Make a wish…

I wish….

I wish for all the wars to be over

I wish for peace to stay forever.

I wish for all the kindred souls to find their mates

I wish for the alignment of their fates.

I wish for enough courage to say no.

I wish for the strength to let go.

I wish for a better tomorrow

I wish for riddance of sorrow.

I wish for hatred to turn into understanding

I wish for a happy ending.

I wish…

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Cure your unhappiness.

That feeling of discontent, unsaturation and unfulfillment; which never goes away, ever wondered why? What is the reason behind this feeling? It’s no secret really. The reason is nothing and no one but YOU!

You are the root of your dissatisfaction, because you allow the things you were not able to achieve distract you from the moment of fulfillment. You let yourself drown in sorrows of failures and forget to cherish your achievements.

 

What achievements you say?  Getting ready for work every day despite having a bad week is an achievement, reaching back home by tea time is an achievement, waking up before your alarm goes off is an achievement. It’s an achievement every time you learn a new thing, realize a mistake, said ‘NO’ when it needs to be said, kept a promise, made someone smile, showed kindness for no specific reason, created something, finished a task, met a deadline. Acknowledge your attainment and triumph.

The only way of being happy and getting yourself rid of ‘that disappointing feeling’ is by realizing the everyday victories of life and celebrating them. Don’t let simple and small moments of happiness slip by unappreciated, grab those moments and honor them. You are the cause and cure of your unhappiness.

Celebrate when a child learns from you and when someone teaches you something. Enjoy being pampered by a loved one. Appreciate when someone does something special for you ‘’just because’’. Enjoy the rain and feel the warmth of the first rays of sun, admire the rainbow! Get inspired by your own life and inspire others too. Failure is a part of life and there is no way you can avoid it but you can avoid dwelling on it and you should.

Move on, try again and be persistent but, in the meantime do not let life pass you by. Don’t wait for happiness to come, go grab it…. May be its waiting for you to come!

 

We should talk…

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Today I am having an extensive desire to have a conversation, a proper, meaningful conversation. It’s been too long since I talked to someone…like really talk, not just those meaningless pleasantries.  I have been asked this week how I was, over a hundred times, and every single time I said “I am OK, great”. What I really wanted was for someone to just ask me again, ask if I am really OK and ask like they mean it but I know they don’t and to be fair, most of the time, neither do I when I ask them the same question in return. You know what? I realized,  People don’t ask you about your well-being because they want to know or care; rather it’s their default reaction towards anyone they meet on daily basis and had to be polite with- a robotic response to human contacts.

I have noticed that romance nowadays has turned into a social media fiasco to make each other jealous of one’s own self-achieved couple goals, instead of being happy about being blessed with  the company of a loved one, people care more about telling the world about it. A sacred shared moment between two people is now being shared to a million people to gain maximum hits and likes, from people who actually don’t give a damn about you.  All this over sharing makes me think, what happened to people who wanted the world to just get lost while in the company of their love, what happened to romance? What happened to genuine conversations and the language of silence?

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I would love to talk to someone about the state of the world, about the problems of being an adult, about matters of life and love, share with me what’s in that beautiful mind of yours through your presence, words and quietude.  I believe the reason we don’t talk any more is because we avoid sharing anything real and hide behind the unseen yet solid shield of social media. We resort to clicking ‘like’ and ‘share’ instead of actually sharing how we feel in person, because we feel the other person doesn’t want to know, I guess everyone feels that way and in the end we all end up sharing everything which doesn’t matter but nothing which matters.

What I want today is to mourn with you, mourn the loss of good old romance, grief the absence of long heartfelt conversations, and shed a tear over ever growing lack of personal connection. So, talk to me today,may be over a cup of coffee or at the side of the river, and fill the void in my life with words…both spoken and unspoken.

‘HE’ has a plan…

Trust me I know. I know when it feels like life is going upside down, like all your plans have been failed that nothing is going as you want it to be. I’ll tell you a secret, everyone feels that way at some point, but everyone gets over that feeling eventually and that’s because life has a tendency to get better and sometimes, even better than the better.

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All your plans weren’t working because ‘HIS’ plan was in motion, and one thing that can never go wrong is ‘HIS’ plan. HE has far bigger and better plans than you and I can ever hope to make.

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You can not seem to reach the end of the road because HE needs you on the top of the mountain. You were unable to stop the the disaster because you were meant to come out as a survivor. You couldn’t get the one you loved because HE wants you to be with someone who loves you. You can’t sing a song because you are suppose to be writing a book. You didn’t get the dream job because, maybe, HE wants you to lead a revolution and change the world. If something isn’t happening than may be it isn’t suppose to happen and if it really is then it will happen eventually, everything will fall into place because all that is happening right now, the good and the bad, it’s part of the plan.

So if things don’t go as you desired , its only because extraordinary things are going to happen. So, trust HIS plans people, because HE always has one and its always going to work.