All posts by Bhanu

Creator @ Surat Diaries. Interested in Education, Environment & Healthcare. Spends time looking at the sky, birds and nature. Writes about Life, Philosophy, Relationships, Career and Wellbeing.

Little things that can make you smile from within

What can you do to feel good from within!

MEET A CHILD IN PARK

Go out in your vicinity and look at some of your neighborhood kids playing in the park or ground. Step out and meet your next door neighbor with a kid. Talk to them about their hobbies or play with them for a while. When you engage with little children who are innocent and naive, you will feel certain emotions of simplicity and joy. This will let you unwrap your head around the complexities of grown up life.

GO FOR A WALK WITH ELDER PERSON

It may not be easy to find a joyful elderly person who engages in cheerful conversations and insightful talks. However if you can get hold of one who can talk about life in a broader sense, then make sure you stay connected and meet often to talk about things in life. It may give you perspective of life from a viewpoint that you may eventually realize after going through many things. You can then avoid repeating the same things to learn something from the elderly.

LOOK OUT IN NATURE

You can spend time with birds either looking at them from far in their natural environment or feed them if they are casual around humans. Being able to feed the birds and listen to their musical sounds will uplift your mood and make you feel one with nature.

Nature has in store for each of us, something that can make us feel alive! It’s just a matter of time we open up to such experience.

If you have pets then spend time with them. Get the most of your time by taking them out for a walk, bathing them or cleaning them. Build a house for them and decorate.

If you can spend some time out and have access to natural environment like waterfall, woods, river or hills then go over weekends and spend some quality time with family. Pack your favorite foods and some games to get the most of it.

BINGE WATCHING

If there is no access to outside world, then you can resort to binge watching your favorite movies or series. Invite your closed ones or friends over for a weekend and cook some fancy stuff. Indulge in relaxing and light music. Grab some food and enjoy the movies. Play games to mix active mood.

Over the period of time, things will become a natural habit to have a mix of everything and life will seem beautiful.

Surat City buses operating in December 2020

Which buses are operating in December 2020 in Surat during Corona.

During pandemic all city buses were not functioning for all locations. Current buses which are operated by City Bus is as below

01 ADAJAN GSRTC CLOCKWISE

02 ADAJAN GSRTC ANTI CLOCKWISE

102 RAILWAY STATION TO MOTI VED

103V RAILWAY STATION EAST TO VELANJA GAM

104 RAILWAY STATION TO VRUKSHLAXMI SOCIETY

105 RAILWAY STATION TO CHIKU WADI

106 RAILWAY STATION TO ABHVA GAM

107 RAILWAY STATION TO VIVEKANAND COLLEGE

112 RAILWAY STATION TO KOSAD GAM

116 RAILWAY STATION TO KHAJOD GAM

117 RAILWAY STATION TO PALANPUR GAM TALAV

136 RAILWAY STATION TO AIRPORT

137E RAILWAY STATION TO VARIAV GAM

153E UMRA HEALTH CENTRE TO KAPODARA

204 CHOWK TO RAJ EMPIRE GODADARA

205 CHOWK TO KANAKPUR

205G CHOWK TO GABHENI GAM

254 SUMAN DARSHAN TO MANGAL PANDEY HALL GODADARA

402 PUNA CANAL BRTS TO PANDIT SHYAMJI KRISHNA VERMA BRIDGE

Gear up for your new year resolution!

New Year is around the corner and with it all sorts of resolutions are making a buzz. You may be able to make something work and while something have always been in your pending list never actually getting crossed. If there is something that you are looking to start off as your New Year resolution, then don’t wait for 1st January to knock your door. Take your stride and start early to gain momentum.

If you are looking to improve your fitness as your New year resolution, then you can start from today and get some momentum going. So you don’t jump start into New year and feel too much happening at once. You can start slow now and as days progress you will be in rhythm to actually gain speed and feel better.

If you are looking to run or do some sport, then take out your shoes and go out in the ground and park. Stay slow and get that inertia out of the box.

Chase yourself and find yourself !

