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We all work with our minds, but little do we work for our minds. Why is brain health important? Our brain is responsible for taking all our major decisions and solving the complex problems of our lives. It helps us to communicate, make sense of the world around us. Maintaining a healthy brain is crucialContinue reading “Tips and Tricks To Keep Your Brain Healthy and Young! “
“Today, I escaped from anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions; not outside.” To think well is an art. We often take it for granted, letting in information and knowledge, that creates massacres and worries within us. Thinking well is a skill that is honed and developed overContinue reading “The Art Of Thinking Well”
THE STORY OF SUCCESS Success is an event that everyone like, adores and keenly look up-to and following the footsteps of the people who “Makes It Big” in the game called life. It is the single most event that everyone wants. None denies being successful. Everyone dreams to be one, desiring to be a little better thanContinue reading “SECRET TO SUCCESS- WHAT THEY DIDN’T TELL YOU”
The big question remains, can we ever see the reality as it is? Can there ever be a direct perception of reality? Neurologists and scientists deny the perception of reality They maintain the fact that we can never see reality as they truly are. There is a sense of deception that obstructs us from seeingContinue reading “A Tale of Deception: Can We Ever See The Real Story ?”
The world, A Market Place,Full of noise. The Big tycoons,The giants of the morrow, They are here for youOr are they? They are after youYes, they are desperately after you.Ready to fall for you.Ready to do anything for you. …. Do you know the most valuable asset of today? No, it is not-The Graff Diamonds Watch,TheContinue reading “Yes, They Are After You – Poem by P.S.”
Good, bad – Is it what keeps us in the trap? Good is essentially a term given to a thing that is approved or desired. Bad describes poor or low standards. But who decides that? Us? Do we all have a common agreement on that? Most importantly, does life run with the idea of good or bad?Continue reading “Is There Anything Such – Good or Bad?”
—— You have the Greatest Power,that is within you. At the time of the Flickering Candleof the mind. See the Ever-shining,ever-present Candle within you. And the Instant Flash of light,dawns upon you. ——
There is a candle in your heart,ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul,ready to be filled. You Feel it,don’t you? Rumi
What is that one thing in you? What is that one thing- That saw your anger,Yet saw the dwindling peace in you What is that one thing- That saw the pain,Yet the pleasures in you What is that one thing- That saw your deepest of fears, Yet the fearlessness in you What is that one thing- That saw you cryContinue reading “What Is That One Thing- A Poem by P.S.”
Craving,a magnificent voidNo matter how much you fillEmptiness always awaitsto kill. Craving, thusa magnificent void. We cravefrom one thingto another.But what do we gather? Deep hollow,and a bottomless pit,Such is its nature. And finally,the wantingis tiredof hunting. We are left alone,only to surrender. Surrender,so do we. And, IT SETS YOU FREE! If you liked thisContinue reading “When The Craving Is Left Alone – A Poem by P.S.”
Full of falsity,have we made this world.With endless amusement,senses being dulled.So, how do we find? If truth’s what we seek. Mostly whensufferings inflicted,we think of all these. And there strikesthe existential crisis,like a deep dark abyss. But when there is the happy-happy moments,pleasures all around, do you still ask? If truth’s what we truly seek. If youContinue reading “So Where Do We Find – A Poem by P.S.”
daring cloudsdances its wayinto the fiery dawn. To the Might,it coversbut fails,no takeover. So,back it goes,into the silent sky realisingit’s all over(yet again) […] If you enjoyed this postplease don’t forget to share your love 🙂
“Let come what comes, let go what goes.See what remains.” Ramana Maharishi Far away from each other.Where distance,Dawn upon us. Torn and apart, are we? ….. Unknown is me to you,Unknown is you to me.Whosoever we are.There is no one alone. We share the same old grief.Loss and disappointment.The moments of joy,And contentment. We allContinue reading “Such Is The Nature Of Our Being – A Poem by P.S.”
