Mindfulness can be developed through photography. It starts with seeing clearly and spreads through compositional choices, towards an encouragement to align your eye, your mind, your hand, and your heart whilst you’re completely in the present. What’s mindfulness? It’s the psychological procedure of deliberately bringing one's attention to experiences happening in the present moment without … Continue reading Cultivate the Art Mindfulness Through the Craft of Photography
Attitude is the most important thing. Learn to inculcate the attitude of learning and you’ll start growing in your life. Be flexible, learn to flow with life. Take every problem as a challenge. You can learn from life. Continuously upgrade your awareness and understanding. That’s the way to walk the path of prosperity. What’s true … Continue reading Life Is 50% Attitude and 50% Attitude
Can you honestly say that you love yourself? Are you having a hard time being happy with yourself? Introduction Self-love is a combination of self-acceptance, self-possession, self-awareness, kindness, and respect for ourselves. Some people find that they’re the hardest person to love in their lives. We know everything we’ve done, good or bad, so it … Continue reading The Science, Art and Craft of Self-Love
Conversation is civilized speech. It’s more purposeful than chat; more humane than gossip; more friendly than debate. It’s the encounter of two polished minds — tactful enough to listen, confident enough to express their true beliefs; subtle enough to search out the reasons behind the thoughts. It’s a work of art with more than one … Continue reading Great Tips for the Art of Successful Conversation
Social media has facilitated a lot in reshaping communication industry and redefining the ways in which we communicate and express ourselves. I love to talk about social media. Explore its varied facets. It has so many dimensions. It means different things for different people. And, different people use it differently. Some use it for gossip, some … Continue reading Boon or Bane: The Essence and Impact of Social Media
Everyone around the world is fighting the COVID-19 epidemic. It's getting worse day by day. In India, it's a complete lock-down for today. I'm scared! But, I've not lost hope, and I've pledged to use this time for meaningful online learning. If you're also looking out for meaning online learning, I've something for you. I’m … Continue reading FREE Online Courses to Use the Time on Hands
You’ve noticed that something isn't right in your office, and you just can’t enjoy it. Your enthusiasm has diminished, you can’t recall the last time you felt good about getting up and going to work, and you spend your days on the job clock-watching and dreaming of escaping. These maybe the signs that perhaps it’s … Continue reading 11 Signs to Find out If You’re Working for a Bad Enterprise
Do you've got a restless mind? Have you ever been unsure of what you'd like to do for an afternoon and subsequently done nothing because you can't decide? When thoughts flood your mind, they drain your energy, stop you from living in the present moment, and can create a loop in your brain that feels … Continue reading The Art and Craft of Calming a Restless Mind
Success can also mean completing an objective or reaching a goal. It can be expanded to encompass an entire project or be restricted to a single component of a project or task. It can be achieved within the workplace, or in an individual’s personal life. What success means? No one can tell us what it means to live … Continue reading Success: The Definition Is Inside You
Achieving happiness is so much easier than we think. Check out these steps to happiness: Think less, feel moreFrown less, smile moreTalk less, listen moreJudge less, accept moreWatch less, do moreComplain less, appreciate moreFearless, love more These steps to happiness are possible, but you must follow them with intention. Don’t give up if you can’t … Continue reading 7 Steps to Happiness
Money gives you CHOICES. Money gives you personal power. Money isn't just money. Not just a tool to buy fancy clothes, new shoes, and luxurious holidays. Money is ENERGY. What's most exciting about money is who you become in the process of making more money. When you understand the essence of this tool, it starts … Continue reading Money Isn’t the Only Answer But It Makes a Difference
You don’t become successful alone, you’ve got friends who support you and family who listen to your life trials and troubles. They’re all types of different people you need in your life that help you achieve success depending on your definition. There’re ten types of people that you must surround yourself with if you want … Continue reading 10 Types of People to Surround Yourself With
Friends are our family outside the closed walls of the house. They've got a huge contribution in making us who we're as individuals. Their standing in life is inexpressible. Friends form a big part of our lives for most of us. They’re the ones who walk through life together, share our ups and downs, and … Continue reading 10 Types of Friends In Your Life
We live in a world missing in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the huge majority of people ignore the suffering of others. Perhaps many turn a blind eye for their survival. Witnessing the suffering of another person can induce the raw emotion of fear or sadness or repulsion. Too often, people are … Continue reading What’s Compassion? Is It Good for You?
