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Overcoming discouragement

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The talks based on this ppt are here:
Overcoming discouragement 1 - Why we feel discouraged
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAXKdeBr1Pg

Overcoming discouragement 2 - Empower yourself with gratitude
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAfwLC-a_Ic

Overcoming discouragement 3 - Tap your power by opening a new TAB
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcsoqQHCneQ

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Overcoming discouragement

  1. 1. 2 Chaitanya Charan is an acclaimed author, speaker, and monk. • Author of 25 books on yogic wisdom. • Author of 4000 inspirational meditations on Bhagavad-gita. • Speaker at TEDx, World Peace Conference and various prominent universities and companies. • Every year, gives 400 talks across 100 cities in 4 continents Websites: ChaitanyaCharan.com GitaDaily.com Introduction
  2. 2. Why discouraging situations occur – understand destiny How to see them - understand your power How to respond – tap your power with a new TAB Summary
  3. 3. Overview
  4. 4. Fact
  5. 5. Fact
  6. 6. Analysis
  7. 7. Current Actions Current Reactions Destiny Immediate Karma Delayed Karma Further Delayed Karma
  8. 8. •Analysis
  9. 9. Vidura-Dhritarashtra Destiny determines the consequences of our actions, not our actions themselves
  10. 10. •Analysis
  11. 11. Transcendence
  12. 12. Transcendence
  13. 13. Transcendence
  14. 14. Expertise
  15. 15. Vasudeva-Kamsa-Devaki Predestination is no rationalization for inaction
  16. 16. Rama Accepted exile Altered Sita’s abduction
  17. 17. Expertise
  18. 18. Shift in Perspective
  19. 19. a c e ACE acronym
  20. 20. Nature often breaks things to make them better • Clouds broken to give rains • Ground broken to make it tillable for plowing • Grains broken to produce edible flour • Edible foods broken to get energy
  21. 21. Our destiny
  22. 22. DIFFICULTIES CAN MAKE US BETTER OR BITTER
  23. 23. BLAMING AND RESENTING MAKES US BITTER AND MAKES THINGS WORSE
  24. 24. TAKING RESPONSIBILITY MAKES US BETTER AND CAN MAKE THINGS BETTER
  25. 25. TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR: THOUGHTS (T) ATTITUDE (A) BEHAVIOR (B)
  26. 26. RESPONSIBILITY FOR THOUGHTS (T)
  27. 27. THOUGHTFUL OR THOUGHT-FULL TIME SPENT ON THIKING ABOUT A PROBLEM CLARITYFORPROBLEM-SOLVING
  28. 28. RESPONSIBILITY FOR ATTITUDE (A)
  29. 29. LIFE DETERMINES OUR PROBLEMS, WE DETERMINE THEIR SIZE
  30. 30. SEE PROBLEM AS A BURDEN OR AS A DIFFICULT PHASE IN A HIGHER PLAN FOR OUR EVOLUTION
  31. 31. RESPONSIBILITY FOR BEHAVIOR (B)
  32. 32. NO MATTER HOW BAD THINGS ARE, WE CAN MAKE THEM WORSE WE ARE NEVER AS POWERLESS AS WE THINK !
  33. 33. NO MATTER HOW BAD THINGS ARE, WE CAN MAKE THEM WORSE BETTER !
  34. 34. LIFE PRESENTS US WITH SITUATIONS, WE CHOOSE OUR RESPONSE
  35. 35. WE CAN EITHER BE FRETFUL OR FAITHFUL
  36. 36. WE CAN EITHER BE RESENTFUL OR RESOURCEFUL
  37. 37. WE CAN EITHER BE FEARFUL OR CHEERFUL
  38. 38. HOW WE BEHAVE IS UP TO US
  39. 39. DARK TIMES ARE LIKE A TUNNEL, NOT A DUNGEON
  40. 40. UNMANAGEABLY DIFFICULT TIMES CAN BE BROKEN INTO MANAGEABLE UNITS OF TIME
  41. 41. OPEN A NEW TAB IN YOUR INNER BROWSER TO SEE LIFE DIFFERENTLY

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