Month: October 2015

To Fear Or Not To Fear

To Fear Or Not To Fear

Life is risky. There is never a lack of things to be afraid of. Fear keeps us safe most of the time. We avoid the things we’re afraid of and these are usually dangerous things. But sometimes fear becomes an obstacle. We’re afraid we’ll fail, […]

Let Your Pain Make You Better

Let Your Pain Make You Better

“For pleasure or for pain; Till death do us part.” These seem to be the vows we make when we unwillingly marry life. With a real spouse, you might not actually have to endure the pain. Not with life. Life is guaranteed to be a […]

The Freedom We All Have

The Freedom We All Have

We all have a mental world that we share with no one. We can’t read each other’s thoughts. So that means we are free to lead our thoughts in any direction, to imagine, to draw our own conclusions about things. But how many of us […]

To Help Or Not To Help

To Help Or Not To Help

Why is it that the aid given to some poor African countries only managed to plunge them deeper into poverty? What if I told you the money you gave to charity was only used to grant the charity owner an exotic vacation? The truth is […]

Give People The Benefit Of The Doubt

Give People The Benefit Of The Doubt

What do you do when you suspect someone is lying to you? We like to be able to predict how the people around us will behave. So when someone lies to you, you may want to label them “liar” so you know they can lie […]

The Value Of Empathy

The Value Of Empathy

Empathy is feeling with other people. It’s hearing someone else’s story and feeling like you were also the main character in that story. It’s one of the things that show us the beauty of the human spirit. You and I have a very powerful tool […]

Value The People In Your Life

Value The People In Your Life

There are too many hurting people in today’s world. Depression, loneliness and hopelessness seem to be as widespread as the air we breathe. And time and again, the hurting people do not get help until it’s too late. Now, we all want to live meaningful […]

Dealing With Other People’s Mistakes

Dealing With Other People’s Mistakes

Just as you will make mistakes in your life, so will the people around you. And sometimes their mistakes will affect you. They will do or fail to do things, say or fail to say things. How should you react to other people’s mistakes? “Forgive […]

Be True To Who You Are

Be True To Who You Are

Who is the ideal human being? It seems like there is a certain set of people that the world adores. They have certain looks, they speak a certain way, and have a specific set of achievements. We see how the celebrities look like, their complexions, […]

Do Your Best With What You Have

Do Your Best With What You Have

We often forget that life is never perfect. We often find ourselves waiting for the perfect time and the perfect circumstances to start chasing our dreams and to improve our lives. But that perfect time we’re waiting for may just be a mirage that keeps […]