Did you know... ... that today, besides being Thanksgiving in the United States (Happy Thanksgiving!), is Amistad Victory Day? In 1841, the slaves who seized the Amistad in 1839 were freed by the Supreme Court. The rebellion broke out when the schooner, traveling along the coast of Cuba, was taken over by a group of … Continue reading Did you know…
Someone summarised PM's speech for me as I found the PM address full of Hindi, Sanskrit, english jargons which a layman, a man on the street, a common man can never understand. Or perhaps Narendra Modi did not wish them to address. Such a disjointed/ In-silo effort at speech making - even when BJP has … Continue reading $265Billion Dollar Economic Package instalment 10% of Indian GDP announced.
News from the Future Future Shock is Here: A Future Now Special Edition #4 curated by Institute for the Future May 7, 2020 – Issue #40 – View online Like News from the Future? Share this link to our subscription page. What's After the Pandemic? It's Up to You Six steps for imagining post-COVID-19 Futures We're up to our necks. We're … Continue reading Newsletters I like
WORD OF THE DAY Deterge də-tərj Part of speech: verb Origin: Latin, early 17th century 1 Cleanse thoroughly. Examples of Deterge in a sentence "After cooking the family dinner, he needed to deterge the kitchen." "Once the paint dries, nothing will deterge it from the surface."
Did you know... ... that today is Star Wars Day? And it's all because of a play on words! Star Wars Day is May the Fourth because a famous quote from the hugely popular science fiction series is "May the Force (Fourth) be with you." Celebrate Star Wars Day by having a Star Wars movie … Continue reading Did you know…
This is the brainpickings.org weekly digest by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — Emily Dickinson's electric love letters to Susan Gilbert, Hermann Hesse on hope and the difficult art of taking responsibility, an illustrated celebration of the heroes who won women political power — you can catch up right here. (Also: Don't miss the annual … Continue reading My fav newsletter – Brainpickings.org
Ode to the Performer A Sonnet by jay My Performer, you inspire me to write. How I hate the way you bounce, snort and sneer, Invading my mind day and through the night, Always dreaming about the crazed emir. Let me compare you to a nonmember? You are more dainty, funny and funny. Odd fogs … Continue reading Ode to Performer – Jay’s Sonnet
by jay My pizzeria It is deadly and sunny. It has more empty factors And three exciting sorry When it looks I feel happy Photo by Débora Rothenbuehler on Unsplash
Mr. Nelson Wong and I connected on Ecademy, around the year 2004. We haven’t yet spoken to each other or virtually or physically shaken hands. We still consider each other as respected friends whose views we like to read and understand. Ecademy was a great platform where I learnt “ Connections first – Business Later” … Continue reading Meet my Virtual Friend – Mr. Nelson Wong
Meet my Mentor at and President of the Garden City Toastmasters International Mr. Askander Mirza. Corporate Trainer, NLP practitioner, Leadership coach, Distinguished Toastmaster, Public Speaker, Life Coach Mr. Mirza came to our Toast masters club to deliver an Educational Speech. Impressed, I went to meet him next week He readily agreed to Mentor me as … Continue reading Meet my Mentor – Mr. Askander Mirza. ExtraOrdinary Speaker.
I'm tall when I'm young and I'm short when I'm old. What am I? The answer is: A candle. What goes with a carriage, comes with a carriage, is of no use to a carriage and yet the carriage cannot go without it? The answer is: Noise.
Living with a CAD is no joke. I live on Medical Management after Triple bypass procedure was considered unviable. I have strict Diet Regimen. I Walk twice or thrice day and my range is 10 to 15 Km per day. This has helped me get strength in past 4.5 years. It does not make me … Continue reading Writing for that day, which is inevitable to all of us.
