The indispensable virtue behind success

Success stories are something we all love. But if we try boiling down every success story in the entire planet to one facilitative factor – I believe it comes down to a two-word virtue. No matter how hard I try, I’ve not succeeded in alienating any success story I know from this factor. Self discipline.... Continue Reading →

Self assurance and relationships

It’s a common human tendency to expect returns for what has been invested. Especially in relationships, most fights occur when one person invests and the other withdraws consistently, without mutual benefit. But honestly, such matters are not given enough emphasis as they hold the potential to completely break a person down. We tend to think... Continue Reading →

On the receiving end of narcissism

I cannot remember where I know it from, but I had learnt it somewhere that narcissists always create the best first impressions. Or the first few, to be specific. They want us to like them and reflect their self worth back at them, which is why they are extra nice and extra caring during their... Continue Reading →

The suicide story

Last evening I stumbled upon a news report that spoke about a teenager in Noida, India, who ended his life because he could not get enough ‘likes’ on Tiktok. And I said to myself, this guy must have discovered the world’s thinnest reason to end life if this report is to be completely believed. I... Continue Reading →

Ayn Rand and her alternate utopia

I happened to read ‘The Fountainhead’ by Ayn Rand when I was 16. Back in the time, the mind is just the canvas an influencer needs to either turn into a masterpiece or wreck completely forever. I’m glad I chose the company of books at an early age and by then had reached a stage... Continue Reading →

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