51% of younger Millennials stressed most about relationships | Ladders


What different generations worry about Here is what each one is the most anxious about: Younger Millennials: Relationships (51%) Older Millennials: Relationships (49%) Gen Xers: Relationships (42%) Younger Baby Boomers: Money (39%) Older Baby Boomers: Relationships (37%) Silent Generation: Health (29%) via 51% of younger Millennials stressed most about relationships | Ladders

I liked this parable : Mathew 13


For the novel by Octavia Butler, see Parable of the Sower (novel). The Parable of the Sower (sometimes called the Parable of the Soils) is a parable of Jesusfound in the three Synoptic Gospels in Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, and Luke 8:4-15. In the story, a sower sows seed and does so indiscriminately. Some seed … Continue reading I liked this parable : Mathew 13

Random phrases for today. So far the day is cool :)


High And Dry Meaning: To be left behind; abandoned. Being in a helpless situation without a way to recover.  No. Not happening. Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch Meaning: Do not rely on something you are not sure of. I agree with this phrase wholeheartedly. Roll With the Punches Meaning: To tolerate or endure through the unexpected mishappenings you may … Continue reading Random phrases for today. So far the day is cool 🙂

Love and Happiness.


If you want to be certain about the object of love before giving your love, it is only a form of calculating selfishness. Love in which there is no sense of restraint cannot be born of a conviction which is based upon things accessible to the mind Love and happiness are the only important things … Continue reading Love and Happiness.

What would you label a person


Who agrees, commits but rarely fulfills? 1. Has No integrity 2. Wanted to say NO BUT said yes! 3. Cheats him/herself 4. Is unable to prioritise and funnel/ filter doables and undoables? 5. Wants to fool others by agreements which are rarely fulfilled 6. Is a chest with self and will cheat others 7. Is … Continue reading What would you label a person

Random phrases I generate every day


Hello BFFFs. ( Best friends, fans, followers and some Frenemies who also visit my blog 🙂 ) A great morning to all of you. How do I begin my Blog writing daily and what do I post.  I find generating random phrases every day as a good creative mind exercise. I am a lateral thinker, … Continue reading Random phrases I generate every day

Hope is not a Strategy, These Random Phrases do come true for me sometimes.


Close But No Cigar Meaning: Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end. Will make sure, this does not happen today. No Ifs, Ands, or Buts Meaning: Finishing a task without making any excuses. Yess. FINISHIATIVE. Burst Your Bubble Meaning: To ruin someone's happy moment. NO. Don't want to do that.  Don't Count … Continue reading Hope is not a Strategy, These Random Phrases do come true for me sometimes.

What will the day be like – Random Phrases predict :)


I like to generate these random phrases and compare their attributions at the End of the day and usually they come correct. Let's see what's in store for me today. Go For Broke Meaning: To risk it all, even if it means losing everything. To go all out.   If the message is about achieving 10000 likes … Continue reading What will the day be like – Random Phrases predict 🙂

Jay’s Tantra 7 – For a Bad, Bad, Sad, Sad Day and the day just shines Bright!


I use this small hack I call as Tantra whenever I have a Bad BAd or Sad SAD day. Someone once gifted me a Bible, and I have a childhood ShrimadbhagwatGita. I open a page to read a Verse or a Shloka. Yesterday, was one such day.  I went to my daily morning walks and … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra 7 – For a Bad, Bad, Sad, Sad Day and the day just shines Bright!

