Happiness

Sensible thought in an nonsensical way:

Shishir said, “I failed in the last exam. It was probably because I didn’t understand the texts. Or may be I didn’t pay attention in the classes. Perhaps I didn’t understand my instructor’s words. I should have studied for longer hours. Or may be I should have sought help from my seniors.”

Shrishti said, “I topped my last exam. But what if I don’t score good in my next? What if the exam is too hard for me the next time. What if that chinese guy gets ahead of me? Oh god!! I am so nervous. I don’t want to stand second to anyone.”

Mihir said, “I passed my last exam. Today is the next exam. I didn’t study for this exam though. But I am not worried at all. This is because every moment is a new one which is the present. The moment that just passed was the past and the moment that is to come next is future to me. And I live only in present. So I need not repent about the past in which I should have studied. Nor do I have to worry about the future in which I would probably be declared fail for this exam. I just need to enjoy this present moment in which I am giving this exam.”

THOUGHT:

“If you can concentrate only on the present, you’ll be a happy man”.