I know that I am not perfect, but yet I am. In my own way. There is just one me. And thus only one perfect. Who am I? That changes each moment. I am not who I was this morning, because I have grown, physically and mentally and spiritually, since then. And what I am … Continue reading I am enough
As Alex and I were doing up our new apartment, we put up all the books in our existing bookcase. And because we didn't want to get another display shelf to put our little knickknacks and collectibles, we just put them all in the bookcase together. After it was all done, I stood back and … Continue reading Cluttered bookcase, or more? Look a little deeper.
Life is a roller coaster. Sometimes things are at a high, sometimes they come crashing down. Sometimes there is joy, exuberance, joy, laughter. Sometimes there is despair, tears, and things fall apart. As the French sigh and say reflectively, c'est la vie. Why then, are you so open and proud of all the good things … Continue reading Enough with the fear. Time to show all your colors 🙂
In a consumer world, we encounter many different kinds of salepersons in stores. A few days ago, I met 2 extreme kinds. I had to get some printing and binding done in Aachen, so I went to a shop called Face, known for special printing. They said they couldn't deliver exactly what I wanted, just … Continue reading Kindness, even from strangers, can make everything bright 🙂
They say Virgos are perfectionists. As someone of that sun sign, I had no trouble believing that about myself from an early age! I tried to maintain very high standards of both quality and quantity of work, pushed myself constantly to achieve those standards, and I was actually very proud about that! In interviews, when … Continue reading Why and how, even being a perfectionist, I gave up on perfection
Growing up in a tropical country like India, and then living in the desert country of Dubai, the sun and heat was the norm for me, and also a reason to complain. It was always too hot and I never appreciated the value of it. And then I came to Europe in the fall of … Continue reading Here comes the sun 🙂
Sometimes it all falls apart. Or it seems it does. You had all these fancy plans, and you thought things were going in the right direction. But then nothing came out of it. And all your plans seemed useless and fruitless. Your dreams, your hopes, whether it be of career success, relationships, maybe even financial … Continue reading It’s AllWays AllRight. Don’t fight the NOW.
There are a lot of things that happen every day. Big things, small things. The question is, which ones do we prioritize. Because what we focus on, seems bigger and bigger to us, it becomes more and more important. So don't let the small ones become big in your head. Don't focus on them, don't … Continue reading What you focus on, grows
Ok so the only seemingly 'negative' thing about lemons, is that they are bitter. But besides that, are you kidding me? It has soooo many awesome uses, it is unbelievable! These are all that you can do with it...speaking from experience 😉 Have a tequila 😉 Use it with baking soda as a natural, effective … Continue reading If life gives you lemons, don’t just make lemonade, say yayyyyyyy!!!
FF thought of the day: Every day, things happen that make us push our comfort zone, and grow. However difficult the change might seem, they can make us better. It is important to acknowledge that change, and celebrate it. Move forward every day, love the new you that arises through every big event in life. … Continue reading Love your wings!