Are all success stories as fancy as they sound? Or do they simply prey on the insecurities of aspirants? Know why it is not always a good idea to get inspiration from others’ success.
Do we really know life? Or are we just pretending to? No, I am not talking spirituality, I am just talking about something as simple as ‘talking about life’! Jump in to get involved.
It’s surely tempting to stay because you get to listen to at least a few words of gratitude and appreciation, and that too, from a complete stranger. It boosts our self esteem and make us feel worthwhile. Despite that, I would not recommend staying for too long; here’s why:
After everybody was asleep, I looked at the night bulb and spoke in a loud enough volume, “Wow! Everybody is asleep but I am still awake.” Nobody moved and I smiled like an idiot at the whole situation. That was how easy you were.
“What a disgrace to her family!”, overheard the girl from a crowd of around 50 people surrounding her. She noticed few familiar faces. Her vision was slightly blurred by her tears but she could see her parents sitting right opposite her. The center of the attention though was the man...
Yes, I am talking to you – the person who is considerate and kind. You are halfway through your life and if you look back, you have spent most of your energy on adjusting. Adjusting to other people, their requirements, their preferences, their happiness etc. You think you are doing good to them or yourself. Trust me, you are doing nothing good to them and definitely not to yourself. Let me explain why.
Life has its unique ways of teaching those who are not wise enough to perceive things the way they are instead of what they should be, for their own emotional comfort. It seemed like a big deal at that time but it was just a reality check I was faced with. I learned to stop being pathetic, being at somebody else’s mercy.
As much as people want to get married to someone they have been in love with for a long time, there is still a vast majority of people who prefer arranged marriage after they are done with love and dating.
Prioritizing all the tasks of your day prepares you mentally and makes it easier to divide your time according to the importance of the task. It also helps you to keep a track of your progress anytime during the day and makes it less likely for you to miss something important and get worried afterward.
Why is it that our caste or religion is way more important to us than humanity and the greater good of people? I wonder what these friends of mine would be like if the people of ISIS or other such terrorist organizations belonged to their caste as well. They would have certainly cried every time a terrorist was hanged to death by our law and protested against it in the same way they did for the reservation.