Let’s Deal With Disappointment, Shall We?

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?

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 Things We Can Learn from The Mentalist

Okay. So, as I write this, it’s the 30th of April and it’s been 3 days since Avengers: Infinity War released. And whether or not you know me personally, one thing you should know that is that I LOVE MARVEL. I love the movie storylines, the cinematography, and the cast and characters of the MCU. I’ve been a fan for the last 5 years and … Continue reading 5 Things We Can Learn from The Mentalist

4 Ways to Turn Your New Idea Into a Reality

By Belma McCaffrey “I’d like to create a new multi-media platform – an Oprah 2.0 – built around authenticity serving millennials,” said a good friend and fellow entrepreneur. “I’d like to write a new Christmas movie about an elf who ends up in a random small town and changes that town’s perception of Christmas” said a coworker. “My key driver is empathy and inspiring others … Continue reading 4 Ways to Turn Your New Idea Into a Reality

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