A Dose of Reality, My Quirks, Thoughts and Notions

Perks of Having a More Successful Older Sibling

"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship." -Margaret Mead  They say the youngest child is the luckiest child in a family. I am not sure I can say that with the deepest conviction. Maybe it's because in our family, there's only… Continue reading Perks of Having a More Successful Older Sibling

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A Dose of Reality, Thoughts and Notions

Perfect Timing

Life operates not on our timing. It operates on God's. What may seem like a denial might actually just be a delay. So, be patient and keep the faith. August 7th, Tuesday. I had a 12 PM yoga class to attend and by 11:25 AM, I was still far from the studio, there being heavy… Continue reading Perfect Timing

A Dose of Reality, Thoughts and Notions

Needs and Wants

“If one prays for patience, do you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If they pray for courage, does God give them courage, or does he give them opportunities to be courageous? If one prayed for their family to be closer, you think God zaps them… Continue reading Needs and Wants

A Dose of Reality, Thoughts and Notions

We’re Not Perfect

It's easy to be irritated by people who cannot meet our expectations. Even I am trying hard to be more forgiving too. It's the idealist in me that sometimes clouds my understanding of other people's situations. I guess it helps to realize that we are all just a bunch of folks, trying to navigate life… Continue reading We’re Not Perfect

A Dose of Reality, Motivational Thoughts, Thoughts and Notions

Setbacks and Comebacks

What's done is done. There are things I cannot control and things that cannot be undone. It's a lesson I still have to work hard on learning... Some days are just so smooth; no bumps along the way, no heavy traffic going to work, no cramming to get things done and no heated discussions with… Continue reading Setbacks and Comebacks

A Dose of Reality, Thoughts and Notions

Being Kind to Myself

“Be kind to yourself. Remember that when you abuse yourself, you will experience the anger, apathy, and regret of the bully as well as the depression, anxiety, and insecurity of the victim. Whatever you do, be kind to yourself.” -Vironika Tugaleva I made quite a few blunders recently. They are not life threatening nor will… Continue reading Being Kind to Myself