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'Carrey'ed away

I never thought of Jim Carrey to be funny although I do like his movies. It is the high dose of melodramatic expressions and that mouth which is open a few inches more than it should be which disturbs me. Otherwise, I think he is kind of cute.
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Recently, I bumped into this video which was shared by one of my friends in Facebook. I was immediately intrigued because it said “Commencement address at Maharishi University of Management”. I should admit that I am somewhat drawn to commencement and graduation addresses. So, I opened this video and played it hoping to see what Jim Carrey had to offer for students. I have to tell you, I was surprised. In fact, it was overwhelming and I even took notes when he spoke about decisions made out of love and fear and asking universe for what we want. I thought it was much more impactful that Paulo Coelho’s Alchemist. It was B-E-A-UTIFUL!  The genuineness which reflected from every word he said and every joke he cracked is unbelievable and so unlike his movies, it gave me goose bumps.
I do believe that when you ask for something wholeheartedly, you happen to get it; sooner or later. But never forget to ask and never be afraid to ask! :)


  1. I came across this video, but didn't see it. Will check it out in Youtube. Thanks for the reco.

    Destination Infinity

  2. His speech was heartfelt and humorous. We cannot forget his "unique" voice.

  3. I heard about the video but did not watch it. I am surely gonna watch the same from you tube. Thanks for the share.


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