Academy award winner Robin Williams was found lifeless in his apartment on 11th of august. The media reported that he was suffering from depression. On 12th of august it was announced that he cut his left hand wrists and he died due to asphyxiation because of hanging. Robin Williams was a comedy legend and also starred in amazing films like Dead poets Society, Jumanji, Good Will Hunting.
10 days ago I watched Williams The weapons of mass destruction standup and his standup was terribly funny. If he would’ve died normally, the world would’ve been sad but he passed away, unfortunately, because of depression. Williams’ death should be a wakeup call to everyone. You don’t have to seem sad to be depressed. Depression and all mental illness are very serious. People learn how to cope with it but that doesn’t mean they’re okay. This is a time to reach out to people you know that suffer from depression or mental illnesses and tell them that no matter what you’re here for them whenever they need support.
It’s sad that one of the funniest people in the world had to die for people to realize that depression is an actual illness.
“There were a lot of comments on Twitter about how much Robin Williams was loved and what a shame that he didn’t know it. I didn’t know Robin Williams, but I bet he did know that he was loved. I know that I am loved. Maybe not on a Robin Williams scale, but I have friends and family who would do anything for me, and I absolutely know this. But there comes a point where love does not matter. When things are bad, I don’t care that people love me. All I can see is that I’m a burden, that everything I have ever done is wrong, and that these good people who love me are wrong as well. At my lowest, love cannot save me. Hope, prayers, daily affirmations—none of these can save me. Therapy and medicine are what matter, and those don’t always work either.” –Molly Pohlig
Here’s a series of tweets by a twitter user telling the world to treat depression as an illness.
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Anamika was a smart, intelligent girl. She had graduated from a top-engineering college last year and had joined a very reputed MNC. She had made her parents proud. Real proud!
Anamika’s parents had lived all their days in frugality saving for her education and now their daughter was drawing a five digit salary. They had to be proud. Anamika, too, was on the top of the world making sure her parents now had access to all the comforts her money could buy. New TV, refrigerator, washing machine, food processor, a high-end smartphone for herself. She had got them everything.
Then suddenly one day Anamika came home like she had fell in a hell hole. Her parents asked her what had happened. She said she didn’t knew. She was walking on her way back home and had fell in some uncovered manhole on the road. Her parents were worried but they forgot about it as an accident.
However few days later the same thing happened again. She had the same reply – She didn’t knew how she fell into it. Now things started getting a ‘Lil more weird. Anamika would be falling while walking in the office alleyways, at times on her office floor. Sometimes she would just go bump into people or walls or lift doors. Her parents got real worried. They asked her to take leave from the office for few days and take rest at home. She did. But things didn’t change. She would fall while visiting the bathroom from the bedroom, at times stumble and fall while visiting the kitchen. Once she even bumped into the refrigerator.
Her dad took her to a hospital. There were several tests done but nothing came out. The doctors were confused themselves. They hadn’t seen something this strange in years of their medical careers. Unable to help they asked her parents to take her home and just take good care of her. And they did!
Then one day Raj came over to visit her at her home. Raj was a childhood friend and a family acquaintance. Raj was a medical student completing his final years of college. Anamika’s father told Raj about her condition and how worried he was about her. Raj asked him since when had all this started. He explained him all about the new job at the MNC, the money, the joy it brought, the home appliances, the smartphone etc.etc.
Raj immediately told him – Uncle, I think I know what she’s suffering from. It’s called “Compulsive Depressive Whatsapp Syndrome” Just deactivate the Whatsapp on her phone and she’ll be normal again. No more falling on stairs, roads, office desks, bumping into walls or people. This – my friend – is how Raj saved Anamika’s life.
Moral : Don’t keep looking into your smartphone while walking.
So, do you have Compulsive Depressive Whatsapp Syndrome? (C.D.W.S.)
Post originally taken from The Frustrated Indian of Facebook.
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I’m writing this in the middle of the night on my phone. I am tired and i can’t sleep. So, i am gonna give you an advice which comes to you FREE! FREE! FREE! I’ve got some great things lined up for myself and my followers in the next year. I know you do too! I can’t wait to hear your new years resolutions on Facebook.
