How Morrie Used Mortality as a Tool For Growth:―

We all know we are going to die, so life is a limited period offer for us Humans.

And this fact can be overwhelming sometimes.

A few years ago I read a book named Tuesdays with Morrie from Mitch Albom.

The following words from Morrie, a terminally-ill professor marked the watershed moment for my quest. Morrie believed that being ready for death actually helps in getting more involved in our lives.

Now, you might think, how can we be ready for death? Don’t worry he had suggested the way too.

In his words,

Every day, have a little bird on your shoulder that asks,
Is today the day?
Am I ready?
Am I doing all I need to do?
Am I being the person I want to be?

Am I being the person I want to be?

I found this technique really head-on.

We all often waste so much time on useless things. If we can keep reminding ourselves that we have limited time, we can definitely be more productive.

To inculcate in me, this habit of reminding myself, I have written these words of Morrie on the whiteboard in my room.

When I wake up in the morning, wear my spectacles, the 1st thing I see is these words from Morrie.

This way I’m reminded throughout the day, “Am I being the person I want to be?” which in turn helps me control my actions.

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