Tag Archives: mind

Overload

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Can you listen to all the channels of the radio at a time? Can you watch all the TV channels at a time? No.

When seeking advice, seek it from a single source. Don’t flood your brian with all the search results that Google provides for your conundrum, your brain will overeat and expel everything! Instead, walk slowly and ask yourself which source you trust the most. Then go for it and trust it. Forget everything else.

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The wise thing to do

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We all enjoy doing the opposite of ‘wise’ but that is reckless. Choose boring, choose peace. Whenever you are in a new, bewildering scenario, an event that floods your brain and as you pass the mirror in your bedroom, in your bathroom, in the living room …. you pause for a second to talk to yourself. You start to think. You look at your eyes, your ears, your nose separately and focus, asking yourself: This is new for me, what do I do?

My answer: Be wise. Be boring. The flood will wash away.

Eternal

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When nothing beautiful comes to mind, I try to remember my dreams. Those are my strongest sources of knowing what my soul is like. One’s carnal self dies but the soul is eternal. Somehow, that invisible world seems more real, just like Plato proposed. I wish to be a Physicist and yet, this realm, although ‘unreal’ seems more interesting.

Hey, don’t be dumb!

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Dumb?

No one is dumb. Everyone has talent and intellect. But. There are moments when I see people being dumb. Being absolutely out of their minds- very very 😦 and cranky! The only reason people stoop to that is that they do not use their brains as much as they should. You need to be smart and figure out the art of happiness. My dad always says that. So look around, find reasons, find logic….and the result: THANKFULNESS.

In the end, you’ll be thankful.

So…be smart, be happy.

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P.S. For me, I always use my brain to pretend, to pretend that everything is perfect and this day is a gift. I constantly use my mind to emboss that idea. Speaking to myself, I finally start believing and I start thanking God.

 

Stripping away the inessential

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Hello, people!

I caught one of my fleeting thoughts today…it is very much like this….

Believe me, it’s very hard to catch one of those thoughts when you’re about to fall asleep. And then I acted upon that thought…

 Yes, the elation you get to know that your instincts are your best guidance…I was as happy as this Spongebob. Ok, it’s high time that I reveal that treasured thought- Out of nowhere, my mind told me to watch the commencement speech of J.K.Rowling at Harvard. I mean, I was about to fall asleep and this is what I thought of, aik dum se (Urdu for ‘all of a sudden’).

After watching the video, I found these words levitating on my head

”Shedding my fear of failure was actually a stripping away of the insessential”

So what is essential? What is inessential? Whenever you hear of someone’s success, whenever you see that object you want on tv or online, whenever you start to envy or daydream wistfully about the ideal future, THAT is inessential. Essential is WHAT YOU WANT NOW, WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO RIGHT NOW!! You are important. Not the image of success that society has created for you. Don’t picture yourself telling someone in the future, ”I own this, I own that, I graduated from that univeristy, I have this car, that outfit”…change this scenario. Picture this instead: Sitting on a chair outside a cafe, eating ice cream with your heart at peace, with knowledge that you saw someone smiling because of your efforts, that you exist, exist in the truest sense.

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Just do this. Now when you come to your present, you may take a little time to adjust to this image of the future. But that is your battle; remember to use your sword, your tranquil dream of the future. By the way, you should not be thinking about the future but if you do, think about the ice cream thing…or anything of that sort 😛

So…what do you want to do right now? Nothing? Even that’s fine. You’re important. 😀

Ice cream!