In my difficult moments, In my indecisive Dilemma moments I Try this hack or Jay's Tantra. It works for me. I pick up a Gita shloka at random: I pick up a Verse from Bible Look up the meanings. Attempt to find my answers, my solutions to complex issues. It works for me 100%. Srimad … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra Moment
Turf Free verse by jay Because I could not win the Turf, it did kindly win for me. Pause to win, like the Turf does. It does win, it does install, Should it also rid? Given that it is really lush, Above all others is my poor pasture. Permanent, perennial, poor pasture. Are you upset … Continue reading Turf – Free verse by Jay
Did you know... ... that today is Rhodium Disc Day? In 1979, the Guinness Book of Records presented a rhodium disc, more valuable than platinum, to ex-Beatle Paul McCartney for his incredible string of bestselling singles and albums. ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Life isn't always fair. Some people are born into better environments. Some people … Continue reading Rhodium Disc Day
“If you have someone who’s teaching you something and they invest their time in you, and they think you have a chance of being good, they work you harder than the folks around you.” Nick Kokonas | American restaurateur & business person You're Pigeonholed! (You are un-coachable)- Jay Pigeonholed (verb): put into a restrictive category … Continue reading Invest in People and Pigeonholed Mentees.
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We won't contain it. As always. Eternal pursuit. Think creative. Fit for a queen. Outside the box. Your wish is our command. Welcome. Success. Ahead of our time.
One Liner Joke Overheard: one saggy boob say to the other saggy boob if we don’t get support people are going to think we’re nuts
So did you hear about Johnny Depp's new upcoming movie? It's about bird-watching and called: "Parrots of the Caribbean"
I asked a Chinese girl for her number. She said, "Sex! Sex! Sex! Free sex tonight!" I said, "Wow!" Then her friend said, "She means 666-3629."
DANIEL GOLEMAN Daniel Goleman is a psychologist, lecturer, and science journalist who has reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for many years. His 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books) was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year and a half. Goleman is also the author of … Continue reading How mindfulness and CBT can treat depression
Billionaire Mark Cuban has some advice for building wealth: cut up your credit cards. “Cut up your credit cards. If you use a credit card, you don’t want to be rich. The first step to getting rich requires discipline.” — Cuban
Put your everything in even the smallest step and you'll be on the path to success. Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. (Swami Sivananda) Both the past and the future are beyond our reach, it's the present you must grasp. Do not dwell in … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes
Those who love you will come back to you even if you let them go. If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were. (Richard Bach) It's the things and people someone loves that tells you who they are. The things that we love tell … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes
Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay See the hopping of the Trainer, I think he's angry at the complainer. He finds it hard to see the pig, Overshadowed by the weird golden fig. Who is that prowling near the snake? I think she'd like to eat the stomach ache. She is but a hungry comedian, Admired … Continue reading The Trainer and the Hypnotist
Honor without dishonor. For the people, for the realm. Peace, equality, unity. Protect, serve, progress. Reap what you sow. From the stars we came, to the stars we rise. Inextinguishable light. Life, death, balance. Formed from many, now as one. Forwards in unity.
This is the Brain Pickings midweek newsletter: Every Wednesday, I plunge into my twelve-year archive and choose something worth resurfacing and resavoring as a timeless pick-me-up for heart, mind, and spirit. (If you don't yet subscribe to the standard Sunday newsletter of new pieces published each week, you can sign up here – it's free.) If you … Continue reading My best fav Newsletter : Brainpickings.com
Useful Gen Published on August 24, 2016 Like It's OK, Not OK. 0 Comment 0 ShareShare It's OK, Not OK. 0 Dhananjay Parkhe Generalist I saw this Pictorial series below by Useful Gen and thought I would share it with the readers. I found these very motivating and thought provoking. Most OutStanding … Continue reading It’s OK, Not OK.
Roots of the earth. Inextinguishable light. We breathe, we live. Eternal beacon of light. Deeds not words. The first, the true. Justice and honor reign. Serve and obey. Heaven's light in the darkness. Love is life.
Today's Inspirational Quote: "I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it." -- Maya Angelou
You shall strive to cause no harm to any life, including yourself. You shall not act with hatred in your heart. You shall not unleash your angers onto others. You shall be considerate of others well being. You shall not take any life. You shall encourage others to join you in following the words of … Continue reading Replace YOU with I Or We – Commandments for us
Buy someone a coffee Put your phone down and have a conversation with a friend Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone We rarely listen to others - ask someone about their day Who will be making dinner for your family today? Tag, you’re it! Visit a friend who’s sick Make a conscious … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness
On the spiritual path one must have 100% honesty. The slightest tinge of hypocrisy leads one away from God. It is better to be unbeliever (atheist, agnostic) than to be a hypocrite or false saint. And it is better to deny God than to defy Him! To be honest, atheist is no fraud. -------AVATAR MEHER … Continue reading Degree of Honesty? Isn’t it Binary?
