“When you develop too many co-dependencies, you lose boundaries. Having boundaries is both better for you and the people you interact with. See, people don’t want to walk all over you, but if you create a dynamic that allows for it, most people can’t help themselves. It’s human nature.” Ayodeji Awosika wrote this recently and… Continue reading Do You Struggle with Being a Doormat? If Yes, THIS is for You…
“Yaadein mithai ke dabbe ki tarah hoti hain. Ek bar khuli toh kewal ek tukda nahi kha paoge.” It’s been a year since I sat with anxiety, developing a cold feet over the impending trip I had with a bunch of grown-up strangers to a far-off land. A month’s preparation gave way to anxiety and… Continue reading A Year Later…..Opening the Yaadon Ka Meetha Box
When was the last time I sat down to write something for myself? Months ago, probably. Writing is my job and in the past few days, I have typed scores of imaginable, unimaginable words on my laptop and in desktops across the many workplaces I work. This kind of a whore-like career seems so unfathomable… Continue reading Lonesome
I have been blogging for the most of 2017. Amidst the cacophony of new political developments, economic upsurging and much more circus and drama, I tried to put up a brave front to the possibility of losing my job and coping with it. The first few months passed away in anticipation while April 25 brought… Continue reading Why I thought of Starting a New Blog? Because I am playing the Victim Card
Think Working Non-stop is a Good Thing? If Only... I had been working non-stop for more than a month. I haven’t written blogs or journals in the longest time. I’d be honest. I wanted more money. Money was my chief concern. And I wanted to do everything I can to get more deposited in my… Continue reading Here’s What Working Non-stop Taught Me
“Sometimes in life, you will be shocked to your core by the actions of people close to you. Your patience will begin to waver. But, it is at that particular moment that you will need to keep your patience intact.”
I have never felt this happy, contented, at peace with myself. Nothing has given me so much joy as being a freelancer, not even studying literature. The fact that I can read a number of books now, watch a lot of movies and TV shows, write so much, update my blog constantly and also send… Continue reading The Antidote for Happiness is THIS!
“There is nothing like the power of unrequited love. Unlike other forms of love, it is not shared. It’s mine and mine alone!” Cheesy dialogue it is. However, the other day while I was watching this epic scene from the movie “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” where Shah Rukh Khan poignantly depicts the pain of… Continue reading I Got My Childhood Friend Back, for a Few Moments