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Can LIFE be a Perfect curve?

Updated on November 15, 2012
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What is Life?

Life is about breathing each moment. As long as we are breathing, we are ALIVE.

Since, we are alive, we should be doing something meaningful EVERYDAY.

What is it about?

Life is about learning a new thing or doing a good deed.

When a baby is born. He learns to walk by falling and hurting himself. Nothing comes for FREE. The baby will learn to ride a bike by falling numerous times. He will cry umpteen times and the amount of salt lost in his precious tears will be priceless but, in order to learn the basic traits of survival, all children go through that cycle.

Gradually, this baby grows up and will overcome many challenges such as learning to read, write, and many other basic survival traits. He will fall and cry and fuss. This is nothing unusual since all humans go through that and so shall he.

Define a Perfect Life

The definition of perfect varies from person to person.

Some would define a perfect life, which has no hurdles and everything is going smoothly. What they desire in life, they should get it instantly.

While some would define a perfect life as ups and downs. They would experience success/happiness in their lives and then sorrow. The chain of sorrow and happiness would go on and they would say their life is perfect since it taught them many things on the way.

What's a Perfect curve?

This curve depends on the definition of your perfect life. Statistically, how well your definition of life has been able to do justice to you and your needs.

Can Life be a perfect curve?

I am pretty sure, All Men want their life to have a perfect curve.

But, do they get it?

No, not instantly but eventually!

Why?

This could be related to our Karma's.

A recent hub, My Karma will walk you through about it.

Ponder on the below...

We are humans who make mistakes and it is acceptable. As long as we are learning from our mistakes and choosing a path for the betterment of other men and our society. We will be able to gain good karma points and eventually get a life which will be a perfect curve.

Awareness towards getting a life with a perfect curve could help us score points in this lifetime so that we could enjoy the fruits of it, in our next lifetime.

Question about: IS there life after this current life, is a totally new topic.

But, Man sure does re-incarnate and what we sow today will be reaped by us either tomorrow or in our next lifetime.

Thus, LIFE can be a Perfect Curve. Now, the timing is not critical here since; some will get it soon or some might take years.

Let's think of our next move and make the right choices to attain a life of what we DESIRE!

Question:-Is there anyone whose life has been a perfect curve?

That depends on how the person has analyzed his success and failures and if he has learnt any lessons from them. A perfect curve is individually analyzed thus, it's success rate depends on person to person.

There is no age limit to sit back and analyze one's life. As they say that learning anything is never too late. So, start pondering over your past so that you could learn something from your mistakes and try to make your future a better place.

How would you define a PERFECT life?

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Very interesting, Ruchira. Inspiring. I think Karma has some merit. This hub made me think. Voted up, interesting, useful, beautiful, and awesome!

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      Ram Bansal 5 years ago from India

      Thought arousing article, indeed. Life with contentment is a perfect life.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Your personal philosophy fascinates me and resonates within me. Great hub!

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      Kelly Umphenour 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Ruchira - I would say my life is pretty close to perfect - and I do believe in karma! I think this is certainly a great point to ponder.

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      anglnwu 5 years ago

      Living life to the fullest is as close to perfecion as it gets. There's no perfect life, at least, not to me but being happy with what your life gives you is the best way to go. Thanks for sharing.

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      JR Krishna 5 years ago from India

      It is another reminder to watch out our thoughts and deeds.

      Beautiful hub!

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      Shampa Sadhya 5 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      Voted up and useful!

      Loved it, Ruchira. Those who believe in instant happiness, I feel they are always in search of short cuts. Life is not a short cut so ups and downs are must in life.Life has taught me a lot and I am thankful for that.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Sometimes I think you're just an amazing woman just because you make me think of the little things or the things I take for granted Ruch up and awesome!!!!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      With each article you write, it is apparent that you are full of grace and you walk in. I love the personal growth opportunities in each hub you write. This is another outstanding example. The curve suggests happiness can be obtained when we "bend" a little with life. Excellent!

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Enjoyed the way you answered the question that inspired this hub and found your words inspiring.

      The thing you said that most followed my own beliefs was, "The chain of sorrow and happiness would go on and they would say their life is perfect since it taught them many things on the way."

      Sometimes things that feel sorrowful at the time they occur can end up changing the course of our lives by helping us find our true purpose and/or passion.

      Voted up across the board except for funny.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Your article is amazing and making me think about life. Voted up and awesome, Joyce.

