I lead two lives. Like Superman. Except, I don’t have a costume. Nor do I leave my house. Or save the world. Maybe I save myself. I lead two lives because one is not enough to do all that I need to do. To do all that I want to do. So I have this … Continue reading I Lead Two Lives
When I am traveling alone, I usually have my moments of inspiration and clarity. In these moments certain thoughts and ideas which otherwise would have never struck me, manifest themselves. I usually make a note using my favorite tool, Evernote. Here is a combination of two such philosophical ideas that I had on separate days last October. Life … Continue reading Post #18
The first few hours, on the first day of a long weekend, are probably the best times during the entire holiday. After those initial dream-filled hours have gone by, the rest of the holiday goes by in a blur. Within no time it is the night before you head back to work. All kinds of blues set in and … Continue reading Post #11 – The story of every weekend
In order to live life To the fullest We go in search Of people and places Comparing scenes from our lives To ideals in sitcoms, social media. At every juncture We shake out heads "This was not the scene". Unsatisfied we continue Our search For it all never matches Our life not full enough Forgetting … Continue reading A Full Life
The point of power is always in the present moment. - Louise L Hay With all the distractions around, isn't it getting increasingly difficult to pay attention? A recent article says that, our attention span is now less than that of a goldfish. I think I agree. My attention span seems to be getting shorter … Continue reading Monday Musings – 2. Attention Span
The thought creeps into my head The thought of you Leaving on your trip, Leaving me behind. I resist, I resist, The thought in my head For now is not the time to fret. But the day will be here And soon you will leave And I will be left Alone for a week. I … Continue reading I will miss you here
I am My childhood The experiences The people The books The school. I am My hometown The culture The festivals The wildlife And society. I am The composite Of all that I read, Saw heard and learnt. I am The sum Of all these years.
(Monday Musings: Random reflections on a Monday evening train ride home. Hopefully this post is the first in a series of many more) If we want something, we must work hard. We all know that. But hard work is underestimated. We hear success stories everyday. People who rose from poverty to riches, public speakers who were … Continue reading Monday Musings – I. Hard Work and Passion
When do my creative juices start to flow? When I have a lot of work pending and exploring my creativity is the last thing I must be focusing on. Right now, I have at least 10 other things that have higher priority than this blog post. But here I am, typing away nineteen to a … Continue reading On Procrastinating
I hate the Television. Not the device itself. I hate the medium. I have a number of reasons, but the most important reason is noise. If the television is turned on, it creates noise. And I hate noise. I like silence. Silence lets my brain think. I could be sitting on the couch, yet my … Continue reading On why I hate Television
When I recollect my childhood days, I remember a time when Internet had not yet taken over everything around me. Weekend meant spending time in my room, at the desk reading, writing and dreaming. I made lists, I made art and I weaved stories in my head. I played board games, played outside, visited parks … Continue reading So much to do, So little time
A thought catcher. That is what the world needs. Just like a dream catcher, we need an apparatus to hold thoughts. Never let thoughts escape the little world in our hand. Maybe we can add a feature to organize them. By category. Then it will be so easy to find them. All those brilliant ideas … Continue reading Thought Catcher
Another year another birthday. I am slowly inching towards the big 30. Its scary, realizing that the teens are now far behind and also the early twenties. 1999 was 15 years ago! Teens are when you feel like a full fledged adult but all the parents and grownups tell you that you are still a … Continue reading Happy Birthday
Hello! This post is a little sad. So if you are already feeling low then it is probably not a good idea to read it. You can come back another day. Otherwise do read and let me know your thoughts. Every day we wake up and plan. Sometimes, we dream. For today, tomorrow, the weekend. … Continue reading Of Dreams and Disasters
Money, It makes the world go round. give me some I will give you Something in return. I want money To sustain Myself, a family. I want money To be able to Do the things I love What if money grew on trees? Would I still be doing what I do?