Scream. Not in angst or agony. I mean put your speaker on full volume, play your favourite song, and sing along at the top of your voice. Or if you’re more into dancing or playing a musical instrument, do that! Whatever it is that makes you happy and full of energy, do that with extreme intensity for 5 minutes. It’ll change your frequency from one … Continue reading Great Things To Do When You Simply Cannot Write
I have an announcement, and it is not as big as you might expect it to be. I have a Medium account, and I would like you to check it out. https://medium.com/@uditagowdety Not that I have anything on it yet. I mean, I just have a couple of my blog posts on. But it would be great if you could show me some love and … Continue reading STOP and read this right now, please.
Over the last two or three weeks, I have made a conscious effort to make my life better. I’ve been thinking happier thoughts, I’ve been more charismatic and easygoing around my friends, and I’ve done everything I possibly could to make my life better. And it’s been working! Two days ago, my friend and I won the city semifinals of a quiz competition, and won … Continue reading Why Too Much Success is Overwhelming (Sometimes)
For once, the traffic wasn’t bad. It was evening, and I was coming back home from a relative’s house. To get home, we needed to pass through what, in my opinion, is the best part of Hyderabad. HITEC City. Hello, auto rickshaw! In case the name doesn’t already give you a hint about the place, let me give you one: It’s full of computers. It’s … Continue reading A Drive Back Home
As I walk down the street On a hot spring night, I am overcome with a sense of longing. A longing for the bright lights that drive our lives To turn off and go to sleep. Why is it that when we are in the dark, We have to spread light in all directions? Do we fear that the unknown will engulf us, That the … Continue reading Ghost Lights
What’s the plural of Thanos? Would it be Thanos? Or Thanoses? Or Thani? I don’t know but I still kind of like the ring of this title anyway so I’m sticking with it. Once Avengers: Infinity War was finally upon us, one of its most discussed features was the character of Thanos. I’ve read many reviews or essays examining the film which make the point Avengers: Infinity War is more a film about Thanos than any of the superheroes, something writers/directors Joe and Anthony Russo have said themselves. What struck me most about Thanos when I first saw Avengers: Infinity War (and has continued to warrant further reflection with each subsequent viewing) is how different his motivations are in the film from the comics. Continue reading “A Tale of Two Thanos”
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. — Charlotte Bronte Why Being Independent Matters So Much It boosts your confidence. Independence and the ability to hold yourself high is a big boost to your self-confidence and self-esteem. To most, the idea that they don’t need to depend on someone else for their own … Continue reading Being Independent