Does grief make you a better writer?

I know that the title is insensitive. Ordinarily it would be insensitive for me to tell you that the parts of you that are hurting the most could be turned into something beautiful. But if you think about it, it could also be the best way to pay homage to your loss.  In the space…

What’s your definition of a perfect world?

In a perfect world, things would happen to my liking, to my tastes and to my sensibilities. And I call it perfect because I understand that they are not likely to happen that way. So here’s what I will settle for. Books to read. Concepts and abstractions to wonder about. Notebooks to jot down my…

Self Worth doesn’t need external validation. Here’s why.

A lot of people don’t look at you the way you look at them. These could be the ones closest to you too. It could be a parent, a sibling, a significant other, a best friend. They don’t see you in the light that you see yourself. And that’s okay. It makes you feel anguished,…

What does the past teach us about the future?

History tells us a lot about what to expect in the future. Funny it is, isn’t it? That the past gives a view of what the future will hold. From the beginning of time, we have seen how homes are built. The mother is the primary caregiver, and the father is the primary bread winner….