Are we there yet?

It’s my 3 year-old’s favorite question. And the answer’s almost away, “no, not yet.” Interestingly, my response doesn’t change if a grown-up asks me the same question. Because despite our best efforts, the best intentions and the best possible scenarios, we’re almost always on the way towards the destination. Not exactly what we want to […]

It’s the hard that makes it great!

Sometimes I feel “I hate to write.” But then I remember, “I love having written.” Trust me, the feeling would’ve remained the same even if Dorothy Parker hadn’t said this first. The hardest aspect about writing is the time and space it demands to write down something that makes sense, agrees with my own logic, […]

Life is simple…

… we intend to make it complicated, said the great Confucious. And I’ll be the first in line to back the statement up. Take a look around you. What do you see? Complicated stuff. Everywhere! Life was so much simpler a few years back (even a decade back). Now I analyze my life quite often. […]

Life’s short

You could be leaving your breath right now… Memento Moro It’s been a constant reminder for the past many years, yet you feel shattered when a dear friend leaves you and their loved ones for the heavens up above. I’ve been miserable all this morning. One of my dear friends, someone whom I’d really respected, […]

Good

Found this inspiring video featuring Jocko Willink (extracted from his podcast I think) that is sure to give you goosebumps. Or it might make you — in Jocko’s words — get-up, dust off, reload, recalibrate and re-engage and go out on the attack. Watch the video and read the transcript below before doing anything else… […]