The Myth of an Untiring Passion

Passion fuels a desire that creates a special drive within you to achieve those goals in your path and become better. However, I find that we might have romanticised the idea of following your passion as being an untiring, unyielding, constantly motivated journey.

I for one grew up expecting to discover something I would love so much, I would go to classes everyday with a spring in my step while in school, bag a first class degree because studying would be so enjoyable, and things would just fall in place to get me to the peak of my career all because of my untiring passion. Thinking about that utopian dream now is decidedly funny. Life really said “lol, hold my beer” as I entered my late teens, didn’t it? … More The Myth of an Untiring Passion

The Power Of Self-investment

On our road to success, we all have to invest in ourselves. However, this is not something we are hearing of for the first time but rather a rephrase. We tend to focus only on the monetary aspect of investments. You see, many of us are handicapped with the belief that without money, nothing is possible.

Well, that’s not applicable in this case. That is, I am giving a better meaning to the fact that we all should have hand skills, popularly known as hand-work. Yes, most of us would not agree. This is the truth and one of the paths to leading a success story.

There are many ways to become that businessman/businesswoman you want to be and what I am sharing with you now is one of them. … More The Power Of Self-investment

Living Through Grief

This is coming to terms with the loss. Grief inescapably might not pertain to an emotional state of mind, it could be not getting the result you want after putting in so much work. Hence, coming to terms with what is gone and deciding to agree with this validity is the first phase of living through grief. … More Living Through Grief

Clapbacks On Social Media: Yay or Nay?

From the advent of the popular Instagram accounts posting screenshots of noteworthy responses from other social media applications like Twitter and Reddit, the art of quirky, sometimes brutal clap backs has slowly woven itself into the very fabric of social media culture.

Clapbacks that used to entail harmless humour and comments that effectively shut down trolls have warped into what is now known as “social media savagery”. The line has blurred and they have now become the same, more or less. … More Clapbacks On Social Media: Yay or Nay?

The Art of Listening beyond Hearing

A common misconception is to think that the art of listening can only happen when we have someone before us, speaking actual words; it might interest you to know that great listeners account to listen to so many things;

Dear humans, when “words fail you” next time, simply say the little you can, take the listening position and give room for the conversation to go on from another end.

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Letter to My Seventeen-year Old Self

Opportunity doesn’t come just once, it can be numerous times but you have to be prepared to make the most of it. If you miss it the first time, prepare yourself, another one might come your way later.

Don’t be idle. Don’t relent. You can do anything you put efforts and your mind into. Try it and you will see how easy it will become over time. … More Letter to My Seventeen-year Old Self