Inside of us (IM 785)

We search happiness in outer world. We seek respect from others. We are hungry for praise and pride. We always look at the outer world for everything we do. But in most cases it doesn’t work. It is because most of the content we are looking for are present within us not in other people…

Everything is temporary (IM 780)

Today world lost one of the greatest footballer of all time, an Argentine Diego Maradona. I’m a huge fan of football as he has influenced most of my childhood and his loss meant a lot in world football too. He was an idol of most people’s idol. “When a god decides it’s time. I guess…

From the fourth book: Meditations (IM 777)

Marcus Aurelius wrote a journal almost 2000 years ago, which is now published as a book, Mediations. His journal was not meant to be published but was written to himself to guide him towards courage, temperance, justice and wisdom. His words are more important in today’s world. Here are some of his words: Let nothing…

All of it comes to one point (IM 773)

And that is self awareness… Self-awareness is enlightening ourselves. Whatever we gain or lose, all the successes and failures will make no sense when we are self-aware.  All the rejections, guilt and insecurities does not exist in the face of self-awareness. Self-awareness is the end point and the beginning point of everything. And this is…

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…

We see the things as we are (IM 771)

What we do everyday becomes a habit and we are the reflection of what we do everyday. Based on your past experiences we make assumptions and conclusions on many things including our ourselves and our potentials. The way we talk to others or to ourselves reveals our character. The way we deal with different situations…

The treasures of life (IM 768)

According to the Eastern Philosophical book  Tao Te Ching, written by Lao Tzu in 4th century BC,” there are three treasures of our life which are: Simplicity: Always see simplicity in everything. It is the ultimate sophistication. Patience: Practice patience. Compassion: Develop compassion for everything you do. Those who practice these three treasures they can…

Our greatest teacher (IM 747)

Nature is our greatest teacher and the important lesson it teaches us is patience. We need to learn the pace of nature which is its patience. Nature is smarter than all of us. It is the reality. Nature shows us the way about how the reality works. It also teaches cruelty and kindness. All we…

Accepting the destiny (IM 744)

It doesn’t really matter what we expect from life, but rather what life expects from us. We need to stop thinking about the meaning of life , and instead think of ourselves as those who are questioned by life-daily and hourly and execute based on it. These executions differ from person to person and from…

Who we are (IM 743)

Man is no more than a product of many conditional and environmental factor- whether it be biological, psychological or sociological  nature. We are the accidental product of all these. Everyday, every hour we are offered with the opportunity to make a decision, a decision of our inner freedom. We always have a choice. It is…