Nurturing Thursday : Don’t doubt yourself

What would be better than shaing this piece of information today:

It’s Nobel Laureate C V Raman’s 131st birth anniversary today. He had unshakeable faith in his work and abilities. Though he was elected to the Royal Society, a great honour in those days, when he was just 36, he didn’t consider it a big deal at all! He knew he would win a Nobel Prize after discovering the Raman Effect in Feb 1928. After missing out in 1928 & 1929, he was so confident of winning in 1930 that he he purchased ocean liner tickets to attend the ceremony 5 months in advance, before they even told him he had won.

(Joy Bhattacharjya)

Nelson Mandela has said, ” There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living“.

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Inspired by Becca’s Nurturing Thursday

Head full of elsewhere!

Taking a break is easy but getting back to routine is rather difficult. I was away for 3 weeks which was supposed to be my vacation time. It turned out quite different though.

John  Lennon has said “Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans.”

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This is what welcomed us on our first day of vacation. This might have happened when we were planning visiting our dream destinations.

My second entry for this week’s photo challenge “Weathered