Comparison is the thief of joy.

Waiting for the results, checking the website again and again to see if it is published. It was 2 years ago, when our SSLC results were to be announced. And then in the afternoon, when the results were finally out, I screamed,shouted,jumped and I can’t exactly describe how I felt that day. I had got 97.12% and I was happy as hell. Continue reading “Comparison is the thief of joy.”

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How to Stop worrying and start living…

‘How To Stop Worrying and Start Living’ is a fabulous book by Dale Carnegie which gave me a whole new perspective on life and  some wonderful techniques to quiet my worried mind. I was worried, worried of not doing well in my exams, worried that I might not have a better future, worried that I might disappoint my parents, worried that I might eventually have a nervous breakdown, worried about everything that I was eventually living my life in the future filled with uncertainty until I read this quote by Thomas Carlyle.

Our main business in life is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.

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The happiness inhibitor!!!

Any event , situation or a thought that inhibits our happiness for a short or significant amount of time can be termed as happiness inhibitor. Ever had a thought like this ?? Can there be a promoter and inhibitor to happiness just like there are catalytic promoters and catalytic inhibitors?? Yes , indeed !
Wondering what could be the inhibitor that is holding you back from your much deserved happiness?? Continue reading “The happiness inhibitor!!!”

The Happy Genes… !

Ever wondered how and why some people are so naturally happy in spite of the life’s  ups and downs. What’s their secret of happiness? Is it because they have found an ultimate happiness formula?  Well, the chances are highly unlikely. Maybe they have a Magic Pill which maintains their overall happiness? There’s no such pill either. What else you might be wondering ……..  Well the harsh truth is about to be revealed! Continue reading “The Happy Genes… !”

First blog post

Happiness….. That’s what we are all after … Aren’t we ? Happiness is the goal of every other goal . The very reason most of us pursue our goals is because we somehow believe that achieving it would make us more happier than we currently are.
So is that the whole secret ?? Setting goals , pursuing it and then finally achieving it will make us happier?? Well… The answer is NO. As with all wonderful things in life , happiness too remains elusive. We have been programmed that being our best and achieving things will make us happier , but that’s not the truth. There’s a wonderful quote in ” Tiny Buddha’s Guide to loving yourself ” which says ….

” We are unhappy not because we can’t figure out how to change. Its because we sometimes tell ourselves that we can’t be happy unless we do .”

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