Swinging For the Fences Meaning: Giving something your all. Yes. Giving All in to the 3 Goals I have set. Screen time reduced. Walking/ listening time increased. Talk time improving still. Video recordings not on schedule. Keep Your Shirt On Meaning: Keeping calm. Usually said by someone who is trying to avoid making others upset. Have to learn to … Continue reading Random Phrases. Creativity. Day’s Progress
Did you know... ... that today is San Francisco's Birthday? In 1776, Spanish missionaries began the first settlement in the area that was to become the city of San Francisco. Yerba Buena, the original name of San Francisco, was taken from the plant with the same name that grew around the settlement next to the … Continue reading Did you know..
As soon as the moon doesn't fall, a confession shall bring forth a country's new rise and the deaths of a million. ------------------- As soon as wolves howl together, the two faced one shall cause the fall of a false god and a rise in immorality. ------------------- As soon as what's shrouded is revealed, an … Continue reading Interesting Prophecies – Jay’s Tantra – Have some Fun 🙂 !
Heavenly Mother, ruler in the skies, in my time of need I come to you. Guide my heart so I might find my path. I seek this of you in your eternal presence, o giver of love. Fa
Contrasts Bring Concepts. Live Or Not, Life Continues. A Mind Like A Circus. No Good Comes From A Favor. Fog On A Field Acts As A Shield.
Strong deeds, gentle words. Conquest through vigilance. Here to stay. Work, love, play. All is good to those of pure hearts. In unity and freedom. Steadfast and loyal. Conquest through vigilance. Fire in the darkness. We are always free.
Dream, explore, discover. United in strife, together in peace. For the people, by the people. Trust and loyalty. United we stand, united we stay. Justice is our shield. Beacon of the North. Unity in diversity. Love of the people, strength of the nation. As one, united and free.
Did you know... ... that today, besides being Columbus Day in the U.S., is the birthday of Sigourney Weaver (1949)? Sigourney Weaver is an American actress best known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series. Trivia fans: Born Susan Alexandra Weaver, she began using the name "Sigourney Weaver" in 1963 after … Continue reading Columbus Day in U.S.
Back To the Drawing Board Meaning: Starting over again on a new design from a previously failed attempt. Restarting the Learning Process after a gap. I have found some interesting courses on Udemy about Startups, Funding, Angel investing and others of my interest. Burst Your Bubble Meaning: To ruin someone's happy moment. Hmmm... some WhatsApps, some SMS, some emails. … Continue reading Creativity. Random Phrases. My Day.
http://www.astrojyoti.com/dailypanchangadarshini Praying for Mother: Immortal Mother, my refuge and salvation, I come to you to confess my sins. I deserted you, I did not read your scriptures on the most holy day. Liberate me of my sins, absolve me of these demons. Pass your judgment so I may feel the warmth of your light once … Continue reading Sarva Pitri Amavasya – Prayer in English
Better care, better life. To the extreme. Doing the impossible. Bringing solutions. Be the revolution. Expanding horizons. The time is now. The next generation. The sky's not the limit. A solid foundation.
Taste for battle. Faith grants us strength. For king and country we ride. In god's hand, in god's grace. Inextinguishable light. The first, the last, the eternal. Grow forever, never yield. Here to stay. From the grounds to the skies. Health, peace, prosperity.
Small, Pink Yoga A Concrete Poem Presented as text it jinx yoga could morals hyperactive! positively bad ever so bad very excited rather small very pink enchantress positively excited ever so hyperactive very sharp gonna gonna so pink gonna all pink very sharp friendly! active, sad, affable decidedly amazing active, sad, mad ever so hyperactive active, sad, affable active, awesome, … Continue reading Small, Pink Yoga
Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Flipkart Enters Insurance Market, Beginning With Mobile Phones After more than 10 months of speculations, Walmart-owned ecommerce unicorn Flipkart has finally made its move into mobile phone insurance – a $27 … Continue reading Startpreneur News via my fav newsletter
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