Random sentences – EOD (end of day) fun


I like these randomly generated sentences. See what I  fond today. They are great creativity exercise. Words in Bold are my thoughts. 🙂 The shooter says goodbye to his love.  Well, Almost. The key word missing was trigger and I found the right trigger to do the Right things and took back my Good bye:)  … Continue reading Random sentences – EOD (end of day) fun

Random Sentence/ Lateral thoughts


The three sentences I found at randome are: Will be interesting how they apply by the end of the day as possible solutions to the problems at hand. I use Dr. Edward De Bono's Random object attribution listing method of creative problem solving and the variant I use is Random sentences and Random phrases.  Both … Continue reading Random Sentence/ Lateral thoughts

Random phrases make my day – Jack of all trades Master of none is at top today :)


Just wondering how well or badly the day pans out 🙂 Jack of All Trades Master of None Meaning: Having suitable skill in multiple things, but not being an expert in any of them. Par For the Course Meaning: What you would expect to happen; something normal or common. Ring Any Bells? Meaning: Recalling a memory; causing a … Continue reading Random phrases make my day – Jack of all trades Master of none is at top today 🙂

The Teacher and the Woman Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay


See the eating of the teacher, I think he's angry at the imaginary creature. He finds it hard to see the tissue, Overshadowed by the heavy gnu. Who is that flying near the rat? I think she'd like to eat the doormat. She is but an intelligent woman, Admired as she sits upon a noblewoman. … Continue reading The Teacher and the Woman Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay

Random Phrases of the day and how days pan out.


You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover Meaning: Don't judge someone or something only by the outward appearance. They can be fooling. How long we allow ourselves to be fooled is up to us REALLY   A Fool and His Money are Soon Parted Meaning:  It's easy for a fool to lose his/her money. Hmmm... Mountain … Continue reading Random Phrases of the day and how days pan out.

Random Acts of kindness


Make a conscious effort to recycle Bake for your neighbour Leave a kind message anywhere (in a library book, on a computer etc.) Someone wronged you? Forgive them Help a younger student with their work Plant a seed Surprise your parents with flowers Reconnect with your grandparents or an elderly person you know – give … Continue reading Random Acts of kindness

The Bright And Funny Rock A Poem by Jay


Whose rock is that? I think I know. Its owner is quite happy though. Full of joy like a vivid rainbow, I watch him laugh. I cry hello. He gives his rock a shake, And laughs until her belly aches. The only other sound's the break, Of distant waves and birds awake. The rock is … Continue reading The Bright And Funny Rock A Poem by Jay

My Random phrases for the day – Action Plan? May be:)


Back To the Drawing Board Meaning: Starting over again on a new design from a previously failed attempt. Starting over again, in a new city this time. Hope is not the Strategy. Doing is. Know the Ropes  Meaning: Having a familiarity or understanding of how something works. This sure is a help, An insider friend's insights as … Continue reading My Random phrases for the day – Action Plan? May be:)

Sometimes, the random sentences are Soooo creative and Positive :)


I love eating toasted cheese and tuna sandwiches.  And I am a vegetarian.  There were white out conditions in the town; subsequently, the roads were impassable.  Truly describing terrible Bangalore colonies roads. The book is in front of the table.  Yes but I haven't even read the cover page.  Cats are good pets, for they … Continue reading Sometimes, the random sentences are Soooo creative and Positive 🙂

Random Phrases that guided today… Sad, mad, crazy morning


And during the hard negotiation, due to my straight talk my friend became afraid and thought I would burst like a cracker or a bomb now 🙂 🙂 That changed the morning mood somewhat. Off One's Base Meaning: A person that is crazy or behaving in idiotic ways  And I could take it no more. 🙂 … Continue reading Random Phrases that guided today… Sad, mad, crazy morning

Smart phrases – Revisited and Rephrased on a mad mad day…


It is fruitless to become lachrymose over precipitately departed lacteal fluids. Don't cry over spilled milk The stylus is more potent than the dirk. The pen is more powerful than the sword. All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not truly auriferous. Those who bask in reflected glory with no self illuminations masquerade as celebrities … Continue reading Smart phrases – Revisited and Rephrased on a mad mad day…

These Idioms made me Mad after a Bad Bad morning today.


Method to my madness An assertion that, despite one's approach seeming random, there actually is structure to it. Beat around the bush Avoiding the main topic. Not speaking directly about the issue. Off one's rocker Crazy, demented, out of one's mind, in a confused or befuddled state of mind, senile. Add insult to injury To … Continue reading These Idioms made me Mad after a Bad Bad morning today.

