How To Win The Game Of Life!

How To Win The Game Of Life!

               As I stood in front of two paths, I caught a deja vu of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost.

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But then, my mind focussed on the cars, parked at the emergence of each. One was old and less attractive. Sturdy and lasting, it looked, sure, but it was nothing compared to the other one!ll The other car was a long mile prettier, great bit more comfortable, and shiny new!!

cymera_20160923_132531On an impulse, I didn’t think, I jumped into the prettier car! No second thoughts!

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Years later, after a hell of a terribly long journey, amusingly, I came back to the same junction! The path I’d taken, had led to the same point. And it was no awesome journey! It had fun, passion, what not?! But in the end, I was only where I began!

                This time, I was wiser, my focus shifted to the paths, instead of the cars. The path with the new car, the one I had travelled earlier, was foggy, I could not see the end! As far as I could see, the path was a roller coaster. It had upside downs! It made no sense. But yet, it was exciting, intruiging. It promised adventure, and an adrenaline rush that I loved! But wasn’t that what lead to a bitter note in the end?

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                        The path with the older, less prettier car was clear, and I saw my destination clearly! It was a road,with bumps, speed breakers and red lights and obstacles, but..It lead staright to my destination! How could I have been so blind at that time?! I boarded the old, but right car this time!

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                        In life we all face similar situations, where we are blinded by perks and rewards and we fail to remember the destination, our goals, our motives.

 

The destination matters as much as the journey!

 

You don’t need a sophisticated car for a simple destination. It’s simply a distraction, a compromise, to the prize at the end! And distractions are – a cycle of destruction…lets not fall prey to that cycle. A bit of discipline and self exploring will help you identify your personal distractions. Plz know them and try to avoid them.

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If you don’t see your destination, you will fall prey to every distraction, imaginable!
Focus!!!

“The Road to Success is NoT Straight!There is a Curve called Failure! A Loop Called Confusion!Speed Bumps called Friends! Red lights called Enemies! Caution lights called Family! You will have Flat tires called JoBs!But if you have a spare called    Determination!An Engine called Perseverance! A Driver called Will Power! Then, there is no stopping you!”

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P.S. -To all those people who think that commitments, family, and friends are distractions, Im so sorry to disagree! They are Milestones not Distractions!cymera_20160923_134025

Author

On first meet, Akshara appears to be the typical quiet, shy, & sensitive girl who does nothing but smile & nod. But inside she's a burning fire, bold and dangerous. Lucky for us, she only brings that side out, while writing, or when angry, which is why her friends call her "Silent Killer"! An NRI by education, presently studying in M.B.B.S in Andhra Pradesh, has dreams of becoming much more than just a Doctor. Seeking to combine the powers of pen, scalpel, & a heartfelt smile, to change the world, she wants to make people Live, Laugh & Love! When she's not writing, or in college, you can find her in her room, dancing into oblivion, designing & creating, eating her friends' brains with her crazy philosophies or waiting to to taste her 1st coffee with The King of her Dreams, Man of her Life, & Mate of her Soul.

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