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Let go ...

"Tum bahot lucky ho Roy, sabko pata hota hai ki zindagi ke kitne din ho gaye; par kitne din baaki hain ye kisiko nahi pata hota. Tumhe pata hai!"

Indeed in life the toughest decisions involve, not, when to leap - but when to let go. When to let go a habit, when to let go a job, when to let go a shirt that you like to wear? Often the confusion gets multiplied because of emotion - the 'how to let go' aspect.

Yet even for those who can keep emotions aside - the cardinal questions are ... is it too early? Am I yet to learn the trade? Should I give it some more time? Is the market ready yet? Am I ready yet? Will I get an investor at this stage? Can I afford to give up a steady income?

And when the context is stripped off, all these questions reduce to the same dilemma - 'When to let go?' Indeed if you knew when you will die, you could plan backwards and know exactly when to let go -

"Tum bahot lucky ho Roy - bahot lucky! Ab ye tumhare haath mein hai ki tum ye nabbe (90) din maut ke intezaar mein kaat'te ho ya 3 zindagiyan jeene mein!"


  1. There is no best time for anything ...

    There is just the time and the right time at that particular moment of time ..

    Decisions need not be 'right' in absolute terms .. they just need to be right at the time of taking the decision ...

    You will know whent he time comes ..

  2. you should be able to justify and back your decision at any given point of time ... and do not regret of taking it (or not taking it) ... as shoonya rightly said ... there is no 'best' decision or 'best' time!

    suggest - take a week off your work and see how you are able to do something towards persuing your dream... remember you have just one week ... not a day more! (i know it's always easy to say)


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