A Brave and Startling Truth by Maya Angelou

A Brave and Startling Truth, Maya Angelou

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A Brave and Startling Truth by Maya Angelou

Saw a post in the Official Instagram account of Maya Angelou, when I woke up this morning, sharing part of the moving poem “A Brave and Startling Truth”. Dr. Maya Angelou composed this poem in 1995 for the 50th anniversary of the United Nations. Critic Richard Long called it her “second ‘public’ poem”. Later that year, Random House published an edition of the poem. Read more

Modern Christians: Tips On How To Find Love In Christian Dating Sites

Modern Christians: Tips On How To Find Love In Christian Dating Sites

Tips On How To Find Love In Christian Dating Sites

Modern Christians: Tips On How To Find Love In Christian Dating Sites

Christianity has been there since antiquity, and believed that finding true love always falls in the hands of God. By this, they solely rely on faith rather than looking for their partner themselves. But times have changed since then, and there are a whole lot of ways of finding love. Christianity did not dwindle with their faiths; instead, it evolved and adapted to modern society today! Read more

Nine Essential Ingredients of a True Apology by Dr. Harriet Lerner

Dr. Harriet Lerner Nine Essential Ingredients of a True Apology

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Renowned psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Harriet Lerner sheds light on the essential ingredients of a true apology. She has been studying apologies for more than two decades, namely, why some people won’t give them. Now Dr. Lerner offers compelling stories and solid theory that demonstrates the transformative power of making amends in her latest book, Why Won’t You Apologize? Let me leave you with these essential ingredients of a true apology by Dr. Harriet Lerner now. Read more

Promise Yourself, The Optimist Creed, Christian D. Larson

Promise Yourself, Christian D. Larson

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Promise Yourself (The Optimist Creed) by Christian D. Larson

‘Promise Yourself’, also known as ‘The Optimist Creed’, was written by Christian D. Larson. It was originally published in his book “Your Forces and How to Use Them” in 1912. Being one of the pioneers of motivational thought, Larson reasoned that affirmative thought sets in motion unseen forces, both spiritual and psychical, and aids in manifesting our desires. Till this day, “The Optimist Creed” (Promise Yourself) is still often quoted to inspire people around the world. Read more

False Bill Gates COVID-19 message and what we can still take back

False Bill Gates COVID-19 message and lessons we can still take back

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs at ‘D5: All Things Digital’ conference in Carlsbad, California, in 2007, Photo credit: Wikipedia

False Bill Gates COVID-19 message and what we can still take back

Just this week, I received a forwarded WhatsApp message from a group chat attributing to Bill Gates, the co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, titled ‘Bill Gates views in what is the Corona/Covid-19 Virus Really Teaching us?’ I remembered the first thing that came across my mind was, ‘Is it really written by Bill Gates?’ With the internet, it is not hard to verify this. From BuzzFeed News, a spokesperson for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation confirmed with them that the Microsoft cofounder did not say these words. Read more

Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today

Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Jerry Spinelli

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Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today

“Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow … You’re cheating yourself out of today. Today is calling to you, trying to get your attention, but you’re stuck on tomorrow, and today trickles away like water down a drain. You wake up the next morning and that today you wasted is gone forever. It’s now yesterday. Some of those moments may have had wonderful things in store for you, but now you’ll never know.”

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