Monday, December 1, 2008

The Power

Beautiful,is all I can say...those lines say what I always say to myself,nee,try to convince myself with, daily!!:) The less we rely on someone else to control our life,to follow,to make us happy, the happer we will be..isn't happiness also a state of the mind,after all?

Sunday, November 16, 2008


If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away.
-- Victor Hugo

How true- that describes why I write-blogs, letters to editors, competitions,et al so succinctly..will write more on this later in the day!!

Friday, October 31, 2008

You Are Special

I really,really appreciate some of the thoughts which come my way from this one!!It came at just the right moment-when I was feeling a bit sad at being alone here in Dxb,instead of being with the family in Baroda, during the festive Diwali season.
Value-that's the key word..our value always remains, whether we rise to the skies or get trampled for no fault of ours!! The first step towards appreciating others is, appreciate yourself first. The rest is easy!!

Monday, October 20, 2008


For visions come not to polluted eyes...Mary Howitt

How simple and how true.

Think over it- how many times do you tend to look at something or someone with a jaundiced eye, simply because you either had a bad experience with them or because someone has warned you against them?

Friday, October 17, 2008


"You can't change others as easily as you can change yourself"

Frankly, that was the most inspirational thought I've seen this week. We spend a major part of our lives, specially when we are working, in trying to comment on others, their work, what they are doing wrong, how they should improve, etc etc. But, have you ever given a thought to yourself? Are you perfect? Do others see you as perfect? So, why not make an effort to change yourself first?Think about a good word for everyone, say a good word to everyone, resist that effort to make a taunt!You'll close the day, feeling much better than you did!Believe me, I tried it and it works! Well,sometimes, anyway. There are days when negativity around me ends up making me also feel below ground level!But,then, that's another challenge of life that I have to face!

Saturday, October 11, 2008


Isn't that lovely?So simply put, yet,so deeply inspirational!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


A bit late, but, isn't this simple message awe-inspiring?Why can't we make our lives me similar messages, albeit, smaller, but naturally?

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Life through a chicken's eyes

Hi all!!Again,inspiration through humour. This one made me think.Most of the time,aren't we all too busy just like the chicken?So,when can we take some 'time out' and enjoy the simpler things in life?Like, going to a garden in the wee hours of the mornng,and sitting on a bench,waiting for the crack of dawn,and,if patience and time still permit-waiting for the sun's first rays to reveal themselves?
I certainly hope to create time for all this,from tomorrow!

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Dear Boss

Why is this note so inspirational?Simply because it's the smallest, politest note I ever read. Brief-to the-point. No badmouthing anyone. No false praise for everyone's contribution during stay( as most people write). What do you think?

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Wheels of life

hehe...No explanation needed. Now, is that inspiration or is it not?I'd always like to remain in the first of second line. But then,as they say 'If wishes were horses,.....'.Cheerio!!

Friday, September 5, 2008


Isn't that very true? The doors of opportunity are always open.But,many times,we prefer to go back to sleep than take a risk and enter them. And,the opportunity passes on to someone else. Here's hoping that you always wake up and chase your dreams!!:) Cheers,till the next inspiration!!:)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Love v/s Hatred

Do you believe this,people? I seriously do. Hatred always returns to haunt you. And, equally,love given without expectations, always comes back to you!TC and have a nice day!

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Speak Up

Now,isn't that inspirational in a round-about way? I look at it as a way of realizing- It's always nicer to let others speak,before you keep pushing your own views into a conversation.This way, you might be able to add a little more interesting tidbits into your talk,by agreeing or disagreeing(politely)with what the others said.:)

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Comic Inspiration

Hi,all!! Sorry,been a tad busy at work the last week,so,couldn't post here.

So,how's today's comic inspiration?A nice reminder of how gadgets rule my and others' lives,so,having something which does nothing would help so much in bringing solitude!!

