Success

From last few days I have been reflecting upon this word “Success”.  I guess my anxiety flared up with a fast approaching change in my work place and new job positions opening up with tough criteria and assessment exams involved.  It will be total wrong of me to not accept that yes I got nervous, anxious of losing out.

Book Review – Emotionally strong and have thick skin. By Nicolla Trilliby

The book “How to be emotionally strong and have thick skin” written by Nicolla Trilliby is  about 38 pages long that took me as around 30 – 45 minutes to read. I first thought to myself that what will this 5 chapter book deliver that will be effective but can also be practically applied in day-to-day life. To my surprise, this short book offered lot more than that I anticipated. To be accurate, this books offers strong reminders in a very firm tone required to develop emotional strength and deliver ideas of developing a thick skin.  It also highlights pros and cons of each skin type in a short, simple manner.

I couldn’t

I wanted to scream

But I couldn’t

I wanted to seek help

But I couldn’t

I wanted to reach out

But I couldn’t

I wanted to laugh

But I couldn’t

I wanted to hang out with others

But I couldn’t

I wanted to be rude

But I couldn’t

I wanted to lash out

But I couldn’t

I wanted to complain

But I couldn’t

I wanted to run

But I couldn’t

I wanted to hate

But I couldn’t

I wanted to find out why

But I couldn’t

I wanted to change myself

But I couldn’t

I couldn’t get myself to be normal.

Developing as a person

Back in school days I always used to wonder what does “developing as a person” really mean. At times the message communicated through educational institutes and professionals conveyed dual and mixed message to understand this term. Does developing as a person mean higher grades or does it mean to excel and thrive among yourself to become a more accepting and understanding individual?