Exercising patience during the pandemic

It seems like patience is the name of the game these days. More so than it used to be before this whole COVID-19 situation came into our lives. Now, you need to wait for almost everything you used to get in a blink of an eye. Most probably, you are trying to take care of some things that you used to outsource in the past. Like in … Continue reading Exercising patience during the pandemic

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Happy V Day

Special days like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day always makes me feel sad a little. I am grateful for having my favourite people healthy and alive to celebrate those days but what about others? I can’t stop but thinking about people who lost their mom or dad. Moms and dads who suffered the excruciating pain of losing a child. People who wanted to be … Continue reading Happy V Day

Labelling People – Not a good idea

We, human beings like to label people around us and let others label us. Think about all the labels you have attached to your children or your spouse, or the labels that have been given to you by your classmates, family members, colleagues, friends. Some were self-created but, most were given to you by others.   Lazy, clumsy, shy, gifted, princess, aggressive, quiet, hyperactive, slow, genious … Continue reading Labelling People – Not a good idea

Self-Respect or Social Approval?

Do you make your choices and decisions according to your own feelings, instincts, beliefs and thoughts or others’? If others’, such as your spouse, your family, your co-workers, your boss, or your friends, how can you be happy? Who is your master? Yourself! And no one else could decide for you. You can include your loved ones in your thought and decision process, and get … Continue reading Self-Respect or Social Approval?

People need people

My classmates from the all-girls high school that I have attended as a teenager, are going to celebrate our 50th birthday next weekend, as almost all of us are turning 50 this year. They are getting together for a sleepover at a nice and cozy little hotel. I would love to be there with them, but I am a little too far from my hometown. … Continue reading People need people

The Power of Touch

Cuddle Comfort, Cuddlery, The Snuggle Buddies… You might wonder what these names are for. They are all mostly online companies, in the US and Canada. There are lots and lots of them in many cities, especially bigger cities in North America. So, what do they do? You can guess looking at their names that they provide cuddles, hugs, comfort, physical affection to people who do … Continue reading The Power of Touch

Love… Today, and every day

Did you know that Esther Howland, the woman who produced the first commercial American Valentine’s Day in the 1840s, sold a then mind-boggling $5,000 in cards during her first year of business? And that it is the celebration with the second highest number of cards sold, after Christmas? What does this tell you? To me, it means that LOVE is important to people. We need … Continue reading Love… Today, and every day