Being unique is better than being perfect.
This blogging thing is great ...
It's been less than 30 hours and I am writing 3rd blog ..
I had no idea after my first blog what I was going to write in my second blog , and suddenly in the morning I felt tremendous emotional turmoil which led me to write that second blog about where to draw line between being social and original person to keep our-self happy and healthy .
After that I got feedback from one of my student ( I am a teacher too,by passion ) about how to remain original .I had an instant answer ,but I thought this complex question requires elaborated answer ..
so here is My ORIGINAL view on being Original.
To Be Original means (my perspective )
1.Accepting one's nature as it is .
Here I am talking about various kinds of behavior ..If someone is shy..that is fine ..
Someone is extrovert that is fine ..someone is ambitious .that's fine ..someone is fearful and hesitant to take risky decision ..that's completely all right ..someone is aggressive and dominating ,that's is too super fine .
Now don't directly jump onto the conclusion by putting instinctive judgmental quality of human brain at work..
These different qualities are there in most people in more or less amount .
Every quality has its own advantage at certain situations and drawbacks as well.
But by taking birth with one quality at higher percentage and continuously denying it ,just because majority people are not supporting it..well that is not good way to live .
Having human brain ,we can learn to transform those qualities for sure .We can adjust level of them according to situation, that's also fine .
But just because someone is giving you label of shy and introvert in a negative way ,should not create a turmoil in your being .
(31 years old version of existence)
with my SON
(31 Months NEW version of nature)
BOTH ARE ORIGINAL
Step 2. Take pride for being who you are ..
Yes .sound really easy . but most of the time ..we ( subconsciously/unconsciously ) condemn ourself based on our failures and inability to achieve few things .
Well , practically speaking ,we need to remind ourself life story of Steve jobs , MS Dhoni who also got many setbacks and still they were able to make significant change in this world by being original .
But . .million dollar question is what if people in our surroundings don't like what we are and they reject us ?
Here lies the toughest part .
And you need to remember this
You can develop strength ,only against Resistance .
And FOR the matter of fact, World is a big big place , if few people are not happy with your being , don't pay attention to them .
It's really biggest achievement of being original in this world ,where everyone is trying hard to make you like them.
And if you study biography of many legendary individuals like Gandhi , Sylvester Stallone ,Osho Rajneesh ,APJ Abdul Kalam ,you will find how they remain original to their nature irrespective of setbacks ,failures and opposition of many .
Well,you are not one of them..You are you ..
You are not going to be repeated again .
WHAT'S NEXT IN MY BLOG?
SO AFTER BEING ORIGINAL WHAT SHOULD WE PURSUE IN LIFE ?