Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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A place called Hope

There is a place

That fills you with positivity

Enriches you with expansiveness

Embodies inclusiveness.

Enough to keep your faith going.

Endowed with trustfulness

Believe in possibilities.

A place of potential value

Thats nurturing in itself.

That lights the way forward.

A place that speaks to all of you!

A beautiful place called hope!

Savvy


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Do you plan your day?

What’s your daily routine like?

Do you have one, that you follow consistently or do you change yours with the flow?

How much of the routine is physical exercise and how much is mental work.

Do you try to balance the day with both?

What is your normal day like?

1.Active and hectic with no time to relax.

2.Sedentary and serene but may be too lonely.

3.Eractic

4.Planned

If you truly believe that what you do today will make a difference to your life tommorow here are some tips to change your life for the better from where you are.

Have hope in tommorow.

Maintain a journal with consistency.

Make it a point to choose your words, thoughts and actions well.

Choose to list your tasks and prioritize them.

Learn something new every day, even a little bit helps.

Think well of people, avoid gossip

Reflect on the positive.

Give more than you receive

Share the goodwill always.

Choose to transform yourself for the better each time.

Be alive to life.

Choose to live life not just exist!

Savvy


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What is beautiful?

Here is a beautiful forward that caught my eye.

When they asked her to reveal her beauty secrets, Audrey Hepburn wrote this beautiful text that was later read at her funeral.

′′ To have attractive lips, speak kind words.

To have a loving look, look for the good side of people.

To look skinny, share your food with the hungry.

To have beautiful hair, let a child cross it with his own fingers once a day.

To have a beautiful poise, walk knowing you’re never alone, because those who love and loved you accompany you.

People, even more than objects, need to be fixed, spoiled, awakened, wanted and saved: never give up on anyone.

Remember, if you ever need a hand, you’ll find them at the end of both your arms.

When you become old, you will discover that you have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others.

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, in her face or in her way of fixing her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the door open to her heart, the source of her love.

The beauty of a woman doesn’t lie in her makeup, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.

It is the tenderness that gives love, the passion that it expresses.

The beauty of a woman grows over the years ′′


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Gratitude Matters

Happiness may not bring gratitude
But it is gratitude that brings true contentment & happiness.

Count your blessings that life has put you in a position to give and receive from.
Beyond the darkness of the night Envisage the hope of light.

The joy of seeing the flower that blossoms in future
Give thanks for thats already yours
Gratitude heals and shields you from negativity.
Gratitude is medicine for your body, spirit and soul.
Show Gratitude in every way , everyday!

Thank you to all my readers for being here, every day and supporting my daily shares.

Think today from wherever you are…

What are ways I can express Gratitude?

Savvy


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Think well

Sharinge my earlier post again for this new year as it is deeply meaningful excercise in Gratitude and Positivity to me.

The Gift of Life …

“When I was a little girl I often have witnessed my dear father see and give great value and acknowledge every little good that is or happens , however small they may seem to others . It could be a with a gentle word , a tiny appreciation or a little compliment. He taught me one of most important lesson for a lifetime ….to notice, respect and reflect on the good in and around us … and to live positively and think of life always as Plus++++es .

Life is beautiful as it is and it is in us to see it so …”

Savvy


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Power of Great Intentions

In a world so self obsessed

In a world so often neglected

In a world where time is always priced.

In a world where love comes with clauses

In a world of vulnerability of human frailties

It is so very important to awaken

In hope of transcending

With possibilities of good intentions

A prayer in hope of health and peace for the good of all!

Savvy


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What is the Spirit of Christmas

Spirit of Christmas is the glow of warmth enveloping us all.
No matter how the year has been
No matter how life challenges us all
The spirit of Christmas has power
To change the perspective
Of what truly matters for one & all.

There is joy of seeing in hope
There is abundance in goodwill
There is cheer of smiles and laughter
There is most of all a thanksgiving.

With an attitude of gratitude
For all that is in this now.
Spirit of Christmas is alive & kicking
In the heart of the humankind
Kindling kindness & spreading smiles.
Savvy


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Imprints

Every thought

Every word

Every deed

Has potential

To impact consciousness

To shift and alter lives

There is an imprint somewhere

That creates a change

Within us and around us.

All is a matter

Of awareness of the imprints.

Savvy


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Today!

What you do today

With your time

Shapes your tommorow

And make it different

Your choice your way

Take a decision

To turnout a better morrow!

Savvy


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Dedicated to Batchmates.

It doesn’t matter if its the Army Navy or Airforce once in the forces you are always ready with a Salute!

You can take a man out of the army

But can not take the army out of him!

Humour in Uniform indeed!

Savvy

Sharing a fun forward that came my way!

One day a Colonel from the Army, fell into a well. The soldiers would throw a rope into the well and pull the Colonel out. The moment the Colonel would come up, the soldiers would leave the rope snap to attention and salute. The Colonel would fall back into the well. This happened many times.

