Nature’s job (IM 831)

Marcus Aurelius, in his book “Meditations” said that the nature’s job is to shift things elsewhere, transform them, pick them up and move them here and there. It’s job is to make constant change. There is nothing new happening here. Everything is related and familiar. The good of one people is bad for another and…

“shiny” objects (IM 809)

One of the biggest traps we encounter in our life is getting distracted by some “shiny” objects in our way towards greatness. These “shiny” objects can be materialistic objects or a person or any short-terms moments. We face a situation where these things come up in our way from nowhere and seem to be really…

Wishful thinking – A trap to come out of (IM 795)

“If wishes were horses, beggars would ride it.”                           -Unknown Every single person is born genius; they dream big. Dreaming without any hard-work is just a wish and wishes only gives us the illusion of success without never perceiving and achieving it. If…

It’s not the end of the story (IM 772)

We are so quick to judge the situation we encounter. We see the toughest situation as a bad day and a suitable situation as a good day or good luck. All we do is make the perception of how we feel about it. But aren’t we too quick to judge the situation? I feel like…

The foundation of happiness (IM 687)

The foundation of happiness is  to accept present moment. Acknowledging the everything that is happening now is meant to happen and it happened for good reason is the inception of happiness. Seeking happiness is one of the ironies and it never happens in reality. You seek something that you lack and whenever you seek happiness,…

The positive morning (IM 669)

It is very important to start morning with a positive vibes as it reflects the whole day. The weak morning will result to a weak day and strong and active morning will turn into very strong day. I always follow Marcus Aurelius quote every morning which goes,” The people I deal with today will be…

Accept the reality (IM 665)

We all have our own deep-seated needs, so we each have to decide for ourselves what success is. These needs turn into our dreams and they are very important because the pursuit of dreams is what gives life its flavor. Then comes the reality. Understanding, accepting and working with reality is practical and effective. Ignoring…

Our judgements (IM 661)

It doesn’t make sense to call something good or evil in the sense based on how it affects us. We judge everything based on our experience with it which is where we all fall behind. Everything happens for the betterment of entire universe not a single species. That’s how the nature works. Nature optimizes for…

Predetermining execution (IM 660)

Predetermining execution is planning the action long before actually acting it. It is the psychological and mental process. In other words, it’s doing mental work before the physical work. We get 2 benefits when we predetermine execution: We become fearless as we’ve prepared well. Fearlessness enhances confidence which in turn develops trust finally resulting success….

The “keys” (IM 657)

If you find a key somewhere in the ground, will you pick it up? As you don’t know what lock it fits it, you will most likely hesitate or even ignore it. The important of key is to know which lock will it unlocks. Without knowing the target to unlock, the key is of no…