It’s summer in many parts of the world. Due to a rapid climate change, every year it’s getting worse. Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn't just about comfort. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Living through a hot summer seems impossible but these tips and tricks might … Continue reading Tips to Be Cool in the Summer Time
Too much of everything is never enough. No one can be labeled as good or bad as the virtues and vices are equally embedded in a person. Depending on how the virtues are nourished and demonstrated, a person is perceived as good or bad. Balance is the key! What's bad? Excess. This a conversation that the … Continue reading Balance Is the Key to a Successful Life
In this modern world today, the issue of long-distance relationships has become a serious problem. Partners with closer emotional bonds get affected psychologically and don’t realize the cause of their frequent emotional changes when they’re apart from one another. Loneliness is a common problem that plagues most long-distance relationships. Depression can set in for such individuals … Continue reading If the Relationship Matters, the Distance Doesn’t
As a general belief, the family seems to be a bond that we shouldn’t break but once in a while, it may be required for your benefit and peace, to keep a distance from a specific relative. What's a family? A family isn't your blood or DNA. In just a few words, the family defines … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid to Cut Toxic Family Members out From Your Life
The society looks at introverts as a problem that needs attention. Introverts are considered unsocial. They’re the people who’re regularly made to think about their self-improvement. People often tag them as confused or shy which is contrary to their choice. Introverts are equated with being self-conscious because they talk less or don't put themselves out there … Continue reading It’s Perfectly Fine to Be an Introvert
Ending a relationship is never easy because it ends a whole phase of your life where you had someone to share your doubts, your happiness, and your fears. Losing a relationship can heightened feelings of rejection and guilt. A broken heart and emotional pain can negatively affect physical and mental health. The end of a relationship … Continue reading End of a Relationship Isn’t the End of Life
You've got your job interview scheduled — congratulations! Now it’s time to prepare, and I’ve got some tips for you. Below, I provide an overview of how to succeed in an interview along with a brief discussion surrounding each point. Do your research before you fill out an application: Many companies will conduct telephone screening calls … Continue reading Top Tips to Excel an Interview
The technology-driven society has paved the way for the CONSTANT CHECKER — those who check their emails, texts, and social media accounts constantly. It can take a toll not just on yourself, but on the relationships you have. Social media addiction is dangerous! Social media is gradually eroding the real value of what it means to … Continue reading Social Media Addiction Is Killing You
In our society, the term SLOW LEARNER is generally regarded in a derogatory sense. Due importance isn’t given to SLOW LEARNERS, and the situation is considered to be the result of a child’s mischief and stubbornness. Negative comments such as disinterested, dreamy, loser, dumb affect a child’s learning process and result in a dark future for children. … Continue reading Your Child Is a Slow Learner Not Dumb
Fear of not being liked by others rules much in today’s life. The constant pressure to meet appearance standards set by society favors dissatisfaction with self-image. It can develop disordered eating habits, depression, and anxiety, all of which can continue to develop throughout adulthood. Each of us will have a positive body image when we … Continue reading Get Rid of the Fear of Self-Image
Living a minimalist life can give you wings! Your baggage is less so you can fly high — do whatever you want. Although it’s a difficult goal to achieve where there’s a will there’s away. What I've experienced is that when you reduce your wants to half, the joy in life gets double. What’s minimalism? … Continue reading Minimalist Lifestyle Brought Me Freedom and Joy
Is it hard to find our life purpose? There's no limit on the number of people whom we could help, or inspire, or support. There're many reasons why you may need to know your life purpose that also leads to a truly happy and meaningful life. But if you want to change all that and find your life purpose, here're … Continue reading 11 Simple Ways to Find Your Life Purpose
During my 4-year-long sabbatical, I got an opportunity to serve in a hospice. These moments were some of the most profound and meaningful of my life. I sat beside dying men and women as they tried to make peace with their time spent on this planet. Although each person’s life story was unique, certain regrets were … Continue reading 10 Most Common Regrets in Life
In 2013, this image from the internet ripped away from my heart. I was unhappy. I’d been complaining and comparing all my life but after seeing this, I’d to introspect a lot. I found that social comparison is one of the main culprits that was taking away my happiness. But can we distance ourselves from … Continue reading Comparison Is the Thief Of Joy
A combination of science and ancient wisdom says YES. Our happiness level is a result of a complex interaction of genes, behaviors, and what’s going on in our lives at a specific moment in time. And while each of us has a genetic set point for happiness in the way we do for weight, we … Continue reading Can We Train Ourselves to Become Happier?
