Here are three real-life inspiring stories that just left me awestruck! Satya NadellaSatya Nadella wasn’t born with a net worth of $85 million. It isn’t his luck that he is the CEO of a tech giant. He joined Microsoft in 1992 and it took him 22 years to work for a position that was cultivated by BillContinue reading “Perseverance”

Lighten your Load

Have you seen the 2009 movie “Up in the Air”? It’s a movie starring George Clooney as Ryan Bingham travelling around America firing people whilst living out of a suitcase, only to find his beloved lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest. The film also featured a fantastic monologue which containedContinue reading “Lighten your Load”

Is it better to give than to receive?

Money will not buy you love but it might buy you happiness if you spend it in the right way. We may have heard the old adage “it’s better to give than to receive”: spending money on others or giving to charity puts a bigger smile on your face than buying things for yourself. Usually,Continue reading “Is it better to give than to receive?”

Be Patient! Growth Takes Time

We live in a fast-paced world where no lines and no waiting are common. We can now have anything delivered to our doorstep in a matter of hours and get information with the click of a button. While the convenience factor of the fast-paced world can be appreciated, it can also have a negative effectContinue reading “Be Patient! Growth Takes Time”

Staying Positive

You probably hear it over and over again how important it is to be positive, think positive and only engage in positive activity. In this day and age, being positive isn’t always an easy task. Turn on the news and the first thing you will usually see is something negative. Head into work and aContinue reading “Staying Positive”

The Past, Present & Future

What have you done today that your future self will thank you for? This is a question I often pose to myself.  Sometimes I can answer with a number of positive, future supporting tasks that I have ticked off my ‘to do’ list for that day.  Clearly these things will have both long and shortContinue reading “The Past, Present & Future”

What will people remember YOU for?

Life is a Journey…and with every day that passes, the journey gets faster. Days get shorter and good intentions grow and grow. It’s hard to find time to stop and think. There are always emails to answer, calls to make, trains to catch…But one day, your journey will end, and people will either remember youContinue reading “What will people remember YOU for?”

Happiness is a Choice

Henry David Thoreau said: “Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” Here are two stories on happiness. Once, a shah was riding in his palanquin through the town,Continue reading “Happiness is a Choice”

You are Whole

I came across this lovely quote on my Insta feed from thedoodledesk‘s account. And this made me reflect on how things are constantly changing in my life. We all have our ups and downs, days when we are super-motivated and days when we feel low and lost. We are constantly trying to keep up withContinue reading “You are Whole”

Being the Sunshine

One of my favorite quotes is, “Stay close to the people who feel like sunlight.” I don’t remember when I first read it, but over the past few years, it has taken on a significant importance in my life. I’ve always tried to value quality over quantity. I have a tendency to swiftly and infinitelyContinue reading “Being the Sunshine”