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TIME IS THE BEST GIFT YOU CAN EVER GIVE

The most prized possessions we own are our memories-the bittersweet moments we fondly treasure to look back into and smile whenever we need one.Those cute childhood memories,the times we spent being our parents’ spoiled kids,the memories of school and college,the precious little moments of sharing talks about anything and everything with our friends, the moments of laughter,pain,achievements and a million other things.

Memories are precious..

Memories mean treasured moments;

Memories mean time-that was,that will never come back yet stay in our heart and mind forever.

As we move on with our life, we often remember people by the memories we hold of them. We laugh and cry and become all nostalgic reliving all those old memories when we meet our friends who we haven’t seen since ages.We realize that it wasn’t really what we gave our friends or our family or our loved ones that mattered more,it was how much we spent time with them to create such treasured memories and that, made the real difference.

The best gift there can ever be is the gift of TIME.

Sure we all love getting gifts.Besides the happiness of having shiny new things; it is also about that special feeling of knowing that people genuinely care.But besides all the momentary happiness we gain from having things we always wanted,in the end,it is the thought, the love, the care and the feeling that matters the most to us.

Every relationship needs time. We grew up happily because our parents gave us their time no matter how hectic their own schedules were. We have a few friends who are dearer to us than life itself because we gave them our time and they gave us theirs.We fall in love because we give it time to flourish.Those memories, those beautiful moments-everything resulted from time we spent on creating them.

Everything is only a matter of time.After a while, It won’t matter how much you spent on that lavish gift you gave your loved one. What will matter is the amount of time you spent on making people feel special, on showing that for you-your people come first.

Sometimes in life,we get so busy putting everything  together that we forget there are people who expect us to spend time with them but are too considerate about our busy lives that they don’t even say it.We tend to be so caught up in our own lives that we don’t realize how long it has been since we last spoke to our loved ones or spent quality time with them.We don’t give them our time,and life passes by in wasted moments which could have been magical otherwise.

As humans,we are emotional beings-we crave love,we crave care,we crave moments of pure joy,we crave happiness. Occasionally we get tired of all the chaos and want to spend some time away and alone but most of the times,we want to be surrounded by people who love us-we crave importance!

For instance,one would rather choose their family and friends come over to see them on their birthday than getting a stack of presents delivered at their homes and not having a single person to share the joy of the occasion with.

The thing is-time,is the greatest gift of all!

 

I hope all of us realize this and spend more time with people we love.I hope we make fond memories everyday,I hope at times we go out of our way to make someone happy,I hope we share laughter and good times everyday,I hope we share moments everyday and I hope that we live everyday.

Happy Living!

ON TEACHER’S DAY: A LITTLE NOTE

THANK YOU….

For all those efforts you made to make us understand things a little more better;

For making the journey of success in life seem a little more easier;

For showing us the right direction when we didn’t know where to go;

For making us believe in our dreams and giving us the courage to make them come true.

SORRY….

For the times we achieved and took its credit but forgot to thank you in helping us get there;

For the times we scorned you for telling us to play less and read more not knowing why you said so;

For understanding the selfless motive behind your advises way too late to thank you for;

For the times we unintentionally disrespected you and for not understanding enough what you stood for.

WE RESPECT YOU….

For not letting your personal life or it’s ups and down affect your calmness and demeanor;

For selflessly serving and sharing your sea of knowledge to enlighten our world;

For teaching us that with knowledge we can conquer the whole world;

For being the purveyor of  discipline,integrity,hard work and honesty,all with your heart of gold .

WE OWE YOU….

For pushing us to work harder when we under performed;

For seeing the potential in us and giving us the will to win;

For making us  fighters,achievers,go-getters and winners;

For helping us find our identity and contributing in making us what we stand for.

AND WE LOVE YOU….

For treating us like your children,seeing us grow from clueless toddlers to promising adults;

For shaping our futures,creating new horizons and paving the path for our destinations;

For making us responsible people and showing us possibilities which we never knew of;

For being the inspiration in our lives and simply for being our TEACHERS.

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DEAR TEACHERS;THANK YOU FOR SHOWING US THIS ROAD!!!! (Photo credit: marsmet544)

FOR THE PEOPLE IN OUR LIFE-WHO TRULY MATTER!!!!