If you knew itfor sure… There isn’t any element of disruption,Nor anything that conquers through action. You Are Much More Than That,That’s For Sure …. The uphill tides,The massive waves of tsunami,Roars within you.They come.They try their best to break you forever.And nowit’s long gone… Only to make you realise,Which forms,Has to deform. No, you aren’tContinue reading “You Are Much More Than That. That’s For Sure – The Poem”
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I was sad,I was worried,I was depressed and lonely, low on energy,Experiencing resistance within, Now I am feeling energetic,Now I am full of life, inspired from withinNow I aspire and have dreams to achieve. With all the countless new pieces of information,With all the fast fleeting feelings and energy in motion,With all the innumerable sensationsContinue reading “Who Am I Then, Do You Ask? – Poem by Prateem”
A Mirror never choose Mirror has an uncanny ability. The mirror never chooses. The mirror does not choose or discriminate who’s face to reflect and who’s not to. A mirror never favours one over the other. You may be attractive or unattractive to the world, for the mirror, it’s the same. It’s open to anythingContinue reading “Be like a mirror, my friend”
How fortuitous to wake up to this wonderful realisation in life. Do you feel the same way? If you liked this post don’t forget to like, follow, share and comment! Email me on(guest posts welcome!): firstname.lastname@example.org
As the legendary singer, John Lennon once said, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” Look closely. Do you have control over your life? Do you possess any control over your thought which comes and goes without your notice? If we did, would we have chosen a nasty thought inContinue reading “Do We Actually Have Control Over Our Lives?”
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Do you experience resistance in your life? Do you deal with the dis ease within? There is a disease within.It comes in the form of Thought, Feelings, Sensations and Emotions. ANYTHING FOR THAT MATTER. It wants your attention. It wants you. Let it come. Let it flower. Do not resist it, for it to comeContinue reading “Dealing With Dis Ease Within: A Poem by Prateem”
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As rightly said, “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything”. In this fast-paced world where life rifts past us in the blink of an eye, taking care of our health has been an all-time challenge for us. But don’t worry. These six areas, if taken care of, can makeContinue reading “Secret To A Healthy Living -Fix Your Life With The Quick Six”
Life teaches us valuable lessons, lessons that impacts and shapes us to the core. One such lesson is about CHANGE. Moving through life, little less do we see and experience the CHANGE in our lives. The noises of the mind eat up the majority part, leaving just a small slice to chew upon. Little lessContinue reading “Change: The Undeniable Truth About Our Lives”
Please don’t value your time. You see time is utterly a bullshit thing to value. Living by the time is an illusion.It keeps you haunted, snatching away precious lives of yours. It steals us from being present, being here, being now. Instead, value your attention. Value the here. Value the now. It’s much sweeter, IContinue reading “Be With Yourself: A Poem By Prateem”
Ever wondered what makes successful people stand out from the rest? There are but a billion bookshelves filled with self-help books, guides of the experts, the professionals with their studies and all the rest of it for your success. But do they tap on to their secrets? Yes, the practice and skill do shape theContinue reading “Awareness: The Secret Sauce to Success”
All we try to do is to reach from one place to another; demand a sense of security inwardly. We are in the process of becoming, creating a pseudo self with all the conclusions, ideas and beliefs. And so in the process, we capture, holding onto the happiness; the satisfaction and the extraordinary sense ofContinue reading “Hugging Life Into Your Arms”
“Mind, a vehicle to the wonderland, Even a marvellous tool for self-destruction” Have you ever seen the nature of your mind? Have you ever peaked within? No, I am not talking about the intellectuals and the knowledge that we feed. Neither I am focusing on the stuff that provides you with capsules of pleasures within. Rather,Continue reading “Do You Observe The Nature Of Your Mind?”
