Meatlessness, Colombia and the War of Internets

The Kush Hi! Welcome to The Kush, our newsletter written specifically for Mondays and Tuesdays. Not because Mondays and Tuesdays need a burst of newsletter-driven dopamine, but because we think Mondays and Tuesdays deserve a special dollop of positivity and hope. So let’s get into some positivity and hope. Secondly, what should we do with … Continue reading Meatlessness, Colombia and the War of Internets

I Can’t Sleep! Too Many Voices Trying To Talk To Me

He felt himself whimper and shudder with pleasure as the warm mounds of solid chocolate turned into semi-liquid, near the base of his tongue, squishing around his mouth as if he sought an overdose; no doubt expressed by the sight of himself on his smartphone self, with froths of milk chocolate all over his mouth. … Continue reading I Can’t Sleep! Too Many Voices Trying To Talk To Me

Among All, Cannabis Stands Tall

The man closed his eyes, wishing never to open them again. He felt as if small knives, with their small pointy ends, were having a go at him, somewhere near his chest region. He refused to cry, and the tears obliged accordingly, retreating back inside as if chided for making an uncalled-for appearance. He was … Continue reading Among All, Cannabis Stands Tall

Life Is Not Beautiful

When push comes to shove, it is prudent to admit that life is not beautiful, sometimes. So common is the adage which broadcasts a spectacular image of life's beautiful things, deliberately picked and chosen from among life's much greater than usual moments of ugly, distressing and downright sickening, revolting moments. While the reason to do … Continue reading Life Is Not Beautiful

The Tango of Thinking and Actually Doing Them

The substance was making him talkative. But he knew that not all talk was productive. In the sense, since speech was the output of a function of all the existing information and experience that the human mind had sought to understand or come into contact with, it is prudent to know that not all the … Continue reading The Tango of Thinking and Actually Doing Them

Complex Systems and Complex People

The sense of calm enveloped him like a crooning lover. It felt like..being balanced, homeostasis. He had finally reached equilibrium, the mode of being where focus, attention and being in a state of flow was all that mattered. Bedeviled by distractions on all sides, he felt as if his sense of attention had become blunt, … Continue reading Complex Systems and Complex People

Everything is Fucked, Everybody Sucks

Mr. Well woke up in a slight daze. For the past month or so, he hadn't been able to wake up with the usual spring in his step. A feeling of heaviness remained in his head well after an hour of waking up, the result being that he only felt completely awake, after a full … Continue reading Everything is Fucked, Everybody Sucks

How To Get Medical Cannabis Prescriptions In India And For What

Cannabis and India share a long history going back over 4000 years. The fundamental basis of using cannabis as medicine is that cannabinoids, which are chemical compounds produced naturally by the human body to regulate key functions like sleep, respiration and neuronal activity are found in the cannabis plant as well. Increasingly, not just amongst … Continue reading How To Get Medical Cannabis Prescriptions In India And For What

The Life Of Hearts

One cold, gloomy, overcast morning, over a cup of freshly brewed coffee, an Ethiopian blend which he had procured from an import house, Sins could suddenly, crystal clearly remember the entirety of the life he had led for the past four years. He could see every individual he had met and every circumstance from the … Continue reading The Life Of Hearts

What You Must Know About the Cannabinoids Inside Cannabis and Human Bodies

Cannabis continues to surprise people - both skeptics and enthusiasts. However, it would be prudent to let science have the last word because basing decisions on science helps us to create a foundation of truth and knowledge, upon which we can debate on further issues ranging from ethics to philosophy. There's so much literature out … Continue reading What You Must Know About the Cannabinoids Inside Cannabis and Human Bodies

All Aboard the Evolutionary Cannabinoid Lifestyle

The gist of the post is about one's lifestyle. Just like how nature evolved to produce cannabinoid compounds in both humans (the human endocannabinoid system) and the cannabis plant, is there a best way to live? Or rather, keeping in mind the unique genetic and personality traits honed from an individual's life so far, from … Continue reading All Aboard the Evolutionary Cannabinoid Lifestyle

The Case For Cannabis as a Health Supplement and Medicine

Note: Neither does this post nor the website promote the use of recreational cannabis in any way. The aim is always, to educate and inform our readers to think critically about every aspect of their lives. Pause for one moment and think. How do you live your life? In the sense, how does your food … Continue reading The Case For Cannabis as a Health Supplement and Medicine

A Casual Interview With One Of Bangalore’s High Profile Marijuana Dealers – Part 2

Disclaimer: The following excerpts are from an interaction with Mr. Tashi Sharma (name changed on request), a resident of Bangalore from the past nine years. This post does not promote the use of recreational marijuana in any way. The aim of the post is as always, to educate and inform. The first part can be … Continue reading A Casual Interview With One Of Bangalore’s High Profile Marijuana Dealers – Part 2

The Quintessential Modern Life

"She's got a smile that it seems to me, reminds me of childhood memories, when everything was as great as the bright blue sky" "Really?" "Yes" "Awesome. So have you told her?" "That she's got a smile that reminds me of the bright blue sky? Not directly. I wrote a letter a few months back. … Continue reading The Quintessential Modern Life

Make Way For The Eternal Optimist

He would often realize the error of his ways whenever he closed his eyes to account his monetary transactions into his Evernote. The Best Morning of his Life Emerging from the haze of incidents that had swept past him in the past couple of days after a few minutes of replaying his life in front … Continue reading Make Way For The Eternal Optimist

Everyone Wants The Same Fundamental Things. Stop and Think.

