The First StepImage Courtesy - Rido Alwarno on Pexels.com The eyes refused to move away reading every single letter over and over again, moving effortlessly from one end of the page and onto another, soaking up every word and the meaning, and looking up after finishing before beginning to read once again. The trembling hands … Continue reading The First Step
Dear Fellow Bloggers/Writers, QueryLetter.com is holding a writing competition. Please click on the link below to know the details. https://www.queryletter.com/contest The winner will get $500. I am posting this after receiving their email to let it be known to anyone who would be interested in submitting a book blurb. I am not earning anything by … Continue reading Writing Competition
The Perfect Husband and an Imperfect Lizard
‘Anirudh, where are you’ Aditi shouted. The lockdown suddenly provided Anirudh with a golden opportunity to finish off ‘Game of Thrones’. Tired of escaping discussions related to the series, while everyone in office would talk about it with the zeal of a teenager who finally kissed for the first time combined with the seriousness of … Continue reading The Perfect Husband and an Imperfect Lizard
Fighting the Inner Demons
The thoughts at first seem strange and naive But still able to fool the mind with a fleeting reprieve They though still realize their work is not done As they continue to tease my mind but not for fun The mind seems to have grown a new mind of its own Feeling the feeling even … Continue reading Fighting the Inner Demons
Interpreting Objective and Subjective Reality?
Have you ever thought about what Subjective and Objective Reality is? Something which we can notice through one of our senses and has a physical existence independent of whether we can perceive it in the mind or not is Objective reality. For example, Planets and Sun are part of the solar system. It is real, … Continue reading Interpreting Objective and Subjective Reality?
The Daily Struggles of A Blog Writer
I think I have been sitting alone for far too long nowadays. I realized it when I began noticing and feeling every twitch in my muscle, the sound my stomach would make because of the awkward positions I would put my limbs and torso through while enabling my fingers to continue running through the … Continue reading The Daily Struggles of A Blog Writer
‘10’ Old but Interesting Phrases in English and Spanish
In one of my earlier posts, I wrote about interesting things about English language. Today, I am peeking inside two of the most widely spoken languages in the world to explore some of their rustic phrases and words barely heard now. There are some funnier ones as well because as they say, a smile … Continue reading ‘10’ Old but Interesting Phrases in English and Spanish
‘10’ Commandments of Victor Lustig – The Conman who Sold Eiffel Tower twice
If someone were to try to sell Eiffel tower to you, how will you respond to such an overture? Will you agree to buy or just think of the other person as eccentric or someone who has lost his mental acuity? Probably both, but Victor Lustig, was one such person who was able to achieve … Continue reading ‘10’ Commandments of Victor Lustig – The Conman who Sold Eiffel Tower twice
Just ‘2’ Effective Ways to Improve Listening – (Follow-up Article)
The last post of mine focused on identifying whether we are a good listener or not. Based on the questions, if your result is; you are a good listener; you would be in harmony with what I will discuss today. Biases have a major role to play in hindering our listening ability. Since they … Continue reading Just ‘2’ Effective Ways to Improve Listening – (Follow-up Article)
‘9’ Questions You can Ask Yourself to know If you are a ‘Good Listener’
I was having a discussion with my friend who was sharing his feedback on one of the articles I had written. I encouraged him to be blunt with his opinion so I could improve myself. A few minutes into the conversation and I was itching to respond. He was busy telling me what I … Continue reading ‘9’ Questions You can Ask Yourself to know If you are a ‘Good Listener’
Are you scared of identifying yourself as a Pessimist?
Half-full and half empty glass is the proverbial optimism test which we all are familiar with. We all look down on people who identify themselves as a pessimist and think of it as some sort of a disease, needing a cure. However, is pessimism evil or is optimism the utopia we all should live … Continue reading Are you scared of identifying yourself as a Pessimist?
Few Ways We Can Cope with a Job Loss in this Current Situation
Covid-19 has probably changed the entire perception of people towards their jobs especially for those who have been negatively affected by it. Changed business situations forced many of us to look at things from a new perspective. However, as a lot of us may not have faced these circumstances before, we may not even know … Continue reading Few Ways We Can Cope with a Job Loss in this Current Situation
Do We Really Have Great Memories or Is it an illusion
Have you ever travelled back in time upon meeting an old friend or encountering an old photograph or hearing a song you heard when you were a child. Most of us go on a trip down memory lane when we encounter people, things even sounds and smell, prompting us to realize how quickly the time … Continue reading Do We Really Have Great Memories or Is it an illusion
Do Habits Change Occur Differently in Disciplinarians and Free Thinkers
Are soldiers better at adopting new habits compared to creative people like writers, filmmakers, painters or even cartoonists? Does our occupation and personality play a role in deciding our flexibility in trying out new patterns? I have been working as a Trainer for more than 13 years now and my father was in Army for … Continue reading Do Habits Change Occur Differently in Disciplinarians and Free Thinkers
What Warren Buffett Thought of ‘Priorities’
This incident involves one of the richest man in the world, Warren Buffett and his pilot Mike Flint, who wanted Buffett to buy a new jet with more advanced features and capabilities. He however, used the opportunity to teach him a valuable life lesson. Although, Flint himself was an experienced pilot having previously flown four … Continue reading What Warren Buffett Thought of ‘Priorities’