Day 227 “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw An astrologer once told me that IContinue reading “Unstoppable”


Day 114 “The universe is always speaking to us, sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities, reminding us to stop, to look around, to believe in something else, something more.” – Nancy Thayer It’s 4pm on Sunday afternoon. I’ve just spent most of the day writing my overdue posts, and I’m tired. I stillContinue reading “Serendipity”

The Day After The Purple Rain Fell

Day 113 “Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight On the ripened grain. I am the gentle Autumn’s rain. When you awaken in the morning hush, I amContinue reading “The Day After The Purple Rain Fell”

Punch a Higher Floor

Day 112 “Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.” – Prince I’m not going to talk about his accomplishments or his life story – there are enough people talking about Prince’s life if you’re interested in the details behind the greatness of this 5’2″Continue reading “Punch a Higher Floor”

Write Your Own Script

Day 110 “Have the courage to go beyond other people’s rules and expectations. I pray that you will live and write your own story and then be brave enough to communicate it authentically to others. People will be inspired by it, people will learn from it, and people will have the courage to change theirContinue reading “Write Your Own Script”

Speak Up

Day 90 “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life. Define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein The good news is, after another couple of hours of troubleshooting with the same senior tech support guy as yesterday, he was finally able to restore my book collection, all data tagsContinue reading “Speak Up”

Holi: A Colorful Celebration of Joy

Day 83 “May all your lives be as colorful as the Holi festivities which we are eagerly waiting for. Let us make others’ lives as colorful as we want ours to be. May your colorful lives touch the sky with glory.” – Unknown Today is Holi – the most colorful and vibrant Hindu festival of India.Continue reading “Holi: A Colorful Celebration of Joy”

Spring Clearing

Day 80 “Believe in the goodness of life. Believe in the power of time to heal and to renew. Believe in the power of forgiveness and gratitude. Believe in the gift of rainbows and butterflies. Believe in the laughter of children.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie I’ve been working on developing a habit of being positiveContinue reading “Spring Clearing”

Random Acts of Kindness

Day 79 “An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.” – Maurice Maeterlinck Have you ever done something nice for a stranger, just because you could, and then you felt good and happy all day because of it?Continue reading “Random Acts of Kindness”

Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!

Day 74 Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879 – 18 April 18, 1955) needs no introduction, but here’s a great article if you’d like to read some more about him. Aside from his amazing contributions to science, he was a philosopher, a thinker, and a dreamer. He understood that imagination was the key to creation, and look whatContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!”