Dealing with Rejection and the Accompanying Dejection

As I check my email for the umpteenth time for mails from recruiters, I feel my heart beating faster. I see there are seven recruiters who have “shown interest in my profile”. Sadly, none of the seven have called me yet. The speed at which my heart was beating a while ago, has lessened considerably,…

Dare to Follow your Dream

Meet Sugandha Thakran, née Krishnan. An ex-Indian Air Force officer turned entrepreneur, who now lives a dream of her own. Since inception in 2006, her Tattoo Studio- Phoeninks Tattoos, has expanded into different media aside from ink on skin…. selling oils on canvas, from pencil, charcoal, acrylic emulsion, fabric paints, wax crayons, watercolours, silks and…

The Lean Startup

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as…

How To Build An Awesome Lifestyle You’ve Always Wanted

Lifestyle is a broad term that encompasses how one lives, what they eat, who they interact with, and what their activities are. You cannot classify lifestyle into one thing. It’s an attitude of living that includes and affects every single detail of your life. With the constant changes in our life, there is always one…

Glasses

Just like we wear sunglasses to be able to see through scorching hot days, we have a variety of glasses that we use to adjust our sight, so it wouldn’t disturb our normal state. I realized that we reject anything that tries to change our state- if it’s too happy, we find a way to…

Change Forever, Like Never Before

Look at what we have become around this time. All we know is from the little information we get from our surroundings. It is tough to accept the reality when we feel threatened about our lives. There is a lot on hold for everyone. Getting anxious, feeling depressed and low is normal, it is fine,…

To Be or Not To Be?

Everything, including us, is subject to change. This is the intrinsic characteristic of Nature. One of the characteristics which changes is human behavior, in response to the circumstances and need of the situation. One can expand it starting from the need of a newborn child to the requirement of a grown-up person in the surroundings…

Chances- Backstreet Boys

‘Chances’ is a single by America’s renowned boy band- Backstreet Boys. The band was formed in 1993, and in their journey of over two and a half decades, their music and its style have evolved. Over this period they have also grabbed many awards, and the dedication and love from all their fans make the…

101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think

Over the past few years, Brianna Wiest has gained renown for her deeply moving, philosophical writing. This new compilation of her published work features pieces on why you should pursue purpose over passion, embrace negative thinking, see the wisdom in daily routine, and become aware of the cognitive biases that are creating the way you…

The Predicament

“If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the…

Soul Mate Forever?

People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life. A true soul mate is probably the…

Dedicated to You!

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t…

2020

If you want 2020 to be your year..Don’t sit on the couch and wait for it. Go out. Make a change. Smile more. Be excited. Do new things. Throw away what you’ve been cluttering. Unfollow negative people. Go to bed early. Wake up early. Be fierce. Don’t gossip. Show more gratitude. Do things that challenge…

Youthquake

A significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. The word youthquake is of course a blend of youth and earthquake. It was declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries in 2017. It was first coined in the 1960s by Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, to describe revelations in fashion and music caused…