Suppose today I hate a person. I curse him. The feeling of hatred, the anger boils within me. Then the mind interrupts and steps in. The mind says the best of things to be a better person. Now the mind wants to be peaceful, to be in the zen-like state. Here begins the journey toContinue reading “Exercising The Art Of Being In The Present Moment”
Are you too scared about posting your craft online? Are you battling on the judgements, their judgements? It happened to me as well. I waited for the best possible draft, for the best content to create. Very soon I realised that the best was no way near. I was but deluded into the mist ofContinue reading “Let Your Magic Flow: Decide To Create Without Judgements”
The year 2020 was the life-changing year, unlike any other year. It has left behind a lot to say to us. Today, I share with you, 6 things the year has whispered behind. Life is indeed a box of chocolates Forest Gump was right! Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know whatContinue reading “Life Lessons: 6 Things That The Year 2020 Has Whispered Behind”
In this fast-paced world, our body helps us in achieving our dreams and goals. We are ambitious. We act and thrive for a better life, shying away from the ones that rob us from a healthy lifestyle. But wait, is that all? Do we hear what the body’s whispering to us? Let the body speakContinue reading “3 Simple Ways To Listen To Your Body”
A Life has just entered. He has nothing within. His beingness, filled with beauty and aliveness. Oh! Every moment of his, is the doorway to the new. No, he isn’t smart enough in the eyes of society. Nor is he driven along by the waves of his selfish needs. He is but empty from within, YetContinue reading “Here Enters The Life: A Poem by Prateem”
Many walked in this planet,All Left with empty hands.Few leaned deep, in search of meaning.Few interested to live without the influences of the world around. And there were few for whom Absolute Freedom is what mattered the most. Yet there’re dozens of books, videos and films about life.They share their trail to the journey.They hustledContinue reading “Life Is An Incredible Journey: a poem by Prateem”
You may be black or white, Poor or you exercise your might. We all go through Uncertainties. Dealing with our own sets of Insecurities. We may be a slave to our own beliefsBut we do suffer from our personal griefs. Aren’t we the same after all? Once you read the book of Life, Not Theoretically, norContinue reading “Aren’t We The Same Afterall: a poem by Prateem”
Today, Ayurveda has all the weapons required to lead a healthy lifestyle. According to Ayurveda, our body consists of 5 elements i.e. air, ether, water, fire, earth. These elements are in constant interaction with each other. The combination of these elements forms the Doshas, namely- Vata, Pitta, Kapha. Vata Vata is mainly the interaction betweenContinue reading “The 3 Doshas: Know What Ayurveda Tells About Your Body”
Walking through life gaining experiences,We carry the world in our personalised lenses. Taught by the masses all around, The rights and the wrongs are so profound. So now we grow bold, Not realising how deeply conditioned is our old. The ideas and beliefs are what we don’t doubt Our “point of view” is what weContinue reading “So Deep Is Life: Do We Realise?”
Today Self-help industry thrives! You will find motivation in every nook and corner. But has it worked? Remains a question. Let’s find out why. Motivation fades with time Motivation is just like a delicious piece of cake. You have it and you’re done after a while. Yes, it’s temporary. Motivations tend to fade away withContinue reading “5 Reasons Why Motivation Aren’t Working For You”
Life has its own story to tell. Some struggles to keep up with their daily needs,And some has more than what he really needs. As they have their own journey, for you to know.Everyone suffers regardless of their status quo. Eventually, some die coping up with their living,And some blossom into a full-fledged being.But oneContinue reading “You’re The Best Of All: A Poem by Prateem”
Rishikesh, India’s spiritual haven on earth, is the magical city sitting on the blue banks of the holy River Ganges. Months backs, I took a solo trip to Rishikesh. Though, it wasn’t all romantic at the start. I still remember being reluctant on the very night of my journey, dragging myself towards the bus station. Continue reading “Gift Your Soul, A Rishikesh Tour: A Tour Guide”
What does Happiness means to you? Is it just a Feeling? Or is it something more subtler? For me, happiness has always entered in the Present moment. It’s never a point to be reached. Happiness is never found in the Tomorrows or Yesterdays It never came through the mind. Or what the mind assumes presumesContinue reading “What is Happiness for you?”
One after the another and another. The wish list in our life continues to add up. There’s always the next thing waiting for you at the doorstep to get seduced with. But is there any end to it? Is there an end to our desires? What if we stop and ask? Breaking the shackles ofContinue reading “What If We Decide To Stop?”
Truth remains the purest form of life
Research says that an average person consumes 3 times more information today than in the 1960s. We’re progressing towards the new era. Today, we’re constantly swamped by the infinite stream of information surrounding us. But where’s the respite? No one knows where to stop Information is bombarded from all sides like never before. With allContinue reading “Information – the Silent Killer”
Internally displaced child, Muna finds hope amid troubles.
Children are the real jewels. They have no past. All they have is present and the future packed with infinite possibilities.
Throughout history, we have suffered by the hands of the few people but today we have the power to choose and to live a life of intention.
Life becomes much more vibrant and alive once we understand the significance of emptiness in our lives. Therefore, be empty from within.
Life is always in the Now and the Present Moment. So, you be here and now to experience life to the fullest.
