Umeshi Rajeendra

Bio

Born in Sri Lanka, Umeshi is a free spirited lioness living her life in the now, while visioning her future. She has a passion for dance, yoga, water sports and sports such as cricket, football and rugby, traveling, culture, food, fashion and humor. A vivid business enthusiast, she works hard, and plays hard. Put her in a place with sun, sand, sea and surf, with family and friends and this lady is as happy as ever! For more of her reads, check her page out.

How Our Futures Depend On How We Focus On The Present

By Umeshi Rajeendra
There I was, seated on top of a hill, overlooking the surrounding terrain, as the mist headed my way. My friends grappled with the GoPro to capture our magical moments of peaceful abundance of nature surrounding us. I watched them and began to take…

Crisis Management: How To Make Your Quarter-Life Crisis Your B*tch

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Your 20s is supposed to be the time for all kinds of opportunities, adventure, hard work and fun. At least, that is what we like to think. However, given the economic climate with which our generation is coping, in addition to changes in our social…

The Top 10 Must-See Documentaries You Never Thought To Watch

By Umeshi Rajeendra
I have always been a huge fan of documentary films. From the Academy-Award-winning, “An Inconvenient Truth” to “Blackfish,” documentaries have become an increasingly valuable and innovative cultural art form. Yet, their essential contribution to the…

10 Things I Learned About Life, Love And Courage In My Post-Grad Year

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Exactly a year ago, I packed up my bags, bid farewell to the place I called home the last four years and ventured off to New York (just like so many others) right after graduation. I shuffled back and forth between states and was promoted within two…

7 Crucial Words Of Advice For Every Soon-To-Be 18-Year-Old Entering Into Adulthood

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Turning 18 years old is a stepping-stone toward adulthood — legally, socially, politically and economically. For those who are about to become of legal age, I am sure you’re anxious to do so and excited about everything 18-year-olds do. Some of you,…

10 TED Talks All Millennials Should Watch For A Source Of Inspiration

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Most — if not all — of us have heard about TED Talks: the platform for ideas worth spreading. Once in a while, a Facebook friend may share a link to an inspirational TED Talk that resonated. Listening, understanding and sharing these talks is great…

How I Find Endless Motivation In A Single Phrase: 'Do Not Give Up'

By Umeshi Rajeendra
There will be moments along life’s journey when we feel like giving up on our dreams. Some of us will give up before we start, while others will give up steps away from reaching our dreams. Why? We are human. Life is full of surprises so we make…

Worst Behavior: The Real Reason Why We Love To Be Bad

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Have you ever paused for a second or two and wondered why you did something? Why did I just eat three whole cupcakes, when I want to lose weight by the end of this week? Why did I just ignore her completely, even though I wanted to talk to her all…

Why Traveling Isn't About The Destination, But Rather What You Choose To Take Away From It

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Henry Miller stated, “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” We all travel for different reasons and we all travel in our own unique ways. Some of us travel to explore, some of us travel to soul search, some of us…

The 5 Countries Entrepreneurs Should Pay Attention To Due To Their Impending Economic Boom

By Umeshi Rajeendra
The countries that make up the acronym, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), have re-shaped the global economic order to the point that by the year 2025, China will have outgrown the US market to become number one. According to…

5 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Superstar Athletes

By Umeshi Rajeendra
The world of sports has definitely provided us with a lot of entertainment both on and off the field. When athletes aren't winning games or breaking records, they're usually offering up some pretty useful advice. Here are five simple and important…

10 Easy Ways To Improve Yourself And Make The World A Better Place

By Umeshi Rajeendra
In today’s world, many are quick to blame others for the immorality in our society and the voices of the media that continue to play a major role in our daily lives. Our contact with the media on a daily basis, whether it be through social media,…

The Power Of Now: Why You Must Embrace Living In The Moment And Relinquish Control

By Umeshi Rajeendra
There are 6,775,235,842 people in the world and each of us navigates good and bad experiences in our lives. Every single one of us has dwelled on the past, wishing, hoping and praying that we could go back and change things or looked forward to the…

Millennials Going Broke: Why Financial Illiteracy Is To Blame For Our Low Bank Accounts

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Whether it is New York City, Valencia, Sydney, London, Jakarta, Seoul, Lima, Quito, Nairobi or Sao Paulo, an increasingly high number of young adults are broke. We often hear of our peers talk about it, and most of the time, we see no change. We…

5 Reasons Why You Should Dance Your Way Through Your 20s

By Umeshi Rajeendra
Humans are clearly heading in the direction of a technologically controlled era in which cognition is of utmost importance and we rely on the brain solely to figure out our next steps. By employing this process, it is easy for us to lose sight of…