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Upasna

SELF IMPROVEMENT

PUTTING GRATITUDE INTO PRACTICE

May 27, 2017

I am trying to put this habit of writing Gratitude journal into practice. We all have our Gratitude moments; small or big. It does not come easy but with practice – We need to look around for the things which make our Life easy or make us thankful. Moreover rather than cribbing for the things that won’t work out, its a great way to look back at the month by counting the blessings. If you have not tried it, I…

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PARENTING SPONSORED

~Learning+Safety=Fun~ ANNOUNCING GIVEAWAY FOR YOUR BUNDLE OF JOY!

May 20, 2017
best learning apps for toddlers

Mom:  “Why don’t you spend enough time with the Kid”? Father: “See, we are watching YouTube together” Mom: “Do you even know what he is watching?”   With a Screen device in every hand, we all are changing the definitions of Entertainment and Play.  According to the survey by AppyStore, 58 percent Indian parents use Internet based tools for their kids. We cannot stop their fascination for screen devices, but we can always control what they see and hear. The…

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PARENTING QUOTED STORIES LINKY

A strange place called Mommyland #QuotedStories

May 16, 2017
BEING A MOM

He scratch me while his anger is at its peak. Sometimes, his tantrums know no bounds. I do not remember how many times he does this to me. It hurts but the moment he hugs me tight, I melt like an Ice-cream under the sun. How sweet but strange is the relationship between a Mother and a child.     He does not want me around when he gets a device in his hand but he needs me to make…

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BLOGGING LIFE QUOTED STORIES LINKY

Feeling Gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it

May 5, 2017
april gratitude list

Its strange how someone’s presence make us forget the Past life. A married couple who once feels complete with each others presence in their lives, could not imagine their lives without their Kid now. It started feeling like as if their life was incomplete which was once fulfilled. Bizarre, Right? We have felt that way. Though, we never felt as if something is missing before but now, Life seems more fulfilling and promising. Its seems yesterday our little one was…

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LIFE STORY

27 year old bringing livelihood opportunities to her town

May 2, 2017

Many Villages in India are turning into Ghost Villages with most of the people settling down in Cities for work opportunities. But there are few who are working towards bringing growth opportunities to the Villages to retain the people. One of them is 27 year old, Divya Rawat from Uttrakhand. She came from Uttarakhand to Delhi to pursue her undergraduate and Master’s degrees in social work. After that, she found a job in a leading NGO, where she worked on…

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BLOGGING QUOTED STORIES LINKY

A TO Z REFLECTIONS 2017 + QUOTED STORIES LINKY

May 1, 2017
a to z challenge

This was my first time participation in April A to Z Challenge and I am proud to say that I survived. Though, it wasn’t easy- Writing a Blog everyday, Reading other Blogs and Sharing Blog love. Daily Blogging needs persistent efforts and on top of everything, Time management. Preparing and writing a Blog daily helped me not to waste single moment of my day.   A to Z challenge also revealed some interesting facts to me- I do not need…

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LIFESTYLE

Zero in: Minimalist is a work in progress

April 30, 2017

There is no destination to arrive at in this journey of Minimalism. No one will tell you the magic formula for how to be a minimalist. Being a Minimalist you always try to be a better version of yourself, always De-cluttering the meaningless and joyless things, always simplifying relationships, always trying to put needs over wants, always trying to spare some time for the passions.     Start with shifting your attention towards meaningful things in Life. You need to…

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LIFESTYLE SELF IMPROVEMENT

Yoga Lifestyle off the mat

April 29, 2017
yoga lifestyle

I always wanted to adapt to yoga lifestyle after I crossed my mid 20s. Its been more than 4 years but I could not be able to practice it on daily basis. and then I read something which made me realized that Yoga Lifestyle does not only mean on-mat but can be practiced in off-mat Life too.   Yoga is not only about doing asanas and sweating out. Its about balancing your mind and heart.   Being Honest with self…

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LIFESTYLE PEOPLE SELF IMPROVEMENT

Make Minimalism your X-factor – Deal with Criticism as a Minimalist

April 28, 2017
dealing with criticism

We all should learn the art of dealing with criticism. Whenever anyone tried to tread a different path, world is ready to criticize. Whether a success of a fail- you will gather the judgements for sure.   Minimalism is surely x-factor in this world full of rage, clutter and consumerism. If you are successful in keeping yourself at bay to these – You are already a Minimalist. If you find time for the things you truly Love- You are already…

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LIFESTYLE

How to be Free? Create some white space

April 27, 2017
how to be free

How to be free in this Era when we like being overwhelmed all the time? First thing- Stop using to-do lists and filling up every single minute of your day.   Add some white space into your days: A small nap Do-nothing but only sit still Alone time Spending few minutes daily to learn something new; non-work related Deep Breathing   We all should create enough white space in our days, in our calendar, in our minds for more joy,…

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