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Everyday Gyaan

Keep A Green Bough In Your Heart

Keep a green bough in your heart? In case you’re wondering about the title, I’m referring to the Chinese proverb: If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. This is one proverb I’ve always loved. Though I don’t quite know what exactly the Chinese mean…

Know Yourself – Part 3

Who Am I Really? Quick, finish this sentence: “I am a ________.” What popped into your mind? Did you immediately think of your job title? Did you identify yourself with a relationship term, like wife, daughter, or a Michael Jackson fan? Maybe you described your body (“I am 6 feet…

Knowing Yourself – Part 2

Is Your Personality A Mask? “She has a wonderful personality.” “He has no personality.” “We seem to have a clash of personality.” “I want to improve my personality.” We use the term ‘personality’ frequently but what does it actually mean? Personality is not easily defined. There are numerous personality theories…

Thanks and apologies – again

Please ‘bear’ with me – this is going to be a longish post. I’ve not been replying to your many, encouraging comments because my time at the computer has been somewhat restricted. I will explain why. A few months back, I went for what I thought was a routine eye…

Happiness Just Around The Corner?

I must thank my husband for the inspiration – he suggested that I write this post after an interesting conversation we had. It was our observation of some people we know that set us off on this discussion.  Happiness Just Around The Corner? Whenever we talk to or meet with…

The Friendship Factor

It seems I can go on and on about friendship andfriends and it’s not because I’m an authority on the subject. I guess it’s because the dynamics of relationships have always fascinated me. Recently, someone asked me this question: “I was wondering how acceptance challenges a friend to improve…won’t that…

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