Compassion is a word we often hear talked about when it comes to religion, but it isn't a word used often enough when it comes to discussing what makes a business successful. Compassion isn't religious business, it’s a human business. HH Dalai Lama Indeed, compassion helps leaders be successful, it helps employees become successful, and ultimately … Continue reading Compassion Gives You Money and Time
With a scarcity mindset, you believe that everything is limited. Time is limited. Money is limited. Love is limited. This causes you to worry about the future. You’re consciously or unconsciously more concerned with what might go wrong than with what could go right. You make fear-based decisions. You’re afraid of missing out. You’re afraid … Continue reading It’s All About the Right Mindset
Are you a person who gets inspiring ideas every day? Do you wake up, stimulated with such thoughts, only to end up feeling sore as the day ends because you failed to act on these bright morning ideas? Then welcome to the world of multipotentiality, a word I first encountered when I heard a TED … Continue reading Some of Us Don’t Have a True Calling. Are You the One?
How do you define kindness? Most people would intuitively answer that being kind means doing nice things for other people. Others might add that kindness includes being kind to oneself. Is it difficult to be kind? No. It’s easy. It’s so easy that sometimes we do not realize how simple it can be. What's kindness? … Continue reading The Power of Little Acts of Kindness
ILU. I love you. The most powerful word in the universe. The supreme mantra. We talk about it endlessly. We argue over when to say it, how to say it, and if it was too early to say it. Love isn't just assigned to one other human. Your love isn’t just for the missing piece … Continue reading You Should Be Saying ILU to More People, More Often
A key aspect of coaching is that over time you start seeing your situation differently and become aware of how your thought patterns are responsible for you being in the place you are. New ways of being, new ways of thinking will open up new possibilities for action. And for action to be consistent accountability … Continue reading Why Coaching Works?
Maybe, maybe not, but it’s just a slower, less fun — and often — more expensive road without one! Most people don’t have a coach. They resist it. They think that they can do it on their own and often aren’t willing to make that investment in themselves. In my opinion, this is a trap that … Continue reading Do You Need a Coach?
Moving on seems impossible at first. One may feel like they'll never get over their relationship. This blog post is for everyone out there who doesn’t think they'll move on. I assure you, that’s part of the process. It'll take time, probably longer than you might think. I'm talking about being fully cleansed of all hang-ups … Continue reading The Art and Craft of Moving On
I thought it would be useful to list some ways to have fun with your children without spending a lot of money: Have a reading marathonWrite stories togetherPlay soccerPaint or draw togetherCreate a fort in your living room out of blankets or cardboard boxesGo on a hikeHave a sunset picnic at a park or beachPlay … Continue reading 100 Ways to Have Fun With Your Children
Remember when you were a child and you dreamed you could be anything? Anything and everything seemed possible. Now the tables have turned and you see that same free spirit in your children. As parents, we can recognize our children’s strengths and potential but don’t always appropriately encourage them to make big dreams, accomplish their … Continue reading Tips to Inspire Your Children
Don’t say you have nothing to give someone in need. The greatest gifts have nothing to do with material things. The love you give, the hope you inspire, the time and helping hand you extend, the smile on your face — these are worth so much more. There’s so much to give other than material things. You … Continue reading You Can Give Even If You’ve Nothing
Often, we hear the sentence I'M PROUD OF YOU or I FEEL SO PROUD, don't we? Although the dictionary meaning of pride is to feel deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of own achievements, it's misleading and half. There's more to the meaning. Means, there're more layers and hidden vibrations attached with this word and I … Continue reading Pride: One of the Greatest Sins
Do you want to help fellow human beings but don’t know where to start? Here’re some ideas. So, take just a few minutes today, and do a kindness for another person. It can be something small, or the start of something big. Ask them to pay it forward. Put a smile on someone’s face. Smile … Continue reading 25 Ways to Help Fellow Human Beings
Negative thinking can ruin your life. It’s not a joke; this is one of the major obstacles to happiness. Even when you’re on your way to achieving something great, the negative thoughts can stress you out. I said the wrong thing again. How could I be so stupid?I hate this job. But I couldn’t possibly … Continue reading Positive Ideas to Stop Negative Thinking
Do you've got a sense of purpose? I'd been after years for more than a decade and finally, I've made it; I think so at the moment. The goals that foster a sense of purpose are ones that can potentially change the lives of many; including yours. The Japanese formula Ikigai helped me a lot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxj3P0enJNQ … Continue reading Lost About Your Purpose of Life? Read On
