Tag Archives: life-mantras

Zen and the art of writing

(Week Aug 4~Aug 10) “I write because i don’t know what i think until i read what i say~ i write to discover what i know” ~ Flannery O’ Connor People sing, people dance, people paint; some get into the … Continue reading

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# Day 365 (Purna: the Full, the Whole, the Complete, the Infinite—)

ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं पूर्णात्पुर्णमुदच्यते पूर्णश्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते ॥ (Om Purnamade Purnamidam Purnat Purnamudachyate Purnasya Purnamadaya Purnameva Vashishyate) As i write my final post of the 365-days-a-post-a-day-challenge, the mantra above comes to mind with a certain gratitude and humility. It is … Continue reading

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# Day 364 (A prayer for your “senior-self”!)

My husband has a printed copy of this pinned over his work-desk. For everyone getting on in age, these are great reminders of the pitfalls to avoid and some rules to follow to help keep your sanity and the sanity … Continue reading

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# Day 352 (Nurturing positivity)

Sharing an old post from the web on nurturing the positivity within~ Ten Commandments for a positive attitude… # Heavy rains remind us of challenges in life. Never ask for a lighter rain. Just pray for a better umbrella. # … Continue reading

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# Day 338 (Being alive…)

“There is no editor on the internet so people can put stuff out there that is just absolutely drop dead wrong.” ~ Dr. Phil McGraw (Behind the Headlines) There was a time when people spoke about the “mesmerism of print”–if … Continue reading

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# Day 314 (Run away, run away…)

One of the side-effects of ageing in this era of internet-driven-social-interaction is that every day some friend or group shares their ‘mantras’ or tips on how to “age well”~ stay physically and emotionally healthy and keep your mind sharp! It’s … Continue reading

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# Day 310 (Moderation is the key)

At some point or the other we all ask ourselves this question: do our indulgences, our extravagances, need to be such all-or-nothing affairs? And then on the other extreme lies another question: why do we need to set ourselves near-impossible … Continue reading

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