PHOTO MOMENT: Kindness should not be the exception

“Kindness should become the natural way of life, not the exception.” Kindness is one of the most beautiful aspects of humanity. Doing good things for each other, helping others and being there as a shoulder to cry or rest on. However there are a lot of dark things happening in this world, and at times, it well seems kindness is in short supply. Let’s move from hatred, discrimination, warmongering and violence and learn to treat each other more with kindness and understanding. Let’s make it our natural way of life, not just something to be unwrapped only for special occasions. Check … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Kindness should not be the exception

PHOTO MOMENT: Building bridges – a quote by Rick Pitino

“When you build bridges, you can keep crossing them.” ~Rick Pitino   The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, which spans the San Francisco Bay in California, as seen at nighttime. Richard Andrew “Rick” Pitino is an American basketball coach. Since 2001, he has been the head coach at the University of Louisville, and coached the Cardinals to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. He has also been head of the Puerto Rico national basketball team. SOURCES: Vijay Shah { विजय }, Twitter, Twitter Inc. Cameron Morrissey, Twitter, Twitter Inc. IMAGE CREDIT: “CITY” –     Related articles One Word … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Building bridges – a quote by Rick Pitino

GOSSIP: A Turkish proverb

  “Who gossips to you will gossip of you” An old Turkish proverb relating the importance of not gossiping and backbiting about other people or indulging yourself in other people’s gossip. It may be riveting and appeal to the darker side of our curiosity, but the proverbial dung can fly in all directions. You may revel in hearing about what the gossiped-about person allegedly got up to, but how do you know the gossip is not spreading your muck around too? The negative form of gossiping, as opposed to just sharing information around, is in my opinion one of the lowest … Continue reading GOSSIP: A Turkish proverb

CRITICISM: A quote by Elbert Hubbard

Embed from Getty Images To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. ~ Elbert Hubbard Being criticised is not the nicest feeling in the world. It does feel a bit of a downer when you pour your heart and soul into something, a poem, a photograph, a graphic, or a short story, and then someone comes along and criticises. While it may make you want to burst a vessel and bang them over the head with the nearest moveable object, stop and think. While there are plenty of trolls and ‘people-with-nothing-better-to-do’ who criticise your work just to cause … Continue reading CRITICISM: A quote by Elbert Hubbard