Category: Motivational

The Crow and The Peacock

The Crow and The Peacock

A crow lived in the forest and was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan. “This swan is so white,” he thought, “and I am so black. This swan must be the happiest bird in the world.”

He expressed his thoughts to the swan. “Actually,” the swan replied, “I was feeling that I was the happiest bird around until I saw a parrot, which has two colors. I now think the parrot is the happiest bird in creation.” The crow then approached the parrot. The parrot explained, “I lived a very happy life until I saw a peacock. I have only two colors, but the peacock has multiple colors.”

The crow then visited a peacock in the zoo and saw that hundreds of people had gathered to see him. After the people had left, the crow approached the peacock. “Dear peacock,” the crow said, “you are so beautiful. Every day thousands of people come to see you. When people see me, they immediately shoo me away. I think you are the happiest bird on the planet.”

The peacock replied, “I always thought that I was the most beautiful and happy bird on the planet. But because of my beauty, I am entrapped in this zoo. I have examined the zoo very carefully, and I have realized that the crow is the only bird not kept in a cage. So for past few days I have been thinking that if I were a crow, I could happily roam everywhere.”

 

Moral: Learn to be happy in what you have instead of looking at what you don’t have. 

Appreciation of Hard Work

Appreciation of Hard Work

One young academically excellent person went to apply for a managerial position in a big company. He passed the first interview, the director did the last interview, made the last decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth’s academic achievements were excellent all the way, from the secondary school until the postgraduate research, Never had a year when he did not score.

The director asked, “Did you obtain any scholarships in school?” The youth answered “none”.

The director asked,  “Was it your father who paid for your school fees?” The youth answered, “My father passed away when I was one year old, it was my mother who paid for my school fees”.

The director asked,  “Where did your mother work?” The youth answered, “My mother worked as clothes cleaner. The director requested the youth to show his hands. The youth showed a pair of hands that were smooth and perfect”.

The director asked,  “Have you ever helped your mother wash the clothes before?” The youth answered, “Never, my mother always wanted me to study and read more books. Furthermore, my mother can wash clothes faster than me”.

The director said, “I have a request. When you go back today, go and clean your mother’s hands, and then see me tomorrow morning”.

The youth felt that his chance of landing the job was high. When he went back, he happily requested his mother to let him clean her hands. His mother felt strange, happy but with mixed feelings, she showed her hands to the kid. The youth cleaned his mother’s hands slowly. His tear fell as he did that. It was the first time he noticed that his mother’s hands were so wrinkled, and there were so many bruises in her hands. Some bruises were so painful that his mother shivered when they were cleaned with water.

This was the first time the youth realized that it was this pair of hands that washed the clothes everyday to enable him to pay the school fee. The bruises in the mother’s hands were the price that the mother had to pay for his graduation, academic excellence and his future. After finishing the cleaning of his mother’s hands, the youth quietly washed all the remaining clothes for his mother. That night, mother and son talked for a very long time. Next morning, the youth went to the director’s office.

The Director noticed the tears in the youth’s eyes, asked:  “Can you tell me what have you done and learned yesterday in your house?” The youth answered,  “I cleaned my mother’s hand, and also finished cleaning all the remaining clothes”.

The Director asked,  “please tell me your feelings”. The youth said, “Number 1, I know now what is appreciation. Without my mother, there would not the successful me today. Number 2, By working together and helping my mother, only I now realize how difficult and tough it is to get something done. Number 3, I have come to appreciate the importance and value of family relationship”.

The director said,  “This is what I am looking for to be my manager. I want to recruit a person who can appreciate the help of others, a person who knows the sufferings of others to get things done, and a person who would not put money as his only goal in life. You are hired”. Later on, this young person worked very hard, and received the respect of his subordinates. Every employee worked diligently and as a team. The company’s performance improved tremendously.

 

Moral: If one doesn’t understand and experience the difficulty it takes to earn the comfort provided by their loved ones, than they will never value it.  The most important thing is to experience the difficulty and learn to value hard work behind all the given comfort.

 

How long can you keep hatred in your heart?

How long can you keep hatred in your heart?

A kindergarten teacher had decided to let her class play a game. The teacher told each child in the class to bring along a plastic bag containing a few potatoes. Each potato will be given a name of a person that the child hates. So the number of potatoes that a child will put in his/her plastic bag will depend on the number of people he/she hates.

So when the day came, every child brought some potatoes with the name of the people he/she hated. Some had 2 potatoes, some 3 while some up to 5 potatoes. The teacher then told the children to carry the potatoes in the plastic bag with them wherever they go for 1 week. Days after days passed, and the children started to complain due to the unpleasant smell let out by the rotten potatoes. Besides, those having 5 potatoes also had to carry heavier bags. After 1 week, the children were relieved because the game had finally ended.

The teacher asked: “How did you feel while carrying the potatoes with you for 1 week?” The children let out their frustrations and started complaining of the trouble that they had to go through having to carry the heavy and smelly potatoes wherever they go.

