also recall reading an article that said it is not motivation that you need everyday, but a fool proof system to get the job done. The article simply calls for taking…

Words for change

Everyone has a list of their favourite quotes, including me. Let me start with one from Osho; am not a fan, nor a follower, but his words magically flow into you and something clicks. Here’s the full text. ” If you love a flower; don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up, it dies…