Immediate action to break the loop

Jo bhi karna hai abhi karo, Abhi nahi to kabhi nahi  || ~Osho

Doing things which our mind tells us :
*to put-off
*they are difficult

brings satisfaction and builds self- confidence. 

The only way we can break the procrastination chain or the habit of postponing things is by taking immediate action . Act in the present. Move an inch but move, it will acts as a Glucon-D or Sona Chaandi Chyavan Praash for the mind-body-heart. 

‘Kyuki VartMaan hee sabse bada ShaktiMaan Hai ‘

From falsely fresh to freshly awake

There are moments when we are in an incredibly miserable state from within and then we still do ‘eeeee’  (fake eshmile) before the world.

There are moments when we are boiling with anger and then we still do ‘oley..ley’  (fake softness) in front of people.

There are moments when we just want to sit in the room doing nothing and then we still dress up to get crowded

There are moments when we are deeply hurt and then we still put on joy (fake saint) before people.

There are many more such moments when we act opposite to what we feel from inside. And this habit gets deeply embedded with in us which in a way gives birth to regret, guilt and anxiety.

When I look back, I find my previous-self full of such ‘masks’, however, from the last one and a half year, I’ve improved upon being original with the inner. And this has come as an automatic by product of taking out little time for – daily silence, sitting close to nature [sun gazing, listening to the chirping of birds etc], chanting Mantras [Japa] and off-course writing. These habits [developed one by one, slowly, and now they are all part of routine] help me to get closer to myself everyday and gives me strength to never leave myself no matter what!

Now, when I’m upset, I tell people around me to give me a break.

When I’m joyous, I go out to share the flowing joy. I hug trees , hug people (don’t care who’s is seeing and who’s not) and laugh out loud.

When I’m busy in certain task, I tell people that ‘how much they matter to me’ and I can’t give them less than 100% attention!

I’ve realized that the best gift we can offer to ourselves is being original to ourselves. And this is the only promise I’ve made to myself – that I won’t cheat the inner me for the sake of society. Because the biggest damage society does is – it kills the individual in us!

Protect, be a mother of your inner self. Express, tell people what you think, what’s going on inside of you. And never let mind ever think that life would come without challenges.

Being festive in the ordinary

Tonight, on the dining table, my eyes stopped on Prabhash : A proud I.I.Tian, cricket lover and a fighter.

He can’t lift his hands and has difficulty in walking straight. He has to bend forward to push his legs move. Amidst such challenges, he faces each day like a warrior and comes out as a  champion.

While eating, my eyes stopped at him. His friend and care taker was feeding him rice with his own hands and Prabhash was eating joyously. There was peace on his face.

At that very moment, I felt deeply grateful for everything. I looked at my hands affectionately. I even whispered ‘thank you’ to my legs.
I realised that being festive in the ordinary is L.I.F.E.

Being thankful for the little things magnifies our perception and enhances our attitude/ ability in handling failures.

Death and life

My whole being shivered internally as the thought of ‘death’ progressed through nervous system.

I remembered my grand mother (we call her baby aaji)  who is the only eldest member left in our family from my father’s side. And by God’s grace she is healthy and happy being.  I felt fortunate to recieve all her love and care.

I remembered all the old souls from our family who left the planet. The memory of the beautiful time I spent with them ran through my mental screen.

We think, do and accumulate so many things/issues and then one day we just vanish! I felt hollow from inside. Suddenly, all the obstacles associated with the things I’m currently working on turned insignificant.

The more we remember death, the deeper we live every moment.

As I sleep, I bow down in deep gratitude for this moment..for this life..for this breath.

Ventilation in the room of relationships

How well we get coloured by the flaws of other being without uttering ouchh – decides the quality of our bonding and relationship with the other.

Flaws come along with awesomeness. And what we acknowledge more shapes our connection.

If something hurts/ disappoints us about the other, let’s not make it a mental screen saver and keep it playing  for months and years ; instead, take a pause to reflect onto series of good things & enormous care s/he has done for you.

I’ve learned that difficult conversation simplifies relationships [any relations, not.just romantic ones]. Creating a space and environment to set up discussion on things which sounds uncomfortable builds pathway for heart-centric approach towards life. [Being true to inner self].

I’ve also learned that communication is like a proper ventilation in the room of relations.

Communicate from the core of the heart, never ever presume that ‘they’ will understand. Never ever hesitate to share how you feel. If you feel shy to say, write it down and post it or drop a mail.

Express yourself. Practice, rehearse and speak up creatively as if you are kissing a dew drop meditating on a rose petal.