Gratitude Mindful Living

Life Happens, Coffee Helps. Always

When life happens coffee helps

It’s been a mixed month as usual. The colder weather means severe sinus headaches, the possibilities of colds and infections—and in short—life happens. We try and manage as best as we can as we focus on all the good things. It’s weird though. I am usually organized but the past few weeks have overwhelmed me, what with falling sick and being in pain and doctor’s visits. And here I was, happily thinking of my son’s visit and singing “all I…

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Mindful Living Relationships Wednesday Wisdom

A stranger passes by

A stranger passes by - Wednesday Wisdom series

The poem “A Stranger Passes By” is such a poignant example of how we are sometimes guilty of taking our loved ones for granted and skip showing them the courtesy they deserve. I remember, more than a decade ago, my son asking me why we are always so particular about saying “sorry” or “thank you” to strangers when we are out but at home, we just take our family members or even friends for granted. Mom brings a cup of…

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Inspiring quotes Personal development

90 Success Quotes That Will Skyrocket Your Growth

90 Success Quotes That Will Skyrocket Your Growth

Need a quick motivational boost? Here are 90 Success Quotes That Will Skyrocket Your Growth! Sometimes, life feels like a circus where we are constantly juggling various aspects and trying to balance them. Relationships, Money, Career, Family, Social life. And yet, Life is also all about growth, and we do that by constantly learning from those around us. Sometimes, we can be inspired and learn from people who have failed time and time again but picked themselves up and achieved…

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Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

How to practice the 15 step Two Inches Taller meditation technique

Most of us spend more time than we care to admit, hunched over our computers and other devices. This affects our posture negatively. The two inches taller meditation technique not only helps maintain positive posture but also boosts self confidence. Poor posture has a number of serious health side effects. These include: Reduced blood flow to the brain Unnatural tension on the neck Diminished lung capacity Added to this, there’s research to prove that good posture has a positive affect…

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Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

The Most Beautiful Flower – An Inspiring Poem

The most beautiful flower

I read this poem, The Most Beautiful Flower by Cheryl L. Costello-Forshey–whose poems have appeared in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books–quite some time ago and yes, saved it for the Wednesday Wisdom series which I started much later. It’s a lovely poem and brought tears to my eyes, because I felt guilty of sometimes brushing off a kind gesture when my mind was intent on focusing on my problems. So I don’t really dwell for too…

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