They may be defined as a hope, dream or love for something. Their presence felt from folklore to literature. While fiction is about supernatural wishes, sometimes entire tales revolve around wishes. Classically, the wish provider is a Genie, or spirit, after all who can ever forget the Aladdin's lamp or a container closed with Solomon's seal. Some cultures encourage people to make a wish, for instance, wishing upon a shooting star at night, tossing a coin into a well, or blowing out the candles on a birthday cake. When times are tough, they offer us the much-needed comfort, giving us a glimmer of hope and luck. Wishing plays a pivotal role in hope, love and goal setting. It's not always possible to guess the cause of happiness or the reason behind a particular demand. As a result, people often land up wishing for the “wrong” things.
Wishes can reveal the nature of an individual, and interestingly act as connections between human beings with similar wishes, bringing people together. It would be no exaggeration to affirm that every endeavour kick-starts with a wish. Human beings are born with an innate aptitude to create what they want. What is required is the understanding of how to "turn on" this ability. We all wish for something but do we wish for the right thing…..