Am I dreaming?

While serving on the board of our organization’s Employee Resources Group, I was always on the lookout of great speakers whom we could invite for speaker series. From Srijan Pal Singh (Founder & CEO), Kalam Center, to National Award winners Shasha Tirupathi and Ashish Vidhyarthi. What this gave me was access to amazing people whose life is a living example for one and all.

Although it didn’t materialize, it’s my hunt for the best speakers that led me to Ashish Vidyarthi’s page. I always knew him as an actor more known for his antagonist and character roles. Since then I had been looking for opportunities to attend his workshop.

And finally, this happened – “Partnering with Ashish and Piloo Vidhyarthi” Both of them make a powerful couple who can motivate you with simple and practical examples. I absolutely had a great time attending this workshop.

Also, one of the “Am I dreaming?” moments ๐Ÿ˜Š

Do share your “Am I dreaming? Moments in the comment section below. I’d love to read. ๐Ÿ˜Š

P. S. A re-introduction was inspired from this workshop.

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Guest Blog: I am possible

This week my guest blog features MySmallworld.ย This guest is not just a writer but someone whom I have always looked up to –ย  A born fighter – a multi-tasker – a wonderful mom – and above all my lovely sister ๐Ÿ™‚ Her page is full of beautiful quotes that are inspired from her real-life experiences and this is probably her first attempt to write a blog. And I am glad she did it for me ๐Ÿ™‚

I am possible

Ever been into a situation where you felt โ€œI am done, there is nothing left for me now, I am worthless or hopeless? Well, we live in a world where, no matter how hard we try to keep ourself positive, there are people around who don’t fail to crush our confidence.

I still remember the days of my 11th grade. Teachers are known to be great mentors in a student’s life, but fortunately or unfortunately, there a teacher who for some reason believed that I won’t make it. She used to tell me in every possible way that – โ€œjust wait and watch – no one will hire you. You won’t get a job, ANYWHERE!โ€.

Those days were hell for me – I was disheartened and depressed. I almost lost all my wish to exist. Coming out of that situation was a difficult, slow but daily process. I spent days praying, reading self-help books, listening to motivational speakers and uplifting music.

I wish I could meet my dear teacher once and tell her โ€œI am the same person whom you declared jobless way before she even cleared the schoolingโ€. Because I have been working for more than a decade now without any breaks.

As Les Brown quotes – โ€œSomeone elseโ€™s opinion about you doesnโ€™t have to be your realityโ€. This changed my world. Whenever I feel down, I keep saying this to myself. It boosts me up and keeps me going.

This is just one example of rejections I have faced in my life. I know we all have many such experiences. But let not the bitter experience stop you from living your life. We all are here for a purpose and we all are capable to make it happen!

Keep going!

Me..

Found this from a page I follow..

Unfiltered

I always love getting into conversations with my 4 year old niece because of her cute and unfiltered responses.

Last time we met, I got to learn from her that brain is in the stomach. I couldn’t stop myself from ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚.

But seriously thinking about it now, makes me feel, life would have been so much easier if brain was in the stomach. ๐Ÿ˜‚

What do you think? I would leave the why part for my readers.. ๐Ÿ™‚

New look

My page has a new look. Do check out and let me know how you find it. And if there are any suggested themes, please drop a note in the comment section below:

Some pictures

From my visit to the Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara last month.

300+ ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐ŸŽˆ ๐ŸŽˆ ๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽ‘

I crossed 300+ followers today. I don’t like using the word “followers” because everyone here is definitely a trendsetter with their unique stories and content. I am really thankful to all my readers and a special mention to the ones who have taken time to not just read but also encouraging me with their kind words.

I also found a wonderful friend during my time here – rhapsody – thanks for being such a cool writer and continue to inspire us with your wonderful blogs. Ahead of the Friendship Day next month, sending you lots of love and wishes.

Of course to everyone else too.. ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Each one of you and your blogs are the reason why I feel like coming back to this place again and again. Feels like a different part of the world. ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿก ๐Ÿ—บ ๐ŸŒŽ

Cheers! ๐Ÿฅ‚

~Ayesha