Author: Reflectinghuman

If I had my life to live over – Erma Bombeck

How important is it to regularly reflect on your life and have a vision of what your life will be about? I would say it’s vital! The age-old saying that one should start thinking about retirement early in life is just as true for reflection and goal setting. The earlier you start working on your life-vision and start keeping a journal to reflect on your life, the less regrets will you have at the end of your life. I’ve run across a masterpiece of self-reflection, which precisely describes the regrets one may have if we don’t plan ahead. They were written by...

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Questioning Happiness

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. (Albert Schweitzer) The definition of happiness is a very personal matter – it’s inherently different from one person to the other. So, naturally the question arises: what is the essence of happiness? Is it something that needs to be earned or bought, or is it a state of mind and one can think himself into happiness? Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude. (Dale Carnegie) Happiness cannot be traveled to,...

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When hungry eat, when tired sleep!

Someone asked a Zen Master, “How do you practice Zen?”
The master said, “When you are hungry, eat; when you are tired, sleep.”
“Isn’t that what everyone does anyway?”
The master replied, “No, No. Most people entertain a thousand desires when they eat and scheme over a thousand plans when they sleep.”

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The worst pandemic not even the WHO is aware of – Humanity in captivity of negativity!

As you’re reading this, humanity is in the midst of a major health pandemic; we’re faced with a disease that is not only affecting each one of us individually, but also society as a whole! While it may not be fatal in a literal sense, it is severely crippling, even more so as most of us are not even aware of it’s existence. A few brave ones, who managed to diagnose this disease, are trying their best to fight it, but the rest of us are agnostic to this threat.

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