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LIFE is a BUFFET - Enjoy every byte you take

Food, I am a great admirer, consumer and promoter of food (self proclaimed). Variety is what turns me on. So naturally buffets are something that makes me experience bliss. Eating and admiring is just one aspect of loving buffets. Drawing analogy about life is another (rather a new aspect). Sounds absurd, just grab your glass of beer, sit back, relax and let me take you to the lanes less treaded to bring out the amazing learning that buffets have to offer about life.

Buffets are famous for the number of delicacies that are on offer to pacify your tantalizing taste buds (undoubtedly the best thing about buffets). Various impeccable aromas oozing out from the numerous dishes of different vivid color and texture swirls around and cast an unbreakable spell on the foodies who are ever eager to munch on these delicacies with grace and respect. Likewise life also offers you with differ colors and aromas. At times its sorrow at times it is happiness. Whatever be the flavor, you (the foodie) should always be ready to embrace them with respect, dignity and grace. I think colorful life is what makes it for a whole sum life.
The sheer number of delicacies in a buffet can be intimidating or rather inviting and confusing. The untamable heart, ever tantalizing tongue and bubbling stomach with gastronomical juices pushes you hard to relish everything at once. If you give into such formidable internal desires all you will be left with is an overloaded plate and intermingling gravies, losing their identity and charm. Such situations manifest into wastage of food, devastated taste buds and a hunger quenched but unsatisfied you. We can look at life on somewhat similar terms. You can overload you life if caution is not maintained. Our mind and heart churns out numerous thoughts (can be read as Ideas). Most of these thoughts are lost in the subconscious self. Some become your hobby, few become your ambition and some become things that you just want to do. One cannot cater to everything that is mentioned above at once. Any such attempts will certainly make your life overloaded and unmanageable. Sitting in too many boats at once is a perfect recipe for disaster. Depending on your need and liking you ought to prioritize things. Take things ones by one and accomplish them.


Buffets can be best enjoyed if you take in your plate the number of dishes that you can relish at once. In spite of being your favorite dish, it should be eaten in moderations as it will leave room to try out other recipes. Moderation formula also helps you get rid of unpleasant food quickly. Similarly a balanced approach is what makes life a rewarding experience. In such situation your bad decisions or mistakes will be over quickly. And your good decisions are quickly replaced by happiness of another good decision before the happiness from the first one becomes stale.
Eating food is not a serious business. It is an art. Food is best enjoyed when eaten at peace. Take a bite, munch it and enjoy every ounce of pleasure it has to offer. And before you jump over to another byte, take some time, admire the world around with the lingering immaculate taste in your mouth. Similarly life should not be taken too seriously. Do not get too engrossed in work or the dreams that you are chasing. Take a break, smile at people around you, admire the nature and mingle with friends. Be a part of your children growth and innocent chats, share the pain of your ageing parents. And you would be surprised to experience the satisfaction and peace you can derive from such activities.For those who have managed to read through miles of literature presented to you above (congrats), must be wondering if even one sentence written above makes sense, then why life is not as easy as having a buffet. The answer is pretty simple. In a buffet, you decide what gets onto your plate. But in life you do not realize what is coming at you until it has arrived.“SHOCKS AND SURPRISES” is what makes life worth living. Enjoy life.