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Top QTube Events for the Week (Oct 1-7)

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

The start of October brings with it the anticipation and excitement of the upcoming festival season, with the next few months leaning towards (hopefully) cooler weather, festivals, family, and of course, lots of food. And we’re looking forward to it all with our usual gusto and enthusiasm. So, to get it all started off, here’s a list of what the upcoming week looks like at the Cafe. So come on over, and get started on the right foot.

 

The School of Brilliance

The School of Brilliance announces family Constellation Facilitator workshop demo and therapy case study. Call 9320013458 or visit www.theschoolofbrilliance.com

Date: 1 October 2018

Time: 4 pm to 9 pm

Entry: Participation fees : 500/- and for therapy 1500/- to be paid at the venue

 

Dr. Rahul Sharma (AGEAC)

THE FOURTH DIMENSION - “Einstein’s theory of relativity” proved the existence of other dimensions, apart from this 3-D world. Several phenomena such as “LEVITATION”, “THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE” can only be explained by means of scientific gnostic doctrine. web-www.ageac.org/en or ph-9868453843

Date: 3 October 2018

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

cre8designlife

“The ONLINE & OFFLINE BRIDGE BUILDING” – What online activities can boost your business? Does your business need to go Online? What are the offline activities that I can do to create my brand awareness? How can I build the bridge between my online and offline activities to grow my business? Who should attend? Business Owners, Home Run Businesses, Startups, Old Businesses (Eligible for Transformation), Professionals

Date: 4 October 2018

Time: 10 am to 3 pm

Entry: Rs. 270/-

 

Empire Educare

Boost Your Business with YouTube, Udemy, Skillshare etc. Learn how to create engaging, trending videos for your business or self to achieve growth and profit.
Understand what goes behind the scenes and how you can take a pie of this ever growing online world.

Date: 5 October 2018

Time: 5 pm to 7:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

That Was Funny

Come Watch Comedy Bloom in Adulthood As Some New and Some Established Funny People Take You On a Laughter Ride With Their Freshest Material.

Date: 5 October 2018

Time: 7:45 pm to 9:45 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Dori – A Thread Art

Come and learn Crochet, the ethnic thread and needlework technique that will help you design fancy Jewellery for this Navratri.

Date: 6 October 2018

Time: 11 am to 2 pm

Entry: Rs. 300/-

 

YWCA of Bombay

A meeting of like-minded girls and women to interact and share and exchange views and listen to speakers who will speak on leadership by Marita and personality development by Jasmine

Date: 6 October 2018

Time: 2 pm to 4 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Irshaad

Irshaad – 17th Poetry Open Mic – No Entry Charges!! Free & open for all. Any Language…Any Genre…We are all ears :)  BUT Specifically – NO Bad Words or Hate Speech would be tolerated.

Date: 6 October 2018

Time: 4 pm to 9:45 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Averti

HEROES – a community of men. These are the offline workshops for the members of HEROES who focus on HEALTH, CAREER, RELATIONSHIPS and SELF GROWTH

Date: 7 October 2018

Time: 10 am to 1 pm

Entry: FREE

 

India Raelian Movement

Transmission and Gathering for anyone who wish to get it done. This is the day, the Elohim, took Rael up in a spacecraft in 1975 and the following day had meals with Jesus, Buddha, and other past religious figures. To know more about Transmission read the book Intelligent Design. Download the book and read page 236 and 356 to understand what Transmission means – http://www.rael.org/download.php

Date: 7 October 2018

Time: 1 pm to 5 pm

Entry: FREE

 

PoShaK

PoShaK invites Poets, Shayars, Kavis and all lovers of poetry to its 7th edition of Poetry Open Mic. We have 4 curated slots of Hindi, Urdu, Marathi and English poets. There are 20 open mic slots (To register, express your interest to read/recite/ perform on the Facebook event page). Language, topic and format are no bars as long as the work is original.

Date: 7 October 2018

Time: 5 pm to 9 pm

Entry: Rs. 100/-

 

Have a great week and see you soon!

Top QTube Events of the Week (Sep 24-30)

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

In the immortal words of Green Day, “Wake me up when September ends.” And guess what? Just like that, September has brought along its last week. We don’t know what you’ve got planned for the week, but this is what we’re going to be up to. So why not join us for an event or two?

 

Vinspire Training and Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.

Mothers today are addicted to social media be it whatsapp, facebook, insta or twitter but do you know you are being stalked! It is so important to understand the correct saftey measures to make sure you are safe online. Tips to avoid hacking and other cyber crimes! Welcome to this insightful journey!

