Life

The Power of Values

Attending a funeral is not an experience one looks forward to. But it is interesting to see how people talk about the deceased. Stories about the one who has passed can tell even a stranger what type of person he or she was. It gives you a glimpse into the values they lived by, whether they loved, hard working, helpful, understanding, accepting, etc. Now, jot down what you would want people to say at your funeral. Once you are done with your list, analyze it. Ask yourself if you are living these values every day. You might have some values that you try to live by, some that are a part of your personality, and some you aspire to have. To live the life that you want, the first step would be to start living by your list of values. This is going to instantly mould you into the person you want ...

Attitude of Gratitude

What are you grateful for? You could probably name a few things. But are you consciously grateful for them each day, probably not? It’s not like you look at a loved one every day and think, “Thank god she is there in my life”. Being grateful is an important value to have. Not convinced? Take a minute and think about every time somebody has appreciated and thanked you for doing something. Felt good right? Now think about every time you have appreciated someone who did something for you. Still felt good. So why don’t you live a life where each day you feel that kind of goodness. Once you make such living a way of life, you might see that even on a routine day you have a number of things that you are thankful for. Your attitude towards tasks, people and even yourself might change for the bett...