Most of us have gone through a certain form of failure or loss. It could have been a relationship gone badly, a lost job, loss of a loved one, or a failed business or project gone wrong. When you are at the bottom of that hole, you wonder whether there is a time you will be alright again. Still, somehow, you find the strength to pull yourself up and crawl away from that hole. Continue reading
Most of our education systems show us that great performance is all we need to succeed in life. So when you are smart, and your grades made you the teacher’s pet in school, you grow up thinking that you are smart. You think that this is a ticket to help you open many doors in life. Continue reading
My good friends kept saying that she has no talent. I think this is because we mostly associate talents with some artistry such as singing, playing an instrument, or some creativity such as writing, drawing and painting. Continue reading
At one point or another, most of us have found ourselves in such a situation. A point where we know that we need to move on from situations that are no longer being beneficial to us. This could be in a career, a relationship, a business, a friendship or even moving one from material things we have acquired, and yet, we cling onto them. Continue reading
I think peace of mind is underrated and from what I see, peace of mind is a great asset. Continue reading
Some years back, if you told me I would be jogging 5km in the morning, or obsessing over fitness, I would have told you to sod off. Continue reading
I read everything; from children’s books, to bestselling fiction to the most cliché sounding self-help books. Not only do I get entertained by the stories I come across, or intrigued by new research findings, but I believe I learn something from every book I read, however small or relevant the lesson is in my life. Continue reading
We spend a lot of time around other people. As a result, we find ourselves behaving in a way that is acceptable to these people even when it doesn’t sit well with us. Continue reading
Traveling is both fun and scary. Going to a place you have never been is a scary experience by itself. Now, being to a place where they speak a different language, it is at its own level of scary. However, it is through facing the scary stuff that you discover that you can do anything that you want to be. My friend and I took a round trip to Europe sometime back and I must say we was both excited and scared but most importantly, by the end of it all, I was very proud of myself (and so was my friend).
If you ask me if I would like to go back to Barcelona, I’ll probably hesitate for a moment. I have a love-hate relationship with the city so let me tell you about my Barcelona experience.