Sins had woken up earlier than usual. For a moment, he was tempted to close his eyes and let the upper region of his body drift downwards towards the makeshift pillow that he had created, composed of seven folded pants laid atop each other. He was able to resist the temptation easily. Aware that it … Continue reading Everyone Wants The Same Fundamental Things. Stop and Think.

Master Your Mind, Master Your Life

He had been waking up at 4 a.m for the past two weeks. Was it just possible? That he had finally turned it around? A lifestyle he had sought for years, yet with consistency and willpower having always eluded him, it finally looked as if he had turned his sleeping pattern around. His mind felt … Continue reading Master Your Mind, Master Your Life

Someone To Hear Your Prayers? Someone Who Cares? Its You.

"I hear her voice in the morning hour, she calls me. The dawn reminds me of her presence, a few miles away. Walking down the road, I get a feeling that I should have told her yesterday, that it's her energy that I feed off, in spirit, in conversation, in times of good and bad, … Continue reading Someone To Hear Your Prayers? Someone Who Cares? Its You.

Don’t Let Anything Affect Your Productivity

She had declined to speak to him and had rejected his call to her, the previous night. He let it be. Still confused and slightly hurt at this point, on account of the niggling pointy feeling in his chest region, he tried to calm himself down and gulped a few ounces of water, his mind … Continue reading Don’t Let Anything Affect Your Productivity

You’re The Thinker, You’re the Doer

He couldn't feel anything in spite of acknowledging that he had a problem. After throwing seven marijuana hits at the problem, he realized the problem actually did exist in reality, and wasn't a figment of his imagination, hence, warranting attention, deliberation and a keen focus to solve it by inculcating small improvements every day, which … Continue reading You’re The Thinker, You’re the Doer

How To Unleash Excellence From Within One’s Self

He closed his eyes and mentioned a small note of thank you for his wonderful life to nobody in particular. He meant it for himself. He was thanking himself, or rather his wonderful mind for attracting wonderful people into his wonderful life. He hoped to meet more wonderful people going forward. He felt confident that … Continue reading How To Unleash Excellence From Within One’s Self

Why Has The World Become So Complex To Understand?

It wasn’t everyday that he got to lash out, and today he figured it was better if he let it all out, safely, but still, in the manner that was socially acceptable, like ignoring one’s own thoughts and wishes in favour of the collective’s, mostly pushed forward by a vocal group of insisters, who favoured … Continue reading Why Has The World Become So Complex To Understand?

Are You Trying To Quit Smoking Cigarettes?

It was the seventh time that he had gone into the washroom to clear his nose in the last thirty three minutes. He had withdrawal symptoms, his body was screaming, so was his throat, laying bare the fact that it had become used to the presence of nicotine around his major bodily functions that included … Continue reading Are You Trying To Quit Smoking Cigarettes?

Change The Way You Think, Else Risk Uselessness and Regret

He took the longest drag he had ever taken in his life, held it inside his lungs for a full fifteen seconds and exhaled. Around ten percent of the original smoke appeared, the rest had been absorbed, by now assimilated in his bloodstream, beginning the familiar slow yet gradual movement of chemicals in his brain. … Continue reading Change The Way You Think, Else Risk Uselessness and Regret

What is Going To Happen In a Couple of Decades?

His mind would always stay absolutely still as he figured out his way through the maze of information he came across everyday on a daily basis, from books, websites, people and online and offline advertisements. Everyone was a specialist, in his or her own domain of choice or interest, as modeled by the famed Scottish … Continue reading What is Going To Happen In a Couple of Decades?

The Sins of the Mind

It didn't occur to him that it was action that inspired motivation and not the other way around, his plane of thought struggling to fight against itself in a bid to overcome lengthy periods of procrastination, compounded even worse by holding the very thoughts about not procrastinating. It was a battle he fought everyday, winning … Continue reading The Sins of the Mind

A New World Order. The Dawn Of The Cannabis Age.

There was a time when he had truly loved another human being for every waking moment and been unceremoniously dumped, much to his chagrin, only to later realize it was him who was flying high in an imaginary love story and hence imaginably dumped, much to his chagrin. The creators of fate, whoever or whatever … Continue reading A New World Order. The Dawn Of The Cannabis Age.

Waiting For The End To Come. Thoughts Were Spinning In His Head.

He hadn't sat on his ass all day and procrastinated on weird content like 'brutal kills on mortal kombat' or watched people getting high and live stream themselves on Facebook groups (which was actually fun because he would wait for them to feed the marijuana smoke to their pets who would wince and squirm, and … Continue reading Waiting For The End To Come. Thoughts Were Spinning In His Head.

All This Time? Always, He Knew. He Always Knew.

Deep, deep inside, he knew. Truly, sincerely, he knew, that if he didn't push himself, and put himself out there in the line of fire, he wouldn't survive, and his dependency on the so-called performance enhancing substances, far from relieving him of the burden he had envisioned himself to be under, had turned him over … Continue reading All This Time? Always, He Knew. He Always Knew.