Tag Archives: life

Living in the Moment: Take a Walk of Freedom from Worrying

27 Aug, 2012 0 comments Personal Development

Be it friends, family, work or health, we’ve all experienced worry in some form or the other. While saying the words “Everything will be okay” is often used as a quick mechanism to take your mind off things, the problem still continues to persist and we all know that. So what is the solution for worries? The answer often lies in attitude. Your worry can be quite different from your colleague’s or at times can be the exact same thing. And don’t we all find ourselves saying that he or she somehow must have an easy way out because the effects of the problem don’t seem to bother them as much. But is that so? Every person is different in dealing with problems and worries, and sometimes the answer can lie in the way you look at things. Perspective can change a lot more than you think.

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Living Life as an Adventure: How the Adventurous Do It

23 Aug, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Adventure. Everyone wants a bit of it in their lives: to test their limits, conquer their fears and break away from their daily routines. Living a life filled with adventure can be an invigorating task, making for memorable moments and life experiences. But being an adventurous soul is easier said than done. For someone caught up in the daily routines of work or study, taking time out to make things interesting can not only seem like a waste of precious hours, but also seem impossible after a tiring day at work. But the key to living an adventurous life may not always be about doing extreme sports every weekend. The smallest things in your day can be spun around for an adventurous twist. And what better way to learn than from the adventurous themselves?

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5 things to be Grateful for in your Life

24 Feb, 2012 0 comments All life areas

When it comes to identifying things we’d rather not have in our lives, the task turns out to be simpler than we thought. But can you say the same about things you should be grateful for? Sometimes, the things we take most granted are the ones which deserve most of our gratitude as well. It’s not all too difficult either, one only needs to stop and think about the various things around us, big or small which make us who we are. Gratitude need not be expressed with material gifts or words of kindness either. It is more of an inner state of being which influences your entire outlook about the world. We all must take that step towards thanking people and nature for giving us an opportunity to explore life. Gratitude does not take your time, it is something you must carry with you no matter where you go or who you become. Here’s a list of five things we all must be grateful for:

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Social Service can Change your Life: The Challenge of the Unknown

26 Jan, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Anyone who has ever engaged in any form of volunteer or social service with a non profit organization or an NGO would know the vast amount of satisfaction charitable or philanthropic work can bring. The beauty of volunteering to bring about some change in the societies we live in is inherent in the understanding that change is after all in our hands. Be it in the social or personal arena, the power to effect change in our lives as well as others’ lives lies with the individual self. Social Service is an extension of this concept. When we speak of social service, our minds instantly go on the lines of working at an orphanage or organizing a petition to save the environment or something similar. This is social service to the regular citizen who doesn’t have the bent of mind to invest all his time in this work and become a full time social service volunteer, but at the same time is willing to find time to give back to the community. This lies at the heart of social service. The intent and the act of finding time for something that is purely for the benefit of someone else is different experience for everyone and has the ability to transform lives. Here are 5 ways in which Social Service can change your life:

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The Beginner’s Guide to Minimalism

22 Jan, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Productivity experts the  world over are paying increasing attention to Minimalism as a way of life. But what is minimalism? Is it a new concept, or something that is seeing a resurgence? In simple terms, minimalism is reducing to the essential. It is the “simple life.” By eliminating the unnecessary, we focus our resources on what is important and what gives us happiness.

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Start Your Year with Lifestyle Design

15 Jan, 2012 0 comments All life areas

What is Lifestyle Design?

Lifestyle design is about societal non-conformity and taking complete control of what you do in your life–and how you do it. Lifestyle design asks you one question – What do you want to do in life? We all have ideas of what we should be doing in life, given our financial conditions, our educational qualifications, the city we live in, etc. However, for a person who is engaged in lifestyle design, the want is more important than the should. Society at large has all kinds of expectations as we move into adulthood. Once done with school and college, we settle into the same pattern of finding a job, working 9-5 every day for 5 out of 7 days a week and making money. Eventually, we manage to fit in love and relationships and start a family. But lifestyle design forces us to rethink this pattern. Is it necessary to do what we think makes an ideal life, or can we not live life our way, the carefree existence we all dream of? Lifestyle design is all about living with freedom of choice, outside the conventional work environment, using travel to widen our horizons and learn more. All it takes is clarity about your goals and ideal way of life and a willingness to work towards those goals.

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10 Places to Find Inspiration in Life

05 Jan, 2012 0 comments All life areas

We’re all looking for inspiration in our lives – some of for the sheer pleasure of discovering something new around us, and others who want to find ideas and originality for their work. People all over the world, from all walks of life are inspired by various things that get them going in their respective field. Inspiration in this sense needn’t be limited to a particular sphere of human activity; sometimes we find inspiration when we least expect it. At the same time, inspiration has a lot to do with achieving your goals and finding a new meaning in life. Here’s a list of 10 places to discover and get inspired:

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Your Quick Guide to Conscious Living

03 Jan, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Do you ever feel like you are losing track of your feelings and what your goals are in life? We all want to be included in the fast-paced world of today, but often in the process, we sacrifice our uniqueness in order to be something we are not. Conscious living is all about being aware of your actions and their consequences, about knowing how you feel and why and giving importance to the things that add value to your life. This form of consciousness comes naturally to some people, but the majority of us need to consciously stop and reevaluate our lives in order to get in touch with what is best for us. Here’s how you can start:

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