Every day,we meet a lot of people,but there are only a selected few among the millions of people we stumble upon in our life,who will remain unforgettable and hold a very special place in our hearts no matter what.

In all of our lives,we come across a lot of people who,in some way or the other,are in our hearts and minds-be it the special ones,the very very special ones,the unforgettables,the best ones,the loud ones,the quiet ones,the advisors,the “hello-hi” types,the bad ones,the silly ones,etc.

But whatever may be the kind of relation we share with them,people are one of the most essential part of our lives.

Words won’t be enough to explain what importance they hold,but here are some people,who are the best of them all:

Our FAMILY who have seen us grow ,been with us at all times-good or bad and who forgive us no matter what,the ones who give meaning to “Coming Home”.

That one BEST FRIEND who knows all our secrets,shares all our pains and celebrates all our successes.

That BROTHER who stands by us to protect us from this big bad world.

That SISTER who is our best companion,best critic and best friend,who,If it comes to us against the world, even fights for us.

That TEACHER who pushed us to work harder because s/he saw our potential before we could.

That ROLEMODEL whom we looked upon all the time,who gave us inspiration to be the best we could be.

That FUNNY ONE who always managed to make us smile even at our lowest times.

Those FRIENDS who we shared moments and memories with,those who were always there to quietly mourn at our loss and joyfully celebrate on our gains.

That LOVER who admires you for the person you are ,who gives you love that is larger-than-life and for whom you are the best thing in the world.

Life may be hard at times,but when we have the love and support of people who believe in us,every journey seems a lot easier!!Life is all about the people we have in it-to share the laughs,to cry together,to be there for each other and simply to understand that without these wonderful people,our life would never have been what it is!

HAPPY LIVING!!!!!!

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Searching for my destination that seemed far far away,With time and tide,i was driven away.(Image by Jack Batchelor via Flickr) 

It is a competitive world we live in,Everyone of us trying to outdo,outperform and outlive other people all the time.It’s a constant race we are into,sometimes for the same things and sometimes not.

What is the purpose behind it all?Maybe it’s because-We all want a better life ,a better lifestyle and a better state of mind that comes with it.

And to fulfill our ambitions,to “win” the race and to “outlive” others,We take up the jobs that pay the best,We study those subjects which have the highest “market value,We do what we are “expected” and “supposed” to do,We work hard for a “secure future”,We do what we “need” to do for living a “life of our dreams”.We thrive for”success”.

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Success-one thing  that we all seek (Photo credit: kevinthoule)

However,We must not forget that we live only once,WE HAVE ONLY “ONE” LIFE TO DO ALL THAT WE DESIRE AND GET ALL THAT WE SEEK.

So many people spend their lives bringing together the means to lead a better life,to have a better “future’ ,only to realize too late that they gave up so many of their TODAYs and NOWs for a future that nobody can foresee.So many people regret not having enough faith on their own capabilities and having lived a life incomplete and inadequate.

Why give up what you love just because it is not “marketable”?If you are good at something,that thing is good enough to be pursued,That thing is good enough to make you happy or even pay you back.Doing what you love gives you that additional emotional satisfaction that no best-paying job can give if it’s not what you are passionate about.

If  you do what you love,you do it with your heart and soul,you give it the key to success,that fire which fuels your performance-PASSION.If you are passionate about your work,you excel at it,YOU GIVE IT YOUR BEST-ALL BECAUSE YOU LOVE DOING IT AND THE BEST KIND OF SUCCESS COMES WITH DOING WHAT YOU LOVE.

Passage of Time
Image by Gabriella Corrado via Flickr

There is scope,opportunity,chance AND  a promising success in each and everything-You just need to have that courage to listen to that inner voice,to follow the path led by your heart even if it is a road less traveled.You need to believe in yourself because if you are not 100% sure about your own potential,don’t expect the world to recognize your worth.

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The road to success may be a difficult one,but once you let go of your own inhibitions,the war is half won.

As the old wise saying goes-“Where there is will,there is a way” 

Do what you love,Follow your Heart.You live only once-make it worth living for!!!

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FOLLOW YOUR HEART,FOLLOW YOUR INSTINCTS,GIVE LIFE THE BEST IT DESERVES.(Photo credit: Wikipedia) 

HAPPY LIVING.

HAD A BAD DAY?TURN IT OVER RIGHT NOW!