Date: 26 September 2018

Time: 11 am to 1 pm

Entry: Rs. 600/-

 

Dr. Rahul Sharma (AGEAC)

THE FOURTH DIMENSION - “Einstein’s theory of relativity” proved the existence of other dimensions, apart from this 3D world. Several phenomenas such as LEVITATION, the BERMUDA TRIANGLE, ETC. ETC can only be explained by means of this doctrine. Details-www.ageac.org/en or call-9868453843

Date: 26 September 2018

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

cre8designlife

Join us for a thought provoking session on “How to Consciously set intentions to achieve your dreams and goals.” Our focus will be on : What are intentions, Learn The Power of Intentions, Why intentions play an important role, Letting go of repeated instances and cycles in your life, Daily Techniques to use this power to achieve your dreams and goals. Who can attend: OPEN to all those who welcome change in their lives. Pre-Registration is mandatory, no walkins. Doors Open at 10.00am
Register on the link – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/setting-conscious-intentions-to-achieve-your-dreams-free-to-attend-tickets-50037290884

Date: 27 September 2018

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Toybank- The Opentree Foundation

Toybank promotes development through play for underprivileged children. This event is organized to bring people together to learn and play different board games and understand the Power of Play!

Date: 27 September 2018

Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Empire Educare

This workshop will help you learn the technical and fundamental aspect of youtube. You can build your own brand or your business by creating videos for YouTube.

Date: 28 September 2018

Time: 5 pm to 7:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

The Funny Room

Do you have some hidden talents that you’ll like to bring it out in the open? Have you been scribbling in your diary with lots of ideas? Does the spotlight intrigue you? Then it’s time you take the stage with an open mic night! But, if you’re still not so confident, you alwats can be inspired by others. The experienced comics coming in will definitely motivate you. The Funny Room’s Stand Up – Open mic is where you should be.

Date: 28 September 2018

Time: 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Quantum

Path To Profit is our opportunity to interact with you and understand your investment needs. We travel across various cities in India and guide our investors, both existing and potential, through the investment process.

Date: 29 September 2018

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Artbeats

The workshop aims to introduce basic strokes, techniques and make everyone enjoy brush lettering. Brush lettering is so on trend right now and we’re so excited to bring you this workshop. We’ll teach you from basic to advance level techniques just bring your creative self and let’s have lettering party.

Date: 29 September 2018

Time: 2:30 pm to 5 pm

Entry: Rs. 1500/-

 

Kathasangam

Kathasangam Storytelling is a open performance platform for storytellers, musicians and stand up comics. This will be the 9th edition of Kathasangam Storytelling.

Date: 29 September 2018

Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Entry: Rs. 150/-

 

Pratik Patodia

This is a seminar on entrepreneurship and business. Things that are very important to know about and before starting a business and if you are already into business who to run it better. Focusing on entrepreneurship , their problems – finding solutions and discovering traits.

Date: 30 September 2018

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Entry: Rs. 200/-

 

Aaroham/ Dr. Preeti Chawla

Being in the Now is the objective. Connecting to your deeper and true self to be to maintain calm, stress free, balanced mindset. Working on the self to cross mental obstacles.

Date: 30 September 2018

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm

Entry: Rs. 1000/-

 

AGEAC

Have you ever wondered like -Who am i? Why am i born? What is the purpose of my life? Are the dreams that I get during sleep true and revealing something? How was the Universe formed? Are there unknown living worlds around us? How can I get some peace in mind and real happiness in my busy life? Get answers for these and many more questions in our life from the course “New Vision of Life”.You can attend the introductory session to know more to make choice to sign-up for the course.

Date: 30 September 2018

Time: 6 pm to 7 pm

Entry: Rs. 200/-

 

Have a happy, happy week!

Top QTube Events for the Week (Sep 17-23)

Friday, September 14th, 2018

“Be happy, and a reason will come along.”

It’s not always easy to be happy all the time, but guess what? That’s ok. Sometimes just pretending to be happy, or in control, or calm, is enough to trick your mind to actually believing it. And once you’ve mastered the art of believing that you are happy, you actually become it. Happiness is not so much a goal to have, but rather a state of mind that you need to create for yourself. So go on then, get creating! Till then, have a happy week!

Here’s a list of events for the coming week, and you coming over will really help in making us happy.

 

Dr. Rahul Sharma (AGEAC)

THE HUMAN MACHINE – People react mechanically when faced with with diverse situations of life. when flattered, they smile; when humiliated they suffer; they insult,if insulted; they hurt if they are hurt…is there a possibility of changing these reactions? COME… Learn the techniques to transform the mechanical reactions, to avoid illnesses, to prolong life, to balance energies. details-www.ageac.org/en or call-9868453843

Date: 19 September 2018

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Rishi Gangoly

Making your Website is Easier and Cheaper than you think. This 60 min seminar will cover valuable information on the various online resources which include a Web Server & eBook for free to build and develop your website in just one day. Participants will receive a free eBook to create your own website.

