A couple of statements that Dan Brown makes about love in his book “Origin” got my attention while I was reading it recently. He says; “Love is from another realm. We cannot manufacture it on demand. Nor can we subdue it when it appears. Love is not our choice to make.” He also says; “Love is not a finite emotion. We don’t have only so … Continue reading Love is all we need
My son Ali reminded me the other day about this concept that I have heard about but never had a chance to write on. It is called Hygge, pronounced in Danish as Hue-Gah. As a person who loves to get warm, comfy and cozy, this whole hygee phenomenon is a perfect match for me. Read further and see if it is so for you too. … Continue reading What is your favourite Hygge moment?
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
Listening to Joaquin Phoenix’s speech at the Oscars brought tears to my eyes. Those were tears of happiness and hope. In 3 minutes and 33 seconds, he incredibly summarized what is going wrong in the world. He told us what humanity needs, and how to get there. Very moving, very touching, very emotional. It has strengthened my trust in humanity. It is refreshing to see … Continue reading Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow
Tomorrow marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year (also known as Spring Festival) celebrations. For the year of 2020, the main zodiac element is Metal, and the animal sign is Rat, therefore, 2020 will be the Year of the Metal Rat. According to the Chinese Astrology connaisseurs; Metal Rat Year is going to be a strong, prosperous and lucky year for almost all Chinese … Continue reading Year of the Metal Rat will bring Prosperity
The belief that unhappiness is selfless and happiness is selfish is misguided. It’s more selfless to act happy. It takes energy, generosity, and discipline to be unfailingly lighthearted, yet everyone takes the happy person for granted. ― Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project What does the word selfish mean to you? It’s not a positive word, right? According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, selfish is: “concerned excessively or exclusively … Continue reading Selfish, Selfless or Selfful?
2019 is over, and a brand-new decade is ready to begin with the year of 2020. Even the way the word 2020 (twenty-twenty) twirls in one’s mouth is better than in 2019. I already love the year of 2020. Last year around this time, I emphasized the words “Transition & Transformation” in my welcoming blog post for the year 2019. Today, I repeat the same, … Continue reading Happy New Decade!
Did you know that you guarantee to manifest anything you want by feeling grateful for having it? Wait, what? How would that work? You do not have it, yet you feel grateful for having it? Well, it does. And yes, it’s true. If you can trick your mind to feel grateful for having something that you don’t have yet, but you want to possess very … Continue reading The Secret to Trick Your Mind into Manifesting Whatever You Desire
Today I am turning 50. No joke, literally half a century. No wonder there are lots of things I have difficulty remembering. Well, most probably because some of them happened decades ago, laughing out loud. Throughout the years of my humble life on this beautiful earth, I am quite happy with my accomplishments, most important one being bringing a person, now a nice young man … Continue reading The Big 5-OH
There are so many negative words floating around us. “Hate” is one of them. My close friends and family members know very well that I am allergic to that word. I do not use it and I do not like people around me using it. Most people use and overuse some words without even thinking. Most of them are redundant words, such as the word … Continue reading Remove the word “hate” from your vocabulary