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Sparkle #122: Dr. Seuss Quotes

Happy Monday bright people! I am back after another week of traveling, and cannot wait to share vignettes and stories from my trip with you. Travel last week was focused on learning and development, as I took time off from work to attend a soft skills training. The training was geared towards introspection and cultivating awareness of different personality types – our own as well as others. My top takeaways from the sessions – be mindful, listen more, respect time and do more of what makes you happy! But let’s save more on this for another post and get back to sparkly Mondays on the blog! I am feeling super charged…

September 7, 2015
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Sparkle #118: Life Advice from Cartoons

Happy Monday people, another week and another chance to get it right! Every Monday, I post something inspirational so we can start our week on the right note. This week, I wanted to share this info-graphic from Buzzfeed which has some amazing life quotes from fictional characters. Although these first appeared in kids entertainment programs, they probably make for more sound advice than anything adults can offer. Each one of these is worth a read, and remembering them first thing in the morning will help start the day on a positive note! In fact, I think this image deserves to be printed and put on our workstations so we can stay motivated…

August 24, 2015
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Sparkle #107: Paris vs New York

I love Paris and New York – both cities are my absolute favorites and close to my heart for so many different reasons! I discovered Paris via books and movies and fell in love with it in an instant. Thankfully, my maiden visit this summer only deepened my love for the city! New York on the other hand was my first solo international trip, and the incidents and experiences on this trip helped shape my overall outlook on travel.  New York will always be special for me as it awakened my wanderlust and forever changed my perspective on solo travel! Both the cities have distinct personalities and histories, and a discussion on the…

July 28, 2015
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Sparkle #96: The Magic of Enid Blyton

Did you grow up reading Enid Blyton? I did! Her books were a very important part of my growing up years and I feel like her stories helped me believe that anything is possible, and magic does exist! Her stories ranged from the whimsical to the realistic – on one hand she would write about folklore and faraway lands, and on the other hand she would narrate adventures of school kids solving mysteries. Her books offered an escape from the real world to a fantasy world which seemed enchantingly perfect! Enid Blyton introduced me to the amazing world of books and the wonders of reading. So for today’s…

July 8, 2015
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Sparkle #60: Eat Pray Love Quotes

Hello folks, how is your week coming along? 2015 has been a busy year for me so far – lots of work, this lovely blog, daily Yoga and weekly Zumba classes have kept me interested and occupied. But amidst all this chaos, my reading took a backseat. Today, I tried to revive my reading habit and picked up a novel which I intend to finish over the weekend. And while browsing my library, I came across one of my all time favorite books – Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.  There are some books which leave a deep impact on you and play a big role…

April 8, 2015