No need to be serious. Be playful, always. The Universe is using us, to enjoy the play. Ever wonder why kids are always joyful. Because they like to play. This whole cosmos is nothing but a dance of the divine. Look around you. Everything is in a playful state. So why do you have to be sombre ? Was today a hard day ? Did you get angry at your co-worker ? Remember, every single one of us brings a unique story to the table. So be considerate. Smile, laugh and involve yourself in the opportunity that life sends us every day. Engage. A player is somebody who wants to win. Take life head on and live responsibly. In this game of life, we get many chances. In fact, if you lose one opportunity, you get many more. This is called never ending or unconditional love of God.

Do you whistle when you work ? Seems to me like you are enjoying your part. If life throws lemons at you, make a lemonade. Do not take life seriously. Be like a kid. Life is a circle. You end up where you started. Don’t try to solve all mysteries. Remember, life is too grand for us to address all of it in a span of say, 80 years. Curious, you should be. Childlike, you should be. Free, you should be. There is no bondage. Love like you have never loved more and live life like a king or a queen. The only wealth is health. Because it enables you to enjoy something to its fullest. You may want to be the centre of attraction. Just give this up and become love yourself. You automatically would draw crowds. There is no one like you in the Universe.

If given a choice between happiness and sadness, which one would you choose ? Happiness, right ? So, every single day you wake up, you have a choice to be happy or sad. Agreed that you can’t change the surroundings to the exact detail, that you wish for, still you can control, what’s happening inside you. Do not hoard. You are not going to take it after death. So in this short span of time, be joyful and playful and mindful. If you worry, you are missing the boat. A person who is playful, is also a responsible person. Mind you, responsibility does not mean bondage. In fact, responsibility-  means freedom to choose. Do everything in moderation. The name of the game is : Involvement. Get your hands dirty, in a playful manner. The lessons of life would be awesome.

I’m reminded of cricket where there are 11 players on each side. Now this is a game that every one of us likes (Baseball in some countries). You should see the passion in each of the players eyes. They go out and try to do the best they can. They play not just for themselves, but the entire team. Win or Lose ? It doesn’t matter. What does, is the mentality to play the match to the best of their ability. Play, they do. And in the end, what has transpired, is a fun filled match enjoyed by millions of viewers all across the world. If a player becomes serious, he/she is dead. Their mission is to provide entertainment to the world. Sports is not the only thing which is a play, you can do the same at your offices, your home and your town. And the best part is you don’t have to win always.

Techno Spiritual Entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Author of 5 books, trainer and consultant. Seeker of the truth - inclined towards spirituality and technology. Also, love to read and write inspirational stuff.