Life…As You Like It And Not How Others Want It To Be

Life is a gift, it is a miracle, it is a journey, a monumental one as you embark upon it, enjoy it.

Why do we wait for something or someone all the time, why don’t we just turn around and start with, where we are who we are as there will be never a perfect day to start living ….There are no absolutes, no black and white, a lot of blackish white and whitish black and of course, lots of greys, so we need to start where we are, with what we are, who we are and start living ….the way we want to live. As they say, live the life you love and love the life you live.

The question remains why do we need someone’s sanction, someone’s approval to make us happy or find complete contentment. Maybe we are looking for reassurance that we are doing the right thing the right way …but  there is no right or wrong. There is only your way and my way….the big question is how to make my right work for you and vice versa….life is a sum of parts , there are no wholes, we just need to embrace every moment as it is in all its beauty or ugliness as the case , we must accept our fate, good or bad as it is, with  equal ease with complete equanimity.

Karma, fate or destiny is the only way to explain why some people seem to have it all while others struggle all the way to heaven or hell.

But one constant of life, whether with riches or rags, is its unpredictability. Life is what happens to us when we are making other plans, so we will falter, we will make mistakes,.so the crux remains we need to make the best of what we have. Life is not just what happens to us,  but what we make of it. It may not always turn out the way you had planned but it is still beautiful,  you might be stressed, frustrated, your dreams might not be realized and your ambition might be thwarted but don’t let negativity set in, try and greet life and all its trials and tribulations with equanimity.

Often we are the obstacle for ourselves, the roads are always open, we just don’t get started, free your mind and soul from the pressure of excelling in every arena, it is alright to be just fine, life is not about superlatives, superheroes are only in books and movies.

Sometimes, letting go of excess baggage can be liberating, try and do your best even in the worst of times. Of course, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But that is the beauty of life. You learn, you improvise as you go along, you get some, you lose some, you rise, you fall, in short, you live. The idea is to make the most our lot so, when our time comes.

We have no regrets no disappointments, we just have memories worth cherishing and many unforgettable moments and life well lived. Life is a gift, it is a miracle, it is a journey, a monumental one as you embark upon it, enjoy it. Live, for now, this moment as it is, as you are walking barefoot on the dewy grass, enjoy the sunset, smell a flower, watch a child laugh, let the wind play with your hair, let your hair down, unwind and let go, soothe your senses and relax your nerves. All that matters is that the world is a beautiful place and you are alive and kicking to enjoy it.

Image is a still from the movie Cocktail

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Ruchiraa Sharma

Ruchiraa Sharma is a seasoned media professional and communications specialist with more than fifteen years of experience across the entire gamut of media & content creation. A broadcast journalist and television producer, she specializes in read more...

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