Ever had one of those days where you're sad, happy, confused and everything in between? You come back home, throw your bag on the desk, take a sip of water and let out a sigh. "It was a long day", you think or say to yourself. Well, if you've ever had that feeling, you'll know how I feel when I say, "I've had a long year". … [Read more...] about New Year Roundup 2017: It Wasn’t A Long Day, It Was A Long Year
I'm not a sucker for things I use, but I have one rule when it comes to brands. If it works, it works, and I won't look twice. This is why I've used the same pen for since I was in fourth grade. A friend pointed it out recently when they saw it in a picture I sent them. It goes beyond just the pen though. … [Read more...] about As Loyal As It Gets: I’ve Used The Same Pen Since Fourth Grade
I like writing, but I'm not one of the snobs who love a typewriter. Alright, I am. However, affording a vintage typewriter and maintaining it is hard. Also, you cannot post on a blog from it, so there's that. However, I do appreciate technology and how beautifully it enhances the experience of doing what you love. I (almost) wrote and published a blog post from a movie theatre. … [Read more...] about Last Week I (Almost) Wrote A Blog Post From A Movie Theatre
It was a usual day. I was home for the weekend and hanging out with some friends in our de facto café. As life has it, there isn't much we talk about besides our careers. As the usual pillow of cluelessness passed around the table, we each took turns to explain how clueless we were. This was routine. However, one friend asked a question that hit home. He asked, "What do you want to be?" … [Read more...] about I Needed To Know Who I Am Before I Asked Who I Wanted To Be
Who do you listen to when you ask for advice? Your friends? Your family? Reread the question. Who do you listen to? You listen to yourself. Irrespective of what anyone says, it is you who makes a decision or a resolve. So, don't listen to me or anyone else who thinks they know. … [Read more...] about Who Do We Listen To When We Ask For Counsel?
Money is necessary despite whatever inspirational quote you're high on today. That said, it is not the foremost thing you need. This is what I've learned. However, the idea of money, having or not having it, has helped me question a lot many things. This post further expands the previous one. … [Read more...] about How Enough Money Changed My Life And How It Didn’t [Part 2]