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TAKE TIME

Take time to read; it’s a way to knowledge.

Take time to work; it’s the price of success.

Take time to play; it’s the secret of perpetual youth.

Take time to be friendly; it’s the secret of happiness.

Take time to laugh; it’s the music of the soul.

More Importantly,

Take time to love and be loved; it’s a God given gift.


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International Day Of Happiness (March 20)

Are u happy today? It’s International Day Of Happiness. Not only today try to be happy everyday. But let’s understand the significance of this day.

Smile is the shortest distance between two people..

Have you ever heard the story of a king who ordered a hunt for the shirt of the happiest man in his kingdom? When his servants finally found the happiest man, he had no shirt! Beyond all his cares and longings, Man ultimately wants to be happy. In acknowledge of this great truth, March 20 is recognised as the International Day of Happiness.

What is the purpose of this day?

Of course, it is a day to be happy! However,it is also an occasion to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. There are millions of people in the world devoid of happiness due to several factors. A UN resolution in 2015 has sought to end poverty, reduce inequality, and protect our planet,the three key points that lead to the well – being and happiness of people.

Being happy is everyman’s right. Controlling the factors that lead to the loss of happiness of people all over is not only the responsibility of governments but also of every individual.

You glow differently when you are actually happy .

Illustration (Togetherness)

**Art by me**

Two rivers don’t compete; they coalesce to reach the ocean.

Two notes don’t compete; they combine to attain the symphony.

Two words don’t compete; they collate to become one poem.

Two colours don’t compete; they coexist to paint one mosaic.

Two eyes don’t compete; they collaborate to gain one vision.

Two heart’s don’t compete; they merge to become one breath of love.

#art #togetherness # hormony #peace # river #joy #life #paint #journeyoflife


World Cancer Day (February 4)

Cancer is a disease that effects the young and old, the rich and poor alike. It is also a disease that strikes fear into the hearts of people, because they think that it is not curable.

Actually, this is not so. If Cancer is detected in the early stages, it can be treated very successfully. To make people realise the importance of early treatment, and to raise awareness about the disease, World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4th every year.

World Cancer Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control to reduce death and illness caused by cancer. World Cancer day also pays tribute to those who have conquered cancer, and are getting on with their lives.



ORIGAMI

Origami (Ori-folding, gami/kami- paper) is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese Culture.

Origami Paper:

Almost any flat material can be used for folding ; the only requirement is that it should hold a crease. The goal is to transform a flat square sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through.

Here are few of my origami art works. I used magazine paper. You can use better quality paper and coloured sheets. I will try to make more of these whenever I get time.

Frog🐸
Turtle
Swan
Bird
Butterfly
Dinosaur
Perfect Cube
Decorative

Use of Origami in real life:

1) Origami is used in manufacturing of miniature, models of bridges and stadiums.

2) Medicine: Paper folding techniques are used to embody the cell membrane and protein, and are used in modelling DNA samples.

3) NASA engineers use Origami to view hidden geometry in the various folds. Origami is providing an answer to a very difficult question- how to pack the spacecraft in the minimum possible volume?

4) Such skills allow children to comprehend, characterize and construct their own vernacular for world around them.

Difference between Origami and Kirigami:

Origami solely involves folding and nothing else- no cutting, glueing or marking. Kirigami on the other hand, involves folding and cutting, glue is allowed too.


Human Rights Day (December 10)

To deny people their human right is to challenge their very humanity.

Millions of people are living all over the world devoid of basic amenities, dignity and human rights. Human Rights are the rights that every individual has by virtue of being a human being, irrespective of their gender, caste,creed , religion, nation, location or economic status. On December 10, the world observes the Human Rights Day.

December 10 is the anniversary of the Universe Declaration of Human Rights, a historic document, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its third session on 10 December 1948 in Paris, France. It is milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights, which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being, regardless of race, colour, religion,sex, language, political or other opinion, National or social origin, property , birth or other status. This document is available in more than 500 languages.

