When I started blogging two months back, I had two main aims: To become a better writer To learn to express myself better. I kickstarted my journey by promising to write one blog post a day for 60 days (managed it for 45 out of those 60 days). Now, hopefully I can call myself a… Continue reading Any reviewers out there?
No, don’t worry I did not really do this, it’s just the most ‘marketable’ post name I could think of (many other authors will agree, I am sure). Why is it marketable? Most probably because a lot of us are itching to utter these words. We are stuck in careers not of our own choosing, working… Continue reading Honey, I just quit my job
Today, I almost decided to leave my job. No, I am not kidding! I was sitting idly at my desktop staring at pictures of all my happy facebook friends. A couple of them were travelling around Europe, some were partying in pubs and others were voicing their opinions on topics I neither knew nor cared… Continue reading Another close shave with reality
Haven’t you felt a sense of peace when staring at an empty white room? A room devoid of every kind of distraction, a room that seems almost made for meditation? Similarly, haven’t you felt a weird kind of attraction when looking and/or holding an Apple Iphone or Ipad? Doesn’t the sight of a guy/girl wearing… Continue reading The fascination with minimalism
So often we hear companies complaining about the advent of modern technology. They claim it eats up their profits, forces them to lay off people and creates an uneven playing field between the ones who have access to technology and those who don’t. So many mom-and-pop stores closed down in the U.S. after the advent… Continue reading Technology and the elimination of traditional businesses
All of us have been groomed for success. All of us. Since your childhood, your mother must have told you that you’re special. Your father must have said that you can do it! Both your parents would cheer on wildly when you ran that race and they would console convincingly when you lost. “Ahh! It… Continue reading Dealing with failure
Voice : “Pssstt. Hey, you there” Me: “Huh? Are you talking to me?” Voice : “Yes you dumb wit. How long has it been since you have had an oreo?” Me : “An oreo? I just had one an hour ago. Very tasty it was!” Voice : “Well, then why not walk over to the… Continue reading The voice in my head (or the reason I get fatter everyday)
You know there’s a well known meme, wherein an individual claims that human imagination is limitless. Another challenges him to try and imagine a new color. And the joke ends with a traumatized expression on the first guy’s face (Yes, I know how to make a joke utterly lifeless). So, I have decided to try… Continue reading My imaginary world – Imagining a new species