The thing is, everyone is saying the same shit. Regurgitating the clickbait articles or the 5-minute YouTube videos found on the interwebs. It’s become so easy to remember the tidbits that hold our attention just long enough until it starts to deplete. And then there are the algorithms. Sigh. Reinforcing the content that we have … More Same shit, different time.
You are sitting on your couch staring at the other wall with no one around you. Your eyes move from one crevice to another, one object to another. Your ears become acutely aware of the sound coming from the clock every second. Thus a sense of time moving forward overcomes you. But if you close … More Can we only live in the now when all else stops?
Festivities are amidst in India these days with the festival of Navratri being celebrated for 9 consecutive days and ending with Dussehra being the grand finally on the 10th day. Though I do not live in India, I do see the energy, excitement, and colourfulness in photos posted on social media. People getting together to … More discriminating food?
Have you ever noticed how we use just a few words to describe such complex notions? Like “love”. This short four letter word can leave people feeling confused, excited, jealous and much more. But if we abandon this practice and explore the terms perhaps there is no need for confusion. In science and math, we … More Definition
I do not want to “face” each day. I want to live it. I want to observe it carefully. Examine it up close. Feel it every moment. I recently came across someone’s post on Facebook with a picture similar to this with a caption “This is how I wake up each morning, excited to … More I do not want to face each day.
Complaining is futile; feeling isn’t.
Somewhere in our minds we know that someone somewhere out there doesn’t have the life we do. In those moments when we can recollect this fact we feel blessed and we glow with gratitude. Perhaps it’s when we see a particular commercial on TV of suffering children. Or perhaps when a friend tells you about … More Your Dreams Have Come True
You come to a point in your life where you realize you need less and less stuff. Or you don’t. But if you are the one with the great epiphany living with those who haven’t had it yet, it can be difficult. As I work to remove even the tiniest of things from my room, … More On Living with Hoarders
To the Dads of this world, Your precious little girl is eventually going to grow up and make room for herself in this world. Treat her no different than yourself, no different than your son, no different from anybody else. Because a world where she can grow up without recognizing gender is what we’re all … More An Open Letter To Dads
I am there, somewhere below the deep layers of my consciousness.