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We are all tied to a fast paced life with no time to stand and stare. But the balance of life lies in being in rhythm with nature.
Running, pushing and juggling with work,
We are walking on the fast lane.
Noise, pollution and maddening crowds,
Jumping into crowded buses and trains.
Rushing through life, at times we lose our sanity,
It’s time to take a break and look into our souls in silence,
A life of gratitude and bonds with loved ones.
This is the key to live a life of balance,
Take each day as it comes,
Take time to enjoy the beauty of flowers, and the melody of song.
Absorb every moment and everything that nature has bestowed on us,
cause this is where we belong.
First published here
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Diana has worked as an Editor/Writer and Content Manager for various digital platforms and hopes that each word written in this space supports, motivates and inspires her readers in India or across seas. Besides read more...
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