The Human Rights Day reminds us of the significance of equil dignity and worth of every person. We as responsible individuals, have to make a promise to ourselves to uphold the rights that protect us all and thereby promote the kinship of all human being.

-Today-

2020 Theme: Recover Better- Stand Up for Human Rights.

This year’s Human Rights Day theme relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring Human Rights are central to recovery efforts.

*COVID-19. *Human Rights Day
*find the fighter in you. *Human rights day

Liebster Award

I am so fortunate to be nominated for this award by Chocoviv ( Chocoviv’s Lifestyle blog). She is an amazing blogger who posts on diverse topics ..book review, Netflix movie review, art inspirations (beautiful sketches). Please check out her blog: http://Chocoviv.home.blog

About this award:

Rules :

Questions to me by Chocoviv:

1. Where would you want to travel right now?

Ans: Europe. It’s beautiful. I like it’s culture, cuisine, diversity, rivers – lakes, snowfall.. (a dream place)

2. Who would you want to have high-tea with?

Ans: Family

3. Have you picked up any hobbies during the lockdown?

Ans: Blogging is my recent hobby. Painting is my all time hobby. During lockdown I have tried something different in painting..pixel art painting, geometric art and origami.

4. How have you been feeling during this lockdown?

Ans: Missing my friends, college..tired of sitting at home, lonely.. yeah and I discovered wordpress- blogging. They added a lot of value in my life, made me feel alive.

5. What is your ideal coffee shop order?

Ans: Mocha/ Mocaccino -(hot milk dark chocolate)

6. How long have you been blogging?

Ans: One month (October 30)

7. What is the last movie that you watched?

Ans: Joker

8. If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be? Why
Ans: I would like to be turtle. They are cute and amazing creatures, they have beautiful shell also slow and determined. I just love them.

Did you think about it?

9. Your current comfort food.

Ans : Biryani ( rice)

10. Who is your inspiration?

Ans: Anyone who is working hard and excelling in their field is an inspiration. Countless inspirations the world has produced. I prefer to be an inspiration of myself. One needs to be very clear with reason behind their struggle and to be surrounded with these inspired personalities is all what we need.

11. Which blog post in your blog do you want to promote? Please leave a link below.

Ans: It’s All About Mindset!

I Nominate:

1. http://dessertflowers.wordpress.com

2.http://fromtraveling2fooding.com

3. http://Perkinsdesigns.com

4. http://noidadotacademy.wordpress.com

5. http://poojalawbloginhome.wordpress.com

6.http://josievoice.wordpress.com

7. http://fictionallycrazy.wordpress.com

8. http://Maayaland.wordpress.com

9. http://thoughtswithinkblog.wordpresss.com

10. http://positivesideofcoin.com

11.http://sudarshanpaliwal.com

My questions to nominees:

1. What’s on your bucket list?

2. What motivates you to work hard?

3. What is your biggest fear?

4. If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

5. Do you have a habit of collecting something..( stamps, coins etc..)

6. Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

7. What are you most greatful for?

8. What was your dream when you were a child?

9. What do you prefer: noisy or a quiet place.( By saying noisy I mean some prefer noisy place like cafe to communicate or be social and some quiet place)

10. Your favourite travel destination.

11. One happiest moment of your life.


World Soil Day (December 5)

We all agree that we cannot live without food- but did you realise that there can be no life on Earth without soil? Soil provides support and nutrition to plants, including those that provide us with food, and soil that is rich in nutrients leads to healthy plants.

However, despite the essential role that soil plays on this planet, it is often neglected and degraded. The United Nations has recognised the importance of soil, and declared December 5 to be World Soil Day.

This day is celebrated to highlight the fact that careful management of soil, backed up by research and development, is the foundation of agricultural production, and essential for the wellbeing not just of human beings, but of the planet itself.