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How to be Happier !

How to be happier ?   HOW to be Happy - or Happier ! The perpetual grail - and seems CNN also has something to say about it . Find the article at : And here is the two minute summary ;-) Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness. ! Science shows people who are happy live longer and healthier lives. The good news is that generating better bliss is something we can all do regardless of our…
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Insanity…..

the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  Albert Einstein Indeed, man is a creature of Habit. And while we all want to change many aspects of our lives invariably all of those are essentially changing our habits.  And so, when we are loath to, it is good to remember this.
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Inspire

Accept and love … unconditionally…

True love accepts and does its best with what is ! Sometimes one has to accept and love ..unconditionally Got this via a forward awhile ago. Puts across the dilemmas many of us face very well so thought of ===== It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80's arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. I took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would to able…
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The Secret- no more !

The Secret is Within you !   Quite an interesting pitch for quite a successful book .. and many spawns , including a movie , seminars who has read it ? Does/Did it work for you ? About 24000 likes on youtube presently seem to be finding it worthwhile ! What I understand is , in essence : Whatever you constantly think of, you attract in your life. Apart from Philosophy, even Quantum Physicists seem to be saying similar bring your universe into Existence ! BUT the Universe doesn't know " Good " or Bad ". So, for example, if…
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Western

Get Ready Here Come the Drums ! ( Rare Earth )

Rare Earth - The Band   Formed in 1960, Rare Earth had a number of Top 40 hits in the 1970–71 period. This one was their biggest, peaking at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. This disc sold over one million copies and received a gold record awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America. The Drums start at about 5 Never met a girl could make me feel the way that you do. (You're all right). Whenever I'm asked what makes-a my dreams real, I tell em you do. (You're outta sight). Well tweedle dee, tweedle…
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Songs to Ponder Over

Some songs are like that - they make you ponder and wonder  . This thread tries to capture them. Here is to start off ! Nice song which expresses well the Puzzle of this world ... संसार की हर शय का - Sansar Ki Har Shay Ka (Mahendra Kapoor) Movie/Album: धुंध (1973) Music By: रवि Lyrics By: साहिर लुधियानवी Performed By: महेंद्र कपूर संसार की हर शय का इतना ही फ़साना है एक धुँध से आना है, एक धुँध में जाना है ये राह कहाँ से है, ये राह कहाँ तक है ये राज़ कोई राही समझा है न जाना…
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Devotional

Anthem for the World

Aarti Anthem for the World Once actor Balraj Sahni asked the late Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore, “You have written the national anthem for India. Can you write an international anthem for the whole world?” “It has already been written, not only international but for the entire universe, in the 16th century by Nanak,” replied Tagore. He referred to the Sikh aarti (ceremony of light). Gurudev Tagore was so enamoured of this aarti that he personally translated it into Bengali. Every evening in all Gurudwaras, after the recitation of Rehraas Sahib, we can hear a melodious rendition of the aarti…
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