Decision To Avoid Multiple Decisions (IM 912)

“You could live life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” –Marcus Aurelius There are some decisions which can be made to avoid various decisions. And I desperately need it… Our every decisions are based on what we see, experience and think which is shaped by what we do everyday….

Stoic Definition Of Happiness (IM 885)

According to stoicism, happiness isn’t found in things but in virtue alone- it’s all about what we value and the choices we make. In simple words, for human beings, virtue happens to be the best operating system for making our way through the world. Arius Didymus, who served as a stoic advisor to Roman Emperors…

Facing the context (Re-post) (IM 880)

Facing the problem means having the audacity to take full responsibility of our actions and understanding and acknowledging that every mistakes can be improved and corrected, every setbacks can be turned around and every failures can be transformed into success. But it begins when we face the context. Facing the context means facing the truth…

Re-learning The Lessons Learned a While Ago (IM 869)

In 2017,  I came up with the book, “The Power of Positive Thinking” written by Norman Vincent Pearl. Written in 1950s, this book is more relevant now. In the hurried world, the stress, anxiety and negative thoughts has been spiking. And in this book, Pearl provides some very powerful skills that can help to shift…

Being a Fool in The Right Place (IM 849)

Ray Bradbury once said, “We’re all fools, all the time. It’s just we’re a different kind each day. We think, I’m not a fool today. I’ve learned my lesson. I was a fool yesterday but not this morning. Then tomorrow we find out that, yes, we were fool yesterday too.” We, humans, can’t run away…

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…

Resolutions don’t work… (IM 821)

Habits and systems do… Most of us are stuck on short-term urgency that we forget about out long-term system. Work is the series of urgencies; these urgencies make up to the long-term system. Most of us are focused on these urgencies not realizing that they’re piling up to determine the long-term system. Things appear to…

Learning to learn (IM 819)

Humans are a unique animals who tend to focus on precise and not the general. We encounter a event and we experience from it and we finally pass through it. Again, we encounter another situation along the way and we tend to follow the same pattern again and again. We don’t generalize the situation; we…

Consequence from an unagreeable doing (IM 814)

When we force ourselves to do some stuff that we are reluctant of doing the consequences might be not as expected. Did you ever have a situation where you forced yourself to do something and the result of such doing turned out to be bad? Today, I had a car accident as I was on…

Building and evolving (IM 808)

Ray Dalio in his book “Principles” postulates five ways to build and evolve any organization. He uses a word machine to represent any organization. In his word machine is the combination of both ‘people’ and ‘design’. The five ways he experimented during his journey in Bridgewater to build and evolve this machine were: Identifying our…