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      Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America

      A very interesting article. A very good attempt at answering the question asked. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the subject.

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi, I often wonder why some people seem to go through life without hardly any problems, and yet others have one problem after another, its learning to live with those problems and coming through in the end, I loved this, and the idea of karma is so wonderful, voted up and thanks for sharing, nell

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      Paula 5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Ruchira...Beautifully written. Thank you for presenting such deep thoughts for us to ponder. This is what inspires us and moves us forward.. Up++

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I think everyone is tossed a curve now and then, but we keep right on trying. I believe in Karma. Very interesting Ruchira..Smiles..

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      Kathleen Kerswig 5 years ago

      I know that I will not achieve perfection. I gave that up a long time ago because it was too much pressure for me. I avoided doing some things entirely because I knew I couldn't "do" them perfectly so I never even tried.

      I've come to realize that I won't appreciate the blessings if I don't have something to compare it to. There are always going to be highs and lows in my life but it is in how I react that allows me to remain serene as I walk through the challenges.

      I appreciate life these days. That's not always been the case for me. So, I am grateful. Very interesting hub! Thank you for sharing.

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      Prasanna Marlin 5 years ago from Sri lanka

      Very interesting. I loved this, and the idea of karma is so wonderful. Thanks for sharing. Voted up

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      Shasta Matova 5 years ago from USA

      This is very thought provoking. I generally think of life as the good times, getting what I want, being happy, etc., but you are right, the down periods are a part of a perfect life as well.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Vicki

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      Shampa

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      Tammy

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      For your vote of confidence. Wishing you all aim for a perfect curve in this lifetime :) Cheers!

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      Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Nice hub, Ruchira! I definately agree that it's important to learn from our mistakes in life. I really enjoyed your perspective about the perfect curve. Awesome. Voted up!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Louise. I am glad you did. Wishing you luck in this lifetime, my friend :)

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      Artin 5 years ago

      Hello Ruchira, Interesting hub. Voted up also. When we live life as the school of hard knocks, we learn to knock hard on the doors of opportunity. Very nice writing and very true. Thank you for sharing.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ruchira, a very thought provoking hub, I have learnt much from the 'downs' in my life and the mistakes!

      Thank you for a very interesting hub and voted up.

      Best wishes Lesley

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Artin. I am happy to get your vote of confidence on the above. Sure, life has taught us so many things that our soul will be polished for the next one and will be able to make a perfect curve of it :)

      wishing you peace and happiness, my friend!

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Very inspiring hub. You give me new motivation for life and open my mind about different angle about how to behave. Thanks for writing and share with us. Good job, my friend. Rated up!

      Blessing, prasetio

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      Beautiful and thought provoking. It makes you just want to chill and flow effortlessly with life.

      Thanks. :)

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Lesley,

      I am glad you realized your downs and learnt from it.

      Wishing you peace and happiness, ALWAYS!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Prasetio30,

      I am delighted to get your vote of confidence in the above hub. Thank you!

      Wishing you peace and joy, as well :)

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Lady Elena,

      Thanks for your kind words..."make you chill and go with flow"...wow!

      Wishing you the same, my friend :)

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      you have hit the mark here Ruchira...there is no perfect life but perfect moments...no perfect people but complete...each challenge defines who we are...

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Racin,

      I would do Amen to the above you wrote...well said indeed, my friend.

      Cheers!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I think life is a squiggly line. I don't know that you ever reach a perfect curve -- otherwise you stop growing and learning. Voting this Up and Interesting.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      I agree, Alocsin. The definition of perfect life is dependent on each individual thus, the above :)

      thank you for your vote of confidence...always a pleasure to get your insight.

      cheers!

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      SanneL 5 years ago from Sweden

      Ruchira, I always love your thought provoking hubs, it gives me something to keep my mind occupied. Lol! I'm so grateful for my down periods in my life, it has made me into a strong woman, and have opened my eyes to appreciate the small and insignificant moments in my life. Voted up, useful, interesting and shared.

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      BlissfulWriter 5 years ago

      Life is the journey, not the destination. Therefore, I seek no particular goal nor to reach any particular destination. Enjoy the present moment. Occasionally, I like to watch myself going through life as a third party impartial spectator.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Sannel,

      I am glad that I could occupy your mind...lol

      well said indeed...our experiences in life make us strong and challenge us to move ahead in life.

      Wishing you joy and peace my friend!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Well said blissfulwriter. Life is a journey and not a destination...love this sentence!

