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A Guiding Word – 2017

A Guiding Word – 2017

For the past few years, I’ve chosen a word for the year to guide me through the year. This year, I’ve chosen the word SPACE. I recently moved to a new city and while I was packing my belonging this word came to mind over and over toward the end of last year, so I(…)

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Poem: The Question

Poem: The Question

Walking the walk of life Away from hamster wheel Disconnected from judgement Comparison not on my mind. My days are different My circumstances unique. Temptation was strong Walking away was hard I remember asking What is the wise thing to do? It was relaxing Knowing my present; future dreams & hopes. This is a season(…)

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I make my own sketchbooks

I make my own sketchbooks

I recently started making my own sketchbooks and have filled up half a dozen of them. Most are made from watercolour paper (sometimes from cardstock or regular paper), folded into two and then stitched. It’s a perfect size to carry in a handbag. I don’t like them thicker as it becomes difficult to stitch them(…)

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On Content Consumption

On Content Consumption

I subscribe to a lot of blogs, read more than one book at a time, listen to podcasts and am always working towards work related certifications. That’s a lot of content consumption and my to-blog list just keeps getting longer and longer. This got me thinking. Even though I have identified that some quality control(…)

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Poem: An Important Message

Poem: An Important Message

Neither from the city Nor from the countryside There in front of me was, a message from another ground. On it was scribbled Be a little selfish Help others by helping yourself After all happiness is your responsibility, a DIY project! Go celebrate every day, Not just the days pre-marked in your calendar Hey, I(…)

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Thanks, maa

Thanks, maa

Now that I am old enough to understand everything you have done for me, my mind is blown away by that on regular basis. © oksun70 – Fotolia.com You taught me that flaws add to characterYou taught me to give everything my best and sometimes it’s Ok to give up.  You taught me to let(…)

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Writing prompt: Quiet conversations

Writing prompt: Quiet conversations

When I saw the prompt, ‘Quite conversations’ on Corinne’s blog, first thing that came to my mind, was, peaceful conversations I have with myself and I have those by journaling. They are quietest of all if you really think about it and helps me settle most loudest of noises inside, focus on positive things and(…)

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On Communication, Trust and Choices

On Communication, Trust and Choices

http://en.fotolia.com/id/30289051 Situation: Few months ago, I had a situation a work – a colleague asked me for my opinion (read help!) on something which does not fall in my domain but it is safe to say due to my passion for it, I know about a lot of things in that particular field. To cut(…)

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Ruffled Feathers

Ruffled Feathers

Source To do or not to do,To say or not to say,To leave or to stay,or just leave this for another day?It ruffles my feathers,It irks me to see you,Procrastinating and dithering,said my angels.Hey you! clear the thoughts queue,Go seize the day and stop tinkering. Source: Fotolia PS. This post is part of the prompt hosted(…)

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Screen versus paper?

Screen versus paper?

I recently read an article in Reader’s Digest where journalist discussed that e-readers may be backlit and are able to carry hundreds of novels but will only ever be an expensive and soulless fad. I read the article with great interest and how it presented strengths of real books, that they are far more attractive(…)

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On Commitment

On Commitment

Recently I came across a quote by W.H. Murray, a Scottish  mountaineer and writer. Here’s what W.H. Murray says: As this inspired me to overcome resistance, fear, self-doubt and encouraged to take that first step I thought it would nice to bring it to the blogland. colourfulcorner.com

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Poem: Why cry?  (Writing Prompt)

Poem: Why cry? (Writing Prompt)

I was so excited when I saw a new prompt on Corrine’s blog – for first week of February it was Why cry? As I enjoyed writing my last poem I decided to write a poem for this prompt too.   Why? Why you write letters, so painful to read  Why your actions are, so(…)

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Poem: 7x7x7x7 (Writing Prompt)

Poem: 7x7x7x7 (Writing Prompt)

It was in January when I saw Corrine’s blog shared by someone on Twitter – I bookmarked the post here, and made a mental note to give it a go. So the prompt is : Grab the 7th book from your bookshelf. Open it up to page 7. Pinpoint the 7th sentence on the page.(…)

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I wish I had one more chance to…

I wish I had one more chance to…

With my teenage years long gone… thank God for that, I sometimes do like to look back and imagine if there was a time machine and I could go back in time I wish I would want to be 16 again with same wisdom as I now have and do things bit differently. 1. Take(…)

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Waste of time

Waste of time

A little disclaimer here, this is going to be one of the random rants like I did earlier about things that annoy me so if you are not interested go do something else! You have been pre-warned! OK, so I deactivated my Facebook account the other day because it was proving to be a huge(…)

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The one thing that I wish everyone would learn is….

The one thing that I wish everyone would learn is….

to respect others time. I am a very punctual person and I am proud of that, no it’s not related to anxiety I just like to give myself enough time to get ready and commute to get to an appointment on time. It is understandable when someone is late once or twice, yes, we all(…)

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5 ways to pick yourself back up!

5 ways to pick yourself back up!

From time to time, we all get bit overwhelmed by the things we have to do. While the reasons for being down can be numerous there are certain things I do to gain some perspective. I am not expert in the field but these are things which always work for me:1. Get out of the(…)

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The Best thing in life is….

The Best thing in life is….

I heart beads … my pretty craft corner … a lovely Sunday … sprinkle of glitter … powerful thoughts … amazing family & friends … hopes and joys … hot bubble bath … Skype conversations … Unlimited movies … Autumn leaves I love autumn And finally, the best thing in life is YOU, yes you(…)

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