The Assignment

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life….

Happy Now

‘Happy Now’ is a beautiful piece written by Norwegian DJ Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll a.k.a. Kygo and Alessandro Michele Cavazza, a Swedish singer and writer. The duo premiered “Happy Now” live at the iHeartRadio Music Festival- Las Vegas in September 2018, and officially released the song subsequently in October 2018. Happy Now is about a loss, making…

Mal de Coucou

A phenomenon in which you have an active social life but very few close friends – people who you can trust, who you can be yourself with, who can help flush out the weird psychological toxins that tend to accumulate over time. It is a form of acute social malnutrition in which even if you devour an entire buffet…

Being Alone

The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it’s not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of another person –  without possessing the other, without becoming dependent…

Window Shopping

Socrates believed that the wise person would instinctively lead a frugal life. He himself would not even wear shoes; yet he constantly fell under the spell of the marketplace and would go there often to look at all the wares on display. When one of his friends asked why, Socrates said, “I love to go there…

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger shows us that the key to being stronger, happier people is to handle adversity better and stop trying to be “positive” all the time. For the past few years, Mark Manson — via his wildly popular blog — has been working on correcting our delusional expectations for…

Unfuck Yourself

Unfuck Yourself offers a slap from from the universe to wake you up to your true potential and get spectacularly into your life. Bestselling author and life coach Gary John Bishop shows you how to silence your inner critic and strive for something better. Whatever your problems be, stop wasting your time waiting for that magical…

Love your Solitude

Love your solitude and try to sing out with the pain it causes you. For those who are near you are far away… and this shows that the space around you is beginning to grow vast…. be happy about your growth, in which of course you can’t take anyone with you, and be gentle with…

I will always write

Living life through words, has always been my way. Poetry numbs my pain, and helps me gain, belief for my inner self. Be it day or night, I will always write. When my scars ignite, when I’m not all right, And even when everything’s bright, or hope is out of sight, I will always write!…

The Help

Be prepared to meet three unforgettable women: Twenty-two year old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine,…

Serendipity

Did the word ring a bell? Bring rushes of sweet memories? Well, I am not talking about the movie Serendipity starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. I am speaking of the word meaning itself. Those occurrences of a happy event by chance, which I am sure all have had at least once in their life…

The Criminals Amongst Us

Those faces in the crowd, Don’t they fascinate you? Strangers going to their own destination that you know nothing about, and others coming from faraway places to live a life that you don’t know. Do you wonder how many monsters live inside those happy faces? What kind of ruthlessness lies behind those kind looking eyes?…

Dum Spiro Spero

I’m good. I do no harm. I don’t judge. I try to understand. I hold no grudge. I step into people’s shoes. I like to help. I dig laughs. I love to love. I believe in the goodness of people. I am positive. I try to make people feel comfortable in their skin. I respect…