Profound words of wisdom flows through these words and makes us understand the necessity of cultivating certain skills and developing abilities in life… for these abilities can hold us in good stead, no matter how life treats us.
Ability to flow but with fortitude
Ability to decide when to take a stand
Ability to appreciate & share kindness
Ability to distinguish needs and wants
Ability to respond with discernment
Ability to assert without arrogance
Ability to empathize in understanding
Ability to forgive and let go…
Ability to be flexible yet firm
Ability to accept and acknowledge
Ability to own up to our limitations.
Ability to balance our own being
Ability to laugh at ourselves
Ability to see the good in others
Ability to see the larger purpose
And most of all…
Ability to live life lovingly!
What are your thoughts on this ..do share if there are any more abilities you can think of.
Life is a dance
In learning the flow
Waltzing the waves
As they come and go.
Life is a journey
Of the rise and the fall
Of the swing and the sway
Waltzing through time.
Life can be like a waltz
Shaping through the moves
Of souls stepping in tandem
Of tuning in the synchrony.
Life is a waltz
Through the ups and downs
Take this waltz of life
And ease in to the flow!
A Message of Gratitude.
5 years on Word press
A mighty task for me
To stay on, dedicated
To my writings.
But WordPress gives the canvas
To paint my words every day.
It encourages from the background.
Never in your face or intrusive.
But silently keeping tabs,
On every learning curve.
Rejoicing by a share
On every milestone
It has been a journey
Of many learnings
Along the way…
To my fellow writers & readers
Yes, I am no poet
Nor a writer by profession
I started on a lark
To dance with some words
To process my own thoughts
And give vent to my feelings
In a constructive and fulfilling way
And express I did
And continue to do, till date
With all my fellow writers
And readers, love, wishes & support.
We are an ever growing circle
Emerging through our words
In the sharing we have grown
We have eased into each other’s hearts
We may not see one another ever
But we have connected in mutual respect
Of each others creativity.
Though the power of words
Comforted and understood
Accepted and appreciated
One another in our own little ways.
For we all know the power of words
That, one heartfelt word can change a day!
Thank you all for being here and hoping for a joyful journey ahead together for us all.🙏🏼
Always have something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
It will make you a happy person.
And yes the potential to create that beautiful ‘something’ is in each of us.
It simply needs to be acknowledged
As it flows, choose to channel it with love.
Create light, feel light, live light!
Our world is meant to heal
But it needs our support
More than ever before.
We need to do the needful
We have to stay safe
We have to be careful.
The truth is we are all vulnerable
And each of us is responsible
For one another’s life in every now.
It is our duty towards life
That is entrusted to us
And the lives that are connected to us.
Time to take every step safely.
Time to tune inward to understand
The healing is in the tuning .
Healing is in our thinking.Think well
Healing is in our listening. Stay safe
Healing is in our praying. Pray heartfully.
Let’s heal our world from where we are!
Dance, it feels wonderful when you do.
Dance for your life to feel at ease.
Dance when you feel like and dance often!
Dance makes it all worthwhile.
Your body feels light and easy, as you dance.
The trick is to keep flowing
With the moves and continue dancing
As long as you enjoy the feeling…
Dance is not meant to harm the body.
But to heal your body and mind.
Integrating the spirit within you
So keep dancing …whenever you choose
For the body likes it best when you dance!
What does it take to live life well?
A whole lot of passion
To go after your dreams
A whole lot of perseverance
To achieve your intentions
A whole lot of patience
To wait out the storms.
A whole lot of common sense
To find your way around.
But most of all
A whole lot of thankfulness
And a whole lot of gratitude
To know your place in the sun.
The Boss was retiring
Everyone had tears in their eyes on the day of his farewell.
One of the employees said,
“Sir, there is one thing we want to learn from you.
You worked here for so many years.
Leave aside about scolding your subordinates,
we have never seen you even shouting at them.
We have scolded our subordinates on the pressure of work or for other reasons.
We want to know about the seed of your patience.”
The Boss said,
“This all comes from the incident of my childhood.
My father was working as a lower-level employee in an office.
He was a very nice person.
He was respected very much in our family.
It happened one day,
I was studying in the 4th standard.
I had gone to the office of my father for some reason.
I saw that my father was not on his seat.
I waited outside.
After some time,
the door of the Boss opened, my father came out of the door.
I saw the face of my father had turned red.
He went straight to a corner and stood there looking outside through a window.
He had not seen me.
I went to him and called him slowly.
He was taken by surprise and turned back to look at me.
I saw a stream of tears flowing down his eyes.
He was slightly disturbed seeing me. He did not find time to wipe out his tears.
Can my father cry anytime?
He was the strongest man in the world for me.
It was out of my wildest imagination that someone could hurt him.
I ran straight to the room of the Boss.
Father was calling me from behind.
But, listening to nothing,
I went inside and asked the Boss,
“Why did you make my father cry?”
The Boss was also surprised.
Thereafter, my father tried to make me understand.
But, that day I had decided to take revenge on the Boss.
From that day I decided that I will study well and become a Boss one day,
but I will not make my subordinates cry anytime.
Because, they are not only the employees of my office, they are also respected and dear father or brother or somebody of their families and belong to someone important.
People say it is not possible to control others without scolding them.
I say, what is love then for?”
People who come to work are the ones who devote their best and quality time of the day to work, leaving not much time for their families. They do deserve better treatment from their surroundings._
Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you and your circumstances get inside you in your mind and weigh you down.
