Happily Ever After – A Fairy Tale with a Twist

It was a cloudy morning when Rapunzel first spotted the prince, riding on his majestic horse, towards her tower. Even from the distance, she could feel his glorious, royal, entitled, prince-like vibe. She shuddered in disgust even thinking about it. Rapunzel wasn’t a normal princess. She wasn’t cute, charming and charismatic-that was what everyone else pictured her to be. Oh, no. She was rebellious, stubborn, … Continue reading Happily Ever After – A Fairy Tale with a Twist

A Drive Back Home

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

The Joy of Missing Out

Disclaimer: This post is not meant to offend phubbers of any kind. However, this post might change your view on phone usage (or maybe not). Please proceed with caution. Imagine this: You’re outside, without your phone. You have no access to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. You have no idea what your friend is uploading on social media. Nor do you know if you’ve gotten … Continue reading The Joy of Missing Out

How to Steal Ideas

–Stolen from Austin Kleon. Nothing’s original. There is nothing new under the sun. (Ecclesiastes 1:9) Originality is undetected plagiarism. Nothing, absolutely nothing in this world is original. “Original” art is just connecting the same old dots in a different pattern. And the best way to get more of these dots into your life is to steal them. There are bajillions of things to steal in … Continue reading How to Steal Ideas

5 More Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now

BrainStuff The creators of this podcast strive to explore the everyday world through the lens of creativity and give it to us in bite-sized episodes that are easy to listen to. BrainStuff is a podcast that you can binge on while doing the dishes driving around town, or when you’re craving for some inspiration! Nerdificent OhMyGod. Nerdificent is my new favorite podcast and it should … Continue reading 5 More Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now