Thursday, July 31, 2008


I guess that's one nice way of saying 'stop looking for excuses when you fail/feel that you are going to fail.'

Tuesday, July 29, 2008


Now,that's courage!!Shit scared,but,talking boldly,nevertheless! Have you ever tried it?

Monday, July 28, 2008

Home truths conveyed through humour

Moral: No matter how much you hate your job,remember- it could always be worse!!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008


Isn't that the plain and simple truth? And,we keep forgetting it and do just the opposite!

Sunday, July 13, 2008


Hi,all!!Back after quite some time.Lots of inspirational thoughts and ideas coming up. Till then,how about imbibing the veracity of these:

To be amused by what you read--that is the great spring of happy quotations.
-- C. E. Montague, "A Writer's Notes on His Trade"

Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.

-- Bill Nye, Interview with, April 2005

Thursday, May 22, 2008


I found this one to be pretty accurate.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008


I found this one to be pretty inspirational. Came across it in a fwd,recently.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Slow Down

Slow down and enjoy life.
It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast-
you also miss the sense of where you are going and why

…Eddie Cantor.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008


Is anybody happier because you passed his way?
The day is almost over and its toiling time is through;Is there anyone to utter now a kindly word to you?
Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today?
Can you say tonight, in parting with the day that's slipping fast,
That you helped a single brother of the many that you passed?
Did you waste the day or lose it?
Was it well or sorely spent?
Is a single heart rejoicing over what you did or said?
Does the man, whose hopes were fading, now with courage look ahead?
Did you leave a trail of kindness or a scar of discontent?
As you close your eyes in slumber, do you think that God will say,"You have earned one more tomorrow by the work you did today"

Monday, May 12, 2008


There are four things that you cannot recover:
The Stone, after the throw.
The Word,after it's said
The occasion: After the loss
The time: After it's gone
So, why not make the most of them and minimize these habits?

Sunday, May 11, 2008


Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open...John Barrymore

Thursday, May 8, 2008


Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Sunday, April 27, 2008


First, plan your work. Then, work your plan.

Thursday, April 24, 2008


"Citius, Altius, Fortius"
(Faster, Higher, Stronger)
The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008


"The hardest challenge is to be yourself
in a world
where everyone is trying
to make you be somebody else."
-- E. E.Cummings

Tuesday, April 15, 2008


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, April 9, 2008


You and Only You are responsible for your happiness.

So, stop relying on others to make you happy!

coined by: Me

Monday, April 7, 2008


Do you feel like this on some days?
Do you feel like the above pic on other days??


It is what inside that counts.

The thing inside of us that makes us go up is our attitude.

From: You Can Win..Shiv Khera

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Crying and Rejoicing

When you were born, you cried while the world rejoiced.
Live your life in such a way that when you die the world cries while you rejoice!
From:Who Will Cry When You Die...Robin Sharma

Sunday, March 30, 2008


Always remember two things..

Don't take any decisions when you are Angry.
Don't make any promises when you are Happy.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

21 steps to happiness

ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

THREE. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.

FOUR. When you say, 'I love you ,' mean it.

FIVE. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye.

SIX. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.

SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.

EIGHT. Never laugh at anyone's dream. People who don't have dreams don't have much.

NINE. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.

TEN.. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.

ELEVEN. Don't judge people by their relatives.

TWELVE. Talk slowly but think quickly.

THIRTEEN. When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, 'Why do you want to know?'

FOURTEEN. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

FIFTEEN. Say 'bless you' when you hear someone sneeze.

SIXTEEN. When you lose, don't lose the lesson !

SEVENTEEN. Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and responsibility for all your actions.

EIGHTEEN. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.

NINETEEN. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

TWENTY. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.

TWENTY-ONE. Spend some time alone.

Cheers, till next time!

Monday, March 24, 2008


Our attitude determines how we look at a setback. To a positive thinker, it can be a stepping stone to success. To a negative thinker, it can be a stumbling block.

