Does everybody who has just crossed half a century, go through this feeling? This feeling of life having passed by in a flash. For the last 1 year, I have been struggling with coming to terms with aging. It seems as if I just shifted from the driver's seat of my car and just as … Continue reading Where art thou, my youth?
Duty and Love, these so consume the soul, And virtues perish like the moths caught in death's flaming swirl; the multi-headed grin of evil thwarts us striving toward our goal, Taking protean shapes, and with phantasms foul A chaotic web the teeming forests spin, While the primeval waters' untamed din Affrights the mind, now courage … Continue reading Duty and Love
So you feel grouchy and don't have a clue why. You can't put a finger on it. You just feel `off.' What are your options now? 1. Yell at everybody who crosses your path. 2. Snap at people close to you. 3. Understand what makes you feel so and get a grip on yourself. Smile. … Continue reading Elevate your mood
Even lovers need a holiday, far away, from each other, they say. We need to explore this need to punctuate love relationships with quality time to spend alone or with friends. When you are in the throes of a new found love, and start believing that you’ve found paradise, you may lose it even before … Continue reading Let there be spaces in togetherness
Whenever we feel that somebody is being pretentious, Whenever we call people insensitive, Whenever we say the world is all messed up, Whenever you feel a friend has let you down, Whenever you get disappointed that your partner doesn't understand you, Whenever you get judgemental about somebody being bad, evil, mean... It's time to Look … Continue reading Look in the mirror!
Days turn into months which turn into years. Even before we adjust to the pace, they turn into decades. One more decade of my life had gone past. In that decade, the most significant one until then, a lot had transpired. I had overcome many fears, main one being that of the unknown, and insecurity … Continue reading Fear of the unknown
When I was 30, I aspired to be a published author in a decade. I quit my high profile job with The Times of India when I was 38 because I couldn't focus on realising my dream. It was a difficult decision. Extremely difficult. Not only was I addicted to my pay cheque but also … Continue reading When I was 30…