Everyone who talks about the word "No" is fixated on the being able to say it. People don't focus on what to do once someone tells you "No" for something. In my experience, finding comfort in saying "No" to things you don't want is only half the battle. … [Read more...] about What To Do When Someone Tells You “No” For Anything
It was a long yet anticlimactic day. My friends and I were walking down to the cafeteria. The conversation moved toward "talking to people", and I realised that if I learned one thing in the last three years, it was meeting and talking to new people. I barely spoke to enough people back in school or even architecture school. I know I missed out on many excellent or at least, potentially amazing people. This was because of my inability to talk to people I didn't know. I've learned though. … [Read more...] about An Average Introvert’s Guide To Conversation With Unfamiliar People
When you look at your life, you're really looking at it through a narrative that you craft for yourself. Stories are solely dependent on their narrative.Harry Potter is a completely different story, such as, if its written from the perspective of a powerful wizard whose plans to be alive again are thwarted by three meddling children year after year. That is because the narrative has changed with the point of view.It's quite similar when it comes to how you look at your life. … [Read more...] about How To Solve Your Problems By Changing Your Narrative
How expensive is your free? How much are you really willing to spend for something that is allegedly free? I've realised that we end up paying way more than our money in our want for free. There are things that are more valuable; your attention, your time is more expensive than the money you earn and spend. … [Read more...] about How Expensive Is Your Free And How To Figure That Out
"Where do you get ideas for your blog posts?"A classmate asked me this question last month. I didn't have an answer so I said something. I don't remember my answer because it wasn't a clear one. I remember I started to ramble, "Umm I keep writing ideas, I don't know, maybe..."I found the answer in a simple wordplay. You don't find ideas, ideas find you. … [Read more...] about How Exactly Do I Come Up With These Blog Post Ideas?
Keep your circle small and your beer cold.I don't know when I first came across this sentence. It has been somewhere in my conscience for as long as I can remember. However, I call bullshit. Especially after the last half-decade or so. … [Read more...] about Here Is Why I Call Bullshit On The “Keep Your Circle Small” Cliché