Life is a great teacher

As we grow sincere towards our surroundings, we begin to develop sensitivity towards the deeper idea of life that is perceived uniquely by each one of us. It is we who ask questions. It is we who answer those questions. This learning makes us mature, thus realizing the significance of acknowledgement of the diversity, mutual respect and acceptance for all. …

Self-discipline makes introspection a habit

The truth is in knowing that the cause as well as the remedy is within us and there is no need for searching anywhere. The problem is where lies the solution and vice-versa. We just need to explore a bit deeper in order to discover the better. It requires wisdom to understand this simple truth…
Discipline, when evokes from within, can do miracles. It leads a person to a balanced life. It gives clarity of thought and action…

Don’t Compare – Stay Happy

A crow lived in a forest and was absolutely satisfied with his life. One day he saw a swan. “This swan is so white”, he thought, ”and I am so black. This Swan must be the happiest bird in the world.” He expressed his thought to the Swan. The Swan replied, “Actually I felt that…

Introspection and Transformation

Most of us often complain about deficiency and impropriety by others and sink into a sad mood. But, are we thinking in the right direction and doing things in the right fashion? Do we really evaluate ourselves? It is a human weakness to judge others and often find fault in others’ views and deeds. If…

Footprints of …???

There is a short story by Mary Stevenson that I read somewhere a couple of years ago. One night I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord. Many scenes from my life flashed across the sky. In each scene, I noticed footprints in the sand. Sometimes there were two sets of footprints, other…

Self-Elevation : A Responsibility

It is very important for one to elevate oneself. This is a universal call, a common aspiration. All of us feel an urge to elevate ourselves to the higher pedestals. But this requires determination with a sound moral system, that stands on the firm foundation of good principles followed by healthy practice with a sense of…

Know Your Weaknesses

No one is perfect, everyone has some weakness. Even the lustrous gold is not hundred percent pure. When we are asked in an interview about our weaknesses, most of us give diplomatic answers like ‘multitasking’ or ‘emotional nature’. Well, who wants to lose a job to his or her real weakness? Hiding a weakness is…

Patience pays back!

Patience is to be realized as more than just a quality. Only a patient person can be able to stay stable. Whenever we begin a work, we want instant results. This may be due to the faster pace of life in today’s world. But, we should give a thought to our ancestral wisdom too, which…

Why manage anger..??

Anger is the enemy of sound mental health. It destroys the calmness of who possess it. It works on a principle very similar to one of the elementary laws we study in Physics, i.e. the Lenz’s Law as it always acts against the one who originates it. It can always spoil relationships and can even…

Importance of Hobbies

Hobbies are really significant. They are essential not only for killing boredom or deriving some pleasure, but they are also valuable in developing one’s personality, making a person interesting and building self-esteem. Painting helps in developing patience and neat hand, reading builds knowledge and helps in developing new perceptions, sports make us fit and help…