Random Inputs and My New Day begins


Quick and Dirty Meaning: Things that are fixed with great speed, but as a result, it's probably not going to work very well.  No, it wasn't dirty but it was a bad prank I played for a couple of days having failed last time, I think it has gone awry again and I may be on the … Continue reading Random Inputs and My New Day begins

Time to express GRATITUDE again!


Dear Friends and followers, 13th May to 27th June - 6 weeks, 45 days of regular posting on WordPress gave me GFFs:) Great friends and followers who have delighted me with 16000+ views 8000+ likes 6000 Visitors and 300+ comments.  What can I say - I can only express my humble GRATITUDE to you all … Continue reading Time to express GRATITUDE again!

Random phrases – that set the tone of my day sometimes….


Up In ArmsMeaning: Angry; being roused to the point that you are ready to fight. Every Cloud Has a Silver LiningMeaning: To be optimistic, even in difficullt times. On the Same PageMeaning: Thinking alike or understanding something in a similar way with others. Drawing a BlankMeaning: Failing to recall a memory. Unable to remember something. Heads UpMeaning: Used as an … Continue reading Random phrases – that set the tone of my day sometimes….

Mazes of our own making and self-created Entanglements


All life is an effort to attain freedom from self-created entanglement. It is a desperate struggle to undo what has been done under ignorance, to throw away the accumulated burden of the past, to find rescue from the debris left by a series of temporary achievements and failures. Life seeks to unwind the limiting sanskaras … Continue reading Mazes of our own making and self-created Entanglements

SABERA AWARDS in Nov 2018


My latest connection on Linkedin is  Simply Suparnaa Dear Dhananjay, Thank you! Am reaching out to share that this November will see the launch of a platform acknowledging 'Good' through the SABERA (Social and Business Enterprise Responsible awards). http://simplysuparnaa.com/sabera/ I am further happy to share that in its maiden edition we already have a broadcast media … Continue reading SABERA AWARDS in Nov 2018

I like this newsletter from Emotional Intelligence Institute


NGAGE Issue 134 Tuesday 19th June 2018. by Rachel Green, Director, The Emotional Intelligence Institute http://www.theEIinstitute.com Welcome to this week's Engage newsletter. I hope you are happy and well. This week, all our new subscribers are from Australia. It's great to have you with us. It is finally winter in Western Australia and I am … Continue reading I like this newsletter from Emotional Intelligence Institute

Keep Walking – Keep Learning


Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay gave a Mantra - Charaiveti, CharaiVeti. Keep Walking .. And Trust me Chalte Chalte - Just morning Walking I am doing these certifications and it feels so good. Learning new things, new skills is my passion and now I have all the time available to pursue thing I always wanted to … Continue reading Keep Walking – Keep Learning

Have you felt Humbled?


I was going thru some of my old EverNote notes. It read: "Unable to get people on con call. Someone commented on my old tie -all it needs is a stitch. I was humbled." Those were good old Corporate days. Sometimes due to the Global Time Differences, it would become difficult to get people on … Continue reading Have you felt Humbled?

Did you know…


... that today, besides being Father's Day (Happy Father's Day!) is International Sing-Out Day? On the birthday of Barry Manilow, singer and songwriter, sing out a little song! Manilow was born on June 17, 1946, in Brooklyn, New York. Happy birthday, Barry! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Do not train a child to learn by force … Continue reading Did you know…

8 shortest stories – Deep meaning. ( Not my own)


(1) Those who had coins, enjoyed in the rain. Those who had notes, were busy looking for shelter. (2) Man and God both met somewhere. Both exclaimed, "My creator." (3) He asked, are you a Hindu or Muslim? The response came, "I am hungry"! (4) The fool didn't know it was impossible. So he did … Continue reading 8 shortest stories – Deep meaning. ( Not my own)