Make your life such where peace becomes your priority and no negativity can exist in your life.
*Just because you’re angry that doesn’t give you any right to be cruel.*
*Anger, on the other hand, doesn’t solve anything, it builds nothing, but it can destroy everything.*
*Neurologist claim that every time you resist acting on your anger, you’re actually rewiring your brain to be calmer and more loving.*
*The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people… the more peaceful your life becomes.*
*Explain your anger instead of expressing it, and you will find solutions instead of arguments.*
Love is one of the most natural and yet the most complex of emotions
Where true love is, peace walks in…
Love is the unison of the heart & mind.
Love makes the world go around.
Love speaks beyond borders
Love leaves impressions in eternity
Love is a gift of nature.
Love is kind and giving.
Love is an expression of life.
Love emits confidence and ease
Love evokes positive creativity.
Love is blind & beyond discernment
Love sees things for itself.
Love moulds itself in feeling &emotions
Love clouds the rational mind.
Love changes the equation.
Love can mend the broken heart
Love hurts and heals.
Love cares and cures as well.
Love has many forms and shapes.
Love is the innate power of life.
Love can alter the course of life.
Love is life, well-lived.
Love is meant to evolve life.
Where love flows, life nourishes itself.
What is life without love?
Live life lovingly!
Thirst is meant to be quenched
A thirst for knowledge .
Is a wonderful start of all learning
But is thirst simply enough to know?
Thirst for knowing must never be coerced…
To truly want to learn one needs
Focus and drive.
Passion and purpose
Patience and perseverance
Analysis and deduction
Attention and retention.
And most of all patience.
Knowledge is wonderful
But knowing is valuable…
For all knowledge does not mean knowing.
As there is always more to learn and unlearn.
Knowledge dances on the edges of true knowing.
And wisdom lies in every bit of knowing.
Why learn to dance?
Because it eases you out of yourself.
Sometimes in the throes of life and living
A tough hand is dealt with
And as you fumble through
You realize how constricted you are
Your sense of being is somewhat lost
Your funny bone misplaced
You forget to live life
And your moments start to matter less
Life feels drab
Your body feels dense
Your movements drag
And your thoughts feel dull.
In these moments where life is truly trying …
It’s great to give dance a try.
Consider trying to move from where you are
Step up a little and rock a bit
Feel the swing in your heartbeats
And sense your spirits soar
Dance on and step to the tunes of life
And who knows?
You find you love life all over again.
When there is…
Health and happiness & good attitude.
Life feels worth living.
Keep your energies balanced.
Keep your emotions stable.
Trust yourself to be better
Eat well think well and be well.
Live life lovingly.
A young newly appointed Human Resources manager in a company, when told about the companys plan to induct empathy-based training for the employees, questions the founder why to invest on people when they may not stick around, speaks much about the necessity for such training.
Her question was more about cutting cost incurred per employee, but the management was looking at a larger picture. If through these training humane interactions can become a norm than a chance happening, the overall retention of employees will cut the costs of hiring them.
The value of empathy as part of work culture across the world is spreading far and wide.
Many times a leader can show empathy in one situation but not consistently. An awareness of what empathetic behaviour can alter in conversations is worth knowing. In fact, every employee can benefit from life skills training which includes empathetic communication.
How can employees be taught Empathy as a life skill?
Tools of Empathy can be practised in all office settings. Management can take initiative in settings precedents to practice than preach. This ensures faster retention and greater scope of emulation.
Senior managers can adopt skill sets that are conducive to the implementation of empathy in the workplace.
1: Practising good listening skills ceates a feeling that they are being heard.
2: Empathy is about taking into consideration another’s point of view in a non-judgemental manner.
3: Giving time and attention to employees increases communication and productivity.
4: Mindfulness increases in the workplace as employees begin to be aware of each other. Strength and weaknesses are mutually balanced and supported in cooperation.
5: Helps in conflict resolutions and negotiations and trust-building and thereby improving teamwork and collaboration.
Enough evidence to show the difference empathy based trainings can bring to offices and how it creates a positive environment. It is time to adopt and build empathy driven work culture.
Is your office empathy driven as yet?
Gifts of life
Love and wisdom
Are two profound gifts of life
With love life feels meaningful
With wisdom life feels purposeful
Between love and wisdom
Life moves on and evolves itself
Bringing forth emotions
Deeply entrenched in our psyche
All is part of life and living
Interconnects deeply interwoven
The Circle of life flows on
Whole and complete.
A few musings from my mother’s heart that I feel like sharing here today!
When we walk along the path of roses, thorns are unavoidable.
It doesn’t mean we stop walking. Remove the thorns from our way and proceed further
It may hurt. But It won’t last. Let’s keep going.
Life is like a seesaw
It keeps going and down.
The fall and climb are parts of the life. Fret not if our efforts don’t yield results.
The seed needs its own time
To grow into a tree,
The buds to blossom as fragrant flowers,
The fruits and grains, to ripe to nourish
Yet till then they need all the care and nurture
So do our dreams, take its own time n
our continuous effort to become reality.
Waves fall to rise again
Leaves fall to bring
Day falls to bring a new dawn again
Arere we not a part of Nature?
We may fall, be sure we will rise again
Our dreams are the seed.
Our patience is the time
Our hard work is the nurture
Our Faith and Hope, the nourishment.
Success is waiting to be reaped.