Love Yourself.

image

Have you ever been knocked down so hard,
You were afraid to get back up?
Have you ever been betrayed so bad,
You were afraid to trust ever again?
Have you ever been backstabbed so harsh,
You were afraid to look back on them?
Have you ever lost something you love,
You despised to hear the word “love” ever again?
Have you ever been tortured like hell,
You had to give up who you were?
But, that is life.
There would be millions like you who suffer the same amount of pain you feel, but their cause is different. Every day you would wake up in the hope that today, everything will change, everything will be alright, idly sitting there and waiting for a miracle to happen, but guess what, it won’t.
Life is tough, it will squeeze you before you can taste what stuff out there feels like, only because you can learn to appreciate it.
I do believe miracles happen, but it ain’t gonna happen to you unless you fight for yourselves and for what you truly believe in.
If life were easy, then every other guy would just live life for oneself and that is not good. Because, every species on this planet, including you and this whole planet, matters, everything matters. A complete stranger, writing this post to you could be a reason why you matter.
I don’t know how hard/amazing your life has been, but let me tell you, you have a lot more to see.
You being alive, is a greatest gift you can ever receive, because believe me, even if the whole world gives up on you, God will always be there for you. Your parents will stand for you.
You are still alive and no matter how stupid this may seem, I believe in it:

“When everyone is against you; that is when you’ll need yourself the most.”

Love yourself to the point where you forget what love is because:

“You are your own worst enemy and your own greatest ally.”

You want to fight out in the world for what’s right, I bet that is not good, because first fight for what’s right inside you. Fight for the good in you and the good is what you shall see.
Love yourself and give yourself a good time.

“Peace outside can only be achieved when there’s peace inside.”

I’ve stressed a lot about this but you cannot be successful if “YOU” are not satisfied.
You matter.
So love yourself and love your life and eventually you’ll LIVE yOUR LIFE.
Let me know your views on this post in the comments section below and don’t forget to share it to your loved ones if you love it. I’ll be back with yet another amazing post, until then, BeLive in yourself and LIVE yOUR LIFE.

Advertisements

Life without ART!

“PAINTING IS JUST ANOTHER WAY OF KEEPING A DIARY!”
~PABLO PICCASSO

image

Answer this:

How would it be if there would not be any laughter? How would it feel if no one had a sense of humour?
Any thought on that?? Good, Bad or worst??

If your answer is any way in positive, I feel sorry for you…
Anyhow, I want to ask you another question…

What if there was no art in it??

Yes, ART… It could be in any form dance, music, literature, painting, etc..

I asked few people the same question!

I’m combining the answers altogether:

“Art is about self-expression and creativity. Creativity gave birth to everything currently… And if there was no art, there would have been a great void in the world; it would have made the world colourless.  For example, “Wheel” it may look like a small circled thing, but the invention of it gave birth to transportation; it helped textile industry, electricity and many things.
No art means thinking inside the box, in short keeping the human brain locked up in a prison. That way, there would be no creativity. When there’s no creativity, there would be no innovation that would stop the progress in any field!
Human being has a bundle of wants; art plays a vital role in satisfying it! We require music, books etc., to keep us entertained! Sometimes they also help us get out of depression; it is a friend that stays with us no matter what.
Human beings are given an upper hand for a simple reason, they are creative, and a human himself is an art! A beautiful creation! If we take out the creativity, what would be the difference between humans and the other animals?
In Simpler words, Life Without Art is similar to life without breath.”

The best part was, no one gave similar answer. Everyone had something different to answer. It is not surprising that no two people gave similar answer to even what art is…

You can compare different dictionaries, not many words would be given similar definition.
So, that shows how important art is! We have lived in this world for millenniums… The reason why we have come this far is only because of art…

You might be wondering, ‘how can everyone answer for the support of creativity?’

Well, I asked people of different age groups! Out of all the people who answered the question, only one person had something against creativity. That person said, “Everything has a positive and a negative effect. Creativity is just expanding our thinking capacity. Good creativity led to the discovery of pen whereas bad creativity led to the discovery of weapons. It’s just how one uses the power. So, in one way the absence of creativity might lead to no peace, no harmony, whereas it might end up the production of things which are harmful to us.”

To that I want to answer one thing, if weapons weren’t discovered there would have not been any human kind alive, the early men used the weapons for protection from dangerous creatures. Now, we might not require any weapons, but that guy said it himself, it all depends on how you use it.
A friend of mine asked me, “Hey, you scored amazing marks, why aren’t you trying in any top 10 colleges?”

C’mon, marks won’t keep you happy. Yes, my mark is good, I could have gotten in few of those top colleges, but why should I select them? Where ever I end up going, all I would do is dig into my creativity.

“ART IS THE MOST INTENSE FORM OF INDIVIDUALISM THAT THE WORLD HAS KNOWN.”
~OSCAR WILDE

We have ended up with a generation in which, 50% of the population doesn’t even know they are creative, 25% are aware of their creativity but are following the society and who end up calling the successful people “lucky”, 15% want to follow their passion but they don’t just because of what the society would think, the remaining 10% of the population are the one who chase their passion and encourage their as well as everyone’s creativity.
Ever heard of this?

“YOU ARE THE CREATOR OF YOUR OWN DESTINY”
~Swami Vivekananda

When something is created, the person who makes it doesn’t start with the direct idea of making it, he feels something has to be made for this reason, for example, the creator of umbrella wanted to make something to save him from getting wet or to escape the extreme heat, that’s when his creativity kicked in!

“THE AIM OF ART IS TO REPRESENT NOT THE OUTWARD APPEARANCE OF THINGS, BUT THEIR INWARD SIGNIFICANE.”
~ ARISTOTLE

Art acts the same way salt acts to food, but the only difference is, the more the art, the happier may the life be! Art is just like meditating, it brings out the feelings of the inner soul, which is very hard to describe. That’s the reason why it is difficult for people to describe, poems, songs, paintings etc., in words, it reflects the inner language!

If people would make their passion to their profession, the world might be a better place or the least they could do is encourage others, instead of criticizing it! The path may be difficult, harsh and may seem impossible to reach, but the journey, the life is worth the pain!
I almost forgot one of the best sayings on art:

“EARTH WITHOUT ART IS JUST ‘EH’!”
~Unknown.

Few days back, I met one of my cousins after a gap of around 10 years, almost at the end of the conversation, he asked me, “You don’t talk much?” I simply answered, “Ha-ha! Being a poet, I let my poems do the talking!”
In my words, everyone is a born as a poem and goes on becoming a poet when he starts to live the life!

“IF ART IS TO NOURISH THE ROOTS OF OUR CULTURE SOCIETY MUST SET THE ARTIST FREE TO FOLLOW HIS VISION WHERE-EVER IT TAKES HIM.”
~ JOHN F. KENNEDY

So, art and creativity do play a major role in this world.. But it also matters how you one uses it!
I thank everyone who gave in their opinion… Do tell, what your opinion is.. I’ll be back with another amazing post.. Until then, just LIVE yOUR LIFE!

image