“Cause you had a bad day

You’re taking one down

You sing a sad song just to turn it around

You say you don’t know

You tell me don’t lie

You work at a smile and you go for a ride

You had a bad day

You’ve seen what you like

And how does it feel for one more time

You had a bad day

You had a bad day”

-Lyrics from “Bad day” by Alvin & The Chipmunks

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So it was one of “those days”…Right from the start of the day everything went wrong,You got late for work,you missed the bus,got stuck in traffic,you had a fight with somebody,your work didn’t get appreciated,etc.etc….it was like some evil had overshadowed your simply cheerful life,As if the world had come crumbling down on you,it was a crazy day when with or without a reason your mood was angry,upset or plain bad….Now what?

You had a bad day doesn’t mean that you can’t lift your mood now.Here are a few things I do when I have a really crazy day.I hope that these will help you end your day happily and you go off to sleep peacefully with a wide grin in your face no matter how bad a day you had.

1.DON’T FAKE IT

If you are feeling bad,you are.There is absolutely nothing wrong with having a bad mood-it happens.The more you try to pretend that there is nothing wrong,the more miserable you feel inside.Don’t fake a smile when all that is in your head is bouts of anger.Instead,try making things better than pretending you are fine.

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2.MEET A FRIEND YOU HAVEN’T SEEN IN A WHILE

Sometimes,we get so busy with our life that we don’t realise how long it has been since we met our friends.Meet or talk to a dear friend whom you haven’t spoken to one of these days.The thing with friends is that-they take you as you are and  share your moods too-even if it is mad.

3.TAKE A WALK

If you shrug and sit in a corner,your mood won’t be any better.Take a walk to the nearby park or a spot you like,spend sometime in the evening breeze,listlessly watch people passing by when you stroll on your own….It helps relieve those stressed nerves!

4.WATCH COMEDIES

Tickle your funny bone with a light hearted comedy and laugh out all the stress and mis happenings of the day.Invite friends over or enjoy your own company.It always helps to have a good laugh and when it’s a bad mood..even better!

5.TREAT YOURSELF WITH YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD

Go to your favourite restaurant or food joint and treat yourself your favourite food.For a foodie like me,having  food that I crave is heaven..it is an instant mood lifter.Try it and munch away your bad day.:)

6.LISTEN TO YOUR FAVOURITE TRACKS

They say-Music is  food for the soul.Whatever your taste in music,listening to your favourite numbers and humming or even shouting them along is one great way to turn around those effects of a bad day.

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7.LET GO

Do whatever makes you feel good,there is no need to go crazy thinking “why does it always happens to me?” .The bad times come,they pass.There will be a new day,a new promise,a new hope tomorrow.Let go!!!

Happy Living.

SIMPLE JOYS:THE SMELL OF EARTH AFTER THE RAIN

THE SMELL OF EARTH AFTER THE RAIN…………….

The word is-DIVINE-for how the earth smells after the rain.After all the weariness and dust of the earth has been washed away to unveil that priceless,picture-perfect face of the earth and the beauty it holds.The clear skies,the wet grounds,the trees swaying gently with the rhythm of the soft breeze,the fresh smell of the soil,it’s all out of the world.Everybody loves this weather,it’s such a happy sight.How the rain washes away the  effects of the scorching summer heat and brings with it such feeling of unmatched joy to people is splendid.

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Rain drops on fresh leaf-BEAUTIFUL!!! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am addicted with the smell of the soil drenched after the rain,taking in all the aura and feeling all the negative vibes,glum mood and worries disappearing with every breath i take.Taking a walk or going for a drive in that weather,sipping hot coffee and chatting up sweet nothings, Listening to my favorite songs while admiring the beauty all around,watching kids jumping and playing happily around,seeing the trees more greener,the flowers more brighter,the skies most beautiful hue of blue,the freshness all around like a new day on its own…Could life be any better?

It brings with it smiles that are drawn upon people’s faces without any superficial charms.I believe that in spite of all the differences in personalities,choices,thoughts and lives that we-the people have,there are some things that please us,bring moments of happiness to all of us in the same way and this-is one of them.

It is one of those times,which always inspires that hidden writer in me ready to share my thoughts with the world,always gives me more reasons to appreciate this life,always fuels those happy feelings in me,always makes me wonder how beautiful these small things in life are.

