Apr 18

Rejection. Persistence. Success. The J. K. Rowling Way. #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘P is for Persistence | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ “By every usual standard, I was the biggest failure I knew.”  Those are the words of J.K. Rowling – the author whose Harry Potter Book Series has sold over 450 million copies in over 67 different languages, and who is supposed to be […]

Apr 17

A Story of an Optimist #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

 ‘O is for Optimism | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ Do you consider yourself to be an optimist? I sure think of myself as an optimist. Most of us would answer that question with an unequivocal YES. After all, it’s much nicer to be known as a positive person who sees the silver […]

Apr 16

Nurture Yourself. Be your own Mother. #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘N is for Nurturing | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ A few weeks ago, I came across an interesting article in a magazine. It was titled ‘Becoming your Own Mother’. At first, I thought why would anyone want to be their own mother? Then I figured that this must either be about how […]

Apr 15

Staying Motivated #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘M is for Motivation | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ It is said that with the right motivation, one can accomplish anything. However, motivation is not magical fairy dust, which is going to be sprinkled on us  by our fairy god mother. Neither  does it come in a bottle. There is no green […]

Apr 14

Learning from our Kids #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘L is for Learning | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ A couple of days ago, I was going about my household chores, when I opened a door, and it knocked down my 3 year old who was playing behind it (Don’t worry it wasn’t a big fall, and the floor is carpeted). It […]

Apr 13

A Random Act of Kindness by a Stranger #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘K is for Kindness | Positive & Inspired Living A To Z’ The year was 2009. At the time, I was single, living in Mumbai and working as a Research Analyst for a Financial Services firm. On the surface, it was like any other day. I boarded my regular train to work. My mind, however, […]

Apr 11

Do not Judge. The truth might surprise you. #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘J is for Judgement | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ Mother Teresa once said, “If you judge people, you have no time to love them”. We all must have heard this saying several times, but putting it to practice is, well,  another thing all-together. Today, I am sharing one of my favorite stories […]

Apr 10

What Inspires You? #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘I is for Inspiration | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ It is said that inspiration doesn’t last when it comes from the outside, however when it comes from the inside, it can be all the force you need to succeed in life. I don’t quite understand the outside / inside concept in the […]

Apr 9

Keeping Hope Alive #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘H is for Hope | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ It is rightly said that life is a roller coaster with its fair share of ups and downs. As much as we want our coaster to only go onwards and upwards, we will have to deal with the frightening dips. These dips are […]

Apr 8

Gratitude Journal – As simple as it sounds? #AtoZChallenge 2015 @AprilA2Z

‘G is for Gratitude | Positive & Inspired Living A to Z’ Writing a gratitude journal has been on my ‘To-Do List’ forever. The concept looked great in theory, but only recently did I put it in practice. It seemed simple enough – writing down all the things you are grateful for. But when I […]

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