Showing posts from June, 2017

This is Why a Good Morning Can Do Wonders for You

Things like gratitude, success, and positivity are not mere ideas or words in a book. These are the adjectives that feed our souls and make us face the world. The choice remains with us to either take up the challenge or succumb to life’s pressures.
The first key to having a good morning is to have a good morning! Now most of you may not be a ‘morning person’ and may think that those good morning images that you see everywhere from tv to the internet are for mere decoration. Just think about this:
Spiritual Guru Dalai Lama once said, ‘’Everyday, think as you wake up, ‘today I am fortunate to have woken up, I am alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others, to achieve enlightenm…

Beginner’s Guide to Writing Songs

Writing songs needs a very personal touch that takes some time to evolve. Now if you were to ask some songwriters about how or why they write any particular songs, then most of them will tell you that they wrote it because they felt like writing it. Almost all great tunes come from the heart but there are some other things too that go into that process which eventually results in a heart warming melody. The writing process too has evolved from simply noting down in secret diaries to now posting it on any social networking site in India. However, some core ideas behind a successful write-up still remain the name.
Brainstorm –
Any form of writing needs to begin with the collection of ideas or mind mapping or visualizing of thoughts. It allows you to gather all your notions under one roof and then gradually keep the best ones in and chuck the rest out. Try and make a cloud of all your ideas like this – This will help you focus on the core ideas. And remove the useless ones from it and cr…

Distance Education vs E-Learning – Here’s Why They’re Different

Many people think of them as the same and use these terms interchangeably, but there have emerged certain distinctions between distance learning and online learning. More than a couple of decades back perhaps one couldn’t have clearly demarcated the lines between the two, but today with the presence of the internet and social networking sites, the differences can be better analyzed.

So, here is a complete comparison between Distance Education and E-Learning –
Distance Education –
Even though distance education may sometimes rely on online learning, but the concept is totally different. The term distance learning indicates a different geographical location of the student and its source of gaining knowledge.
A number of renowned institutions in India offer distance learning courses. These include places like IGNOU, Sikkim Manipal University, Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, University of Delhi, etc.
They use a variety of methods such as posting through courier, the course material w…

7 Best Father’s Day Songs To Add to Your Playlist

[The following blog post was originally written for Father’s Day (18th June, 2017) on] – Hope everyone had or is having (depending on which part of the world you are in), a great Father’s Day. In many cultures it is believed that paradise lies beneath the feet of a mother, but how can one not remember the other half of that paradise? Our Fathers!
From being our best friend, coach, mentor, and a role model, fathers are a most special gift to the children from God. It is therefore apt to cherish this father-child relationship.
And what better way than to dedicate some of the finest 7 songs ever written, composed and sung to love and remember the only man who we put all our trust and love in while growing up and who we call as ‘Dad’.

Papa Kehte Hain Bada Naam Karega
Well, how can we not begin with this evergreen composition? Introduced in the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, the song Papa Kehte Hain became a huge sensation for every youngster and teenager in the 1980s and e…

Like Clicking Pictures? Try Stock Photography

Stock Photography is today a very crucial part of online marketing and advertising industry. Anytime you are surfing the web or reading magazines, newspapers, or blogs or brochures – the photos that you are glancing over are nothing but ‘’stock photographs’’.
Today, images are used as part of a promotional tool by everyone right from the big corporates to your local pharmacist. Now, if you are a shutterbug and like clicking pictures then stocks could just be the right thing for you.
Many people think that any photo that they see online or offline or simply knowing the term ‘royalty free stock photos’, is sufficient to know about today’s topic. That’s a big misconception and this blog will deal with that issue in just a moment. But before that, let’s carry on with the decoding.
Shooting a Stock
You do not need a college degree to try stock photography. Just procure a decent camera, have good observational skills, and some basic photography knowledge including rules of composition, and y…