      Thanks for your beautiful insight. Wishing you joy in this journey of life, friend!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      I really enjoyed reading this Hub. I can't complain about my life, because I've been bless far more than I deserve. You are very inspiring.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Bless you Dear Mary for being so content in whatever came your way.

      Wishing you immense joy in this lifetime, dear friend!

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      In addition to liking this hub, I liked one of your comments..."Sure, life has taught us so many things that our soul will be polished for the next one..." I think that many of our souls get a good "polishing" in this life. Hopefully they shine in the next one! Up votes and SHARED.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Peggy. Sure, IF we are aware of our deeds then our souls do get polished in this lifetime.

      Its all about awareness of our surroundings and our actions.

      Thanks so much for your valuable comment...appreciate it!

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      Stacy Harris 5 years ago from Hemet, Ca

      I am a firm believer that if you are not tested in life with a little bit of bad, that you will never truly appreciate the good that life also has to offer. That being said, there are times that I have had so much bad going on, I couldn't understand what I did wrong to put me in this position. But it has made me stronger and made me realize how much more important the good times are!

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      Jessee R 5 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      "The baby will learn to ride a bike by falling numerous times."

      This is so true... literally and in abstract ways! What a great hub!

      For me a perfect life is one in which we learn from our mistakes and stand up to ourselves and our goals...

      Perfection won't be defined in the absence of mistakes...

      After all " Its human to err!"

      A perfect hub! :)

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      Great hub, interesting and insightful. Voted up. Deep thoughts on life - accepting our life as it is and looking at life positively can make our life perfect and happy.God gives us what is good for us but it is not always what me want sometimes - difficult to accept though.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Life is bound to be ups & downs but one has to go on doing his karma. The definition of a perfect curve in my opinion is if one learns from his mistakes and turns them to better his life and of those around him. This way his karma would become a good karma leading him on to greater heights in the next life.

      This sure is food for thought.

      Voted up and all across the way.

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      Anoop Aravind A 5 years ago from Nilambur, Kerala, India

      Nice thoughts. Life has its own dimensions. it has got junctions, blocks, banking of curves, ups and downs. Definition varies from person to person. Very peculiar hub. Awesomely written.

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      kelleyward 5 years ago

      I love the way you mix psychology and statistics here in this hub! You are a very talented writer. Voted up and shared! Take care, Kelley

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Well said BBG28, IF life would have been a smooth ride, we would be very destructive. But, it's the ups and downs in life, which make us realize how important it is to us and to the ones we love. Thank you for your enlightening comment.

      Agreed Rahul. To err is human and if we do not make mistakes how will we learn. But, to make mistakes and then getting up from it is bravery! Wishing you the best, my friend!

      Well said Vellur. We desire many things but, our karma and our destiny needs something else so, let's not fret of not being able to attain it but, let's be merry. thanks for stopping by with your valuable feedback.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Rajan. Always a pleasure to read your insight into the treasures of life.

      Thank you anusujith. Life sure is complicated so, gotta take what is on our way!

      Thank you Kelleyward for your kind words. I am glad I could entice you...cheers!

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      Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

      Loved this Ruchira. It's important we learn from the ups and downs and continue moving forward. Voting this up, rating useful and awesome, and sharing as well :)

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      Ruchira, thanks for this insightful hub!! We have to learn from the ups and downs of life...and I guess perfection in life, for myself, is how you see it. So glad to be able to read your thoughtful and insightful hubs, and to be one of your followers...will be by to read more!

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      IntegrityYes 4 years ago

      I definitely voted up.

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      Thanks Olde Cashmere for your support and votes

      Thanks Midget38 for such a beautiful comment...Appreciate it.

      Thanks IntegrityYes

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      Alex Zelahy 4 years ago from Indiana

      Thank you for a thought provoking hub

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      You are welcome alzel127 :)

      Cheers!

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      A very good and thought provoking hub. I totally agree. What you sow is what you reap. If you do good to others, then God will reward you for it.

      In order to achieve success, you have to take many risks. And taking risks sometimes means that you will fail and risk getting ridiculed by others. There will be stops and detours, but if you keep working hard in the direction of your goals, you will ultimately achieve success. This is the principle that I live by and has produced results for me. Now, those people who brag about how their life is so perfect are plain and simply lying. They just use the fake it till you make it approach and try to make the best if it when life throws them lemons.

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      Ram Bansal 4 years ago from India

      For me, a perfect life means maximum possible contribution to evolution of human civilization..

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