Once the perception about Stress shifts, even stress can be our closest friend in our lives.
He questions about his existence. He goes out to figure out life and what he actually seeks.
This piece is about what made Steve Jobs different from others. It is about a true visionary who had set out to achieve unimaginable heights. He shaped the world with his Apple products.
He still remembers what Andy said to Red in the movie Shawshank Redemption. “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things and no good thing ever dies.” There lightens a tinge of hope in him. Hope that at least now he gets to see the light at the end of the tunnel. HeContinue reading “He hopes to be free”
Let us look at the whole picture before penning on views and opinions on anything and everything in our lives.
It is about my experiences with failure in life. Failure is uncomfortable at the beginning but ultimately it helps you to become a better person in life. Failure shapes you to grow as a better human being in life.
There is the possibility of birth with the help of death. Only the consciousness sees the harmony of birth with death.
Life is much more than just a mere labelling of words. Awareness leads to a happy life.
there is a life beyond our sense perception.
“And at the end of the day it leaves with nothing, nothing more than an empty hand left to crave alone, left for another day to be tricked”. We all love our pleasures. Don’t we? But do we see our pleasures? Pleasures serve us, eating up a lot of our energy, some remains, consuming usContinue reading “A mysterious conversation with Pleasure”
From our childhood, we were sent to schools, bombarded with teachings. History, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, we gathered them all, from people having their past share of researches on the respective fields. We knew about life from the eyes of all those people who had their share of life in the past. And we learnContinue reading “Why do we live with the past?”
With the social distancing tearing us apart, Yoga promises to bind us with the much-needed love and warmth in these tough times of our lives. Today, International yoga day is observed all across the globe with love, serene and tranquillity. The very root meaning of Yoga symbolises “Union”. Yoga unites our mind and body, mostContinue reading “Let’s bind together in the International Day of Yoga.”
Ever hit by a question of “Who am I”? From being a tiny part in our parent’s body to the formation of small gems of fluids. From being a weak fragile old man with barely some of the functionings happening in the body. And then we are dying on the lap of the burned furyContinue reading “The art of questioning oneself”
“All-pervading is the Great Tao! It may be found on the left hand and on the right. All things depend on it for their production, which it gives to them, not one refusing obedience to it. When its work is accomplished, it does not claim the name of having done it. It clothes all thingsContinue reading “Tao: Gaining back the forgotten way of life”
Theologians have written volumes, the priests have given tremendous significance to it. Every man has given their personalised meaning and also the world of the film industry has dominated this subject for ages and made trillions of wealth. Since our very childhood, we have been imposed with certain conclusions on our minds, knowingly or unknowinglyContinue reading “So, what is Love?”
Why are we lost with the escapes?
The world has seen some of the grimmest times with its histories of pandemics. Such events have moulded, shaped and affected the human civilisation to its entirety. Here I take you down to some of the deadliest histories of pandemics experienced all across the globe that shook the world and our very existence. Antonine PlagueContinue reading “History of Pandemics that shook the world”
This piece is inspired from J. Krishnamurti, a man who has devoted his entire life to examine, understand and enquire oneself and never accepted AUTHORITY of any means . Authority of every kind . He rightly points out that there is a major crisis in HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS. People suffer physically and also psychologically . WeContinue reading “Do we observe ourselves?”
Do you ever watch the fear when it arises as it is? As long as there is division between you and fear, there is conflict, there is wastage of energy either by suppressing it, running away from it, talking about it, going to the analysts and so on and on and on . But whereas,Continue reading “Is there fear?”
Lockdown has taken a toll in our live. It is time to move forward with full vigour and determination leaving the history behind with freshness and love.
Shape your life to a new direction after facing all the adversities of life. Treat it like an opportunity to bring out the best in you.
Memories fill a large part of our life. Most of them are conditioned. Let us break-free of conditioning and look at life fresh and new.
this is the summary of finding life when we are suffering with a pandemic. Imbibing a healthier life will take us to prosperity, love and happiness.
Here is a small piece about our “incisive compulsive thoughts”. Thoughts that directly or indirectly shape our entire life, twisting and churning us in different tumultuous ways. Thoughts we are obsessed about, feeding them and pampering them, even though it creates a mess and turmoil around us. For some, it’s even worse than their veryContinue reading “A small piece about your thoughts”
You see living onto life, we all have somehow managed to discover the answers to our physical sufferings. We have made tremendous advancement in the field of science and technology. As a result, we are making unimaginable progress in the external world, hardly anyone could have ever imagined decades ago, nor even the royals ofContinue reading “Why have we gone so far?”
