21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-part 3


“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.”—Carl Jung This is part-3 on the three part series on how to be relentlessly creative. You can read part 1 here and Part 2 here. If you like the ideas in this post, please leave me a comment below or send me a message about your […] Read more »

21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-part 2


This is part-2 on the three part series on how to be relentlessly creative. You can read part 1 here. If you like the ideas in this post, please leave me a comment below or send me a message about your unique creative challenges and how you overcome them. Moving on right alone to the next idea! Idea 8: Defy Tradition And Creative Norms But Understand The Rules “Creativity is an act of defiance. You’re […] Read more »

21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-Part 1

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“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” -Neil Gaiman Do you want to be more creative in your work and in your life? I know what you are thinking. Your first reaction might be: “Are you kidding. Of course I want to be more creative. Don’t we all?” But then we get busy with life […] Read more »

17 Amazing Life Tips From Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”-Martin Luther King, Jr. Today is MLK day and what better way to celebrate the life of the iconic civil rights leader than to remember some of his great words. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. As most of you already know, Dr. King was an American pastor, human […] Read more »

New Study Shows How to Boost Your Happiness By Prosocial Spending


“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” ― Ben Carson Research has shown that having more money can boost happiness levels in people. Research has also shown that having a lot more money beyond a certain preset limit does not have a huge impact on levels of happiness.  Studies have pointed to this as “hedonic adaptation.” We adapt fast and get over the supposed happiness from material acquisition. Perhaps this […] Read more »

21 Ideas On Taking Massive Action!


“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! What better way to finish the year than with a post on action? Let us begin! Action… Why do we have such a problem with taking action? Often, you may have the best intentions and aspirations for your plans. You may also feel excited to begin and inspired to move forward. You may be reading […] Read more »

10 Habits of Insanely Creative People!


“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” ― George Bernard Shaw Please Note: This is a guest post written by me in the wonderful Empowerment Moments Blog run by Yvonne Wilson. Yvonne had a giveaway on her blog and I am one of the proud winners of the EMB STAR guest post and I am also proud to be […] Read more »

Gratitude and Appreciation: In Words And In Pictures


“Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie It is Thanksgiving week here in the USA and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all from the bottom of my heart! Thanks a lot for being readers and supporters of LYG. Thank you […] Read more »

21 Affirmations For An Empowered Life!

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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt What are some of your favorite affirmations? We all know that affirmations are statements that we make to the self. The dictionary defines affirmation as “the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed.” Some of the synonyms of the word affirmation: Declaration  Statement Assertion Proclamation Pronouncement Attestation Affirmations can be empowering but often they can also be disempowering. Why are affirmations […] Read more »

The New “Hot Off The Press” Science Of Creativity: Episode 1


“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ― Scott Adams Do you believe that creativity is inborn and only a few people are lucky to be creative? Or, do you believe that everyone is creative and can learn to be creative in their life and at their work? Did you wonder how to get a jump start on creativity and the creative process? If you are like me, […] Read more »

10 Ways To Make The Impossible Possible!

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“When you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four What is possibility thinking? You may have heard before that “anything is possible” with the right amount of hard work, talent and perseverance. Is that idea true or is it something we tell the self to feel better? I think that the distinction between possibility thinking and wishful thinking can be a fine line. […] Read more »

21 Things That Highly Abundant People Do Differently-Part 2


“Out of abundance we took abundance and still abundance remained.”- The Upanishads, Ancient Indian Text This is part-2 of the 2-part series on abundance. You can read part-1 here. Let us dive right into part-2: 12. Being Decisive And Staying With Their Decisions “It is the moment of decision that your destiny is shaped.”-Anthony Robbins Abundant people understand the incredible power of being decisive. It is not that abundant people jump into rash decisions. But […] Read more »

21 Things That Highly Abundant People Do Differently-Part 1


“In the beginning there was only abundance”- the Upanishads, ancient Indian text What is abundance? Is it a lot of material wealth and plenty? Is it an abundance of skills and abilities? Perhaps abundance begins with thoughts, feelings and actions. We may all have different ideas about what abundance means to us. It could mean anything from material, physical, mental, emotional, relational or spiritual abundance. We all have spells in our life when things look like […] Read more »

28 Inspiring Quotes On Productivity And New Slideshare!


“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” -Paul J. Meyer At some point in our life or another, we may fall into a productivity slump. We want to do more, and manage time better but we are not sure how to do that. Sometimes we do not feel inspired to make any changes.  Perhaps things are going just fine but you are looking for […] Read more »

12 Science Laws And Theories To Enhance Life Success -Part 2

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“We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.”-Maria Mitchell, Astronomer This is part-2 of the 2 part series on science laws and theories to enhance you life success. Here is part-1. Moving on to part-2 now! 7. Law of Conservation of Energy “In questions of science, the […] Read more »

12 Science Laws And Theories To Enhance Life Success -Part 1

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“I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.”- Sir Isaac Newton, Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton Science has long been a matter […] Read more »

9 Effective Ways To Bust Through Excuses!


“Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ.” ― Shannon L. Alder If you are like me, you have been bothered by excuses at some point of your life or another.  It seems that when things are going great, those pesky excuses come […] Read more »

10 Timeless Ideas On Life From The Yoga Master, BKS Iyengar


“Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they’re meant to be.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar or BKS Iyengar was one of the greatest yoga teachers of recent times. BKS Iyengar was also fondly known as Guruji to […] Read more »

10 Unconventional Ways to be Highly Creative-2


“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun” ― Pablo Picasso What are some unconventional ways to be creative? This is Part-2 of the 2 part series on how to be creative by unconventional ways. You can read part-1 here. A summary of the first 5 ways: 1. Salvador Dali’s Slumber with […] Read more »

10 Unconventional Ways To Be Highly Creative- Part 1

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“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people” – Leo Burnett You are a creative individual. Over the years and over hours of practice, you may have begun accepting and unleashing your creativity. You display great curiosity in all things and do not miss an opportunity to be creative. You mix and match and you connect and combine. You have a sacred creative space, your […] Read more »