The tension in the room is palpable. Everyone in the class is eagerly waiting for the bell to ring. 5…4…3…2…1 *ringggg* Once the teacher leaves, we all rush to the nearest bulletin board on our floor. All of us want to know whether we cleared the test, or failed. No, we weren’t looking at the results of our final exams. We were looking at the … Continue reading Let’s Deal With Disappointment, Shall We?
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
–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
BREATHE. This is the best way to detox and live in the present moment. This could be in the form of meditation, taking a shower, or walking your dog. This lets you pause for a moment and check in on yourself. WRITE. Maintaining a daily journal (or blog) helps you address all that went right or wrong in your day. Once you write something in … Continue reading 10 ways to be happy and in the moment