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It’s synonymous with discontent.
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Just because you have lost weight, doesn't mean you're fit.
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Primary requirement: zero fear of embarrassment.
The efficacy of masks is highly debated.
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No killing your soul this Diwali.
We're looking at you patriarchy.
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Sometimes the thought of trying to lead a healthier lifestyle just seems too daunting. We spend every week promising ourselves that we will start on Monday and then when we do, it just takes one little hiccup and we’ve ‘ruined’ it.
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All these ideas of being good are of postponement. How can you be good right now? You will have to wait for tomorrow. To be good means to train, to discipline yourself, to drop many things, to grow new qualities, to have a new character, morality. Of course it is going to be very painful because you will constantly be in a fight with yourself. Anything that creates a rift in your being is ugly.
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Misery makes you capable of attracting people's attention. Whenever you are miserable you are attended to, sympathised with, loved. Everybody starts taking care of you. Who wants to hurt a miserable person? Who is jealous of a miserable person? Who wants to be antagonistic to a miserable person? That would be too mean. There is great investment in misery.
You can escape in work. You can escape in some occupation, in relationships and society, this and that, in travelling, but it is not going to go that way, because it is part of your being. It is your loneliness, your own sadness. You have not settled with it yet, so it will erupt again and again.