It's raining outside and I'm sitting at the edge of my bed with a 3-minute breakfast can and a cup of tea in my hand. I have voluntarily switched off the lights in my room so that the light which manages to escape the overcast outside enters through the window and lights my room up just a little smidge. Anyone would say this was odd behaviour but today, I'm remembering something I truly miss.The carefree rainy days from my childhood in DehradunIt's a very specific set of memories. I haven't … [Read more...] about Remembering The Rains From My Childhood In Dehradun
This is not a "Social Media: Yay or Nay" article. I did those back when I was a teenager and I still don't know whether I agree with my past self. Moving on, I made a few changes to the way I use social media in the last couple of months. I did it mainly because I like social media but I hate the iteration that's with us right now.Unlike most people who oppose sharing their lives on social media, I see it as a place which is meant for you to share your life and have a positive impact on … [Read more...] about How I Changed The Way I Use Social Media For Good
I really wanted to start this post with a "there are two types of people..." cliche but I chose not to do that. That was because I realised that every person, at some point, comes across a unique kind of problem - a small one.Ever had one of those problems that weren't large enough so you couldn't share them publicly. You play the conversation in your head a thousand times and it always ends on this,"That's not even a real problem. Just take it easy for a while."Easy for you to say, … [Read more...] about How To Deal With a Minor Inconvenience: A Consolidated Rant
This post is in the series, Decluttering My Life.Look around yourself and try to find the things you haven't touched in a long while. Be honest and you'll see there are so many things you bought because they looked cool and then didn't use them at all. Now, you have two choices. Start using them if you can or give them away. Giving could be donating or selling and both these methods are fun. … [Read more...] about Decluttering My Life #1: The Cupboard and the Table
It's been 4 months since I started listening to the Minimalists. It's been a month since I started taking minimalism seriously. It wasn't until 2 days ago that I actually started decluttering. … [Read more...] about Decluttering My Life #0: The Why, What and How?
Disclaimer This isn't career advice. I'm in no place to give that so if you came here seeking "Top 10 interview questions and answers" then I'm sorry, wrong page. This is just life advice.Often right when I start talking to anyone - new people, potential love interests, random strangers or even old friends I'm catching up with after a while - I have a habit of asking "So, tell me about yourself" and more often than not, I get the same monotony. It is template-like and jarring to the … [Read more...] about Tell Me Something About Yourself Not What’s On Your Résumé