Category Archives: Motivational Stories

How To Get What I Want

By | September 20, 2019

How to get what I want? You’ve heard the expression, “What you see is what you get.” My grandfather used to say: “If you look at a tree long enough, it will move.” We see what you want to see. Psychologists tell us that nothing controls our live more than our self-image. We live like… Read More »


By | September 13, 2019

In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the roads clear, but none… Read More »


By | September 6, 2019

About ten years ago, a young and very successful executive named Josh was traveling down a Chicago neighborhood street. He was going a bit too fast in his sleek, black, 12 cylinder Jaguar XKE, which was only two months old. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when… Read More »

The Tiger’s Whisker

By | August 30, 2019

Source: Korean fable Once upon a time, a young wife named Yun Ok was at her wit’s end. Her husband had always been a tender and loving soulmate before he had left for the wars but, ever since he returned home, he was cross, angry, and unpredictable. She was almost afraid to live with her… Read More »

Over a cup of humani-tea

By | August 2, 2019

By Vasanthi Hariprakash. I saw the driver trying to catch a glimpse of me in the rear-view mirror. It was around 7 in the morning. At the apartment in Hauz Khas where I had been staying in Delhi for the past few days, I was all set to head home to Bangalore, my suitcase packed.The… Read More »


By | July 26, 2019

I was parked in front of the mall wiping off my car. I had just come From the car wash and was waiting for my wife to get out of work. Coming my way from across the parking lot was what society would Consider a bum. From the looks of him, he had no car,… Read More »


By | July 12, 2019

Once, a Chinese traveller came to meet Kautilya (Chanakya). It was dusk and darkness had just started to set in. When the traveller entered Chanakya’s room, he saw that Chanakya was busy writing some important papers under the lighting of an oil lamp. You know that there were no bulbs or tube lights in those… Read More »

The Doll and the White Rose

By | July 5, 2019

I was walking around in a Target store, when I saw a Cashier hand this little boy some money back. The boy couldn’t have been more than 5 or 6 years old. The Cashier said, “I’m sorry, but you don’t have enough money to buy this doll.” Then the little boy turned to the old… Read More »