Date: 21 September 2018

Time: 2 pm to 4 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Empire Educare

Build a ever growing business and self brand using the worlds largest video platform i.e. YouTube and grow exponentially and generate leads and great customer experience using videos on YouTube.

Date: 21 September 2018

Time: 5 pm to 7:15 pm

Entry: FREE

 

The Funny Room

Do you have some hidden talents that you’ll like to bring it out in the open? Have you been scribbling in your diary with lots of ideas? Does the spotlight intrigue you? Then it’s time you take the stage with an open mic night! But, if you’re still not so confident, you alwats can be inspired by others. The experienced comics coming in will definitely motivate you. The Funny Room’s Stand Up – Open mic is where you should be.

Date: 21 September 2018

Time: 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Vvennus Club

Learning session of Vvennus Club. Having a customer focus is usually a strong contributor to the overall success of a business, learn to be more effective and customer focused.

Date: 22 September 2018

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Entry: Rs 500/-

 

VInspire Training and Consultancy services

This will help the children grade 8 -12 to learn about time management techniques, organising skills,note making and memorising techniques, communication skills, Critical Thinking and improving their focus.

Date: 22 September 2018

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm

Entry: Rs. 500/-

 

Quantum

Path To Profit is our opportunity to interact with you and understand your investment needs. We travel across various cities in India and guide our investors, both existing and potential, through the investment process.

Date: 22 September 2018

Time: 5 pm to 9 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Aaroham/ Dr Preeti Chawla

A 4-day course in Meditation & Mindfulness for calm, peace, inner cleansing and raising your consciousness. De-stress, improved focus, Clarity in thinking, accomplish better physical & mental health.

Date: 23 September 2018

Time: 9:30 am to 12 pm

Entry: Rs. 3,500/- (4 day course)

 

Phonicsounds

Phonicsounds presents a multi sensory Jolly phonics workshop for parents and teachers alike. Use the synthetic Phonics methodology to enhance reading and spelling skills in students. A structured workshop that will cover the letter sounds, letter formation, blending activities, segmenting rules and tricky words. It includes lesson plans and all attending candidates will receive a certificate.

Date: 23 September 2018

Time: 1 pm to 7 pm

Entry: Rs. 5000/-

 

The Monologue/Munaf Luhar

Sufi Music Special by Munaf Luhar – A 1 hour special which will feature Sufi original Compositions, Coke studio songs and few reprise versions of some Bollywood songs.

Date: 23 September 2018

Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Entry: FREE

 

See you soon!

The Benefits of Decluttering

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

“The more things you own, the more they own you.”

While we’ve always been counselled to keep our living and working spaces clean (think back to your mom yelling at you to clean your room), most people don’t think about the co-relation of a clean space with a clean and clear mindset. But this co-relation has not only been studied and well established, it has also sparked a movement called minimalism (which we admit, is a teensy bit extreme for us, and not exactly possible and practical for everyone), but it does bring to focus the benefits of the ‘less is more’ concept of thinking and living.

Image source - Sutton and Grove

Image source – Sutton and Grove

 

To put it simply, decluttering is the conscious act of removing all necessary physical assets that are of no use to you any longer. Though each practitioner and advocate of the practice will vary a little in how they describe it, most will give you a time frame (like a year or two) and ask you to either throw away or donate anything that hasn’t been used by you in that duration. For example, open your cupboard and remove all items of clothing that you have not worn even once in the past one year.

Image source - Frugal and Thriving

Image source – Frugal and Thriving

But is decluttering really all it’s cracked up to be, or is it just another passing fad? Well, we present a list of supposed benefits to de-cluttering your life, to make it easier for you to decide.

 

1. It makes you more confident in your own abilities

The more organized your living or workspace, the more confident you feel in your organization skills. Because let’s face it, opening your eyes each morning to that giant pile of clothes on that chair, or walking into your office with a cluttered desk being the first thing you see, isn’t exactly a great way to get a boost of confidence.

Image source - Recruiter.com

Image source – Recruiter.com

 

2. It reduces anxiety

The more clutter you see, the more guilty you feel for not having sorted it, and fantastic news, the more anxious you feel because of the pressure you’ve now created thanks to all that guilt. It’s a never ending cycle. Best way to clear your mind? Clear that desk!