Someone suggested that a Brigadier be requested for help-because HE wouldn’t have to salute the Colonel. So one Brigadier arrived. He threw the rope into the well and the Colonel grabbed it. The Brigadier began pulling the rope. As soon as the Colonel reached the top of the well, he spotted the Brigadier. He immediately left the rope and saluted. And he fell back once more, into the well.
There was total silence. Then everyone heard the desperate Colonel’s voice from down below
*”You idiots – get hold of a batch mate !!”*
MORAL OF THE STORY: Batchmates ARE important ! They can save your life!
(Dedicated to all batchmates)

😄😄


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Dances of the world : Argentine Tango

Dancing is the ultimate art of expression of the spirit of life. Every part of the world has a unique set of dances that set it apart yet find some similarities somewhere. And that’s what is the strength of the creative art of movements, in the interconnects of community, culture , history, traditions as well as a reflection of the expression of changing times in the Dance Connection, and that is what beautiful about ‘Dance’ itself.

On the occasion of International Tango Day on 11 th December…

As a Celebration of Tango Dancers across the world …Sharing a few verses on Tango with a beautiful Tango Watch “Andrea Vighi y Chiara Benati – Milonga para as Missoes”

Tango

Born in the dark alleys of Argentina

The stark truth emerges of murky beginnings in the 18th century

Frequented mostly by slaves, immigrants in the ports of Buneos Aires and even Uruguay.

There were even bans on many of these tango musical gatherings.

The dance form began with countless influences of European and native culture.

Watch

Argentine Tango is both energetic and enigmatic

It has the strength and soul to show.

Equally exotic and evocative

Intriguing and beguiling

The lead and follow is beyond genders

For connection is beyond the physicality

For beside the passion play plain to see,

There is something quite alluring & attractive in the movements.

Two people apparently moving as one

The footwork entices and enthralls

The feet move with a mind all their own

But articulating a drama through the feet.

Watch

Slow, steady or sharp and staccato movements

Each pair of feet, teasing the other

Challenging into a seemingly deadly duel of the feet.

Hitting all the right notes

Never missing a beat

Never stepping unto another

Except for a flip a dip or a show stopping lift thrown in.

If you want to see the drama of life and living,

Watch the synergy of energy playing

In a soulful yet spirited tango of two dancers.

There is rivetting romance,

Yet strikingly serious and sombre in notion.

Depths of emotion & unbridled passion

Emanating in an artistry of motion.

Today there are so many versions of the Tango

Off shoots and diverse cultural interpretations.

That created new interpretations of the way the dance is danced.

In hold, in form, in stance and in steps. That it’s almost untraceable.

Tango today is alluring as ever with dark days remaining just a history.

Yet retaining the mystery and appeal, Captivating with its intensity.

The connects so rooted in the embrace and hold, that makes the fancy footwork so effortless.

Tango truly speaks eloquently more than ever before…

Savvy Raj


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Smile & the world smiles…

I particularly liked this quote I came across recently…

“Smile more than you cry, Give more than you take, and Love more than you Hate.”
– Drake

A beautiful way to be! Nicely summarized.

Will simply add…

In Laughter you nourish yourself

In Generosity you replenish your world .

In love you nurture, nature in and around you!

Savvy


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Regeneration

Regeneration

One of the wonders of creation

An assurance of abundance

Sign of the generosity of nature

Of the power of perseverance.

To embed and emerge

Against all odds

The seeds of creation

Are strewn far and wide

To be nourished and evolved

In hope for the morrow.

As the seasons change

Life faces the brunt of many storms

What was once fresh and green

Becomes withered yet wise

While time and tide waits for none.

As experience of living

Leaves many lessons behind

Life moves on charting its course

Learning from the wisdom

Embedded along the way.

Rooting itself into the abyss of fear

To springing forth like a Phoenix

To transform and transcend

The limitations of illusionary

And reach beyond knowing.

So do these lessons sow

Many seeds of thoughts in the mind

That reap rich harvests

In the fields of time.

A kind share a good deed

An appreciative word

A helping nature

Regenerates in the goodwill

Emerging through the ashes

To birth itself in evolutionary plan.

Savvy


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Power of 5

Power of 5

Sharing my list…

  • Training & Consultancy
  • Walking & Dancing
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Reading & Researching
  • Writing & Practicing Mentoring

Feel free to share your favorite hobbies!

Savvy


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Circles of Energy

Every soul emits the energy
Of the wisdom of times
Lived living and in between
Myriad reflections of mind
Consciousness of the heart
And in character of the being

Embodiment of the ego in its essence
Humbled by life time and time again

Until the ancient soul find its own path
Of balancing witness and action.
Sensing the truth of its own being.

Savvy