Do what you love. Keep your brain sharp and read this:
There will always be setbacks. You will make mistakes. Others will also do the same. You are not born on this earth to entertain anyone. You can’t please everyone! There will be some people who will try to keep you on their level when they see you trying to rise ahead. Stay true to what you are and why you’re doing it. That’s what makes you a true person. Find compelling reasons to continue when the going gets tough.
Do what you love because you love it, not to please other people! Dream it. Believe it. Achieve it.
Welcome! This is 2014.
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It is not the purpose here to trace the history of the revolutionary movement in India. Up to 1914 there were scattered secret organizations, mostly in the province of Bengal, but some outside it also. On the outbreak of the World War, the various organizations saw an opportunity to raise the standard of rebellion throughout India. With this purpose, such eminent revolutionaries as Rash Bihari Bose, Jatin Mukherjee, Sachin Sanyal, V. G. Pingley, Sardar Kartar Singh, Thakur Prithwi Singh, Baba Sohan Singh and others joined together and made elaborate plans in conjunction with some Sikh and Rajput regiments to bring about an armed revolution in India.
But as destiny ordained it, the whole plan tailed through inner treachery, except a formidable rising at Singapore which was subdued by means of Japanese warships and Japanese mariners. As soon as the authorities got scent of the plan of the revolutionaries, the regiments suspected of complicity in the contemplated risings were disarmed and disbanded, and armed European pickets were posted around them. These soldiers were then sent over to the severest fighting zones in France. The Defense of India Act was at once proclaimed, and more than 7000 persons were arrested in the Punjab, U. P. and Bengal.
By 1916, the revolutionary organizations were scorched, though not actually killed. By this time another influence had appeared in the field of Indian politics in the person of M K Gandhi. His idealism and his sacrifice appealed greatly,to the minds of the youths, many of whom began to join in his non-cooperation movement. But the “Bardoli Retreat,” .as it was termed by the revolutionaries, and the subsequent set-back in the non-cooperation movement again gave impetus to the revolutionary movement. By 1924 we again see the springing up of secret revolutionary organizations. In Bengal, as usual, the old revolutionaries began to organize again, but a heavy blow was dealt to them by the Bengal Ordinance of 1925. In U. P. and the Punjab, the different parties organized by Sachindra Nath Sanyal, Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee, Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil etc., combined and formed one party.
At a meeting at Allahabad, a constitution was adopted and the name of the party became “Hindusthan Republican Association.” It was this organization that Bhagat Singh joined when he shifted to Cawnpore. His party name then became “Balwant,” under which name he used to contribute articles occasionally to the magazines .Cawnpore was then the headquarters of Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee, or Mr. Roy as his party-name was, was the Chief Organizer of the party and it was under Jogesh Chatterjee that Bhagat Singh began to work.
In 1926 (August 1925 is the date) occurred the well-known Kakori train dacoity, in which the members of the H. R. A. held up a running train at Kakori near Lucknow, and looted the government cash that was being carried in that train. Vigorous police investigations into this affair led to ramifications of a wide-spread revolutionary organization, and the subsequent Kakori Conspiracy Case revealed many of their secrets. It was at this time that Bhagat Singh went back to Lahore.
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Certain jobs require distinct personality. There is little point in pursuing a job in communications if you are not an extroverted person who loves to interact with people. If your soul is bursting with passionate creativity, you are not likely to be content with a job in sales accounting.
Personalities is like shoe sizes. They are not subject to our choice or preference, but they can be occasionally fudged-with uncomfortable consequences.
It is neither an accomplishment nor a fault to acknowledge that some people can speak before large audiences and be exhilarated by the experience while others would be petrified. Some people can study an equation for years and still be fascinated by it, and others would long for human interaction and variety.
Realize who you are-what your true personality is-and choose a future that fits it.
Hardly a day goes by without at least one of his clients refusing to work with him. In fact, sometimes they spit up on him. But photographer Jean Deer loves his job.