Image source - Reader's Digest

Image source – Reader’s Digest

 

3. It leads to mindful purchasing

Since decluttering requires you to not only dispose of things you aren’t using, it also requires that you pay attention new purchases, which in turns leads you to be more mindful in your purchasing habits. This means that you actively consider the longevity of use for any product you purchase, whether it is a piece for your home, and item of clothing, or even work equipment.

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Image source – uploadvr.com

 

4. It helps you find things more easily

So simple! The less items you have, the less likely something will get misplaced amongst a giant pile. No more emptying the entire cupboard to find your favorite shirt, and opening all the kitchen drawers to find that pizza cutter. Since you’re only keeping the bare minimum stuff, you can now find things in a jiffy.

Image source - Tilting at Windmills

Image source – Tilting at Windmills

 

5. It leads to better sleep

Though there are plenty of studies that show that a less cluttered space allows for positive energy to flow without obstruction, if you aren’t one to believe ‘such’ things, it doesn’t matter. A cleaner home leaves less room for guilt in your mind. Guilt of leaving that mess in the hall, that pile of papers on your desk, that pile of dishes in the sink. The cleaner your home, the more satisfied you feel turning in for the day, the better your sleep.

Image source - ExpertBeacon

Image source – ExpertBeacon

 

6. It’s easier to let go of the past

We often end up holding onto things as physical reminders of long held memories. And this often leads to our inability to let ‘things’ go. But once you purge the excess physical items, you often find yourself feeling mentally lighter too. People have often expressed the feeling of letting go of the past, and being able to focus more not only on their present, but the future too.

Image source - Goddess Ignited

Image source – Goddess Ignited

 

7. It reduces stress in relationships

A cramped and cluttered home often leads to a cluttered mind as well, and the first victim is often our relationships, whether with our significant other, our parents or siblings, or even our coworkers. Flustered feelings resulting from an overflowing desk or an untidy home often manifest in our dealings with people that co-exist with us in those very spaces, and freeing up the excess and unused allows for the same in our feelings too.

Image source - Zoosk

Image source – Zoosk

 

8. It saves on storage space

The less items you have, the less you have to worry about stuffing them in some random drawer or cabinet, just to get them out of the way. It becomes possible not only to find space to store everything you own, but also becomes easier to organize it, since you’re no longer stuck in the otherwise never ending struggle to find that itty bitty space for that extra pair of shoes, or that third guitar, or that 47th stuffed toy (hey, we don’t judge).

Image source - Pinterest

Image source – Pinterest

 

9. It increases creativity and productivity

Instead of constantly worrying about where you’re going to put the new project file so it doesn’t get mixed up with the old ones, or why you now have three places where you’re keeping linen, you now can focus on better things. Since decluttering frees up both space and time, you automatically have more time on your hands to not only be more organized, but more productive too.

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Image source – Startup

 

10. It leads to a cleaner household/office

And it’s so much easier (and faster) to keep clean! Instead of dusting 67 little knick knacks, many of which were gifts some twenty years ago and you don’t even remember who gave them, you now can just wipe down empty coffee tables, and display cabinets that have only the really special items now. Think of all the things you can do with all that extra time! And an added benefit is that your health will get an extra boost, since you won’t dread cleaning as a never-ending task, and therefore you’ll probably do it more often and more diligently.

Image source - Cleaning Services

Image source – Cleaning Services

 

So, we’ve laid down all the benefits of decluttering your spaces, but ultimately, the choice remains yours. Try out it, and if really works for you, do share your experiences with us. We’d love to hear back from you. Happy cleaning, folks.

‘Work’ing Towards A Healthier You!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

While being stuck in an office cubicle all day does good things for your bank account, it really does end up wreaking havoc on your body. Eye strain from continuous screen time, posture and back issues from staying in the same positions for long durations, and lethargy and drop in energy from a sedentary lifestyle are some of the obvious issues, but stick at it long enough and you’ll end up facing more serious health issues down the line, both physical as well as mental.

So how do you break out of this cycle? Do you just quit your job? Wait, is that even an option? No, no, hold it right there. We’re not asking you to quit your job, or change your career. We’re here to share some tips and tricks to help you bring small changes in your daily routine to minimize all these problems. And you can do them right there, in the office itself!

 

1. Take a walk

This one’s pretty easy to do. Just get off your chair and take a small walk around the office. If you do this every hour or two, it gives your back a chance to stretch, gets some blood flowing, and also freshens your mind a bit.