Ah!The simple joys in life.

Keep smiling.Keep Living.

A wandering mind,a nomad soul,

I kept chasing things that i realised i didnt know.

I started with a fire and ended up in ashes,

At the end of my destination,i found i had somewhere else to go.

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We-the human beings are a treasure of innumerable feelings,thoughts,opinions,perspectives,emotions and outlooks.We all have stories of our own.But so many of us are less content,less happy,less satisfied than others.Why?What is it that differentiates us?What are the mistakes that we make?Why have we not chosen happiness?The answers are all within us-all we need is to  look into our own souls and work towards changing what we can-for a better life.for a happier life.

These are 5 mistakes we usually make in making ourselves unhappy:

1. GIVING UP BEFORE THE START

We have limited our own capabilities.Sometimes,we give up even before we start just because it is hard and we”think” that we cannot do it.But how can you just decide when you haven’t even started?Somebody else will seize the oppurtunities from you and all that you will do is lament at how the other person succeeded right in front of you and be bitter about it.It could have been yours-had you not given it up.

You will meet people who will tell you that you are too ambitious and your dreams are unachievable.But the people who invented the greatest things were probably told the same.The difference is that-they believed in themselves more than anyone else,they did not give up just because somebody told them so.Don’t give up-it’s such a negative thing.At least trying will make you happier than living with the inadequacy of having not done what you could.

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2.THINKING IT’S TOO LATE

People think about the oppurtunities they have missed,things they always wanted to do but never had a chance and get unhappy that it’s too late for those things now.But the fact is that It’s never-ever too late,at any point of your life,for anything.

3.TRYING TO PLEASE EVERYBODY

It’s the ultimate truth and irony of the world-You cannot please everybody.You cannot make everybody happy.Everyone has a different opinion,attitude and outlook towards things.You don’t have to change the way you look,the way you think,the way you talk,the way you conduct yourself,the way you live just for the sake of satisfying somebody else.It will do nothing but make you unhappy-and how can you make others happy when you yourself are not?We can never find happiness unless we are ourselves.

4.BOTTLED UP EMOTIONS

Untold emotions,unexpressed feelings are often the reason of unhappiness.Keeping things to oneself not only creates a maze of dissatisfaction and mental stress but also makes one’s attitude sour and unfriendly.Expressing what you feel,sharing your thoughts and opinions,making things clear to people,talking out problems instead of bottling them all up inside you ready to explode some day is the key towards a happier you.If you are dissatisfied with something,say it.If you think something is not right,say it.Don’t keep things  hidden inside you which need to be clearly expressed.

5.THE COMPANY WE KEEP

People are the company they keep.Unhappy are those people who are surronded by people with a negative outlook towards life,those people who see the bad in every thing.Letting such people influnce you will indeed make your own life worse,they do nothing to contribute towards your happiness.It’s better to walk alone than walk with a bunch of worthless people.You may think other people have nothing to do with how your life goes,but the truth is that they do-to great extents.Leave out the bad and take in the good-including the company you keep.

Live life to the fullest.It’s a gift to be alive.

Happy Living.

In every walk,every situation,every phase,every step,every moment of your life-you will have only two choices in the world.But you do have a CHOICE and it all depends on you.

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You can either let the situations in your life decide how happy or sad you feel or you can create situations in your life to feel great all the time.

You can either let people decide things for you or you can be the one whose goals are set and decisions are clear.

You can either choose to walk on the roads built by other people or you can choose to pave your own ways.

You can either choose to run behind what “is” or you can choose to create what “can be”.

You can either wait for someone/somebody to make you happy or you can choose to create reasons to be happy.

You can either choose to be ruled by what “happens” or you can choose to rule all that ever matters to you..

                                                                                 THE CHOICE IS YOURS!!!!!

The only difference between winners and losers is the choices they make.CHOOSE TO BE A WINNER.

Don’t be afraid of the consequences,if you know it’s right it is right.Go for the leap ,NOW.Don’t wait for things to happen to you when you have the power and capability to make them happen.

TAKE THAT STEP,WALK THAT DISTANCE,BE WHAT YOU WANT TO BE.LIFE’S ALL ABOUT THE CHOICES YOU MAKE.

As it is said-  “Everything comes too late for those who wait”

English: Emphasising choice in decision making...

MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES.

Happy Living.