From: You Can Win..Shiv Khera

Friday, March 21, 2008

I am..

I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.

- Edward Everett Hale

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Let Go

Let go of the Past,
Only then you move towards the future.

Let go of Regrets,
Only then you move towards happiness.

Let go of Presumptions,
Only then you move towards truth.

Let go of the Problems,
Only then you move towards the solutions.

Let go of Yourself,
Only then you move towards divinity

Thursday, March 6, 2008


Life is a mixture of good times and bad times,
happy moments and unhappy moments.
The next time you are experiencing
one of those bad times or unhappy moments,
try your best not to let the situation get the best of you.
If the going gets tough and you are at your breaking point;
show resilience.
Bend; But don’t break!
.......courtesy..Prav's World

Thursday, February 21, 2008


Hugging has no unpleasant side effects and is all natural.

There are no batteries to replace, it's inflation-proof and non-fattening with no monthly payments.

It's non-taxable, non-polluting, and is, of course, fully refundable. unknown

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Live enthusiastically and you'll live successfully

Live life enthusiastically:

Dale Carnegie often called this principle the little known secret of success.

If someone is enthusiastic, it’s an energy builder. They can sell their ideas and ultimately accomplish more than they could with just their intelligence.

History is full of stories of people who overcame difficulties and achieved great success simply because they were enthusiastic about their job, their project or even just enthusiastic about living another day to it’s fullest.


Act happy: Too many people condition themselves to be negative. They are afraid that they will be seen as too forward or aggressive. Enthusiasm eventually becomes real, others pick up on this enthusiasm, become excited themselves and then feed their enthusiasm back. It becomes a beautiful circle of energy.

Create a mission and a vision: People get much more excited when they see the big picture. People are more enthusiastic about achieving quality and high productivity if they know the importance of their work in light of the big picture, and, how their contribution makes a big difference.

Give people the opportunity to be enthusiastic: Good ideas are not limited to those with decades of experience or graduate degrees. Encouraging employees to come up with new ideas for the company or to improve their own work can lead to great success.

Don’t criticize, condemn or complain: And, don’t put up with people who do. Just walk out of the room and say you refuse to let another’s negativity affect your enthusiasm. Consciously decide to create positive enthusiasm.

Keep perspective: Life is too short to just put up with negativity. Have some fun with life. See the excitement in every situation. Be enthusiastic about the chance to make a difference with even your smallest actions. Smile, hold the elevator door, let another driver into traffic…even these simple actions can make a difference in others lives. And, that’s something to be enthusiastic about.

Till next time, keep that enthusiasm bubbling.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

I wish....

Do you, like me, always wish that things would go only your way, which, you feel is the only correct way?

Well,here's are some inspirational thoughts I came across.

‘There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself’ It all depends on me’….Adnre Gide
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, difficult as if they were easy.; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment…Baltasar
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he’s been given….Anton Chekhov
If you don’t like something, change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it…Mary Engelbreit

Saturday, February 2, 2008

I have the right...

(This one's courtesy New Woman-Feb)

Some dictums for your well-being:

I have the right to decide how I will feel,think and behave.

I have the right to make mistakes and the right to be responsible for them.

I have the right to give no explanations for my behaviour.

I have the right to reject the judgments people pass on me.

I have the right to choose how th react to situations that are not within my control.

I have the right to not know the answers to everything.

I have the right to not be responsible for solving other people's problems.

And,this one's my addition:

I have the right to create my own happiness!!

Till next time,keep smiling.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Morning Thoughts

I find this one pretty inspirational:
Every morning ,when the sun rises,a deer awakens,
knowing it has to outrun the fastest lion or be hunted to death...........
Every morning ,when the sun rises,a lion awakens, knowing that it has to outrun the slowest deer or be starved to death...........
It doesn't matter whether you are a deer or a lion ,when the sun rises better be running at your best.
Till next time,keep smiling!