Time Management Skills for Effective productivity

Time Management Skills for Effective Productivityu

Why is it that some people achieve so much more with their time than others? Are you frequently interrupted or pulled in different directions?

More than likely, just like me, you have read books, attended management seminars, use email calendar or a day planner to schedule and organise your day, but you are still dividing your attention between so many different tasks.

It can be stressful trying to balance family and work. But with some simple changes in your daily routine and your mindset, things will get easier. Continue reading “Time Management Skills for Effective productivity”

How To Handle Setbacks In Life

How to Handle Setbacks in Life

“You know, everyone has setbacks in their life, and everybody falls short of whatever goals they might set for themselves. That’s part of living and coming to terms with who you are as a person.” – Hillary Clinton.

Setbacks are not easy to handle, but they definitely help us build our character.

Like most of you, I have been facing setbacks at times, and those setbacks seem to be more challenging especially when you have a strong emotional desire. Continue reading “How To Handle Setbacks In Life”

A Beautiful Poetic Language

“Love one another, but make not a bond of love; Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”

“Your children are not your children; They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. ”

And what is it to work with love? It is to sow seeds with tenderness and reap the harvest with joy, even as if your beloved were to eat the fruit.”

No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of this faith and his lovingness.

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”

These quotations are from the book The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. It illustrates Almustafa’s words of wisdom to the people of Orphalese.  The prophet, Continue reading “A Beautiful Poetic Language”

Control Your Own Identity

Our roles in each relationship are likely to affect how we identify ourselves.

My identity as a mother has remained, but parts of me have changed over the years.

My three sons have grown now and have moved entirely into lives of their own. They have moved to a world of work, friendship and, all other attachments. A separate sphere where I am, for the most part, a welcome visitor.

I have always believed that parenting is more about preparing them to be independent, to be competent and enthusiastic about moving into a meaningful adult lives and less about having ‘happy’ children indefinitely clingy and dependent.

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