1. Never type an e-mail in an impulse.
2. Attend lesser (read: no) parties.
3. Don’t assume, simply ask.
4. If at all you assume about people, assume the most positive outcome. Assuming about work isn’t even allowed until made clear.
5. Read Naval Ravikant daily.
When you are angry, don’t respond.
When you are angry, trust yourself it will get better.
When you are angry, go outdoors (yes, even balcony would help.)
When you are angry, do NOT reach out to your phone.
And next time when you are angry, and you calm down, ask yourself, how to protect yourself from the same thing next time?
If you want better results, make better choices.
If you want the same results, make the same choices.
If you want worse results, do nothing.
We are not what we do. We are what we choose to do. And that makes a world of difference.
When in doubt, don’t act.
Let things be.
Ask yourself the right questions.
Seek more wisdom.
Act, when you’re fully confident and in a peaceful state of mind – neither too happy nor too sad.
We feel great when they badmouth others. Yet we feel superbad when someone else does it for us.
We do not feel anything while making others feel lonely. Yet we never want to feel that emotion ourselves.
We love to be loved. Yet do not love.
We feel great on doing something and useless on doing nothing – whereas doing nothing makes doing something worthwhile.
We want more time, yet are poor managers of our own.
The irony that needs to be solved in the world starts with one person solving it for themselves.
We become big
on the day
we refuse to feel small
on small acts of people
who don’t know
they are acting small.
They perhaps know this much only.
And thus, are acting this way.
But if you become like them
in the process of teaching them a lesson,
you have lost the biggest lesson of your own life:
“To not to be like the ones who try to pull you down.”
Because in reality, they aren’t trying to.
They just know this much.
They just know this much.
Perhaps you also need to alter your perspective.
You reflected on something that you wanted to change.
And you decided to change.
The question is: Till when?
Not only for one day or two. What are you doing to make change stick?
Before forming one more new habit and failing at all of them and calling yourself a failure, create a plan for sticking to just one habit.
And then the next. Drop by drop. Dip by dip.
This question is holding far more importance these days than anything else.
Well, yesterday I ended up the day my way. So slept well, and woke up really well.
And will do that daily.
It is just a formula. If you don’t apply it, you lose it. Every moment of life, you are just fighting a silent fight to keep your positivity alive. Today I did. Tomorrow, a little better. And a little more.
We shall overcome. We will overcome.
We need more people who understand us.
We need more people to respect us.
We need people who could see how hard we are working.
Amidst all of that, have we taken time to acknowledge our own journey?
And have we dug deep and acknowledged someone else?
If the answer to both these is yes, do we then really need someone to appreciate us?
Do you feel hurt by people?
You did good to them however they didn’t respond?
What if they didn’t hurt you?
What if they hurt your idea of how you should be treated?
No one, absolutely no one owes you anything. If they’re good, you’re lucky. If they aren’t good, you get stronger.