Human suffering is something that humans have to learn how to handle. Humans are suffering almost everything on this planet. They suffer poverty, richness, success, failure, freedom, bondage, religion, politics, education, corruption, honesty, almost everything. Wherever they are and whatever they have, they are anyways a nuisance. They have become very much capable of creating suffering out of anything and everything possible.
I think human suffering, instead of listing down one by one, which will off course be endless, can be put in a single statement, ‘My life is not happening the way I think it should happen’. That’s all the humans are suffering. Their life is not happening the way they think it should happen. Is there any other suffering? Now, you decide, changing your thoughts is easy or changing the world?
Motivational Video about Human Suffering
There are only two ways people can suffer. Or there are only two types of suffering: Physical and Mental. Physical suffering could be caused in different ways but 90% of human suffering is mental, which is caused within ourselves. People create suffering for themselves everyday – suffering anger, fear, hatred, jealousy, insecurity and so many other things. This is the maximum suffering in the world. Physical suffering is almost negligible.
Now, why is humanity suffering? Let us understand the mechanics of suffering. Today morning, did you see that the sun came up wonderfully well? The flowers blossomed, no stars fell down, the galaxies are functioning very well. Everything is in order. The whole cosmos is happening wonderfully well today but just a bad thought in your head makes you believe it is a bad day today. Which means you somewhere believe ‘What you think is more important than what’s happening.’.
To put it in a very personified or poetic way, you’ve made your petty creation far more important than the Creator’s creation. That is the fundamental source of all suffering. We have missed the complete sense of what it means to be alive here. A thought in your head or an emotion within you determines the nature of your experience right now. The whole creation is happening wonderfully well but just one thought or emotion can destroy everything.
Stop living in your mind! Don’t live in your mind. Stop living in your imagination. Hence, Live in reality. Be in touch with reality. The whole existence is happening now and you live in tomorrow. Change your thoughts and change your world! And, Be Thankful for what you have!