Then the teacher told them the hidden meaning behind the game. The teacher said: “This is exactly the situation when you carry your hatred for somebody inside your heart. The stench of hatred will contaminate your heart and you will carry it with you wherever you go. If you cannot tolerate the smell of rotten potatoes for just 1 week, can you imagine what is it like to have the stench of hatred in your heart for your lifetime?”

 

Moral: Throw away any hatred for anyone from your heart so that you will not carry burden for a lifetime. Forgiving others is the best attitude to take. Negativity about someone will keep peace of your mind away from you. Remember the good things about him/her, and let go of the hatred.

Dare To Dream – Monday Motivation

Dare To Dream – Monday Motivation

Today (27th) July marks 2 years of me on YouTube, with every video that goes out on YouTube – My aim was to make it better. So here is a motivational video for you guys to chase your dreams, as I think its very important to know what you do it? and what you do it for?!

Check it out “Dare To Dream”

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Credit List

1) Why Do You Dream? (Best Motivational Video Of All Time) -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9iVmXr0Src

2) Motivational Speech: Don’t Let Fear Kill Your Dreams-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKd1IMXcAUU

3) The Dream (Motivational Video) | Chris Chann 4k- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqpRZ69z8_8

4) The Dream Of Life – Alan Watts- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU0PYcCsL6o

5) LOST DREAMS – Motivational Video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1wn1C82YFk

6) WHERE WILL YOU BE IN FIVE YEARS – Motivational Video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIq07-f2aqc

7) Sacrifice to Succeed Best Motivational Video Never Give Up Follow Your Dream- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKjrBUlcB84

8) Dream – Motivational Video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-jwWYX7Jlo

 

Success tips

Today, I asked my mentor – a very successful business man in his 70’s – what his top 3 tips are for success.  He smiled and said, “Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking, and do something no one else is doing.

How to fight your relapse(Self-Harm) and grow stronger everytime ?

 
Did you relapse again? How long were you clean? from self-harm and everything else that deprives you from the happiness your starving for?
   Sometimes its just a simple answer that we all give is that, “I don’t know” and “I just cannot take it anymore”. I’m sorry to say but this is all your fault. You decided to relapse again. Just imagine this simple example, Lets say you are in a race and your leading with 15meters distance. Unfortunately you slip out and now you have two choices- 1) Get up and win the race which you still can with the time you have OR 2) Sit right there and let your opponents take over and win
So, if you chose the first option that means “YOU” decided to GET UP and win it because you CAN
BUT if you chose the second option, then you simply LOSE. Again its “YOUR” choice. So even if the situation is all favorable and yet you decide to give up then its clearly your fault which you brought on upon yourself. And this is exactly how your brain works after you addicted to self harm or depression/sadness.

So here are few things that you should question yourself and then follow the below activities to bring yourself out of this state. Good Luck! May the odds be in your favour 🙂

Questions you need to ask yourself !

From Web
1) Why did I relapse?
2) For what purpose did I relapse?
3) Am I this weak that I replased for such an issue?
4) If my friend/family member had the same issue and exact same equation what would I expect her to do? Relapse too?
5) Am I gonna replase the next time I face this situation?
Your answers might be favorable to you because you might be really weak and filled with so much self pity and self hate that you just don’t care about anything anymore. But I gotta ask you one question? If you live the way your living then is it gonna do ANY GOOD to YOU?! IS IT?! 
I would say no! your not gonna die any soon, so dust up! wake up from the fantasy world of sadness and madness. Just move those stupid depressing clouds and people from your life who ain’t worth your time! Come ON! you came so far, your just few inches away from getting your dreams come true. Why let a state of mind control you? You are much more than that, A BEAUTIFUL EXCITED PACK OF ELEMENTS WHICH SUMS UP YOUR SOUL AND DESIRE FOR THE AMAZING WORLD YOU LIVE IN.


Follow these few things that will help you with Good vibes


1) Stop being so pity and sympathetic towards yourself ! You can stand on your own feet and you can turn this world upside down.
YOU HAVE THAT WILL POWER