We human beings have mastered the art of churning and playing with words and the information inside ourselves, tied with the infinite ocean of words and knowledge we’ve gathered and accumulated in our lifetime. We are so caught up in mere Words, Symbols, Conclusions, Ideas, Opinions, Pleasing the Outside World, our Dear Gullible society andContinue reading “What are we without words?”
The wave of the “invisible enemy” swamping across the city with the shrewd and sheer level of intensity, where lives of the people took a shape turn altogether, where it was too late to react to the catastrophe, but to suffer the consequences of the disaster all by themselves, alone. This piece is about the first cityContinue reading “Life of the coronavirus in Italy”
Probably, one of the most used words in the history of mankind is the “I”. “I”, the beginning and the end of our life. “I” which is so important in our lives. Little less do we know life without the sense of the “I” in us, the narrative self. “I” which hides behind opinions, compliments,Continue reading “Life beyond the “I””
Rishikesh has always been one of India’s most spiritual places in the world. It is a magical city placed on the blue banks of the holy River Ganges. I went on a solo trip to Rishikesh. Though, it wasn’t all romantic at the start. I still remember being reluctant on the very night of theContinue reading “Gift your soul, a Rishikesh tour”
Here’s a thing about life, life never spares you. We are inevitably accountable for everything and anything we do in our lives. Surely life is a gift, but do we sense that in every moment of our lives? Years back, when I was down and out, alone and stranded in dismays, when life was allContinue reading “Life will never spare you”
If we see life as the waves, which comes and strikes us with its stark intensity and falls back, resting to its shores, then today we’re seeing them in the form of the “Corona Waves” which is yet to settle back in its coast. As we all are getting acclimatised and are bathing into its shores, thereContinue reading “Nothing can invade the Infinite Self within you”
A child goes through adolescence growing out to become a man takes time, like a seed planted requires time to become a full-fledged tree. From the wheels on roads to that of the jets, it took time to bring to the success of the very act through the repeated evolution externally with the all necessaryContinue reading “Is there any psychological evolution in time?”
One day she gathered up all her courage to speak up, and pour her heart out about all the things that she felt is needed to be fixed, tried telling her sister that if things aren’t working well, it’s better to walk off from it. She desperately wanted her to choose Happiness over Responsibility. SheContinue reading “Fighting never works internally, acceptance does”
Sun, an indestructible source of the energy to the universe with its undivided and unsullied warmth. The only one which shows up every single day without any fail. The only one which bestows itself, permeating energy to everything and everyone on this planet. The only one with all of its fearlessness and courage to remain,Continue reading “And he aims to shine like the sun”
Now that the truth has revealed itself to you, will there be any question left to answer? Will there be mind, claiming to be so ruthlessly powerful to sneak back in its old ways. Surely it will try all its tricks, deceit you and let you stay away from it. And so will life be,Continue reading “If only you can see if only you can see.”
Human beings throughout the century, have excelled marvellously forming all the havens of conclusions and acting out in the world with all the past registrations. Now we are an intellectual being with all the baggage of information, we proudly hold up-to. Do we even bother to be aware and see life not with the intellectualContinue reading “Do we even realise what it means to be aware?”
And then she turns 23. Life’s getting serious around her. Now, she needs to earn, earn to live, earn to survive, earn to hold her family upright. But deep down she dreams of going to a far off, to free herself out of the cocoon of life, where everything just holds of absolutely little significanceContinue reading “No, she isn’t afraid of life!”
Do we know what is Meditation, not all the circus associated with it? The word meditation has become so common between us, a popular buzzword, the government uses it, the doctors practise, the religious powers thrust upon us and all of the rest of it. Also, we have the Indian Philosophy, the Zen, the TibetansContinue reading “Do we know what is Meditation?”
“A person of great virtue is like the flowing water. Water benefits all things and contends not with them. It puts itself in a place that no one wishes to be and thus is closest to Tao. A virtuous person is like water which adapts itself to the perfect place.” Lao Tzu wrote in TaoContinue reading “Does water says a lot more to us in life?”
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