In this era, we all are running. Now when I am talking about running, I don’t mean in the literal term but in metaphorical terms. As a student, we run from one tuition to another, as a working person we run from one place to another in search of work, as a housewife we run from fulfilling one needs to another so as a person in any stage of our life we just run. Now we may think what about people who are just sitting at home doing nothing or people who have a white-collar job who just have to sit in one chair and work how are they running. As I mentioned earlier that we are not talking in the literal term but we are talking in every aspect now people who are sitting in one place they are running through their minds. Their mind is running from one place to another.

So, do you think everything is worth it?

You’re running every day’s worth? The result you get from it, is it worth it?

We may think it is worth it because we are getting paid for it right? And I may even agree with you but what about the time when you are running but you aren’t getting paid for it. What about that, is it worth it now?

Now I may say no. I am not getting paid but my mind is still running for work, thinking of all the pending work or all the meetings left or if I have my own business all the growth aspects for my business. As a student, I am thinking about my studies 24*7. As a housewife, I am continuously thinking of the betterment of my family.

But are we thinking that is this thinking and is this running helping me grow individually, in business, studies, or family’s growth?

Okay, let’s say everything will be worth it in the end if we see the bigger picture. But what is the guarantee? If we are using our maximum time running to make things worthwhile in the end,d but what if I won’t come as assumed?

Do you think that keeping yourself running or your mind running is giving you effective output?

Many motivational speakers have said that it is very important to give yourself time but not time for running your, mind but to calm your mind and body. Let it relax for a while and recharge itself to work smarter with more guaranteed results.

We say and I believe that now this is the era of smart work and not of hard work.

So to be smart with your work distance yourself from time to time from the world.



Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?

This title is very long compared to my way of writing. I got this title when I was watching one TEDx video where I heard a speaker quoting Rumi’s statement saying “why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?” it suddenly came to my mind that I can make a perfect content out of this title and I started writing this.

The first thought I had when I heard this was that it’s true and how can we have never thought about it. Here when Rumi says this, she doesn’t mean real prison but she meant by showing you a hypothetical situation saying that you live in this wide-open world as a prisoner where right in front of you, you have every door open. What is it in your head that stops you to move forward towards that door? 

When I think about it seriously with my life, I first notice that where am I stopping myself and for what?

We normally always think that if you do this particular thing then what will be the result and will that result will be worth all the troubles I will be going through or is that door open for me or not, should I go towards that door, will there be things through that door what I am expecting?

I say if we are wasting so much time thinking about all these instead, we can start thinking of taking the first step towards going towards that door. If not, then let’s just take the first step toward that door and look at what is waiting for us through that door. If we think that will create problems for us that kind of problem will come because I believe every problem comes with a solution and then if you know the problem and accepting it can give you a solution. But let’s just accept the hard truth that it’s never about the problems but it is always about our willpower of ourselves.

Till now what I have understood about things that we do not do is all about the willpower I have to do certain things. All we need to do is put one step forward and the next will come on its own. All you need is to gather the willpower and give your thoughts some rest because a door is not always open, it may get closed and then again you won’t be able to gather your willpower again so keeping everything aside let’s get ourselves out of prison and live a life of freedom.

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