Savvy Raj

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An intelligence called Empathy


Empathy is a social intelligence  worth having and honing
Empathy meets you where you are as you are
Without judgements and competition
Empathy is a resiunding resonance
Empathic communication  leaves you touched and heard.
Empathy allows you to show acceptance and sense connection.


Empathy walks through and paves its way into the heart
Empathy is about sensing anothers heart and its ways
Empathy motivates the spirit and nurtures the being.
Empathy is a social intelligence
A much needed life skill
Empathy speaks more powerfully than words as its from all of you
Empathy connects through  in an instant.
For Empathy is the way of the heart and heart knows the way.

Savvy


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On Trustfulness

A changing world


In this world of metaverses and advanced technology where emotional connects  brings us closer, no matter the actual physical  distance,  building & sustaining trustfulness, integrity becomes paramount benchmarks  for buisnesses in digital space. Companies that can understand this need and work around  it by providing clarity of information and create experiences with strong data securities will have an advantage. Even terms and policies on user data needs transparent communication.


On the other hand the question  remains  how the world  will adapt to new ways of work with avatars taking prominence over actual humans. The lines of real and virtual are truly interweaved. While this generation born in a digital world is synced in with the changes like AI storming in to our life the earlier  generation is still reeling with trust issues.

Changing Times…

Times are changing and how
From a generation  that grew up without phones & computers &  to a world  that knows not to be, without a mobile phone & laptops.

Trustful Connections


In all this changing there is still one element of truth that is consistently evident.
The need for  human connection. As development improves the way we interact with one another it is getting extremely important to feel a sense of trust.The way of work has higher need for transparency along with the responsibility.And that is creating more interdependence and collaborative styles of work.
Autocracy  has to move to meritocracy  for trust to be formed. For we are living  in a world  where everyone can function from anywhere at the touch of button,and can be informed and aware in real time.

Sustainability

Challenges are plenty but solutions are also clear.Leading the change building trust. Creating and sustaining better relationships.It’s all in us, the way we behave interact and live each moment. Trust takes time to form and be instilled. Once trust is gained it becomes a gamechanger. In any successful relationship be it professional or personal it is important to understand the need to cultivate and sustain efforts towards trustful connections.

Savvy


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Social Wisdom

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Repost credits- Treeza Rodrigues

SOME SOCIAL RULES THAT MAY HELP YOU:

  1. Don’t call someone more than twice continuously. If they don’t pick up your call, presume they have something important to attend to;
  2. Return money that you have borrowed even before the person that borrowed you remember or ask for it. It shows your integrity and character. Same goes with umbrellas, pens and lunch boxes.
  3. Never order the expensive dish on the menu when someone is giving you a lunch/dinner.
  4. Don’t ask awkward questions like ‘Oh so you aren’t married yet?’ Or ‘Don’t you have kids’ or ‘Why didn’t you buy a house?’ Or why don’t you buy a car? For God’s sake it isn’t your problem;
  5. Always open the door for the person coming behind you. It doesn’t matter if it is a guy or a girl, senior or junior. You don’t grow small by treating someone well in public;
  6. If you take a taxi with a friend and he/she pays now, try paying next time;
  7. Respect different shades of opinions. Remember what’s 6 to you will appear 9 to someone facing you. Besides, second opinion is good for an alternative;
  8. Never interrupt people talking. Allow them to pour it out. As they say, hear them all and filter them all;
  9. If you tease someone, and they don’t seem to enjoy it, stop it and never do it again. It encourages one to do more and it shows how appreciative you’re;
  10. Say “thank you” when someone is helping you.
  11. Praise publicly. Criticize privately;
  12. There’s almost never a reason to comment on someone’s weight. Just say, “You look fantastic.” If they want to talk about losing weight, they will;
  13. When someone shows you a photo on their phone, don’t swipe left or right. You never know what’s next;
  14. If a colleague tells you they have a doctors’ appointment, don’t ask what it’s for, just say “I hope you’re okay”. Don’t put them in the uncomfortable position of having to tell you their personal illness. If they want you to know, they’ll do so without your inquisitiveness;
  15. Treat the cleaner with the same respect as the CEO. Nobody is impressed at how rude you can treat someone below you but people will notice if you treat them with respect;
  16. If a person is speaking directly to you, staring at your phone is rude;
  17. Never give advice until you’re asked;
  18. When meeting someone after a long time, unless they want to talk about it, don’t ask them their age and salary;
  19. Mind your business unless anything involves you directly – just stay out of it;
  20. Remove your sunglasses if you are talking to anyone in the street. It is a sign of respect. Moreso, eye contact is as important as your speech; and
  21. Never talk about your riches in the midst of the poor. Similarly, don’t talk about your children in the midst of the barren.

22.After reading a good message try to say “Thanks for the message”.

APPRECIATION remains the easiest way of getting what you don’t have….


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All is in this now


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The heart knows


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On Connectedness

We are bonded in a connection

By infinite fibers between us

Both visible & Invisible

At times tangible in the feeling

Some times palpable in the sensing

But it takes an acknowledgement

Of the beauty of us beyond the I.