Yesterday, while cooking dinner, I suddenly realized that I'm somewhat ambidextrous i.e. I can work with two hands on two tasks simultaneously. It’s not something unusual as such but that reminded me of a good lesson I have learned — problems are opportunities. In 2007, I broke my right-hand elbow and my hand was in … Continue reading Believe Me, Problems Are Opportunities
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and the end of human existence. Happiness is one of the most sought-after goals in life, yet for many, it seems to be elusive. A big house or a new car won’t make you happier; it’s the simple joys in life that bring … Continue reading 15 Simple Ways to Live a Truly Happy Life
I'm 40 now and I'd been reading and trying to understand the wisdom of life for a long time. I read quite a lot of ancient scriptures and books on various subjects; ranging from science to philosophy. I also went one step ahead to take a 4-year-long sabbatical to understand my self and life. Every belief system … Continue reading Welcome Suffering, Pain and Negativity in Your Life
Love makes you happy. Love makes you hopeful. Love makes you grateful. Love makes you inspired. Love changes your life. Janis Spindel The first — and second and third — time I fell in love, it was unlike anything I'd ever experienced. Having such strong feelings about another person shook me to my core. It made me re-evaluate my … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Love Is the Best Feeling In the World
If you thought that the only benefit of sex was, well, pleasure, here’s some news for you. Having sex is good for adults and having it regularly is even better. Not only does it help you sleep well, relieve stress, and burn calories, there are also several other reasons why you need to have sex … Continue reading 9 Reasons You Should Have Sex Every Day
We save because we can't predict the future. Saving money can help you become financially secure and provide a safety net in case of an emergency. Saving money is incredibly important. It gives you peace of mind, expands your options for decisions that have a major effect on your quality of life, and eventually gives you the option to retire. … Continue reading 76 Ways to Save Money
Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and showing appreciation. It's a mindful acknowledgment of all that we have been given. When we focus on the abundance in our lives, we discover a greater capacity for generosity, cheerfulness, and contentment. Why develop an attitude of gratitude? Expressing gratitude is a rewarding habit that affirms the … Continue reading Why Is Gratitude the Best Attitude?
Today is a big day miracle is going to happen! Yesterday, I said the same words and it did happen for so many of us. Some of you messaged me that there was no miracle today. I’ve got a different perspective on this. When I was in my no-money walking pilgrimage, we stayed with homeless people, … Continue reading The Present Moment Is the Biggest Miracle
My internet wasn’t working for a few days, and I was working with my service provider to solve the issue. Both of us were confused about the solution. And hence, we were struggling. Finally, I could speak to one of their expert who told to check in one setting in the control panel. To my … Continue reading Change Your Settings, Change Your Life
Taking the first step is the most difficult part; for most people. But, as it’s said that a thousand-mile journey starts with one step, the first step can take you far. I want to share some personal experiences with an emphasis on the first step. My father was a victim of the Partition of India in 1947. … Continue reading The First Step Is the First Step Towards a Successful and Prosperous Life
It’s a lovely day today. In fact, as one of my friends, philosopher and guide said that today is the first day of the rest of our lives. But, this lovely day is because of last night. If there was no night, there wouldn’t have been this morning. Regarding this thought, I've got a little … Continue reading Listening Is an Act of Love
A few years ago, on a morning like any other, I’d a sudden realization: I was in danger of wasting my life. I decided on the spot to begin a systematic study of happiness. It did. I made myself happier. And along the way, I learned a lot about how to be happier. Here're those lessons: Exercise more: 7 … Continue reading 10 Ways to Be Happier
There’s a constant fight over what’s good and what’s bad. I think it’s very subjective — every good has bad inside, and every bad has a good inside. Every being or thing is made up of a good and a bad combination. According to me, we should focus on the good part, and leave out … Continue reading Take the Good, Leave the Bad
Happiness is so important to us, both as individuals and as a world, primarily because happiness is all there is. As human beings, although we possess cognitive abilities and are highly thought oriented, the quality of our lives is ultimately entirely determined by our emotions. For example, which life would you rather have; that of a rich, attractive, … Continue reading Why Happiness Is So Important?
