Tolerant and strictness (IM 781)

There is a old saying that goes- “one should be tolerant with others and strict to themselves.” But we see the other way around most of the time. Being tolerant with others requires empathy, patience and temperance and being strict with ownself means being self-disciplined and staying in accord with the principles. PS: Happy Thanksgiving…

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…

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…

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…

“Memento Mori” (IM 767)

There is two words that come to us from ancients that we should remind ourselves of, in every situation, every minutes and every seconds: “Memento Mori” – remember that I will die. Most of the ancients talk about death in their books and arts from Seneca to Epictetus to Marcus Aurelius. In the face of…

Navigating (IM 755)

Most often we celebrate our past success. We live in the fantasy of the things we achieved in the past. We think that our success is what defines us; it is what makes us grow. Does celebrating our past success makes us grow? Does it help us in any way? Yes, of course, it enhances…

Needs (IM 750)

It is basically the moving force for human beings. Tony Robbins divided human needs into 6 categories: Certainty/comfort: It is the need to feel in control of that is coming next, so that we can feel secure. It’s the need to avoid pains and stress. Uncertainty/variety: It is the need for surprises and variety of…

Suffering: What is it? (IM 748)

According to Buddhism, all suffering is originated from the attachment to something. Suffering arises from craving. They always insist that the person who craves something always suffer. It’s so true in today’s world, as the rate of depression is increasing and the suicidal rate is elevating; the fundamental reason for this is not achieving the…

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…