Friday, August 23, 2013

Note to Self

Happy Birthday You!!

23rd August 2013...another year gone by...I'm not going to ask you to reflect on this past one, coz you've learnt along the way...haven't you? You are today mature with the unique experiences you've had this past year, sour...sweet and bitter!!

What I am going to ask of you is, to celebrate 'YOU' today. You, who has strived to make this Life beautiful (and don't ever stop doing that!). You, who has endeavored to become a caring daughter-in-law, a loving wife, a thoughtful daughter & granddaughter, a compassionate sister, a loyal friend and a sincere employee, without losing 'you'. Without losing your identity, without compromising on your principles, without curbing your adventurous and magnanimous dreams!

Dream on girl! Dream big!
It will all come true, I have that much faith. Sooner or later it will! Be bold and be courageous to take that leap, to grasp that opportunity when it comes your way. Don't hesitate then!! It is happening....Yes, right now somewhere you're dreams are taking shape :)

And remember whatever crazy ride you wish to take, your loved ones will always be by your side. They may not readily jump in with you, and don't expect them to too. At least not at first. But at the end of your journey, seeing you happy, seeing you accomplish, they'll cheer for you! Just be cautious not to take them for granted, and different as they maybe respect their views and be patient with them.

Too much said...eh? :) You and your teeny tiny attention span! But it's about you, so I can stretch a little ;) No?? I'll be quick...

What I love about you is that you're such a happy child inside...stay the same always...don't let that child grow.

What I want you to work on, more, is ( I know you've been working on this, that's why the 'more'), don't get overly emotional about petty little things. Okay?

What I give you credit for is patience. You have really grown leaps n bounds in this area. Thanks to hubby dear I guess ;)

And finally what I want to gift you is time. Well, I really can't gift 'time' to you boxed and wrapped. But I want you to realize you have plenty of time on your side (despite of what you think otherwise), to achieve all your dreams!

Happy b'day dear! You are the creator of your own life so makeitbeaYOUtiful!

Love,
Me

P.S. I enjoyed this, conversing with you, perhaps will do it more often! :)





41 comments:

  1. I really enjoyed writing to myself! What advice would you give to yourself...this can be your introspective exercise...trust me it'll feel good! So write a note to self and share with me in the comments below. You can post on your blog and share the link here...waiting to hear from you..*Love*

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  2. That's a great way to step into another year! Hope you get not only the gift of 'time' but much more along with it!:)
    lots of love & happy b'day once again

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    1. Thank u Mommy!! My strength n biggest supporter... Love you :-*

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  3. Happy birthday to you..:)
    May you have a great year ahead...keep posting..:D

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  4. A very happy birthday to you!
    Good idea of making note to self!
    Good read.

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  5. Happy Birthday!!

    Time to introspect :)

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  6. many many happy returns of the day. may all your wishes come true and you be happy always!!

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    1. Thank u Niranjan! You are a sweetheart :)

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  7. Loved it...stay motivated!! lv

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  8. A very beautiful and insightful post it is Aditi.

    "And finally what I want to gift you is time. Well, I really can't gift 'time' to you boxed and wrapped. But I want you to realize you have plenty of time on your side (despite of what you think otherwise), to achieve all your dreams!"---- This part was excellent.

    I wish you a very happy belated b'day.

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  9. Belated birthday wishes Aditi! I liked your note to self. As a woman you play multiple roles and I am glad you had acknowledged that. If you not celebrate yourself then who will? Hope all your dreams come true!

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    1. Very right Meera...I think every woman should take out time and celebrate herself...her being!
      Thank you so much for your wishes :)

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  10. Belated birthday wishes! And yes, you must have such conversations with yourself. They are always insightful and inspiring! :)

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    1. Thank you Shilpa! I really had a good time penning down my thoughts to me ;) Will surely do it more often!

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  11. Oh Wow its your B'Day..Sorry I am late wishing you but the with lots of love and Good Wishes "Happy BirthDay To You"
    And pretty nice and meaningful talk with yourself on your B'Day.. :-)

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  12. happy b'day .. well written ! nice line right now somewhere your dreams are taking shape !

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    1. Thanks Ankur :) I really believe in that line!

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  13. Hey Ive just nominated you for a bunch of awards,http://vishalbheeroo.wordpress.com/2013/08/25/awards-happy-anniversary-tazein/
    Cheerz

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    1. Thank you so much Vishal :)
      August has been an awesome month...the ABC award by Niranjan and now this! I want to thank all my readers from the bottom of my heart for their constant encouragement! :)

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  14. Hope you had a lovely birthday... And it is so important to keep conversing and keep falling in love with oneself. That is the company you need to truly learn to cherish. God bless.

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    1. Thank you so much Bhavya. Yes it is imp to love and understand oneself to be able to truly love others...:)

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  15. Belated happy Birthday ! a self conversation is as good as a group conversation with others ! :)

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    1. Yes it is!! :)
      Thank you so much for your wishes!

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  16. Belated birthday wishes, Aditi. What you said in second paragraph resonates with me. We try to be best for the relations around us, without losing ourselves. And, if we can do it, it's a big achievement.

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    1. Thanks Saru :) yes, its a challenge we take upon ourselves and a small achievement we cherish in our hearts!

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  17. Aditi...beautiful words...happy birthday to you.

    I am an august born too and many times during the letter i thought "You" to be me.
    Thanks

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    1. Thanks a lot Sugandha and a belated happy b'day to you too!! :)

      Actually this note is to all of us...don't you think? I'm so glad you could relate to this!!

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  18. That is one lovely conversation with yourself, Aditi! Belated birthday wishes. And I am sure you would love to come back to this letter in the future.

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    1. Thank you Rachna...Yes, I'm sure I will...glad to have you here!

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  19. Beautiful! This is a wonderful conversation with yourself where you become your own personal cheerleader! I love it! Happy birthday to you, too!!! I love the energy that comes from your writing...keep doing what you are doing, Aditi!!! :)
    Penny

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    1. Thanks a lot Penny :) Glad you stopped by...

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