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#AtoZChallenge Mindful Living Reflections

Reflections A to Z Challenge 2019

Reflections A to Z Challenge

As per tradition, here are my Reflections on the A to Z Challenge 2019–its tenth-anniversary edition, no less, and my seventh! I started off the A to Z Challenge this year with a bang on four blogs. Amazing, right? But that fizzled down to two because I just couldn’t keep up, thanks to work overload and deadlines that had to take priority over blogging. Which is a good thing because I don’t believe in stressful blogging. And so I took…

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World Smile Day Vidya Sury
Mindful Living

100 things that make me smile #WorldSmileDay

Today is World Smile Day! Smiling is infectious, contagious. Do you agree? When we smile at someone, they automatically smile back at us. Well, most people, that is. Smiling definitely feels good; there’s a rush of endorphins-dopamine-serotonin—all of which…

Xing Fu. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony..png
Personal development

Xing fu. We All Need It

The Chinese have a phrase:  Xìng fú which means stable and lasting happiness—happiness that is not dependent upon conditions. 幸福 In today’s world, happiness relies on a number of conditions. Topping the list are: the state of our finances…

Too busy collecting smiles on world smile day

Too busy collecting smiles on #WorldSmileDay

Nothing speaks of happiness and compassion better than doing things for others. In fact, I’d be surprised to find a better way of collecting smiles. Of course you know that World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday of…