Motivate the Mind
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Motivate the Mind

Happy birthday to Me!! or.. .. ..

Happy birthday to Me!!

or.. .. ..


“Hey, what’s up?”

“I want to gift those kids on the Special Day”

“Why not, let’s do it! I’ll talk to the school and make the arrangements”

All set. Happy me!

An early morning call on the Special Day.

“Hello!” I said.

“.. .. And that’s why we need to cancel!”, after a brief talk, he said.

“Sure!!” What a disappointment to start a day with!!

My bad!!

“No, not received.” I got shocked. I was supposed to pay back yesterday. Per say, to be debt-free today.

“No, not received.” What I heard yesterday. Due to technical issues, I couldn’t succeed. And today? Here I’m on a call with him.

I tried my best but the technical issues didn’t let me Win. The call ended. He got disappointed. Me too. I wanted to be debt-free today, by all means. But the difference? He showed his disappointment in words!

My bad!!

“What’s wrong with you?”

“I too have the same question.” I said, silently inside my head. I know — I can’t say it loud. After an hour long discussion, the call ended. Great!! What a wrap-up at work, before the Special Day!!

My bad or .. ..!!

“Hi?” I said slowly, hoping this shouldn’t turn otherwise.

“Hi. Happy Birthday. My daughter is not well. I can’t come for lunch today. I will make up to you some other time. Sorry again”

“Okayyy!!” I ended the call immediately. Didn’t want to talk more.

My bad or .. ..!!

My bad or .. ..!!

Does it matter to me?

  • Definitely, on that day.
  • Of course, a few days later.
  • And yes, a few weeks after.
  • Months later, it will start fading out.. .. from my memory.
  • Years later, this is the day, I will bury in the past.

Is it easy to do? No, it’s not! How to do that? Or how it will happen?

Time is the best medicine.

For Me, for You and for All.

It was, it is and it will be. So, let’s say it together — Time is the best Medicine.

You will get through this. And in the end, You will grow Tough because-

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” — Joseph P. Kennedy.


“No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on and it will be better tomorrow.” — Maya Angelou



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Lavanya Naram

Quality Analyst. CSV. Pharma. Discovered self as Writer & Storyteller.(Ask me-I’ll tell stories) Topics: Job Skills/Motivation/ Leadership/Management/Life.