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,…

If good habits are so good for us, why don’t they stick?

Often enough times we don’t even know we are operating based on assumptions. They are so intrinsic, intuitive and pathological that they resonate with clear logic to us. We have all been conditioned a certain way as a result of our upbringing. That upbringing has tinted the world in a certain way. We operate on…

One fool proof way of polishing your creative process

When we read, our thoughts tend to circle around that content. The characters that we draw up for our stories start resembling the ones that we have been reading of. In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Ted Talk- That Danger of a single story, she says that as a kid growing up in South Africa, her imaginary…

Why am I compelled to write?

As a professional it is easy to get drawn into the race. You want to be more, to earn more, to be promoted more often and so unknowingly you start playing to the race. You follow the rules of the race. You try to beat others at the game. Soon you lose sight of what…

The BEST way of drawing a character map for your characters!

Dearest Reader, I find myself in a difficult situation because it is hard for me to know how you feel about me; you do not speak much, you simply look but very intensely. Line after line informs you of my desires, my fantasies, my goals and my flaws and yet all I get to witness…

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….

Does spiritual awareness make you more of yourself?

The most enduring qualities that we discover of ourselves, we are only made aware of when we have passed the most rigorous tests set by the Universe. We have called to God enough and more times when in need, in pain, and sometimes God has deigned to answer. And other times, there has been silence….

Can the COVID 19 crisis make us Kinder?

We are in midst of the corona virus lockdown. We can make it lighter and say self – quarantine but in essence it’s a lockdown. It began showing up in China in January 2020 and now in May 2020, the entire world has been afflicted by it. One of Bill Gates’ Ted talks has been…