Our Blog - Ideas, Reflections, Aspirations

April 17, 2020

Gratitude boosts positive emotions, makes us more happier and successful. We share practices that help boost mental health, emotional well-being and make us more kind, loving & happy

January 15, 2019

Ikigai - finding something that you love doing and the world needs. Something that pays you well and something that you are good at. Finding meaning & purpose

November 4, 2016

Are you stressed out? Are you having a bad day? Do you want to change it into a fantastic day? Are you willing to take action? Watch this inspiring video by Robin Sharma. 

Robin Sharma shares the foll. 5 wonderful tips on how to do just that.

1) Change perspective
2) Find the pivot (what's the opportunity here)
3) Exercise, move, do yoga and get the happy chemi...

July 30, 2016

Click on the individual roses for a close-up view!

I love photographing roses. I can spend hours taking pictures of roses. Here is a gallery of some of the beautiful rose shots taken in a garden in Aix-en-Provence, France in 2014. What a beautiful, vibrant city rich with colors and art. Now pause and reflect on this amazing fact of life...

"A beauti...

July 21, 2016

We face many favorable and unfavorable situations in our lives that make us react in ways that may not always be in our best interests. Let us read, digest, understand and apply this timeless wisdom by Sufi mystic Rumi or Mevlana.

1. In generosity and helping others, be like a river
2. In compassion and grace be like the sun
3. In concealing others’ faults be...

July 18, 2016

Beautiful quote / reminder on what teaching & learning entails and this applies to both, students and teachers. Reflect on it.

"Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.
Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding."
~ William Arthur Ward (American writer, 1921-1994)

A teacher must tweak his or her teaching method...

July 13, 2016

Wonderful entertaining 15-min TEDTalk by a charming, bubbly & pretty Indian Radio Jockey from Dubai (Malavika Varadan) on the subject of starting a conversation with almost any stranger. She gives very good pointers and is a great presenter. If you lead workshops, you fill learn some wonderful techniques to engage with your audience.