Tag: life

Life Talk, Musings

Walk Your Own Path. Because You Only Get One.

Facebook envy is real. Scrolling down the feeds, it’s easy to feel this prick of envy when you see how well life is shaping up for so many out there. You know, like the ones who are traveling the world. The ones who have the coolest jobs and the love of their lives. The ones …

Life Talk, Musings

What You Stop Doing Is As Important As What You Start

Last week, after a long and arduous hour of grocery [aka junk food] shopping, I decided to unwind at a nearby bookstore. The moment I entered the store, I felt euphoric. Because here, much to my delight, there was an entire section dedicated to stationeries, or to be more precise –  diaries. Now, I have …

Life Talk, Musings

On Giving the New a Chance, and the Old a Rest

The setting sun was casting its final glow across the skies. I was sitting on a high chair, sipping on a beer, my eyes on the traces of crimson on the horizon. And my mind unsettled by the flash of a memory, which had caught me off guard. Sitting across from me was my date. …

Life Talk

Don’t Let Life Harden Your Heart: The Importance of Letting People In

I was standing at the bus stop, minding my own business. Which is my speak for trying to ignore the woman beside me, who had been waiting there with me for the past 15 minutes and was now looking at me with a ‘let’s have a nice little conversation here’ face. My trusted MP3 player …

Life Talk

Want to soar like an eagle? Stop chilling with the turkeys

Fresh into my first job, I met this fellow copywriter. He had joined 3 months back and was still on zero talking terms with the rest of his colleagues. I’m not much of a social butterfly myself and was delighted to find someone worse off than me. We got talking, and gradually he began to emerge …