Image source - The Context of Things

Image source – The Context of Things

 

2. Rest your eyes

This is something you should definitely do every hour,  on the hour. Especially if your work requires you to be practically glued to your computer or laptop throughout the day. The blue and bright light emitted from screens, especially for prolonged periods, causes eye strain. If you don’t take care, this can lead to vision problems, headaches, and general unease. Also, invest in a pair of anti-glare eyeglasses. You can get these from any optician, even if you have 20-20 vision. And for an added break, a cool eye mask on your eyes for 20 minutes before bed does wonders too. (You can use used and drained tea bags kept in the fridge for this too).

Image source - Harvard Health

Image source – Harvard Health

 

3. Light stretching

Even if you can’t do this at regular intervals, do try to at least thrice in the day, ideally when you reach the office, at the start of your lunch break, and before you go home for the day. This could be whatever you’re comfortable doing, whether a few full body stretches, or some simple yoga poses that don’t require a mat or too much space. And if you feel awkward doing so in an office space, try to rope in some colleagues to do it with you. Not only will make it less awkward, you’ll also be able to motivate and remind each other to follow through every day.

Image source - B2MV

Image source – B2MV

 

4. Drink up

Your parents told you, your teachers told you, Google told you, and they’re all right! Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. We cannot stress the importance of this enough. Getting caught up in your work and simply forgetting to drink water has happened to the best of us, so how do you avoid falling into that trap? Keep a bottle of water on your desk at all times (don’t forget to refill it!).  Another great tip? There are a bunch of apps available for your phone that remind you to drink a glass of water throughout the day. Talk about technology saving the day!

Image source - Dribbble

Image source – Dribbble

 

5. Smile

Yup, you read it right. Studies have shown that if you smile, whether you’re in a good mood or not, you can actually trick your mind into releasing endorphins (the happy hormones), and then you genuinely are in a good mood. And we don’t need to tell you that the happier you are, the better, right?

Image source - Jerusalem Post

Image source – Jerusalem Post

 

6. Take the stairs

Not only is this great advice for your health, but it’s great for the environment too. And don’t worry, if you work on the 20th floor, don’t overdo it either. Take the lift to 15th floor, and then take the stairs. (We’re not averse to a little cheating as long as you put in some work). Don’t work in a high rise, or just plain work on the ground floor? Well, you know those three-four steps at the entryway, just go up and down those at quick speeds about 4-5 times before heading in, and before heading out. Extra points for doing it at lunch time too!

Image source - Gunderson Envision

Image source – Gunderson Envision

 

Oh, and just in case you don’t work in an office, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be doing these things too. Whether you’re a student, someone who works from home, a freelancer, it doesn’t matter. We can all benefit from healthier bodies and minds. And it’s never too early or too late to start.

You have the tools now. It’s up to you to put them to work!

Top QTube Events for the Week (Aug 6-12)

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Hi and hello from all of us at the Cafe! We hope you’re having a great and productive week, and we sincerely hope that the coming one brings good things, motivation, and some unexpected laughter. And while we’re on the topic of having a great week, you could totally make ours by coming over and saying hi (or just hanging around, without saying hi, if that’s your thing. Either way, we’re good.)

So let’s take a quick look at what all we’ve got lined up for you this week.

 

Dr. Preeti Chawla

Build a relationship with your ownself. A bond of peace, kindness, compassion and understanding. Self acceptance is the basis of self esteem. Let us work on it, to make our lives & relationships better.

Date: 11 August 2018

Time: 9 am to 2 pm

Entry: Rs. 900/-

 

Other

Raising Creative Thinkers Parent workshop. Innovative ideas and activities to enhance your child’s Language and Math skills.Free workshop for parents with children in the age group of 3+ to 12 years. To register for this free workshop call 9930360735. Limited seats available.

Date: 11 August 2018

Time: 3 pm to 4:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Empire

Facing The Camera preview workshop will help one understand how to face the camera and start their video based career like vlogging, acting, social media influencing, vine making etc

Date: 11 August 2018

Time: 5 pm to 7 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Empire

Facing The Camera preview workshop will help one understand how to face the camera and start their video based career like vlogging, acting, social media influencing, vine making etc

Date: 12 August 2018

Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Averti

The Listening Ear – I will be there!  Don’t hesitate. Don’t give excuses to yourself. There’s absolutely no reason to suffer alone or feel suffocated. Come talk to me and others who will join in to be that listening ear we all need from time to time.  Doors are open. – Niyatii N Shah

Date: 12 August 2018

Time: 2 pm to 4 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Rhyns Academy Pvt. Ltd

A session on Dance and Movement Therapy (DMT) for men conducted by Rhyns Academy Pvt. Ltd, with the focus being mind body connection

Date: 12 August 2018

Time: 4 pm to 7 pm

Entry: FREE

 

Hope you come over. Have a great week!