misfits

maybe we are round pegs in square holes
with minds and dreams beyond our years
so breathe you, breathe to the rhythm of your soul
live not to be liked, live to remember
your stories aren’t for the rubble
they’re for the world, to be told

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Ocean grace

Breathe, the ocean whispered.

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A Cinderella Story

In between the ‘once upon a time’ and ‘they lived happily ever after‘ is the story of the girl and her struggle.

What’s your story?

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Current status: It’s complicated

…but it’s not what you think. Who was I? What did I want? What did I stand for? Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. The cold sweats started slowly and got more frequent over time – something within me wasn’t at peace. Has that ever happened to you? Random meltdowns where you question everything? Your friends and family,…

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The five-year plan

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” she asked. I remember being really excited about working and taking on responsibility. I knew I wasn’t ready to study further just yet. I was keen on gaining some experience and making money in the hope that this would guide and streamline my future choices. Quite honestly, at 20, I…

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Sum of us

The world is always at work (people and place)

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New Year: Revised and renewed

Every December is filled with this sudden burst of excitement in the air. We start writing our own year-end analysis, listing down what went right and wrong. We discuss our plans and resolutions for the new year and vow to right all wrongs. Soon, new year’s eve is just the same, filled with cheer and celebration with our near and dear ones and the next day we wake up with a clean slate. We wake up feeling rejuvenated and with the will to do things differently; to right wrongs, to fulfil dreams. We’re filled with renewed hope and enthusiasm and list down resolutions for the year ahead of us.

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2015 – The year that was

As yet another joyride came to an end, I see myself smiling at a whole bunch of fond memories. In the last week, my feed has been filled with people reminiscing the year that was. While some thanked the heavens for a great year, some were glad it was over. For me, it was a bit of…

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Give thanks

Often we forget to value the good that comes to us because we take it for granted. Sure, come this time of the year everyone brings out their turkeys and cameras and celebrates thanksgiving. We finally count our blessings, only to get back to the vicious circle of never-ending woes. Why not celebrate thanksgiving every day of our lives?

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