The aim of this article, is just to give you a another dimension to think about of success that you can verify for yourself of its validity. Enjoy the article and cheers !
What is Success and What does it brings to our mind?
Generally speaking in current norms, It basically means to become somebody, earn money, position and respect by means of adding a whole lot of degree labels along with achievement stories.
It can be to become an entrepreneur, or may be an administrative officer or a doctor or to get into a top notch engineering college/universities or getting a government job.
It may be glamor filled, money oriented like being an alluring actor that the world could praise or to become a world class singer or a famous music expert.
Students now a days are burdened with tremendous amount of social/peer pressure of going through various competitive exams and the necessity to come out as a victor henceforth fit into the standard set by travail that is going around the world in the name of success.
This process of becoming somebody has now became mere a blind rat race as if not being this so called,” successful person”, his or her worth is nullified.
A person is treated with disrespect quite easily if he or she is not part of this illusionary definition of success.
The Competition is stressed while natural talent and curiosity are suppressed. The label is given importance while the person without success label is treated inhumanly. Sharing Knowledge and learning is withdrawn while worthless and insane advices from experts is monetized by marketing false values.
The success culture had created this havoc while leaving a teenager confused and perplexed of his or her life.
The chaos in world today of becoming successful has led to the exploitation by the so called experts. Who try to manipulate people by taking advantage of this success worm in their brain and thereby stressing out this cultural conditioning as the functional need and so claiming the money for providing their help in achieving and reinforcing this notion of success, The world is full of such exploiters whom you observe on daily basis, whether in any form of media or in real world interactions.
The achievement that one gets out of the winning the competition is pleasurable but it destroys long term peace from one’s mind and build an atmosphere of greed and unhealthy psychological state of superiority complex.While those who cannot succeed have sense of inferiority complex.
The workplace has now become a ground for boredom and stress. Everybody is trying to get things done by shortcuts because they are not enjoying their work as it had came out of repetition and competition.
Healthy Success of Understanding:
The solution to competition is passion. The great scientist like Albert Einstein, Isaac newton and Galileo were not driven by competition but their energy was passion driven.
The Great musician Beethoven, Mozart were driven by the same passion driven energy. Wright brothers were not driven by competition but by this same passion driven energy. Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and so on, the list is unending to prove the fact that passion is the source of energy while competition is wastage of it.
Passion is the way of life. It is living in now and not with the burden of past incidences or anticipation about future issues.
Passion origins from talent and natural curiosity but competition is driven by cunning thought process accompanied by demand for status, power, money and other dysfunctional desires.
Passion is love but competition is hate.
Passion is fun but competition is desperation.
Passion is beauty but Competition is illusion.
Passion is togetherness but competition is loneliness.