Savvy


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On Sacredness

What makes it sacred

Is it in the feeling

Or in the invoking

Is it in the sensing

Or in the believing

Sacred is holy,

Sacred is divine

Because there is faith

For without it nothing is

With faith anything is possible

For you see the divinity

In every life.

Sense the divinity

In one another.

And life becomes sacred in every moment.

Savvy

Pause a moment

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Wind in the shell

We are all mere wind in a shell
Winding &unwinding
Our thoughts in every now


We are travellers shoring our souls
One beach to another
Evolving along the way…

Savvy

I wrote these lines as a response to a comment on my earlier post .I came across it today and felt it was just apt with the image above.


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A moment of gratitude

In every moment of Gratitude

There is a shift in perspective

Altering dimensions of the reality

Renewing the faith in the flow of life

Regenerating possibilities in grace

Integrating the mind body spirit connection.

Harmonizing all of life and living.

Savvy


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Happy Women’s Day

Stories from Life and Living

In this series I share stories that are thought provoking, inspiring, motivational or touching our lives in some way or the other.

Better late than never

My mom had a lot of problems. She did not sleep and she felt exhausted. She was irritable, grumpy, and bitter. She was always sick, until one day, suddenly, she changed.

The situation was the same, but she was different.

One day my dad said to her:

– I’ve been looking for a job for three months and I haven’t found anything, I’m going to have a few beers with friends.

My mom replied:
– It’s okay.

My brother said to her:
– Mom, I’m doing poorly in all subjects at the University …

My mom replied:
– Okay, you will recover, and if you don’t, well, you repeat the semester, but you pay the tuition.

My sister said to her:
– Mom, I hit the car.

My mom replied:
– Okay daughter, take it to the workshop, find how to pay and while they fix it, get around by bus or subway.

Her daughter-in-law said to her:
– Mother-in-law, I come to spend a few months with you.

My mom replied:
– Okay, settle in the living room couch and look for some blankets in the closet.

All of us at my mom’s house gathered worried to see these reactions.

We suspected that she had gone to the doctor and that she was prescribe some pills of “I don’t give a damn about 1000 mg.”

She would probably also be ingesting an overdose.

We then proposed to do an “intervention” to my mother to remove her from any possible addiction she had towards some anti-tantrum medication.

But what was not the surprise, when we all gathered around her and my mom explained:

“It took me a long time to realize that each person is responsible for their life, it took me years to discover that my anguish, my mortification, my depression, my courage, my insomnia and my stress, did not solve their problems but aggravated mine.

I am not responsible for the actions of others, but I am responsible for the reactions I express to that.

Therefore, I came to the conclusion that my duty to myself is to remain calm and let each one solve what corresponds to them.

I have taken courses in yoga, meditation, miracles, human development, mental hygiene, vibration and neurolinguistic programming, and in all of them, I found a common denominator: finally they all lead to the same point.

And, it is that I can only interfere with myself, you have all the necessary resources to solve your own lives.

I can only give you my advice if you ask me and it depends on you to follow it or not.

So, from now on, I cease to be: the receptacle of your responsibilities, the sack of your guilt, the laundress of your remorse, the advocate of your faults, the wall of your lamentations, the depositary of your duties, who should solve your problems or spare a tire every time to fulfill your responsibilities.
From now on, I declare all independent and self-sufficient adults.

Everyone at my mom’s house was speechless.

From that day on, the family began to function better, because everyone in the house knows exactly what it is that they need to do.

Author:
A HAPPY WOMAN!!( pls feel free to share)


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Colours

Coloring all the way

Every flower speaks its truth

As much as every part of nature

Finding its own identity

Like day and night

Dusk and dawn

Colored through myriad hues of light

Creating hope and beauty of life

Nature says, in the most colorful way,

Flow through the day

Express your self uniquely along the way!

Happy Festival of Colors

Happy Holi!

Savvy


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Possible

Dare to dream and walk on

Continue to persevere

In patience and passion

In faith and belief

In hope and trust

There is much good

You are meant to do

In your journey of life

Doubt not your ability

No matter the naysayers

For there will be plenty

Of those who will say so…

But very few who help

You do, what you do

In perseverance & patience

You create your purpose

And you find yourself

In possibilities.

It’s all possible because you know in your heart you can…

Savvy


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On Nurturing

It’s all in the nurturing
Plant a life in hope
Nurture seeds of compassion
Water it everyday  with kind deeds
Nourish the roots  with care  Enrich it with  love for life
What you plant in your heart becomes you
And you reap what you sow

Now the question  is what are you nurturing  in this now ?
And what do you want to nurture today?

Savvy


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Making lemonade

They say when life gives you lemons make a lemonade and enjoy it!

Profoundly said indeed!

Wisdom is in seeing what is possible

Making the best out of the resources

With whatever there is at hand.

It’s not always easy to see hope in scarcity

For it demands thinking beyond the limitations.

Bringing forth ingenuity & integration

Then all that’s impossible becomes worthwhile once again.

For such is life in the living.

A little sour and a little sweet

And it’s all in the tasting.

And about sensing in every sip.

Savvy