I’ve often pondered upon the idea of what makes a person do something consistently, effortlessly and with a sense of dedication. What about the boring things we are often guilty of being reckless about? How do you keep yourself motivated to run errands and do the chores? Is it compulsion or discipline or just how some people are wired?
As a new found hobby, I picked up on running a few months back and it has grown to be more than just a hobby for me. It is my new found sense of self, my new love ❤ 🙂 Amongst many other health benefits of being physically active and healthy, it has taught me a few very important life lessons, I wish to carry for life.
I began my weekend morning at 9 AM and immediately after I freshened up, I went to the kitchen to get done some long overdue chores and prep up our lunch. At times, I have infinite patience to do small stuff which would usually be put on the back burner when I have a busy, tiring day. Continue reading
Sometimes you need to leave behind doubts and skepticism,
You need to stop thinking why it ‘wouldn’t’..
Sometimes you have to forget about the thousand times you failed,
And try harder like never before, one last time..
There has been a lot of conflict between my practical mind and my heart regarding the concept of “Being acknowledged”. I believe that that acknowledgement doesn’t matter. If it makes you feel good inside; you should do it irrespective of the fact that somebody is watching or not. Then sometimes my logical mind would argue about “Quid Pro Quo” – “Something in return”; though not monetary or in big things, but a small word of encouragement would be more than enough to fulfill the “Social”, “Esteem” or “Self Actualization” Needs as defined by Abraham Maslow. This confusion was seamless and endless.
Although I seldom work for praises or appreciation, I or for that matter any one; would love being recognized.
Yesterday evening I was quietly reflecting upon my journey in the “Corporate World” post college life, my journey as a “Blogger” and “Painter”. I admit that I like being recognized and admired.