Every one of us is special..

We all have those environments in which we perform better than most. Let’s keep searching for these environments from time to time. For many, it is what they study, for others it is the sports field and for many it is on a canvas, on a stage etc..

It helps finding these environments because these environments are where we build our confidence. In fact, if we have people in these environments who see us for who we can be – we should do all we can to get back to this environment and give back as much as possible.. even if we do..we will never be able to give back as much as we get!

For me, it is RealAcad(www.realacad.com). I feel alive during that one week of intense learning with lots of inspiring people. I learn more about myself than I learn in years of normal life. I sing more, dance more and have so much more fun than I do in years.. yet I get work done as well. And finally, I must admit, for the competitive person within me, there is just no better return than seeing myself perform and be recognised – in most cases not only for who I am.. more for who I could be if I made the right choices.. :)

Thank you RealAcad! :)

Learning from Armageddon..

This is a learning from the movie starring Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler wherein Willis and Affleck save the world from a large asteroid crash. I personally love the movie and re visit a few scenes from time to time.

One such scene is just before the team is about to fly off to space – Willis(leader) demands that everyone get a day off because of the intense training over the past few days. And Affleck and Tyler(being in love..) take the day off to a picturesque part of the country side and enjoy the evening with cheery romantic conversations. At that moment, Tyler asks Ben if he thought there were many others spending such a moment at that time.. ‘I hope so.. what else are we saving the world for?’ answered Affleck

I think the answer is classic. And is a true testament to the idea of treating every day like it were our last. Let’s try and remember such moments, spread love, cheer and happiness..For this moment, let’s try and forget stress, illness, deadlines and just thank the lord for all we’ve got..

what else are we living this life for?

:)

Sometimes things go wrong..

without you playing any part..

I was called for my cluster cleaning and said I’d be there in 5 minutes. In that 5 minutes, all my food that was bought to help my stomach get better + food gotten from home and kept with so much care were all thrown out. Forget the money – if you are a lover of food, you would realize the value of delicious home made recipes..

All gone.. before I knew it. Its like a tragedy..

Indeed, sh*t happens..

Take time off..

to eat your food..alone..without reading/listening to a book..without talking to anyone else..without the show on the television/computer.. just you and your food..try a rendezvous..

This was the first thing that the attender at my school at home told me when I went back to school this time around. He told me to focus on my food and eat and said the difference in health would be stunning..

Truly wise.. Thanks to you Ismail! :)