Intellectual, maybe not

I grew up in a family of “intellectuals” and in a society which prized the intellect and intellectual pursuits. By “intellectuals” I do not mean a class of people by their profession, I guess academics come to mind, but rather of their behaviour – the constant asking ‘why’, the emphasis on logic or rational discourse, … Continue reading Intellectual, maybe not

Priority… me.

It’s a life journey, isn't it :-)? To learn to manage our priorities. In fact, to learn to determine what our priorities are. Is the spotless living room necessary? Yes, it is a preference, but necessary? At which point of ‘dirtiness’ does cleaning a living room become a priority and go on the list of … Continue reading Priority… me.

Feeding is not nourishing…

  Busy-ness and stress are no strangers in my life. I am adept at managing it all. To replenish my energy, I meditated, slept the requisite 6 hours, ate nutritious food, made lists and check them off – everything to ensure daily life ticks over as it should. Well, I probably could have gotten more … Continue reading Feeding is not nourishing…

Happiness’ butterfly

Sit. Breathe in the crisp fresh message. Let the words dance upon your heart. Feel its vibrations. Know.     Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.           Richard … Continue reading Happiness’ butterfly

World Mental Health Day

10th October - World Mental Health Day...so what can you and I, and we as a community, do? 1. Put out a message of love and hope in blogosphere, Twitter, Facebook, ... you get the idea 🙂 ; 2. Send a message of support and encouragement to a friend, to a beloved, to one in need; … Continue reading World Mental Health Day