He has taken hundreds of children’s portraits, and he is well acquainted with all the tricks of the trade to make a baby smile. Jean’s an expert in every funny face and noise imaginable.
“When it’s over-the parents-me, everyone is exhausted, but that’s usually a good sign.” Jean found that getting babies to flash their smiles wasn’t the only way to get a great picture and that a grumpy baby was just another source of inspiration. “I was taking a photo of this infant once who literally wanted nothing to do with me. He would not look up, just stared at the floor.” Jean got down on the floor with him took the picture from a perspective he’d never used before and wound up with one of the best pictures he’d ever taken.
The job requires two major traits, jean believes, “Not everyone can just hang out a shingle and call himself a photographer. It’s a matter of being patient and energetic and then capturing at the right moment.
“Even as people experience different phases of their lives, including career and family changes, their underlying personality remains constant after about age sixteen.”
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Every 14 days, a language dies. But there’s a way to keep indigenous and minority languages alive: bring communities of speakers together.
A computer scientist and mathematics professor at St. Louis University, Kevin Scannell has been tracking the loss of languages. When we think about the severity of the situation, Kevin has to say this:
More than 1000 languages are listed as “severely” or “critically” endangered which means that only people in the grandparents’ generation or older still speak the language—without serious revitalization efforts, we expect these to die out with that oldest generation, in the very short term.
To help revitalize such indigenous tongues as Tamasheq, Dzhudezmo, and Anishinaabemowin, Kevin created Indigenous Tweets. The program scans Twitter for three-character sequences called “3-grams” that serve as a kind of fingerprint for statistical identification. The results are grouped by language and by Tweeter. So far, the program has uncovered more than 250 languages on Twitter, of which 139 could be considered minority or indigenous. The discoveries reflect real people speaking these languages today, not just translations of texts stored online.
Through Indigenous Tweets, those who speak minority languages can find accounts to follow — and potential conversation partners.
*In 2011 Kevin was on sabbatical at Twitter working in search relevance. He has since returned to teaching full time.
Donate to help save endangered languages at National Geographic.
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No one wants to die, even people who want to go to Heaven don’t want to die to get there, and yet, death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It’s life’s change agent; it clears out the old to make way for the new. right now, the new is you. Right now, the new is you. But someday, not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it’s quite true. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important have the courage to follow your own heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary!
Stupid standing breathing life
Stooping stopping saving life
Ruki saansein but chalti life
Dil toota, par phir bhi life
Peechhe mudke jee li life
Aage bhaage girti life
Lakeeron mein likhi life
Oongliyon se phisalti life
Bina scene kiye yeh life
Tamasha har pal kari life
Kabhi centrestage pe darrti life
Audience mein seetiyaan maarti life
Kicking biting kissing life
Hugs se love-hate karti life
Mitti se dhuli hui life
Mitne pe mitne-wali life
Soche-samjhe subah shuru woh
Shaam ko crying-weeping life
Gusse se phatti-tooti life
Kheench-taan par chhoti life
Aur ek minute ke liye
Soti hui dreamy life
Jhoothe high ki wannabe life’
Chhupke smiling, blushing life
Ek baar ussne dekh kya liya
Day-dreaming pe chal di life
Heartbreaking si sasti life
Roz Goa ghoomti life
Anti-alcohol mentality life
Tharki friends ke tharki jokes ko
Tweets mein copy karti life
Rona-dhona bhari life
DP change karti life
21-jaise sochti life
14-jaise giggling life
Earphones dil se connected life
Mumbai ke traffic jam mein
Romantic imagination ki life
Pillow-talk mein beeti life
Football se haari-piti life
Superstar ke geek secretary pe
Jaan-lutaati secret life
Lyrics pe chalne waali life
Har scene ka brain-lab mein
Photo frame karti life
Dhunn mein besuri-si life
Komolika-type vamp si life
Lift-music ko gungunaati
Mysteriously smiling life
Madness, maybe, music ke naam pe
Kal aaj hi mein jeeti life.
