Showing posts with the label Failures

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

Rejections/Failures — Part and Parcel of Life

Do you feel dejected owing to your recent failure or because someone dumped you just to start afresh with someone else? Do you feel that such words shouldn’t exist in the dictionary as they make us feel bad and sad? Does the question of tackling failures or rejections haunt you at night and doesn’t let you sleep? Most of us fail to get to grips with the problem of accepting the part that we have failed or have been rejected by someone. Be it relationships, be it job interviews, or be it examinations - rejections/failures have the same effect on every individual. It may seem to you that the problem here is rejection/failure itself but, to be honest, it is not. The problem lies in the fact that we hate failures or rejections. Had Thomas Edison not failed in his attempts of inventing the light bulb, he would have not come up with an efficient solution. When you fail you come up with more efficient solutions to help you get through. Rejections/Failures do not always mean that you haven’t w