Category Archives: Non- Fiction

You Do Not Have a Memory- It Has You!

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Memory

To aid your fickle memory, it is time to get yourself a jotting pad. Your memory is not really a dependable asset. It forgets things which are vitally important and refuses to let go of things you’d rather it did not store for posterity. But no, it WILL do the opposite both times! Touch has a memory. ~ John Keats… Read more »

The Serenity Prayer: Thought for 2018

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Serenity

Summarizing 2017: In 2017, I didn’t choose a word/ phrase/ thought for the year as I had done every year since 2012. There is no reason for not doing it. It just didn’t happen. Strangely enough,  I didn’t stress about it which was very out of character for me. I usually fuss and get displeased with myself if I don’t… Read more »

Tomorrow’s Teachers

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Teachers

Teachers are revered by all communities, nations and civilizations. In India, 5th September is celebrated as Teacher’s Day. The celebration is to honor the birthday of India’s second president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a teacher par excellence. It is doubtful though, that Dr Radhakrishnan could have imagined what teachers many decades after him would be like, or how the whole play-field would… Read more »

Earth: The Only Home You Have

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It was World Environment Day on 5th June. The day came and went without too much fanfare. Some token tree plantations, lots of photo-ops, the same hackneyed speeches and that was that. You more or less waved the day a desultory adieu, happy to throw the faint tinge of guilt off and pack it up to be donned again next… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #15

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  I affirm that… My attitude grows happier and healthier every single day. If you live consciously, if you try to bring consciousness to every act that you go through, you will be living in a silent, blissful state, in serenity, in joy, in love. Your life will have the flavor of a festival. That is the meaning of heaven:… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #14

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  I affirm that… Money flows freely and abundantly into my life. To trade by means of money is the code of the men of good will. Money rests on the axiom that every man is the owner of his mind and his effort. Money allows no power to prescribe the value of your effort except the voluntary choice of… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #13

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  I affirm that… I have boundless power to create a joyful life. I open every door of opportunity with boisterous self-confidence.   Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #12

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  I affirm that… I radiate confidence, certainty and optimism. I am blessed with vitality and excellent health.   Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented,… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #11

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  I affirm that… I am a worthy of the best the universe has to offer.   In this new year, may you have a deep understanding of your true value and worth, an absolute faith in your unlimited potential, peace of mind in the midst of uncertainty, the confidence to let go when you need to, acceptance to replace… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #10

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  I affirm that… I am a product of my choices, never of my circumstances. Today is rich with opportunity and I open my heart to receive it.   If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your… Read more »