Staying in your room for long hours helps you connect with your inner voice. You're finally able to identify why you aren't making some decisions and why you're making some. Decisions as trivial such as fully focussing on the TV show you're watching and denying yourself that decision by holding the phone in your hand [...]
To let the music write a story in your mind is an experience like no other. The language of music ranges from producing emotions such as anger, love, hopelessness and sometimes all of these in one go. My mind was writing a story tuned to Mozart's Piano Sonata No.16 Andante. A story of a slow [...]
Begin. Aimlessness. It's a feeling we all feel at some point in our life, for some it is most of the time. It can range from being aimless about our career choices, our spirituality, about what to eat when you're sitting in a restaurant with the waiter holding the pen and also his attention towards [...]
As I sit here, a realisation dawns on me. The world nods in confirmation of my fear that it doesn't really require me as it runs without me unabashedly. This doesn't come as a surprise at all but it comes like that strong gust of wind that uproots even the most rooted grass from the [...]
A snow-capped summit that evades you. You are filled with fear of the distance, of the journey that is unknown. Sounds that you've never heard conjure and hijack your senses packing your ambitions behind fear. One day you wake up remembering why you dreamt at all. The morning motivation coupled with no external stimuli of [...]
We are told that "don't upset the system" "don't be a rebel and lose your mind". The reason? The functioning of the system is crucial for miscreants to survive. To not politicise art is just another way of submitting to the pressure of not being seen as a rebel. As the word, 'rebel' has a [...]
A guide to not reading books. Step 1: Read a book's synopsis, blurbs and get interested to read it. Step 2: Go to goodreads and check how many pages it is. Step 3: Start reading reviews. NO. Start reading 'negative' reviews. Et voila! Anyone else facing the same problem?