If you are looking to read a lot next year, then take some book now and start reading few pages a day. As you gain the flow to sit at a place and read, increase the amount of time you are spending on reading along with trying to gain from what your reading. So when you are building your wishlist of books to read, you are not confused or blocked.

If you are looking to start a new habit or learn something new like a language or a skill, then find a circle or a person with similar interests or join some club. As you get frequented with the environment, you will gain the necessary interest and practice to get going. As you step into new year, you will feel prepared and can focus well on your decision.

As the times have been challenging for all of us, there isn’t any need to push self or beat unnecessarily. Always try to find your natural flow and do that what makes you happy. Start with small and then increase or improve. Wishing you all the best for a boost into your choices and decisions for life and self. Chase yourself and find yourself. Cheers.

Decathlon Surat | Sports and Fitness Hub

If you are into fitness, sports and healthy lifestyle then Decathlon is a hub for you in Surat.

Decathlon is one stop store for all your fitness and sports requirements. Whether you are a beginner trying to set in a healthy and fit lifestyle or you are professional athlete, Decathlon has something for everyone.

From sports like Cricket, Badminton, Tennis and adventure like Cycling, Hiking, Camping and others, you will find each and everything you would need in every category.

LOCATION

Decathlon is located near Surat Airport on Dumas Road. It is a quite some ride to reach there if you are coming from within the city, but you will feel refreshed after your visit.

DECATHLON SURAT ON DUMAS ROAD

VISIT ON RETURN TRIP FROM DUMAS BEACH

You can combine visit to Decathlon with trip to Dumas beach. Early morning you can go to the beach and while returning in evening, you can visit the store and buy your kit for upgrading your fitness regime.

If you are into cycling then you can take your bicycle to Decathlon for a professional check and service of your bicycle. Also you will find executives providing you inputs on every material you are planning to buy. In each category you can buy from small items like hand gloves to large items like camping tents.

Winter Solstice 21 December 2020

Longest night of the year is here. You can also see the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn tonight from almost everywhere.

Winter Solstice in Surat

Sunrise at 7:11 am

Sunset at 6:02 pm

Day hours 10h 50mins

Night hours 13h 10 mins

Great Conjunction 2020

Jupiter and Saturn will be visible as one planet. They will come into position in their orbit such that when viewed from Earth, they will be visible as one behind the another. In case you have a binoculars or telescope, you will be able to see them in the same field of view.

Enjoy the night with cool winds and beautiful sky with planets like Jupiter, Saturn and Mars visible clearly.

And follow the winter constellations like Orion.

Let the energy of life work for you

There is a constant energy being transferred in the Universe. Some energy reaches the Earth in the form of Sunlight. One which is very necessary for life to exist. We humans consume light as well. That gives us energy in form of Vitamin D.

In life, there is a constant flow of energy from people in your life, the places you go to, your work place and your neighborhood. Often you meet a small cute child on your way out of your home and you smile. The innocence and cuteness of the child makes you feel a certain kind of emotion.

At the same time, while you are traveling in a bus you get squeezed in the crowd or it rains on your way to an important meeting, there is a different kind of emotion running through you. What if you have ordered a pizza on a hungry night and you get a cold pizza delivered late. You get so flabbergasted.

But when you sit in a park on a Sunday morning and look at the people going around. The chirping of the birds and the animals running around. That vibrant situation creates a sense of positive energy in you. You can feel some type of energy going through you and everything else in the world is not reaching you.

It is not everytime things are smooth. But one the simplest effort we can make in feeling the energy around us is to smile and connect with the nature. Let the momentum gain. Be one with the things and stop struggling within.

For once believe in the flow of life and continue to embrace as things happen in your life. Be like the child and be curious to know and experience life. Everyday will be exciting and new.

When you let the energy flow through you, you feel stronger than you were. There is always a guiding force working for you. You will meet new people who are there for the things you need in your life. When you seek, the things are arranged in the way it must be.

So follow your rhythm of life. Be one with self and others. Don’t struggle within. Embrace the nature and it’s signals. Smile within and out. Life will nurture you like its own child. Stay blessed.