Most Motivational Speech: 15 minutes with Steve Jobs
Sometimes we forget that inspiration is all about recognising our abilities and appreciating our talents. We need a constant reminder to be an inspiration to ourselves. Here is an amazing speech given by Steve Jobs to the convocating batch at Stanford University.
Importance of “Me” Time
Be it office or home, you easily take out time for nearly every requirement. But have you ever taken out time for yourself? Read more about the very much required “Me” time and why it is so important especially for women.
7 Practical Tips to Achieve a Positive Mindset
Many a time we have heard people tell us, ‘be positive, and good things will come your way’. Though this seems a little clichéd, the power of positive thinking is indeed significant in our lives. It is not just the emotional being that is positively influenced, but the mental and physical being too. Positive thinking can give you more confidence, improve your mood, and even reduce the likelihood of developing conditions such as hypertension, depression, and other stress-related disorders. What does ‘positive thinking’ really mean? Positive thinking may be defined as positive imagery, positive self-talk, or general optimism, but these […]
KERALA DISTRICT AIMING TO BECOME HUNGER FREE
Can you imagine a day without food or water? Hunger and thirst are debilitating. Residents of Kerala’s Kottayam district decided to address the problem of hunger. Free food is provided by hotels and food banks to ensure the hungry do not sleep on an empty stomach. MIDDAY MEALS BY VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS An article in Manorama, a Kerala-based publication, mentions how voluntary organisations feed nearly 8,000 people. Around twenty voluntary organisations serve mid-day meals to patients receiving treatment in government hospitals. A local non-profit, Navjeevan Trust is responsible for serving nearly 5,000 patients in Medical College Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Kottayam General […]
HELP ERADICATE HUNGER
Hunger is a global problem. Everyone needs to be conscious about addressing and finding solutions to eradicate hunger. THE TORCHBEARERS The Duwara Consciousness Foundation is an initiative started by San Diego couple, Davinder Sing and Harsimran Kaur Khalsa. The foundation aims to feed the hungry, regardless of nationality, faith or personal circumstances. They began feeding people in the rough Oceanside neighbourhood of Joe Balderrama Park, California. A few months into their initiative, they received a notice asking them to get a special permit to continue their service. The duo decided to get a food trailer to help more people. Other […]
THE GIRL REUSING FLORAL WASTE PRODUCTIVELY
India is a land of diverse cultures and festivals. There are over fifty festivals, none of which are complete without floral decorations. Flowers also play a big role in wedding decorations. Did you know? Statistics reveal, flowers form one third of India’s annual solid waste, with around 2 million tonnes of waste flowers discarded every day. The waste flowers are mainly discarded in water bodies. The dumping creates pollution because it triggers the growth of algae in water, often suffocating aquatic creatures. A solution blooms Parimala Shivaprasad, a 26-year-old Chemical Engineer, has a solution. She is currently pursuing her PhD […]
ASSAM BSF REUNITES 70-YEAR-OLD KARNATAKA WOMAN WITH FAMILY
Fate works in strange ways. A 70-year-old woman, Jayamma, went missing a year and a half ago. Her family initiated a search for her but eventually gave up hope. Much to their surprise, they got reunited thanks to the Border Security Force in Assam. MISSING PERSON Jayamma hails from Mandiganahalli village in Hassan, Karnataka. She disappeared over a year and a half ago. Her daughter Sunanda searched everywhere but could not trace her mother. She had no choice but to give up her search. LOST AND FOUND BSF jawans found Jayamma at an isolated spot, outside their outpost in Karimganj […]
Rescue In The Indian Ocean Re-Affirms Faith In Humanity
Rescue implies a response to a life-threatening incident or preventing injury in an unfortunate situation. A rescue effort could use tools such as search and rescue animals, helicopters, hydraulic cutting and advanced tools to extricate individuals from wreckages. Rescue effort can be supported by fire departments or Emergency Medical Services. However, it seems as if the term rescue is waning each day. Technology has its grip on the man, so they are unaware of anyone needing rescue. Thanks to social media, people connect online but not face to face. Therefore, the rescue of Abhilash Tomy is unusual and reinforces faith […]