Dear Gurudev, I am suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and severe low self-esteem. I am unable to talk to anyone freely because I always feel I am not as successful or accomplished as the person next to me. I keep thinking people hate me because of this. I have begun to separate from reality and living in a negative world. I would like to seek your advice.
First of all, know that life is like a river. You cannot put your feet twice in the same water because the water is changing. Like the flow of a river, your mind is changing all the time. You don’t get the same leaves in the maple tree for two sea ...
Dear Gurudev, can you please explain what it means to let go. How do I let go of situations that are currently causing me pain which I have no power to change?
How do you sleep at night? If you don’t let go, can you sleep? No! If you don’t let go of an event or situation, or objects, or anything around, you cannot fall asleep. That is letting go.
Just wake up and see, the world has been like thi ...
Know that every test in an opportunity for you to grow. Don't take it as a test!
A test is not to know whether you are strong or not, but it for you to realize that 'Yes, I am strong'. God is not ignorant that he needs to ch ...
Gurudev, great people have said that this world is a mirror. Whatever we do, the life will do the same to us. Then why do the good people have to suffer bad times despite doing good things in life?This is a very elaborate discussion. I have written about this in detail in the book Celebrating Silence. Good people do not suffer because of their goodness and virtues. There are many other reasons for this that we have to see. ...