When I had started this blog over a year ago, my idea was to look at ‘Perspective’ from different perspectives. I have always believed that our perspectives, which are basically the lens with which we view the world, are a direct function of the circumstances under which we have grown up as well as the … Continue reading Identities and Privilege
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I suppose a very large majority of us would describe ourselves as a rebel or a non-conformist at the very least. We like to think that our taste in music, food or even people is different from the next person. After all, who would ever wanna be just another brick in the wall? However, this … Continue reading Rebels and Non-conformists!
The other day, after a couple of drinks with friends, I was asked a seemingly innocent question which was along the lines of ‘What would you do if you knew you had just one more day left to live?’. I answered that I’d workout in the morning, have a hearty breakfast, call the few important … Continue reading The last day
Ever feel like you could do a lot more than you currently do in life? Like you have all this untapped potential inside you that is just being wasted away? Like there is this yearning within you to be something more than what you are right now? I know I do and I’d bet that … Continue reading Of wanting to be more and do more!
What do you mean by ‘a great life’? Or rather, what makes a life ‘great’? This question has been bothering me for the past couple of days and I decided it was time I wrote down what I felt about it and hopefully try and arrive at a decent answer. Is the greatness of a … Continue reading Here’s to a great life!
How often have we heard that good things happen to good people? As if, being virtuous guarantees success in life. Sure, it is good to be good but to believe that being good entitles you to good things in life is ridiculous and bordering on delusional. Bad things happen to 'good' people just as much … Continue reading Do virtue and success go hand in hand?
A couple of months ago, I was obsessed with reading the news. I would scroll through my news app almost every other hour and look out for the latest headlines in my country and in the world as a whole. What had initially started as a way of improving my general awareness had taken a … Continue reading The case against news!
Adulting is hard. We spend our entire childhood and adolescence fantasizing about the day we ‘grow up’ and before we know it, we’ve grown up. We’ve become adults. And now we’ve come to realize the hard way that being an adult isn’t as fun as it sounded when we were kids. And in the trademark … Continue reading Adulting
Chaos is often seen in a bad light. It shakes up our perfectly organized schedules and plans. It forces upon us events that we have no control over and it pushes us out of our comfort zones before we even get a chance to brace ourselves. It often shakes up our core beliefs and makes … Continue reading Is chaos bad?
How often have you heard someone say that their biggest weakness is that they are a perfectionist? Being in the HR field, I know that I sure have heard it enough times to write a blog post about it! Perfectionism is quite possibly the most favorite flaw of people. In fact, so much so that … Continue reading Perfectionism