Yes, I  am changing. I now stopped bargaining with poor vegetable and fruit vendors. After all, a few cents more is not going to burn a hole in my pocket but it might help the poor fellow save for his daughter’s school fees.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I’m trying to pay the cab driver and walk away without waiting for the change. The extra money might bring a smile on his face. After all, he is toiling much harder for a living than me.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I’m making an effort not to tell elderly people that they have already narrated that story many times. After all, the story makes them walk down memory lane and relive the past.

 

Yes, I  am changing.  I give compliments freely and generously. After all, it’s a mood enhancer not only for the recipient but also for me.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I have learned not to bother about a crease on my shirt or a spot on my skirt. After all, personality speaks louder than appearance.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I walk away from people who don’t value me. After all, they might not know my worth, but I do.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I remain cool when someone seeks to outrun me in the rat race.  After all, I am not a rat and neither am I in any race.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I am learning not to be embarrassed by my emotions. After all, it’s my emotions that make me human.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I have learned that it’s better to drop the ego than to break a relationship. After all, my ego will keep me aloof, whereas, with relationships, I will never be alone.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I’ve learned to live each day as if it were the last. After all, it might be the last.

 

Yes, I  am changing. I am doing what makes me happy. After all, I am responsible for my happiness.  I owe it to me to be happy. 

Namaste