We go on a quick tour of their place of education. Everything is at the bare minimum. The stark contrast in facilities which I grew up with in Perth, Australia make me feel something sickening I hadn’t really felt before. I had never been able to truly appreciate how much of my life I took for granted until now. I suddenly feel selfish for spending so much of my childhood with such a small perspective of the world. My mind races off to past memories of me complaining about not getting enough ice cream or being upset about going on holiday to Europe because i’d be away from school friends. All of this comes crashing into my consciousness whilst still on the tour with Anoor and his friends. By the end of our tour, he offers to show me his village. I politely ask him if this is an authentic offer of kindness or if this is an offer of business.
One of the greatest ways to self-improvement is along the path of criticism. Its first taste might be ugly but knowing how to listen to our loved ones criticisms can actually be a liberating doorway to personal growth & development. If we are not open to receiving criticism from the people who authentically want the best for us where can we look to receive objective assistance on how to improve ourselves? Continue reading
Do you know who they really are? Could you be confident they would say the same thing about you? What is it that separates our real friends from the people who happen to be in our social circles? Where can we find them? How do we keep them? How can we be one?
Ever met a person whose thoughts were unrestricted? When you spoke to them about ideas, dreams or concepts they followed intently and offered further advice as to how your idea could become feasible. Finding people like this can act as lighthouse of hope for discovering and following what we love. Continue reading