Blog by Ishwar Jha

5 Traits That Make You Wildly Hirable

Ideally if you are great at job, you’d be getting a few calls from the recruitment agencies, your previous employers, your ex-bosses or professional references asking you about: Can I take you for a coffee to discuss an opportunity? How is the job? Are you still happy with what you do? Are you making money? Did they change the compensation plan on you? You’ll never believe how good things are going over here. You have an open invitation to be on my team. If it’s not happening with you, you may be lacking in these 5...

Here is the secret to remain forever employable

When I was in my early 20s, I was excited to break into my career that allow me to leverage my skills, interests and market realities. When I turned 30s, I was paranoid about gaining the seniority, security, salary, and fulfilment. When I entered into 40s, I am concerned about sustenance, stability, and belongingness. Through all these career transitions, I can assure you that instead of being excited, paranoid and concerned, I need to ensure that my efforts, career paths, and viability as valuable person of organisation, society,...

Why Anger is More Torrent Than Fire and How to Deal With It

This blog is based on Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 verse 62, Chapter 2 verse 63, Chapter 5 verse 26, Chapter 16 verse 1 – 3, and Chapter 16 verse 21. Anger, lust, and greed together has created the mess around us. There are more than 4.4 crore pending cases in the court. Wealth inequality is at an all-time high. The incidences of social injustice, crime, hate, corruption, poverty, etc. are prevailing everywhere. It seems like life is a mess, and no one knows how to take control of it. In this article, I have tried to look into the...

Three Ways to Experience God Based on What You Prefer the Most

Do you think you don’t know how to pray? Here are three ways you can pray to God. The First is your body; your body is not yours but of God. Live in the best spiritual and physical condition, eating healthy foods, getting enough sleep to wake up every morning to serve God, and emotional balance to tune up your body to serve God. A healthy body is the adobe of a healthy soul. When you carry a healthy soul, you attract courage, gallantry, stability, stubbornness, peace, tranquility, high morals, and spirituality. The Second is...

What if you’ve closed eyes in the World full of possibilities

What if you’ve closed eyes in the World full of possibilities Anonymous asked, “As soon as I wake up, I see so many problems everywhere. People are suffering from abnormalities, hunger, injustice, and suffering. I don’t know whether the idea of a sunshine day is just a myth.” I responded, “The World is full of beautiful possibilities everywhere every moment. It’s you who’s stopped by yourself. To make opportunities possible, you need to make a choice and take steps to transform the prospects...

How to focus on the important thing

When asked: “How have you been?” Your usual response would be, “Ahhh… I have been so much busy these days.” “What is it that keeps you so much busy?” ? ? ? “Have you got what you always wanted from life?” “It isn’t going anywhere.” “Are you happy?” “Well… It’s quite a difficult thing to be happy these days.” If you are busy, but you don’t have clear answers, you are doing things without having clarity about your goals,...

How to meditate according to Bhagavad Gita

Meditation helps you elevate yourself by yourself. With meditation practices properly, you can have control over the mind. Having a controlled mind, you live tranquil in heat and cold, in pleasure and pain, honor and dishonor. Meditation enhances your knowledge, a better understanding of the self, poise, and control over the senses. You also become impartial towards your companions, friends, enemies, arbitrators, haters, relatives, friends, saints, and sinners. The meditation should be performed sitting on a firm surface, neither...

What do you want from life vs. what life wants from you?

Do you struggle to find the answer to: “What do I want from life?” “What should I do to feel the victim of circumstances?” If you feel demotivated, unsure, aimless, can’t find any work that makes you lose yourself, you’re not alone — most people are in the same boat. The Hindu value system suggested us an appropriate system to better plan and organise our life based on the life stages. Childhood for study, character-building and living with full celibacy. Adulthood for earning livelihood to earn...

What is up to us, What isn’t up to us

Most of us spend our time living worried about things not up to us. It causes us a great deal of frustration, disappointment, and sometimes heartache as well.Most of us spend our time living worried about things not up to us. It causes us a great deal of frustration, disappointment, and sometimes heartache as well. Lord Ram goes to exile to fulfilling the order of his father. Amused by the order of his father, Bharat asks the sage Vashisth, “Why it happened?” To which Sage Vashisth replied: “Loss and gain, Life and...

My experience with God’s promise fulfillment “I carry what they lack and preserve what they have”

अनन्याश्चिन्तयन्तो मां ये जना: पर्युपासते | तेषां नित्याभियुक्तानां योगक्षेमं वहाम्यहम् || 22|| “One who always think of Me and engage in devotion to Me and whose minds are always absorbed in Me, I provide what they lack and preserve what they already possess.” Early this week, I and my wife was traveling from Delhi to Mumbai by Rajdhani Express. I slept keeping my mobile and wallet in my trouser’s pocket. Around 3:30 am when I woke up, I couldn’t find my wallet and mobile in my pocket. I immediately searched...

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