As the 2016 academic year draws its farewell curtain to welcome the intermediate winter vacations, I must recommend all our staff and students to devotecouple of minutes for analytical meditation to objectively evaluatethe actualization of dreams earmarked for 2016. It wouldn’t be an easy task-especially for those who are afraid of failures! However, I must suggest you to perform this self-auditing mental exercises to identify, understand and transform the negative factors that hampered you from accomplishing your 2016 resolutions and makeup your mind to frame smarter goals for 2017 academic year. May be you need to simply get the little things right because sometimes we unnecessarily complicate our life-which is essentially simple and wonderful. In the process, our fear and hope of unknown future collides with the guilt and regrets of the past experiencestoignite into blazes that blind us from seeing the wide open space of opportunities laid out bypresent moments. What a waste!
The Duke of Wellington ones said “Wise people learn when they can; fools learn when they must.”So be wise to identify your weaknesses and be smart to transform them into positive learning experiences that would help you reach your full potentials. Strive to become a lifelong learner, creative problem solver and above all a useful happy person...