thoughts on Spirituality, Productivity & Life

“Daddy, I’m bored!” Ask any Parent. Keeping children busy is difficult. Sometimes I wish children would be okay being bored. But that’s not the acceptable any more. There is a constant drive to be always on. An expectation that one has to be constantly stimulated, excited, thrilled. Even with 5…

Arif & Ali's Blog

Learning. It’s one of the Greatest joys of life! I’m currently doing a deep dive in everything related to Learning & Education. The purpose is to help, shape the learning journey of our students at ILM Montessori. I’ll be documenting & sharing the resources I come across and insights here. …

Arif & Ali's Blog

Hey Blog Readers!  We’ve had an interesting last couple of months.  Our highlight was attending the Level 3 GTD workshop with David Allen in Amsterdam.  That culminates our learning of this fantabulous methodology.   GTD Fans in India will be pleased to know that we’ll be offering training in Level-3 of the…

Arif & Ali's Blog

I recently upgraded from Manga Studio EX to the new Clip Studio EX. It’s mostly the same, except for a new Animation feature. I’ve been exploring animation as a way to make my blog posts more visually interesting.  I found Clip Studio EX easy enough for beginners to do simple animations….

Arif & Ali's Blog

When you wait for all your doubts to clear. When you refuse to take action unless and until you have the information needed to take an unequivocally “correct” decision, you close yourself to possibilities. You are so focused on the vibration of “Not”… “Not taking a chance” “Not going to…

Arif & Ali's Blog

Did you see it?   If you blinked, you probably missed it.  2015.   It just passed by. Making  a loud whooshing sound too. Time!  It’s oh so fleeting.  Just one look at old picture albums sends you reeling down the memory rabbit hole. Reminiscing of what once was.  …

Arif & Ali's Blog

 Photo credit: Kaizen Journaling You either journal or you don’t. And if you don’t, it is likely you would very much like to develop the habit. There is something very attractive about the idea of putting down our innermost thoughts, feelings and desires to paper. It somehow leaves us more…

Arif & Ali's Blog

They’re all courting and wooing Indians! First it was the hostesses at British Airways Airlines who joined their hands to greet us in a namaste. The Fins took it a step further and did an entire dance in celebration of Indian Republic Day. Lastly, Luftansa joined the bandwagon, assuring us…

Arif & Ali's Blog