How sweet it is to relish
the radiant side of life only
and to continue to cruise joyously
on the path to my horizon.
Just like the Saints did.

How gratifying it is to savour
the goodness in everything I see
and to continue to relish
the awesomeness of my friends,
family, colleagues, and neighbours.
Just like the wildebeest.

How endearing it is to angelically fly high
to the comfort zone,

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On my mind are those of us folks who were born in the nineteen fifties and sixties: We, thankfully, got an education in the sixties, seventies, and extending into the eighties, the latter period of which was interspersed with moments of leisure. This was followed by a period of stabilization and getting wiser, somewhat. The…Continue Reading “What A Full Life It Has Been For The Baby Boomer Generation”

Success starts when one’s body, heart, mind, soul and spirit are completely fulfilled and are happily in sync ….

Success starts when one realizes that some fights are not worth one’s time and leaves such small fights for small fighters; when one acknowledges the need to wisely choose what needs to be fought for, and what needs not to be fought for …..

Success starts when one stops fighting for a job post, or an opportunity, where the competition is not going to be straight and fair …..

Success starts when one finds that soul mate and life partner that they can bend a knee for and journey together into the twilight years ….

Success starts when

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It is said that, on average, each one of us complains about 15 to 30 times every day. This mostly comes in the form of venting to a partner or to a friend when we are tired, afraid, overwhelmed, or have an overload of feelings and we need an outlet. It’s healthy and refreshing after we vocalize about situations or people, including our boss, our day, our loss, perpetrated injustice, imminent danger, politics, or the deep distresses of our hearts and souls when life is difficult. When looked at this way, complaining can be constructive, healing, reparative, and can cultivate relationships that have deeper connection.

However, our complaining may sometimes go overboard and become exhausting to the listeners; especially when we become people who are never satisfied, when we become unhappy people who are constantly frustrated over everything, when we become people who are discontented, who cannot see the positive side of anything, and when we get into the habit of constantly bombarding others with our issues. At such times, complaining becomes a sinister way of asserting ourselves to secure our own comfort regardless of how those around us feel, and we end up conveying defiance, disrespect, or disapproval.

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