Read an inspiring story of transformation, an interview with Mr. Dushyant Savadia, the CEO and founder of Amber Connect in the Jamaica Gleaner.
A Beacon of Hope
You could say that Dushyant Savadia has mastered the ‘Art of Living’ after managing to steer his life off a destructive path.
Savadia was born into a well-to-do family in India. However, the younger of Dinesh and Smita Savadia’s two sons was a bit of a problem child. Searching for something to fill an unhappiness he felt inside, the youngster turned to alcoholism and smoking at the tender age of 14 years.
“At one point, I was drinking up to a litre of rum every night,” Savadia told Flair. He was also a chain smoker, puffing his way through 40 to 50 packs of cigarettes every day. He remembers being very angry and aggressive in his youth. His parents did all they could for him, Savadia said, but nothing helped. They tried for several years until when he was 19 years old, his father, angry and frustrated, threw him out of the house.
Now on his own, Savadia was forced to find a way of surviving without his family. He travelled to Dehli and found work as a waiter. He found something else, too. He was introduced to the Art of Living Happiness Programme. It is a holistic wellness programme that focuses on helping persons find happiness and contentment within themselves. He eventually, through this programme, learnt self-control and developed a spirit of giving. Read more: http://tiny.cc/BeaconOfHope