Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2014 - An Optimistic Beginning..

2013 was a year of upheavals.. Good or Bad, it changed lives in some or the other manner. There were achievements and retirements. Birth of new political parties and loss of near and dear ones.

2013 has been a year of changes and evolution.. It has been an exciting year nonetheless. I am walking down the memory lane remembering what happened in 2013. Remembering the good and bad times.

I am not a supporter of optimism. Pessimism runs through my brain and blood and nerves altogether. I am a extreme pessimist and proud of that. But I have this strange sense of optimism that is running as the year changes its last digit.

A ray of hope, of happiness, of better times. Of new beginnings, of new chapters in life. Whispering into my ear, I can hear sounds telling my heart to calm down. To forget the hardships of 2013 and that this year will bring in success and smiles.

So I don't know if I am writing this for the guy I can't sleep without talking to(& m not allowed to fall for) or my ex. I don't know if I am writing it for my best friends, whom I could not give enough time in past few months, or the one who is in US and I am wishing would come back soon.
I don't know if I am writing this for new beginnings at my workplace or for the ones I have left behind.
I don't know whether its for my parents to understand or for my brother to wish him luck and love.
Or maybe I am writing this to reinforce the optimism in myself..

I am trying to picture how I want my coming year to be. I just know that there is a happiness or there is a thirst to find happiness. 
Dilon mein tum apni betabiyan leke chal rahe ho, Toh zinda ho tum!
Nazar mein khwaabon ki bijliyan leke chal rahe ho, Toh zinda ho tum!Hawa ke jhonkon ke jaise aazad rehna seekho,
Tum ek dariya ke jaise, leharon mein behna seekho,
Har ek lamhe se tum milo khole apni baahein.
Har ek pal ek naya samaa dekhe ye nigaahe.Jo apni aankhon mein hairaniyan leke chal rahe ho, Toh zinda ho tum!
Dilon mein tum apni betabiyan leke chal rahe ho, Toh zinda ho tum!
I heard this quote travelling in the metro today and asked myself: Does my life have enough things to achieve yet?  Do I have enough dreams to work on yet? And the answer was yes..

So all I need is to open my wings and fly. To open my mind and see every other moment as a new opportunity to strike a mark. To keep my eyes wide, To keep my arms open, to look for people who love me and keep them close, not let them go. To be ready for whatever life throws at me. To turn it into the way I want it to be. To love. To live. To Laugh. To finish animosities. To mature and move on. 

For it will make my life peaceful, easier.. It will make 2014, a true new beginning..

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Change is the only constant in life..

However clich├ęd the statement may sound, it is after all the ultimate truth of life.

You grow up, move on. Take Risks which either fail or become successes. Trust people, get betrayed or treated well. Friends fall behind, enemies get tired. And the list goes on..

Still, there are things and people in life that you stick to. Things which become a part of you. People you don't want to let go. Who gradually become a constant. As constant as you or your life.

But the process of permanency of the variables is lengthy and painful. It may take patience, fights, pains (emotional and/or physical), time and what not.

Doing yoga every morning, or your sweetheart you decide to marry. Eating habits or sleeping trends. TV shows or playing Sudoku.
Every constant is a result of serious thought and effort. But then what if You're not that confident or strong enough to make that effort or to think it through. What if every time a glitch appears, you run away, you go into hiding to come out after the storm has past..

You realize in the end that you have lost everything or everyone. That the storm took away everyone you loved or cherished and left you again with nothing but loneliness.

Eventually the constants in your life are: Emptiness, the chaos in your heart, the habit of "not thinking" and of course.. Change..