Awareness is the key to shifting our thoughts from overpowering us and directing them towards empowering us into transformations aimed at growth.
It was Jupiter who noticed the chatter first. He was just out there, minding his own business when the noise of incessant chatter fell upon his hearing. In the beginning, Jupiter tried his best to ignore the noise. But like I said, the chattering was incessant and began to take its toll on his mental… Continue reading To Resolve a Conflict
As the distractions of the virtual world churn within the mind, it is these very distractions that become loudest thoughts and loudest voices within our heads. Everything from the undeniable need to constantly check our smartphones to constantly checking on our kids is the result of the wandering of the mind.
Well, that is the problem with developing multiple interests. The challenge always lies in completing a job well, before moving onto the next one that our head churns out. In other words, boredom is the greatest challenge to multiple intelligence, not because it is something to avoid, rather, because it is everything to accept.
The first boy was shocked and looked down at himself. He did look puny when compared to the other boy. The first boy then thought that maybe the second boy was right indeed. Maybe he was not fit enough to climb this tall a mountain. Maybe he should go back home.
After years of ignoring my gut’s call, I have realised this the painful way. Many of us abuse our gut in different ways. We eat the wrong food, we eat at the wrong time, and sometimes we don’t eat at all. All of this, in turn, damages our growth physically, mentally and emotionally. Because it is the gut that feeds the brain.
Even as the poor, little thing reached out to just about everyone in the whole wide world around it, the whole wide world only turned it away.
As the woman understood her emotions, she also understood what would happen next. There was a little voice within her that told her what was wrong with her, or what was going to go wrong with her. The woman knew that she was going to fall sick to get back her husband’s attention. She was going to repeat her childhood pattern to gain the attention that she had lost.
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle are not just for the world around us. They hold good for the world within too. And only when the 3Rs happen in the world within, can they spill over into the world outside.
The little girl also knew enough to understand that every boon had an Achilles heel, and that every boon came with its own weakness – that hole somewhere for God to make that, “Ah! But you did not state it like that, my child,” statement.
Fame is a habit, and habits are hard to break. Flying is also a habit, but flying is for the birds for whom, flying is a way of life. When humans fly, all that we will be ever flying into, is the vast emptiness. Walking is our way, and it is the walk to our destinations that matter. Instead of sculpting a star into the head, it does us good to have a star etched onto the feet.
Imagine yourself standing on a road that needs to be crossed. You will obviously look at both sides to ensure that the road is clear. Now imagine yourself standing on a divided road that needs to be crossed. You will have to look at only one side at a time. Life has grown to work like that. By looking at only one half of the situation, we have trained ourselves to think and work with a singular view point, whether it be positive or negative.