Came across this beautiful picture share
And couldn’t help take a second glance
Credits go to the photographer fully for this amazing photograph.
Leaving me to question in awe
Is this a piece of heaven on earth?
Leading me to another question
Is heaven in a piece of your soul
Sought to be sighted in some faraway land?
Perhaps it’s nearer home.
Not milky ways away.
Heaven is the gasp of breath you take.
Heaven is in the tree of life.
Heaven is full of hope and wonder.
Heaven grounds you home or leaves you awestruck.
Heaven speaks from the heart.
For heaven knows …
Have you found your piece of heaven?
Trust yourself you will know it.
Image credits to the unknown photographers
The power you have.
Is the ultimate gamechanger
Doubt not its propensity
To change your destiny
Life moves on in will & design
You chart your path as you go
Your next moment is for you to intend
Keep your hopes and dreams alive
You hold the reins of happiness
You are in charge
You can steer life as you choose to
And trust yourself to find your way.
Time may seem to be flying
Faith may seem to diminish
Belief may seem to waver
But keep the hope alive in your heart
Life has a way of finding itself!
We all have our good and bad days.
We can seem totally confident and be raring to go one day and feel completely strained and stressed out on another day.
We are only human and its perfectly ok to feel so.
We don’t have to prove anything to anyone.
It’s our life and we have just this life and this moment with us, if we are not living with joy in our heart then perhaps we have some questions we need to answer for ourselves.
Ask yourself these questions honestly…
Do you dare to be as you are?
Do you express yourself without doubts and fears?
Do you mince words, avoid stepping forward, play too safe
That you hardly dare to live your life?
Do you wear what you like?
Feel comfortable with what you wear
Or choose to conform to fashion trends or what’s expected of you?
Do you eat with all your heart?
Do you binge or fast in guilt or insecurity?
Or do you care to nourish and nurture yourself with food?
Do you check your weight?
To be sure you are in a healthy range.
Or do you find yourself too often on the scales, almost every day?
Do you dare to speak your mind,
To voice what’s in your heart.
Or shut up in fear of ridicule, of what others will say?
Do you measure your words to talk
In fear of being judged or criticized.
Or…to be the best version of you.
Are you happy in your skin
Do you care about your appearance
To the extent that it ruins your day
Or to feel good for yourself.
Remember you are most beautiful when you wholeheartedly accept the way you are.
Do you wake up because you have to?
Or do you have the joy of waking up…
To a new dawn in the hope of possibilities.
Make this moment special the best you can as you are.
Remember every moment in every day is a challenge
It sometimes gets easier or even tougher in the ups and downs.
It’s all in your journey and the way you take.
You have the power to choose your path
The choice is with you
To groan or be grateful
To make it bitter or better
It’s all up to you now!
It’s not how green or young you are
It is not if you have bloomed or not.
It is the grace as you grow whatever the shape.
It is in how your presence fills the air.
You are born of wisdom
And the faith of the seed as you were sown.
We reap the bounties of nature through you
My deepest reverence to the truth of the trees
Simply outstanding & thoughtworthy.
This message may change one’s attitude!
Do read it !!
1. Name the 3 wealthiest people in the world 2019.
2. Name the last 3 winners of the Miss Universe.
3. Name the last 3 people who won the Nobel Prize for Physics.
How did you do?
The point is, none of us remembers the headlines of yesterday !!
Even though these people must be the best in their fields !!
Applause dies !!
Awards are tarnished and
are forgotten …..!!
Here’s another quiz:
Let’s see how this goes:
1. Name 3 Teachers who added your journey through school.
2. Name 3 friends who helped you through difficult times.
3. Name 3 people who taught you something worthwhile.
4. Name 3 people who make you feel special.
5. Name 3 People you enjoy spending time with.
The people who make a difference in your life are NOT the ones with prestigious awards and loads of money !!
Life is full of ordinary people who have made the world a better place for you !!
Cherish them !!
Hold Them Tight !!
Perhaps sometimes it’s ‘Special’ to be ‘Ordinary’ !!!👌👍
Meetings are great learning spaces…
Here are some interesting observations from office group meetings.
Office meetings are no different
From groups of human getting together
Human behaviour has an extensive range.
From shy to extroverted, bold to introverted
Myriad patterns of personalities
Manifest in business meetings.
There are those totally in charge
Setting the tones driving the agenda
There are those who are out to showcase skills at every opportunity.
There are others who are peacebuilders.
There are facilitators who are also great delegators.
They are resourceful in the absence of a leader.
There are those brimming with enthusiasm.
They are the ice breakers who reduce tensions.
There are the creativity enhancers.
They step beyond the box and think.
They can bring tangible and intangible to light.
They can be ambiguous or realistic in views.
There are contributors who just say a few words which make people rethink.
They may have voiced their opinion only after much thought.
There are those who blether on and on without consideration for others.
For, they love to be the centre of attention.
They forget it is a meeting with a time & agenda.
Then there are the team players who actually enjoy meetups.
They are adaptable, versatile and happy to help.
They are the bond that binds one and all.
They are juxtaposed with the reserved and silent ones.
They are those who are uncomfortable with the attention.
They are the wallflowers who may have many views but are quiet in a group.
They are great to tap into to hear alternate views.
Have you noticed those who are physically there in a meeting but yet not there?
They are lost in a realm of their own
They are wanderers who are free spirits actually.
They hate to be restrained in one space for even a while.
There is just one issue they hardly pay attention and hence may be unproductive at meetings.
Have you also met the pessimistic who always think it won’t work?
They can bring down the spirits and the morale of an entire team.
There are also the argumentative who always have a counter view without thinking.
Then come to the detail-oriented
Who never leave anything to chance.
They come prepared and are diligent.
They are at risk of seeming too intense.
They, however, can pinpoint the errors.
Their questions can bring clarity to the team.
Finally, there are those who rarely attend.
They saunter in without an agenda.
They have no idea what the meeting is all about.
They have never bothered to find out either.
They still can be channelised through proper directions.
Lastly, let’s watch out for perpetual latecomers.
They always may come in full of excuses but with the right interventions & time management skills.
They can be great contributors…
How many of these types have you observed in your office meetings?
Every person is unique, & likewise, every meeting is thus equally unique.
Through a positive approach, when utilized in the right way for the right skills…
Everyone can then, greatly contribute to the productivity of a meeting.