In the blind race to attain success, as perceived by society, we toil and strive, run and exhaust ourselves. We often forget who we are,what do we want and the purpose behind this rat race. The race may provide some material profits but we fail to gauge our state of mind.
We need to understand whether the work that we do is giving us happiness and contentment.
There is a need for introspection, to sit down and try to understand ourselves unbiased and uninfluenced. This process helps us to unravel our interests, capabilities, limitations and happiness. Soul searching also facilities in establishing an identity for ourselves, which otherwise is lost in confusion.
The pressure to attain a certain social status is tremendous now. Stress in the competitive world is leading to suicidal tendencies among teenagers.
Thus, it is important to find peace within ourselves. The definition of Success is Relative. The way you define success may not be similar to the way your parents do and vice-versa.
Therefore, the process of self understanding will make us happy, involved and create our identity and it will leave no scope to get lost and be confused in this rat race. If one finds peace within, one will be happy always….