I'm sharing the experiences of my life. And it is for all those people who think that they cannot do anything in their life. "LIVE FOR OTHERS, LIVE FOR OTHERS HAPPINESS"- Jasbir Singh
October 17, 2016
Hello friends, it's me Jasbir Singh. I'm 19 years old. I’m a traveler, a chef, a social entrepreneur, a writer, founder and president of NGO named “YOUTH FOUNDATION”. Everybody's life is full of hurdles,whether he is rich or poor. You have to find the right way and just fight with it. So, here is how my life journey started. Earlier I was a very confused and a shy person. I didn’t know what i would do in future. But slowly, when time went by, I learned many things. If you have no experience in life then it means you have not learned anything from your life. In every ones life, the main problem is that they can’t figure out that what they are and what they have to do. Everyone has their childhood memories. But I had none, because i didn’t enjoy my childhood. I didn’t play ‘KNACHHES’. I didn’t fly kites. I didn’t ride bicycle. I had no friends. I didn’t know the love of parents. But when i finally turned 14, I left my hostel life and came back home, Jammu and Kashmir. There i saw beggars, the street hawkers and their children, poor people. I felt extremely sad and disappointed. Then i realized that I was very lucky indeed. I have everything in my life. I realized the pain of poor children who did not enough food to eat/ have three meals a day, they were not receiving any education, they had no proper shelter. Then i took the pledge that i would never complain about anything I started teaching. I taught 25 poor children. Whenever i went to teach them, they would always motivate me that how to face the hurdles, pain of life. Then i decided that i would definitely open one NGO in future.
I learned one thing in my life that “EVERYONE IS LIVING FOR HIS/HER OWN SELF. LIVE FOR OTHERS, LIVE FOR OTHERS HAPPINESS”. And these words always motivated me to do the right things in life. Today’s youth is very energetic, passionate and eager to learn something in life. But they lack patience. They can’t wait for a minute. We are also doing same thing. If they fail in one thing, they think that they have poor destiny then they lose their patience, which leads to committing suicide. These type of things are being watched when someone fails in their examination or mostly when their girlfriend/boyfriend leaves them. Parents play a very important role in the life of the children. If they do not encourage in their life then obviously their children get demotivated. In today’s scenario most people want their children to get good marks, become a doctor, or an engineer, or a scientist. etc. But no one is asking them what they want to do. I’m not criticizing that becoming a doctor, or an engineer, or a scientist is a bad thing. Just keep looking into yourself and find yourself. Search for what you want to do in your life. And when you find the answer, no one can stop you from achieving those goals. Always learn new things in life and keep experiencing. If you fail in one thing then do something else, and if you again fail, don’t lose patience. Just say, "I want to do something in life. I want to do something in my life, i will something in life. And I will do it till my last breath." Then no one can stop you from doing it.
When my team and I opened 'Youth Foundation', after 2 weeks of commencement, we went to slum areas in Jalandhar city. There we saw that the children did not have enough food to eat, no shelter and they didn't even have clothes to wear. In nutshell, we could say that they were lacking the basic needs. I had small conversation with them and their parents. And i also asked if they don't like studies and their answer was, "Bhaiya agr hum pdhe ge toh kamaye ga kaun?" These words filled my eyes with tears and we blamed god for the failures. I just want to say that don't blame anyone for the failures, blame yourself and keep moving on in your life. Keep experiencing new things, learn new things, travel around the world, meet new people. This will change your mentality, your way of life. And may be, someday, you could become hope of someone, but firstly, find yourself!