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What if we looked at the whole life time experience as an act, like you’re acting in a big film and you’re main guy. You don’t fight a villain here. Just do your act and have fun with it. Instead of getting bored and judging your boredom, have fun with it. Celebrate your life the way it is.
In Hollywood and TV industry they give Awards to people as a compliment for doing a good role in movie or show. Now think about it, what if you get award for living your life the way you want it. I’m a quite shy fellow, so I don’t open up so good with people. I like staying aloof and observing people. Observing their characters and their roles in their life and watching emotions come and go. So, I’m a good observer, I get a good observer award. So, you’re in the awards function and after some guy/gal announces my name and I stand up feeling proud about myself (Actually feeling Shy/Shi**y). I walk on the stage and accept the award and I go to the microphone and start to curse(Thanking) everyone and after giving the speech the music starts playing and I burst into tears and I start saying, “This one’s for you.
That’s the Sh*t right there. So, it’s not just me, we all live in a shitty culture that worships the celebs and actress and all the wannabes. The inner me (Self) doesn’t want any kinda fame or recognition and wealth. But the wannabe in me wants it, and he is very desperate to get it and a wannabe is a person who wants attention, and he screams and shouts and trolls till he gets it.
Living life is like looking in a mirror. What is reflected back to us, by way of other people, is the state of our being, our consciousness. If we are angry, we may think that person over there is pretty angry. If we’re full of doubt, then we may think that the other person is full of doubt. The big secret is that beyond the mirror is the land of Soul.
Alexander the great is going to see the famous Greek philosopher Diogenes. Diogenes asks Alexander,
“What are you doing?”
Alexander replies, “I’m going to conquer Greece.”
Diogenes asks, “And what are you going to do after that?”
Alexander tells him, “I’m going to conquer Asia Minor.”
“And then what are you going to do?” Diogenes asks.
“Then I’m going to conquer the world,” Alexander replies.
Again, Diogenes asks, “And after that what are you going to do?” “Then,” says Alexander, very pleased with himself, “I’m going to relax and enjoy my life.”
Diogenes looks at Alexander for a long time and then finally says, “You know, I can save you a lot of trouble. Why don’t you relax and enjoy it now?”
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I play many parts in my life. I can be a son,brother, friend,leader,assistant etc..
I also play different characters like i be a good boy in my classes, do all the homework and always punctual. While, i can be an average in home just helping my mom in her household chores. But i’m beyond all this characters and all the stuff that i do to impress my mom or my teacher, I play a major role of being me… me who is uniquely me. What if i be me(Myself) all the time?
There’s a wonderful story about a rabbi who dies and goes toheaven. He has led a devoted life, following as closely as he could inthe footsteps of the prophets and sages, and so, naturally, he expectsGod to greet him with praise. But when the rabbi arrives at thepearly gates, God just looks at him and says, “I made you uniquelyyou. Why did you spend your life trying to be someone else?”
There’s only one person who can give an answer to this question ,” What’s it like being me?”. this blog helps me a lot. This blog helped me to explore a variety of approaches to help me connect with my true-self.
In a recent New York Times article, neuroscientist Bruce S. McEwen of Rockefeller University pointed out:
We’re now living in a world where our systems are not allowed a chance to rest, to go back to base line. They’re being driven by excess calories, by inadequate sleep, by lack of exercise, by smoking, by isolation, or frenzied competition.
Why is there so much rush to go anywhere? The people are walking going by a car on motorbike faster, faster and faster just achieve what? Success, Money, Fame. That’s it. The thing is that no one is going away from earth alive. We, have sometime to spend on planet earth. Then, why not make it count and make it more useful, utilize it for the best? why not slow down and enjoy the path of self-discovery?
“In the pursuit of learning, every day something is acquired, and in the pursuit of spirit, every day something is dropped.”
Let us all feel lighter and more freeer
“You are not your bank account, or your ambitiousness.
You’re not the cold clay lump with a big belly you leave
behind when you die.
You’re not your collection of walking personality disorders.
You are spirit, you are love.”
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