Thursday, July 30, 2015
Everyone talks about peace because everyone wants it badly. We want to live in harmony with others. Peace keeps us socially intact and gives us a happy life. Peace in a society or in a nation helps the improvement of the society or nation. So, all are interested in keeping the peace at any cost. But unfortunately peace in society is disturbed at times by differences in opinion and diversity in culture.
Similarly nations in the world like to be peaceful in order to improve the lifestyle of peoples and country’s infrastructure. But border issues, religious intolerance, economic imbalances, inadequate national resources create disturbances. Treaties are being signed among nations whenever the leaders of the nations meet. They talk much about peaceful coexistence. But somehow differences create difficulties. Sometimes fighting between countries also takes place.
Peace of mind is considered as one of the virtues man wants in life. Peace of mind for every individual helps to attain happiness and good health. But how to achieve peace? Practice the mind to keep in peace. It has lot of effects on the body and mind. On the other hand, peacelessness disturbs our mind. It affects our thinking, our daily activities and work. Anger and anxiety are created in the peaceless mind! Normal life is affected. People suffer just because they do not have peace!
Countries in the world often do not live in peace. So they thought of an organization to keep peace in the world. Thus they created the United Nations in 1948. All the countries of the world are members – rich and the poor nations. In general, peace is disturbed by natural calamities, man-made civil wars, terrorism, religious fighting, racial differences, border disputes etc. So, sometimes peace is to be kept by force. The United Nations has a wing for peace keeping force sent out to countries where the above mentioned calamities occur. In fact, these forces are sent by various member countries.
Every year May 29 is observed as International Day for Peace Keeping by the United Nations. Peace in the world is achieved by conciliation and understanding. Talks across the table often fail because of the adamant nature of nations. Lots of lives are lost because of such adamant attitude. No one cares about it! Peace makers make rules and resolutions to create an environment of harmony and friendship. Peace keepers physically involve themselves to keep peace. They take risk. Our world is swinging between peace and peacelessness. Avoiding conflicts is essential. We need to forget the differences among human beings living in different countries. People of a country may not have as much hatred towards the people of another country as the rulers of the country. Because of their adamant tendencies peace is disturbed and countries are put to difficulty. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding” said Alfred Einstein. Let the leaders of every country learn this and keep their citizens happy.
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Early one morning, a mother went into wake up her son.“Wake up son. It’s time to go to school!”
“But mom, I don’t want to go.”
“Give me two reasons why?”
“Well the kids hate me, and the teachers hate me too!”
“That’s no reason, come on now and get ready.”
“Give me two reasons why I should go to school?”
“Well, for one, you’re 52 years old. And for another, you’re the principal.”
Raju and his wife were going to the city in an auto. When the driver adjusted the mirror, Raju shouted “you are trying to see my wife. Come and sit at the back, I will drive the auto.
Deep and purposeful breathing is our best tool against anxiety, frustration and overall negative feelings. When you start to feel tension in your neck or butterflies in your stomach, take a minute and breathe deeply. Close your eyes and focus on your breath. Breathe in deeply through your nose and visualize your entire body filling up with your breath. Then slowly exhale through your mouth and watch the breathe leave. Do this five times and feel the incredibly relaxing effects it has on your body and mind.
Before you give up, think about how unfortunate it would be if the results you have worked to achieve required just a tiny dose of additional effort. How disheartening would it be if the train you’ve been waiting for arrived five minutes after you walked out of station? Not only does success require diligent effort, it requires persistence and patience. Rest when you are tired, but don’t quit. You never know what’s just around the corner. It could be everything you have been working for, or it might be just another mile marker on your journey. Either way, when you keep putting one foot in front of the other, one day the next step you take will be the one that carries you to your goal.
Someone with an attractive personality:
§ Is warm and friendly towards others.
§ Is open and real.
§ Knows their own strengths and weaknesses – and neither boasts nor put themselves down.
§ Looks for the good in every situation and is generally positive and optimistic.
§ Doesn’t gloat when things go wrong for others.
§ Is secure and has a healthy self-esteem, is not self-centred and narcissistic.
§ Is not highly critical or argumentative.
§ Is not possessive and jealous in relationship.
§ Makes time for the people they care about.