In Daring Greatly, Brene Brown confesses that the worst form of betrayal is not lying or cheating, rather disengagement. Of not caring. Of letting go of a connection. Of not being willing to devote time and effort to the relationship. After reading the book, I realized just how big a prey I had become to this. And it was time to make a change.
Are we aware of the amount of information we consume everyday? The emails we battle with, the unsolicited advertisements that chase us, the articles that grab our attention. How often do we take a step back to filter out the data that we process? Not often. But we might have to. Because our brain, unlike the cloud, has limited capacity.
Personal care. Eating my meals and sleeping on time: That is all it meant while growing up in a suburb in India. But.. as we grow up, we (especially women), are pre-disposed to worrying about how others perceive our attractiveness. I knew that, but I didn’t know how pronounced the issue was. So far this year, past month I saw the most changes in my routine. Read on to know more.
Since I read Sapiens, I’ve been struggling with finding a North Star for morals. I grew up as an ardent theist — influenced by my conservative family — but somewhere in the four years during my under-graduation, I outgrew the necessity of the rituals and superstitions. Now I wish I hadn’t.
We all live in this hyperconnected world where looking at your phone constantly is said to be as bad as substance addiction. When I realized I might get sucked into this hole, I wanted to change that – but with some caveats.
Solitude, Social Media, and Mentorship – these were the themes that most colored the days of the past month.
I’m curious to know the emotional turmoil that autobiographers feel while they re-live their life on paper. Do they ever wonder if readers can spot all the lines where they let go of reality for a second to enter a world of what-ifs? I think they do. Because I do,...