His mind was on fire. Not literally, because he would have died, but figuratively. He needed sales. Lots of it. But he had reached the end of his target period. The end of financial year, the fourth quarter, which his company followed, ended on a weekend, dampening his spirit, leading to anxiety creeping up slowly, … Continue reading Skills Will Take You Far. So Will A Great Network and Company. Better All Three.
He couldn't sleep that night, his mind remained transfixed on her. He wondered what it was, and took deep, very deep breaths to calm his mind down, drifting into a sleep punctured by weird dreams, in which faceless human beings carried him on their backs, taking him to a temple that housed the mother goddess, … Continue reading Pick Up The Phone And Start Talking. Open Your Mouth And Start Talking. Period.
He felt a surge of emotion, as if magnetically attracted to the lady who was standing a few feet from him, pouring herself some coffee, a generous topping of superfine sugar seemingly apt for her, in his eyes. He diverted his gaze quickly, aware that he was staring, and with one last fleeting glance from … Continue reading It Will Happen. Open Your Eyes And Live In The Moment.
After many months, Sins woke up sweating, not because he had weird dreams but because it had become hotter than normal in Bengaluru, India, much to his consternation, as if the weather sought to dampen his new found enthusiasm for sobriety and clarity of thought. But, on the contrary, he realized, the approaching summer and … Continue reading The World Is Your Oyster. Own It. Live It.
Seven years ago, when Sins had begun his freshman year of college, he thought every individual he met, especially his seniors, would help him achieve his dreams by encouraging and supporting him through putting him in touch with the right people or impart the right advice about academics and their thoughts about their career plans. … Continue reading Welcome To The Jungle, Where Your Dreams Depend On The Whims of Others. Deal With It.
Sins walked out of the washroom feeling the lightest he had felt in years. He swigged a couple of gulps of warm beer and opened his laptop to begin working on a presentation that was long overdue. Finishing the beer, he decided not to go for a refill, but then, remembered he was out of … Continue reading The Mind Is The Master. Control Your Mind, Control Your Life. Thank You.
He only opened his eyes because he could. Tossing around his mattress, that had been uncovered for days, piled with dirty clothes, junk food wrappers, old newspapers and seventeen empty cigarette packets containing ash, he spied Satan, the cockroach he had named so last night, after it flew straight for his mouth, as if intent … Continue reading Bossed Around,Tossed Around, Screwed Around, For What? Worth.
She stared at him in a weird way, as if never having seen him in such light before. Her eyes went wide, like a shaft of light that illuminated an eye, with the intent to shock, scream even. He stared back at her, his eyes as glazed as they had been in days, oozing its … Continue reading Emotions are Biochemical Algorithms, His Code had malfunctioned during Testing.
Sins had to remind himself over and over again about the priorities that he needed to align within himself, because day by day, he got the feeling that his time as a conscious human being possessing a soul (he hoped he had a soul, because the more he read books, like Sapiens, written by Yuval … Continue reading The Hill Estate of Dreams