Showing posts from September, 2021

How I realized the importance of water?

Just when I was meandering in and out of my house, my mom called out to me and told me there was something wrong with the water pumping motor. I reached out to her as soon as I heard her voice. The thought of an empty tank was constantly bugging her. She added that without water it would not be possible for her and us to do the daily chores. I ran towards my room, which took me a while, to call my electrician. The person who I can rely on with my eyes shut. At times, he is lackadaisical and doesn't respond well. As usual, he told me that he was busy and would not be able to come. I told him that it was urgent and there's nothing we could do without his help. That's when I realized how important an electrician is. I sound like a square peg in a round hole in such situations. Jokes apart, I insisted him to visit us the following day and the call ended on an assuring note from his side. Meanwhile, we had the whole day ahead of us and thoughts of water running dry. I will expl

Peace: A Quiet and Calm State of Mind

There are several ways in which one can attain peace but it totally depends on oneself. I prefer sitting motionlessly in a place and listening to songs of my choice without having anyone horning in on the process. We all are very much occupied with the mind-numbing activities of ours that we even forget to pay attention to our mental health which in turn has a negative toll on our health. Sometimes getting oneself involved in an endless debate or irrelevant talks leads to frustration and hence, negatively affects one’s mind. Peace can neither be taken from somebody nor can be bought offline or online. It comes from within. Being desirous of things that one doesn’t have leads to unhappiness and thus, hinders the process of attaining peace. One should learn to contend with the things one has instead of being sad about the things one doesn’t have. Though, I disagree with the statement, “Money can’t buy you happiness” because the inability to buy anything for oneself will definitely not ma