Category Archives : Life Strategies

Nothing less than perfection

I had a lovely conversation the other day about perfection being a scary thing and that is the perception for a lot of people because perfection is seen as the pinnacle of the mountain, as something so unachievable as to almost make you die trying for perfection. So let me break that down. Perfection as […]

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Don’t compromise. Do this

It is inevitable living our lives that we are going to come across things that aren’t precisely what we wanted – they could be surprising developments in situations that we are in the middle of, and the common response to this is that we must compromise and adjust and somehow make it work. I have […]

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Kindness is not weakness

When I was growing up I heard this phrase a lot about people who have betrayed someone’s trust or have taken advantage or have taken things for granted and it is this: that they mistook kindness for weakness. And in fact a lot of the kind people or nurturing people in the world are considered […]

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Patterns and predictions

Make accurate predictions for your future! Today I want to talk to you about patterns. A wonderful life lesson that I learned from my Jewel game, there are actually many lessons I learned from the Jewel game and I shall expound on them all through the Daily Grains but this is one quite excellent one: […]

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Are we looking without seeing?

Following on from yesterday’s Daily Grain about seeing more than we are currently seeing I want to extrapolate on that Simon and Garfunkel Sound of Silence analogy. And it is this: we are looking without seeing. It’s something that I think is endemic, where we look at things, we acknowledge that they are there, but […]

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The language of love

Here’s another language that is universally understood and it’s the language of love. This is not a *new age* *Kumbaya* interpretation. This is real. And I will give you an example. When I was in college and traveling, unfortunately, on a public bus in India – if you’ve ever seen a public bus in India, […]

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