• Tendency to Make Excuses

    By Paul Coelho   A disciple went to Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav:    “I shall not continue with my studies of sacred texts,” he said. “I live in a small house with my brothers and parents, and never have the ideal conditions for concentrating on that which is important.”    Nachman pointed to the sun […]

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  • Thoughts Regarding Life…

    Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.      Heavy rains remind us of challenges in life. Never ask for a lighter rain. Just pray for a better umbrella. That is attitude.   “Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going, because a straight line […]

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  • Cultivating Self-Confidence

    There are people who live their lives to the fullest and there are those who prefer to accept their situation, as long as they don’t have to feel stress arising from low self-confidence. Avoiding stress because of low self-confidence causes more anxieties. Therefore, instead of avoiding stress, we should learn how to cultivate self-confidence.  We […]

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  • Building Mental Strength

    To be mentally tough requires discipline. We all reach a critical point in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It could be in a job or in business or relationship. Whatever maybe the challenge, we need to be strong to see things through and take decisive action if we want to overcome it […]

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  • Importance of Moving on in Life

    Letting go and moving on should be a freeing and restorative experience. We need to deal with our emotions and face our fears about losing control. We need to gain control of ourselves and our responsibilities.    Hopefully, these words of wisdom will give us a new perspective on the issues that may torment us, […]

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  • Why Me?!!

    Arthur Ashe, the legendary tennis player who won Wimbledon championship, was dying of AIDS which he got due to infected blood he received during a heart surgery in 1983. From world over, he received letters from his fans, one of which conveyed: “Why does God have to select you for such a deadly disease?”   To […]

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  • Loyal Friend

    A man and his dog were walking along a road. The man was enjoying the scenery, when it suddenly occurred to him that he was dead. He remembered dying, and that the dog walking beside him had been dead for years. He wondered where the road was leading them.   After a while, they came […]

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  • Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place — a Spiritual Lesson in Overcoming Adversity

    Life is never smooth sailing. All of us without exception have faced difficulties and challenges in life. Seeking happiness and avoiding miseries is natural for us. When in difficulty, we want to get rid of it quickly.   Nobody wants pain, miseries, conflicts, uncertainties, etc. in life. When they manifest, we want a quick solution. […]

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  • Find Your Own Destiny

    Once five men were caught in a thick forest. The first man said, “I will go left, because my intuition says so.” The second one said, “I will go to the right, because the right comes from the word rightness.” The third one said, “I will go back the way we came.” The fourth one […]

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