Old Normal and New Normal

After more than a year of working, studying and socialising from home, the meaning of the word ‘normal’ has changed. Whether you hated it at first or weren’t really tech-savvy, you somehow managed to adapt to it. Slowly but ultimately the pandemic will end and the meaning of ‘normal’ will change once more. The sameContinue reading “Old Normal and New Normal”

Lessons from Year 15

Over the past few months, I have come across many articles on the internet titled “Birthday Notes”. These are written by the writers who compile their major life lessons every year on their birthday for reflection. I have decided that I’ll do it for myself too. Many people have done it every year consistently andContinue reading “Lessons from Year 15”

The Red Queen Effect

In Through the Looking Glass, the second sequel of the famous novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Alice realizes that she is running as fast as she can but she’s still fixed at the same place. She is constantly trying to run but it has no effect as her surroundings remain stationary relativeContinue reading “The Red Queen Effect”

Practice and Repetition

While listening to the podcast episode on the Tim Ferris Show with Seth Godin as the guest, I made a note of a small piece of practical writing advice Seth gives. He says, “This is easy. Write poorly. Continue writing poorly. Write poorly until it’s not bad anymore and then you’ll have something you canContinue reading “Practice and Repetition”