Note to Self #7 – Don’t Be Afraid To Embrace Yourself

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There are 7.3 billion people in this world and none of them is you. We are all different identities with different thought and behavioural patterns. Can you imagine how unique we are from the roots of our hair to the tips of our toes! If no two fingerprints are the same, then why should we strive to be like anyone else? Why be a wannabe when you can simply be you? Continue reading

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Note to Self #4 – ‘Social’ Is Not The New Word For Antisocial

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Dear T,

It’s late and you’re tired and sleepy, so let’s try to make this really short. Today while you were waiting for your metro to and fro from work, you looked around the station and realized something. A large number of passengers on the platform were bent over their digital devices as if their lives depended on them. The situation was oddly homogeneous, with passive faces and bent heads showing little signs of movement while thumbs were moving incessantly. Every now and then, a head would look up and gaze around and then shift their attention back to the screen again. Continue reading

Note to Self #3 – This Is Not The End of the Journey

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Dear T,

You’ve only had one calling ever since you remember – to write your way into this world. Living in an imaginative bubble, your best friends growing up were books, paper, a pencil and your sister’s old typewriter. You were always good at languages and the written word in school but did not have a strong affinity toward other subjects. The one dream you had as a young’un was to become a writer/reporter. Continue reading