Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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Life is a dance

Life is a dance …

Be inspired to dance.

A little everyday.

To move to unshackle

The unnecessary, let go of tensions

Ease into align the body and mind

Inculcate a loving spirit.

Learn to relax and enjoy life!

Every little reminder

That helps us to get up and move

Helps us to be happier souls .

Every step can make a difference.

Take a step… dance on to life!

Savvy

And here is song just for you

To kickstart a move…

I dont know about you …but I feel

Better when I am dancing!

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Bravehearts

Life is beautiful and yet challenging in itself!

We define our life

In how we respond to life.

In moments of merriment to melancholy.

The changes bring along the challenges.

And in it is the wisdom of the now.

To remember the interdependence

And know we are not alone!

To know life is simpler in the letting go!

Many deep-rooted issues that we choose to bury within manifest themselves in time as diseases of the mind and body.

We are better off in the sharing…

When things are too tough to handle

There is no point in holding it all.

The remedy is never in suppression.

But our world is happier wearing masks

In its facades the truth submerges

Only to rise like a Phoenix

Unexpectedly at the most inopportune of times.

Time to accept our vulnerabilities,

And find the strength from it.

Commend a share from the heart.

Support and appreciate their efforts.

Build a sense of community to help

For the truth is we are all in it together.

The healing is in the sharing
In the very ability to share
The first step of healing begins
For often in brushing under the carpet
The debris gets collected in time
And manifests grief in unexpected ways…
In the very vulnerability of life
Is the strength of living.

Kudos to ‘Brave-hearts’ for sharing their stories.
For it can inspire hope to someone somewhere…
Who needs to know, all is well in life and living
And hope is here to stay!

Savvy


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Life thrives in nurture.

On the interconnects of nature and nurture.

I am fond of nature. I enjoy witnessing and understanding the development of life and its interconnectedness. I also happen to love reading and reflecting about life and its potential possibilities. It provokes thought on the origins of nature and nurture. Be it life in a seed or a plant or a fruit or a human and the relationship with the environment.

Seeds that are sown and reaped depend on many factors Those are what induce the nature of seeds its distinct characteristics.

Yet at times these very factors also play truant that even with the so called right conditions and everything under control, the consequences are devastating.

They may detoriate or stay stunted or stagnate and wither on their own without a clue. So what is it about seeds that never grow…Perhaps they are just not ready as yet and need more time or they are exposed to more than they can handle!
Or they are just nutrient dense which clogs, or even conditions like too much water and sun . Or they are preys to parasitic predators as we speak .

On another parallel speaking of parents and children here I am reminded of what is called helicopter parenting style the kind that almost end up hovering over their children, which just doesn’t leave any room for kids to grow on their own.

Everything needs space and balance of elements to grow and sustain well.
To germinate on its own and explore possibilities in trial and error.

The sweetest of fruits may hold the truth of their upbringing.
The bitterness in fruits could have developed along the way in the way they were handled or induced with pesticides that makes them poisonous to the consumer .
Difficult conditions leave an imprint on them that in time could alter their very nature and characteristics. But it is simply clear that the effects of good nurture in nature yields positive results.

So many questions we could pose to ourselves in our search for a better tommorow for us all!

  • How can we nurture ourselves as an individual, as a community or even as a nation and beyond as one world intentionally.
  • What are the paths to prosocial behavior and relationships.
  • What are the ways to bring about transformational changes that help in thriving beyond simply existing.
  • How can we build on hope and a sense of optimism for positive outcomes from the grassroots levels
  • How can we think beyond and take responsible actions that will help heal ourselves and our world.

Our wellbeing is our responsibility as life is a gift . Let us find collectively work at finding solutions that work in evolving our selves for the better than self destruct our beautiful world .

Just care to remember

Be it a flower, a tree an animal or a human being
Life thrives in nurture with the cultivation of right care and attitude.

Savvy

The seeds of this post were sown from a very inspirational post I read by my dear friend Ali Anani’s recently https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6518769709775679488


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Respect life!

Treat not another without respect or value…

Life must not violate life!

Treat not another by denial of freedom

of choice and expression.

They have a right to live fully alive to this now!

Treat not another as not needing any activity,identity or worth having a purpose of their own!

Everyone has unique potential!

Treat not another as if you can write them off.

Remember then that you are equally dispensable!

And we are only mortal!

Treat not another as a tool for self-gratification

They are human too!

Treat not another as if you own them.

As a parent or a spouse or an employee, remember everyone has their own path.

Much happens in the world today in the guise of ambiguity…

Hidden agendas, facades that choose to mask the truth,

The lies and deceit of power, throwing a veil over what truly matters.

Such is the truth of the illusions in the making …

Seek clarity and demand transparency

in words and deeds

That will create a new morrow in faith and trust

Towards a better world.

Raise a voice towards justice!

Freedom of expression & equality is a birthright!

You are born with it!

Savvy


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Embodying the light

Just for this now…
Keep away assumptions
Move beyond self absorption
Steer clear of judgement
And ease up in acknowledgement.

Just for this now…
Stay still enough to understand
The dance of life as it unfolds
Step to the beat of the distant drums
Listen and move to the cosmic rhythms

Just for this now…
Dwell in the spirit of this moment
Let go what needs to go in the giving
Allow the flow in the receiving.

Just for this now
Sense the truth that is eternal
Know there is much beyond
Fathom the mystic of this moment
Live this life lovingly as it comes

Savvy


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Soul Signature

Creativity abounds
Artist delivers
Critiques interpret
Art flourishes.

Every piece of art is a creative signature
Of the soul of the artist
Artworks retain its interpretation within
As they leave the chamber of creation.

Once the art is set free and open
Making it visible and vulnerable
To reviews, critiques or applause
It is open to manifold interpretations.

The inference is never complete
Nor is it free of judgements in assumptions
For how can it be so?
It is nature of art to manifest counter views.

These very varied interpretations
Give life to the art
For as new meaning is born
The art flourishes in its wake.

Savvy Raj


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On Integrity

Treat yourself well
And treat others equally well!

Be true to your word
For both matter a whole lot
Value your sense of self esteem
But value another’s right to theirs.

True integrity lies in…
Practicing one’s own preaching
Being nice is not a weakness
Worry not a loss of control

For a little consideration
Goes a long long way
Let there be dignity of being
As it makes it easier to reach out

No one is an island
Every one is necessary and important
For who they are and deeply entwined
In the grand plan of life .

Be mindful and conscious
Of what you feel and say.
Be aware of what comes your way
And steer clear of the unnecessary.

Stay true to who you are
For you are best at being you
For Integrity speaks from deeds not words
Make sure your actions justify your words

And sense the calm you feel in your heart
And watch the ease of being when with another
All it needs is a little care and concern
For the world in and around you!
Savvy