Few people realize the huge impact the ability to forgive can have on their happiness, nor do most people think of this as a skill that they need to teach and practice with their children. But most important is that forgiving people tend to be happier, healthier, and more empathetic. The inability to forgive, on the other … Continue reading Forgive and Feel Happier
Donating sounds like a full-time job. I think it is! Be proactive: If you find yourself considering a gift to a charity that called you on the phone, you’ve already lost most of the battle to do as much good as possible. Your money will go furthest if you set time aside, think about all your … Continue reading How to Donate Like a Pro?
24 short hours — that’s all we’ve got in a day! And yet, in the mad rush of our lives, we're constantly trying to fit a zillion thing into its tiny package. Here're the five steps that set me free. I believe they can do the same for you! Stop believing in busyness: Believing that we need … Continue reading 5 Ways to Find More Time in Your Overscheduled Day
Smiling is a great gesture! Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. There isn’t any art behind it. Just that you were born to be … Continue reading The Art of Smiling
How many times have we felt unhappy with life because we simply had too much idle time? I know it has happened in my own life. When I get bored, I get down, and I only snap out of it when I start to get busy again. The thing is, we’ve got to recognize this … Continue reading 3 Keys to Happiness
Find the good and positive in every situation: This isn't difficult. In every situation, there must be something good, happy, or amusing. Why not focus on it? Your mind might drag you down, to think about negativity and difficulties, because that’s how it is accustomed to thinking. Don’t let it. Endeavor to change the way you … Continue reading 10 Tips to Help You Choose to Be Happy
This is the problem! The capacity of the senses to enjoy is limited but the desire in the mind is unlimited. This discrepancy between wanting to enjoy and the ability to enjoy causes all sorts of ailments. Bulimia is one such ailment. It’s only related to food but similar diseases can be related to all other senses … Continue reading Happiness Is Within You
First of all, the comment that money is the root of all evil is a misquote. We’re referencing 1 Timothy 6:10 from the Bible, which is usually translated as — for the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil or simply for the love of money is the root of all … Continue reading Money Isn’t the Root of Evil
Have you ever noticed that children have happiness inside? They spend the majority of their days laughing, smiling, and just enjoying life. Wouldn’t it be great if you can be that happy like a child again? The good news is that you can. It may be hard to imagine because, after all, we as adults … Continue reading Here’s How You Can Be Happy Like a Child
Forgiveness is good not just for the person forgiven, but for the person who forgives. We often think of forgiveness as a kind, magnanimous act — an act of mercy or compassion extended to someone who wronged us. While that can be true, research over the past few decades has revealed enormous personal benefits to … Continue reading Why Should We Practice Forgiveness?
It’s essential to forgive yourself and others to release your guilt and decide to not allow it to suffocate you and your future opportunities. Forgiveness isn’t the same as acceptance of the hurt. It’s about taking care of yourself so that you can move forward with your life without being controlled by the guilt or … Continue reading The Heart of Forgiveness
After years of what people call fictional successful marriage life, I’ve concluded an awesome married life, a truly successful one. Here’s my secret formula: Not too much dependency, not too much freedom. The right combination is inter-dependency.Marriage isn’t a battlefield to prove supremacy over each otherCompassion is the key. If you don’t have in you, you can’t … Continue reading Tips For Successful Marriage
Recession is around the corner for some industries. Lots of people will be thrown out of their jobs because of strong competition. I'm no expert in business management but I'm learning human management and the trick is to encourage cooperation rather than competition. An age-old solution is that if the fortunate employees can reduce a little … Continue reading Recession Mantra: How to Cut Down and Still Feel Good About It