How to be a Super hero?

How to be a Super hero?

Pretending to be a super hero is the most fascinating and profound memory of one’s childhood. We all used to admire super heroes as our role models. We always believed that a super hero is a person who has extraordinary powers, lives a secret life and changes his dress in a fraction of a second during a dangerous situation to save the earth. But as we grew, the mere idea of presence of a super hero seems to be childish. I believe that...

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It’s easy if you try

It’s easy if you try

Many people try for some time and then leave it with depressed mind or with lame excuses for their failures, or blame everyone else and maintain that they are alright. But it is not correct. Have you tried your utmost? There is a story narrated by Swami Vireswarananda, the tenth president of Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission. Once there was a ship sailing in the high seas. A young boy accidentally fell into the sea from the deck. He...

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Are you Cheerful?

Are you Cheerful?

We all must learn to be quiet and cheerful. It not only helps us, it helps others. Suppose a man loses his balance and if you come to him with a peaceful, quiet mind, you exert a quieting influence on that person and help him to regain his equilibrium. You can always get a standard. The way you do everything can become an example. When you do things casually – thinking “what-ever!”  “It’s alright!” – it...

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The difference between man and man

The difference between man and man

‘Do you want happiness?’ – Pose this question to anyone and the answer you get would be a definite ‘YES!’ But if you ask, ‘Are you happy?’ the face of many will turn pale! There is vast difference between “what we want” and “what we are” and that matters a lot in our lives. This difference is a measure of the satisfaction that is stores up in a person. One can use this...

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Ingredients of ‘Success’

Ingredients of ‘Success’

Who does not aim for success? Everybody wants to succeed and excel in whatever they do. But success means different for everyone. For a child, getting his favorite toy after consistently insisting his mother is success. Do you remember how you felt when your better half accepted your marriage proposal? That was the sense of achieving success, wasn’t it? For a graduate, getting his dream job is a success. For a businessman, expanding and...

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Power of Commitment

Power of Commitment

“Yeh mera wada nahi patthar ki lakeer hai”. We all must have heard this line in most of the movies. I wonder, does such committed people really exist in the world? Making commitments is very easy but keeping them is very difficult. We all make commitments with ourselves, families, friends, colleagues etc. but how many of us do really behold and fulfill the commitments. I am sure many of us might have fulfilled some commitments out of sheer...

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