When I reached 60, I asked a friend of mine who has crossed 70 and is heading to 80 about the sort of change he is feeling in himself?

He sent me the following very interesting lines, which I felt are #TooGoodNotToShare and do tell us something ..
✅After loving my parents, my siblings, my spouse, my children, my friends, now I have started loving myself.

✅I just realized that I am not “Atlas”. The world does not rest on my shoulders.
✅I now stopped bargaining with vegetables & fruits vendors. A few pennies more is not going to burn a hole in my pocket but it might help the poor fellow save for his daughter’s school fees.
✅I pay my waitress a big tip. The extra money might bring a smile to her face.She is toiling much harder for a living than me

✅I stopped telling the elderly that they've already narrated that story many times. The story makes them walk down the memory lane & relive the past.
✅I have learned not to correct people even when I know they are wrong. The onus of making everyone perfect is not on me. Peace is more precious than perfection.

✅I walk away from people who don't value me. They might not know my worth, but I do.
✅I give compliments freely & generously. Compliments are a mood enhancer not only for the recipient, but also for me. And a small tip for the recipient of a compliment, never, NEVER turn it down, just say "Thank You"
✅I have learned not to bother about a crease or a spot on my shirt. Personality speaks louder than appearances.

✅I remain cool when someone plays dirty to outrun me in the rat race. I am not a rat & neither am I in any race.
✅I am learning not to be embarrassed by my emotions. It’s my emotions that make me human.

✅I have learned that it's better to drop the ego than to break a relationship. My ego will keep me aloof, whereas with relationships I will never be alone.
✅I have learned to live each day as if it's the last. After all, it might be the last.

✅I am doing what makes me happy. I am responsible for my happiness, and I owe it to myself. Happiness is a choice. You can be happy at any time, just choose to be!

#HappinessIsAChoice
These being some serious learnings, I decided to share this all my friends.

Why do we have to wait to be 60 or 70 or 80, why can't we practice this at any stage and age....

Please Retweet if you like 👍

Thanks for reading ..

#StaySafeStayHealthy
#RemainBlessed
#BeHappy

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20 Feb
I didn’t write this I it’s entirety & not sure who did - but WOW does it speak to my heart!

Worth a read & definitely #TooGoodNotToShare

Pl don’t wait to read it later!

Barely the day started & it's already six in the evening.

Barely arrived on Monday & it's already Friday.
Barely the month has started and is more than half over..

The year just began & one sixth is almost over

And already 30, 40, 50 or 60 years of our lives have passed

And we realize that we lost our parents, some friends & acquaintances

And we realize it's too late to go back.
So... Let's try, despite everything, to enjoy the remaining time...

Let's keep looking for activities that we like...

Let's put some color in our grey...

Let's smile at the little things in life that put balm in our hearts.
Read 8 tweets
6 Feb
I read an #InterestingStory about a complaint regarding Vanilla Ice Cream that left #GeneralMotors puzzled and found it to be #TooGoodNotToShare

Moral of the story being ... “Never underestimate your Customers' Complaint, no matter how funny it might seem!”

Here we go ...
A complaint was received by the Pontiac Division of General Motors:

'This is the second time I have written to you, and I don't blame you for not answering me, because I sounded crazy, but it is a fact..
You see, every time I buy a vanilla ice-cream, when I start back from the store my car won't start. If I get any other kind of ice cream, the car starts just fine.
Read 13 tweets
2 Jan
I think I have shared this earlier but since it’s a new year and people will be working their financial goals for the year, I thought it’s a good time to refresh the #Rule72 .

If you find it useful and believe like me that’s it’s #TooGoodNotToShare kindly retweet ...
#WhatIsRule72

In personal finance, if we divide the number 72 by the rate of interest, we do get to know the number of years it will take for us to double the money.

For example if the rate of interest is 9%, simply divide the number 72 by 9% and the answer is 8.
Thus it will take 8 years to double our money if you invest at 9% p.a. rate of interest.

We can use this rule in reverse to know the rate of interest needed to double our money to achieve our set goal.

If we have 2.5 lakhs today and you need 5 lakhs in 5 years.
Read 7 tweets
31 Dec 20
Humorous but true...

If #Corona had a year end appraisal, it would read like this:_

1. Responsible for #GlobalDigitalTransformation and fast-tracking.

2.Reduction of #GlobalCO2 emission.

3.Five million jobs #restructuring.
4.#GlobalHygiene initiatives:
Ensured 100% compliance on washing hands..leading to collateral reduction of other communicable diseases

5 Made global industry shift to #WFH - saved exposure & costs
6 Reduction in global noise pollution by making everyone keep their mouth shut (while masked).

7. Taught cooking, vegetable shopping, housekeeping to many.

8. Highlighted the importance of governance, adaptability and long term planning, by all sectors.
Read 5 tweets
13 Dec 20
#SundayMotivation

I read yesterday about the #PowerOfBlessings and felt it was #TooGoodNotToShare

Do you #BlessOrCurse?

When something goes wrong do you bless it or curse it?

Our natural reactions often lead us towards the negative, but that will only breed more negativity.
Catherine Ponder in her book, _'The Prosperity Secrets of the Ages', talks about blessing people and the situation. It is a very powerful tool and brings instant success manifold. It is a very simple way to say a positive prayer for someone or something.
One of Catherine Ponder’s favourites is “I bless you, and bless you for the goodness of God that is within you.”

You can #CreateYourOwnBlessings

When you are sending positive thoughts and vibrations towards a person they are much more likely to respond in kind.
Read 13 tweets
1 Nov 20
I read a fantastic shirt story and felt it was #TooGoodNotToShare ..

Here we go..

A big city lawyer went duck hunting in rural North Cowra. He shot and dropped a bird, but it fell into a farmer's field on the other side of a fence.
As the lawyer climbed over the fence, an elderly farmer drove up on his tractor and asked him what he was doing.

The litigator responded, "I shot a duck and it fell in this field, and now I'm going to retrieve it."
The old farmer Peter replied, "This is my property, and you are not coming over here."

The indignant lawyer said, "I am one of the best trial lawyers in Australia and, if you don't let me get that duck, I'll sue you and take everything you own."
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