Friedrich Nietzsche On The Secret Ingredient For Happiness


The idea that happiness-maximization is the criterion one should use in deciding what to do and how to act has probably been the most popular ethical view throughout history. In opposition, Nietzsche insists that happiness should not be your goal. For example, in his magnum opus — Thus Spoke Zarathustra — his protagonist declares: “Do I strive after happiness? … Continue reading Friedrich Nietzsche On The Secret Ingredient For Happiness

Selfishness, Selflessness and Personal Ego


Selfishness and selflessness are two phases of the life of the personal ego, and these two phases are continuous with each other. Selfishness arises when all the desires are centred around the narrow individuality. Selflessness arises when this crude organisation of desires suffers disintegration and there is a general dispersing of desires with the result that they cover a … Continue reading Selfishness, Selflessness and Personal Ego

What a Day! Random inputs of the Day.


Shot In the Dark Meaning:  An attempt that has little chance for success. It actually worked. (Out of the box idea seemingly is the RIGHT solution today) A Fool and His Money are Soon Parted Meaning:  It's easy for a fool to lose his/her money. (Some live in false pretenses and show off, although paradigms … Continue reading What a Day! Random inputs of the Day.

Random Phrase I picked today


Close But No Cigar Meaning:  Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end.  This came true today. Under Your Nose Meaning:  Missing something that should be really obvious. This also came true today. Beating Around the Bush Meaning:  Someone who is beating around the bush is someone who avoids the … Continue reading Random Phrase I picked today

Mental Turmoil: & a Random Quote from Bible – Jay’s Tantra -3


Numbers 31:15 Passage:  "Have you allowed all the women to live?" he asked them. I had a mental turmoil. At such moments, I turn to Gita, Ramayan, Bible and turn a page and pick one verse or quote.  Try and mull and understand the meaning to find inner peace and God's message to me to … Continue reading Mental Turmoil: & a Random Quote from Bible – Jay’s Tantra -3

Sunday – Acts of kindness.


Reconnect with your grandparents or an elderly person you know – give them a call! ( I reconnected with my granddaughter after a long while - she's fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and taught me a few Telugu words too 🙂 . WOW ! Lend a friend a book you think they’d like (Gave away … Continue reading Sunday – Acts of kindness.

Why breakups hurt like hell – via Medium. I subscribe this.


Why Breakups Hurt Like Hell How to manage the pain and move on Lesley Alderman, LMSW Follow Jun 8 Photo: Portland Press Herald/Getty 1.1K This is what I remember from my last major breakup: the cracks in the ceiling. I spent a good 10 hours lying on the couch in my East Village apartment staring … Continue reading Why breakups hurt like hell – via Medium. I subscribe this.

Thank you friends, you are kind.


I have blogged for 15 years. My other blog on blogger.com has 2,57,000 views todate. This is my second year of blogging here and from 13th May, my new friends have encouraged me with their comments, likes, views which is astonishing, pleasing and a gratifying experience. Thank you all. I appreciate your encouragement and your … Continue reading Thank you friends, you are kind.

Death will be optional – A WhatsApp forward going viral


Death will be Optional by 2045 https://www.thinkspain.com/news-spain/30425/death-will-be-optional-and-ageing-curable-by-2045-say-genetic-engineers Death will be 'optional' and ageing 'curable' by 2045, say genetic engineers Sat, Apr 21, 2018 news@thinkspain.com @thinkspain DYING will be 'optional' within just 27 years and the ageing process will be 'reversible', according to two genetic engineers during the presentation of their new book in Barcelona. José Luis … Continue reading Death will be optional – A WhatsApp forward going viral

Random Phrases for today.


Some of these random phrases tell us the course of actions or how the day will unfold. Take today's example Dropping Like Flies Meaning:  To fall down ill or to die in large numbers. Fortunately, No one died, but because of the biorhythm changes, someone fell sick suddenly.  All well no. Happy as a Clam … Continue reading Random Phrases for today.