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?

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.

She Came, She Looked, She Left, She Left Him Dazed.

Sins realized the impression that he conveyed to strangers, professionally or otherwise wasn't particularly great nor particularly bad, which was fine in retrospect, but not fine from a networking and people-friendly point of view. The problem was he was too nice to people, in a world, where every person indulged in personal skirmishes, waiting and … Continue reading She Came, She Looked, She Left, She Left Him Dazed.

The Letter That Ignited a Billion Thoughts. The Power Of She.

He wrote a letter for her consisting of twelve hundred and seventy one words, across six A4 sized sheets, stacked one after the other, preferring not to write double-sided and neatly placed it inside a plastic file which was embossed with the logo of his company, which he didn't mind because it was the contents … Continue reading The Letter That Ignited a Billion Thoughts. The Power Of She.

Skills Will Take You Far. So Will A Great Network and Company. Better All Three.

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.

Pick Up The Phone And Start Talking. Open Your Mouth And Start Talking. Period.

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.

The World Is Your Oyster. Own It. Live It.

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.

Welcome To The Jungle, Where Your Dreams Depend On The Whims of Others. Deal With 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.