2) Do not EVER cry and relapse for the same situation or same issue and person TWICE. If you want to cry so much fine go cry till you run out dry BUT don’t you dare cry again! Dude crying won’t do ANYTHING. Its just an emotion, if crying could solve problems then people would cry as much as they laugh to solve all their and world problems. But it isn’t like that right? so nahhh. You had Enough already so just leave it. Let go.
3) Was your purpose of relapse was that you failed in your exam or have an heartache? or is your financial condition not so stable? so if you drain out your blood, will any of it get solved? or would you get an answer like Tom Riddles diary in harry potter? hehe No, so why don’t you make a list of things that worked and that went wrong and try to improve on things that went wrong and give it one damn shot! Just one damn shot and that should be sooooo PERFECT that nothing can get rejected or stands an chance to fail again. So be like that. One shot, a clear shot which is only possible with a clear heart and a clear mind.
4) Just imagine you mistakenly found out that your friend relapsed , how would you feel? and wouldn’t you feel so sorry and sad that even in your presence she/he felt so depressed that they decided to do that? now imagine how your friends and family will feel when they find out about you? Its just a matter of few seconds that we decide to cut ourself. Yes, I know its very very frustrating and you feel like nothing matters and cutting seems like an only option to relieve the inner pain. After all your hurting yourself and not others so you just don’t give another thought but HEY! not everything can be erased with blade unless you erase it from your mind. So please don’t do things that you would never want your loved once to do. 
If you feel like your annoying your loved once and giving them pain by just being sad all the time then why don’t you wake up tomorrow with a thought in mind that today I will do something amazing for my loved once?
And you know what? if people really love you then they won’t ever feel like your a burden to them 😉 They will always be there, but don’t just push them away please:)
5) Surround yourself with all the nicest of things for 3 days and just watch for yourself how energetic and appealing you will feel and look. Just chuck away every harmful thing and THOUGHTS out of your mind and out of your life forever from this very moment!
Focus on what you want and work hard for it. Many people might not support you including your freinds and family at few things but may be if so many people are saying then may be its true? may be the path your chose is wrong and is not so fruitful? but your just getting carried away with it! it won’t be any harm to travel a better path or to review your own path 🙂 its never too late to rectify your mistakes but yes Time is very important so act wisely:)
We hope this was helpful to you, why don’t you drop us a line below telling us how do you try to tackle your relapse?
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Keep Smiling ^.^
Read our previous articles/ True Stories-
Real Winners Don’t Give Up!
Treat yourself as a valuable asset
The loser who never gave up!
33 Lines you should say to yourself everyday
Never say you have no time

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Military’s love… in sickness!

The passengers on the bus watched sympathetically as the attractive young woman with the white cane made her way carefully up the steps. She paid the driver and, using her hands to feel the location of the seats, walked down the aisle and found the seat he’d told her was empty. Then she settled in, placed her briefcase on her lap and rested her cane against her leg.
It had been a year since Susan, 34, became blind. Due to a medical misdiagnosis she had been rendered sightless, and she was suddenly thrown into a world of darkness, anger, frustration and self-pity. And all she had to cling to was her husband, Mark.
Mark was an Air Force officer and he loved Susan with all his heart. When she first lost her sight, he watched her sink into despair and was determined to help his wife gain the strength and confidence she needed to become independent again.
Finally, Susan felt ready to return to her job, but how would she get there? She used to take the bus, but was now too frightened to get around the city by herself. Mark volunteered to drive her to work each day, even though they worked at opposite ends of the city. At first, this comforted Susan, and fulfilled Mark’s need to protect his sightless wife who was so insecure about performing the slightest task. Soon, however, Mark realized the arrangement wasn’t working. Susan is going to have to start taking the bus again, he admitted to himself. But she was still so fragile, so angry-how would she react?
Just as he predicted, Susan was horrified at the idea of taking the bus again. “I’m blind!,” she responded bitterly. “How am I supposed to know where I am going? I feel like you’re abandoning me.”
Mark’s heart broke to hear these words, but he knew what had to be done. He promised Susan that
each morning and evening he would ride the bus with her, for as long as it took, until she got the hang of it. And that is exactly what happened. For two solid weeks, Mark, military uniform and all, accompanied Susan to and from work each day. He taught her how to rely on her other senses, specifically her hearing, to determine where she was and how to adapt her new environment. He helped her befriend the bus drivers who could watch out for her, and save her a seat.
Finally, Susan decided that she was ready to try the trip on her own. Monday morning arrived, and before she left, she threw her arms around Mark, her temporary bus-riding companion, her husband, and her best friend. Her eyes filled with tears of gratitude for his loyalty, his patience, and his love. She said good-bye, and for the first time, they went their separate ways. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday… Each day on her own went perfectly, and Susan had never felt better. She was doing it! She was going to work all by herself.
On Friday morning, Susan took the bus to work as usual. As she was paying the fare to exit the bus, the driver said, “Boy, I sure do envy you.” Susan wasn’t sure if the driver was speaking to her or not. After all, who on earth would ever envy a blind woman who had struggled just to find the courage to live for the past year?
Curious, she asked the driver, “Why do you say that you envy me?” The driver responded, “It must feel good to be taken care of and protected like you are.”
Susan had no idea what the driver was talking about, and again asked, “What do you mean?”
The driver answered, “You know, every morning for the past week, a fine-looking gentleman in a military uniform has been standing across the corner watching you as you get off the bus. He makes sure you cross the street safely and he watches until you enter your office building. Then he blows you a kiss, gives you a little salute and walks away. You are one lucky lady.”
Tears of happiness poured down Susan’s cheeks. For although she couldn’t physically see him, she had always felt Mark’s presence. She was lucky, so lucky, for he had given her a gift more powerful than sight, a gift she didn’t need to see to believe-the gift of love that can bring light where there is darkness.

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