Virginia Woolf rightly said, “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” Life.It’s the only thing you ever know.And it’s anything but certain. Although, and quite often, we trick ourselves into believing – a certainty over our lives.We call this routine.The [inherent] repetitive regularity of it offers an illusion of control.It makes us feel safe, knowing […]
You have to write. What if I have nothing to say?What if it’s not good? Or good enough? Or as good as before?What if what I have to say doesn’t matter?No. I don’t want to say something. You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say. Yes. […]
I could see the sunlight through my closed eyes, I could see it in the warmth that I felt on face, the warm hues taking over my entire body. In the background I could hear my family talking, I do not remember what. It didn’t matter. I was happy just listening to their voices amidst […]
In this time of awakening, the only way for our society to heal and be whole is to face our truths – as they are, not as we’d like them to be.
I could feel it come up. Rise, higher. All I had to do was keep my iPhone aside. Maybe that would create a pause. It did. And it didn’t work. I continued to respond… Only I wasn’t really, responding. I was replying to an emotional reaction. A few weeks ago I wrote about what it […]
It was the first time I had killed a man. I did not see how it happened. Only heard the silence, of death. I knew it for certain. It was over. It was over the moment I had said it. It was the first time I had killed a man – with words. It’s years […]
Once upon a time,Every story starts,Start of you, start of me, The start of life, a reality. A moment in time,Is all it takes,And life as you know it,Has forever changed. You cannot go back, It’s time to move on, Time to get up, Get ready to go on. We think we have time, Infinite […]
Act fast.Think on your feet.Fail fast(er). In an age where performative workaholism could easily be the new organised religion, we are all forcibly a part of a formula (pun intended?) where speed is considered the glorified variable to win. [And winning is seen as the number of finish lines you cross, rather than the value […]