Our misplaced self-confidence is our central problem

Why we do anything that we do, look at any person and any activity that the person is doing. In his own eyes, the person is quite smart, quite wise. In his own frame of reference, he’s doing the best thing that he can do. Does anybody ever, on his own accord choose a sub-optimal option? Any life decision that you have to take big or small, if you have five options, which one do you go for? The one…




Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

How Do We Design a Sustainable Society? | Dr David Skrbina

Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self -Carl Jung (1951)

Book review: Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization

If there were no prisons, would we behave the same way?

The Matrix-Q Civilization: 9 Types of Choices and the Matrix-Q Alternative for Human Species…

What to Do Since You Can’t Enter in the Same River Twice

The Last Scapegoat

Unorthodox of Sacrifice

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Acharya Prashant

Acharya Prashant

Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

More from Medium

Find Your Power

The Importance of Self-Love: Why It’s Necessary & How to Get There

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Is Your Current Struggle Worth It?

Those Emotions You Feel but Can’t Name? Yeah, Here They Are.