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Inspiring Video: Giving, Sharing and Kindness

The art of Giving, Sharing and Kindness are special gifts that we all possess in our heart and soul. As time changes, becoming more complex and a hectic pace of life, with greed, selfishness and everybody for oneself coming into play, we might have lost the art of Giving, Sharing and Kindness. There was a 3 minute TV commercial produced in Thailand that was recently been receiving rave reviews and sharing on the internet and social media platforms. Watching the TV commercial was very humbling and heart warming, I watched a few videos produced in Thailand and they were just that special to drive the messages across to their audience (Even though there was a commercial element behind it).

This particular video was known as Giving, while this video was tied to a telecommunications company and you can check this post by Gawker here for more information. Let’s put the commercial element aside for this video, the meanings and messages were about Giving, Sharing and Kindness.

Learning through the journey of personal development and personal learning, the art and gift of Giving and Not Expecting Anything in Return, is something that the human race face greater difficulty with in our modern society of wants and expectations. When I Give, it’s a blessing to others, at times, it got to a point of overused to the next stage of being abused of my giving and kindness. There were times I struggled with Giving and Giving, with people kept coming back for more. That’s why there were instances whereby I stopped Giving to some of them.

There were times when Giving, Helping, Sharing and Kindness returning the favour to my career, businesses, interests, hobbies, business and social networking, photography. They helped me to grow as a person, stronger and polished into a smoother stone than a rough uncut stone, something that I am very humbled and grateful for. I will try my best to continue the art of Giving and Not Expecting Anything in Return, although the challenges to fulfil it can be at times difficult because it showed the side of the human being that had feelings, emotions, thoughts and wants in a society chasing for achievements, recognitions, fame, greed, wealth.

Here are two the great scholars with their words of wisdom

Brian Tracy

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.” Source: Brainyquote

Jim Rohn

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.” Source: Brainyquote

Giving is better than Receiving because Giving starts the Receiving Process” – Source: Brainyquote

It was times like this that such a heartwarming and touching video that drives a message across to us in our daily living about Giving, Sharing and Kindness (let’s put the commercial element aside and ask ourselves truthfully) have we been avoiding Giving, Sharing and being Kind? Is it time to Make A Difference, Make An Impact and Pay-It-Forward by Giving, Sharing and be Kind?

Sharing : Learning to Appreciate Life

In our life journey that each and everyone of us take upon, we all have our own unique journeys, adventures, ups and downs, the good and bad. Life is never smooth sailing and straight forward, sometimes there are many life lessons for each and everyone of us in the journey that we set upon.

I found this quote via Lessons in Life Facebook page, on Learning to Appreciate Life, written by Susan Gale of Live Life Happy. It’s very inspiring and  touching, everyone of us needs it. We all need to Learn to Appreciate Life, the trials, challenges, mountains to climb, sadness and disappointments. From all these experiences, we can Learn to Appreciate Life, the happiness and achievements from the top of the world!

Sharing: Today is a Brand New Day

It’s been a while since I shared personal development quotes, poems, words or essays by people or personal development coaches. There is a Facebook page, known as Lessons Learned In Life. They are very inspiring with different daily captions, words, wisdom, quotes, poems and essays etc that really helps to perk me and motivates me.

I found this quote recently and decided to share it with everybody here. Here are the wise words for all, everyone one of us face opportunities, challenges, ups and downs on a daily basis, sometimes more, sometimes less. Everyday is a brand new day, a brand new fresh start. Let’s start it fresh with the words below and you will have a Good Day ahead! Remember to exercise, keep fit and healthy too! Thereafter, you have to remember to spread it out and around too!

Source : Lessons Learned In Life on Facebook

Motivating and Inspiring Quotes

A period of 6 weeks had passed since that day of freakish accident that turned my life upside down for a while, very bad luck yet also very lucky that I never got more seriously injured to vital parts of my body. The passing of my maternal grandmother’s passing due to old age got me down again for a while before picking myself up again, counting the long life she lived and the blessings she had with her ripe old age.

As rehabilitation and recovery moves into the half way stage, it is moving into another phase of my route to recovery. Family, relatives, friends and colleagues who knew about my accident, conveyed their well-wishes and visited me whenever they could, their support and encouragement is great and appreciate it from the bottom of my heart, especially those who found me MIA for a while from twitter, facebook and blogging that asked me what happened to me.

Walking along slowly my route of recovery, I would like to share a few motivating and inspiring quotes for my family, relatives, friends and colleagues that supported me during this period of turbulent times.

Friendship

A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust

Love

To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.  ~ Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Love is like a friendship caught on fire.  In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering.  As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.  ~ Bruce Lee

Relationship

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.  That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.  ~ Emily Kimbrough

Friendship

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.  It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being.  We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.  ~ Albert Schweitzer

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.  ~ C.S. Lewis

Thank You all that walk with me during this period of time – “You’ll Never Walk Alone”



Remembering Jim Rohn

A legend in the field of personal development, growth, sales and business philosophy, who impacted and mentored many outstanding trainers and mentors, Jim Rohn was a true legend that speaks volume for his legacy and influence to many people around the world, no matter where they were or what they were doing.

Even though I didn’t have the chance to attend the seminars conducted by the great man, Jim Rohn, himself, his quotes and books were very helpful in my learning and personal development, growth and change. On 5th December 2009, Jim Rohn was no longer around, however, his legacy is forever.

In time to come, I would look for his books, read, learn and keep it for my personal development and growth, before that, I would like to share some of Jim Rohn’s quotes that always inspired me in my entrepreneurship journey and the hardships and different challenges that I faced, his wisdom always a guiding light like a lighthouse guiding a ship.

Leadership/Management

“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.”

Personal Philosophy

“If you learn to set a good sail, the wind that blows will always take you to the dreams you want, the income you want, and the treasures of mind, purse, and soul you want.”

Happiness

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”

Giving/Sharing/Generosity

“The amount you give isn’t important. What matters is what that amount represents in terms of your life.”

Service

“Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation and great joy.”

Remembering Jim Rohn and his legacy of teachings and mentoring.