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Overcoming Anxiety – A Guide to Thrive in Chaos

Your body is shivering and you’re gasping for air. You take in heavy breaths and exhale fully, simply because you read somewhere that focusing on your breathing will take your mind off of the worries and bring you back to the much acclaimed present moment. Your mind won’t listen to you and it keeps going … Read moreOvercoming Anxiety – A Guide to Thrive in Chaos

A Night in Kumartali

One humid Kolkata night, as the remnants of the previous night’s bottle found itself depleting, I walked out to the neighbourhood bootlegger. The setting of the area seemed to be an unvarying one – the endless alternating between the dim light and the tranquil darkness, the shuffling footsteps, the limp figures seeking darker shades in … Read moreA Night in Kumartali

The Pretty Circle of Life

Nine years ago. Snip, snip. The snippets of callously cut hair falls on the ground of the salon. She looks at herself in the mirror. Chubby cheeks, round face, a bit of acne – exactly what most fifteen year olds look like. She looks into the mirror and feels slightly self conscious. Her mother is … Read moreThe Pretty Circle of Life

Musing on the Minstrels of Nature

Sometimes, the best and the most beautiful things in life are right at our own doorsteps but go by unnoticed, like the seasons that change each year which brings about such a transformation in our environments, they assume newer forms they’ve never had before and never will have again. We seek multiple sources of entertainment … Read moreMusing on the Minstrels of Nature

Win at Life – Stop Giving a Damn

Even after a series of sessions of rationalizing with stupidly fabricated reasons in one’s own mind to give in to a temptation or settle for a wrong choice even when one is well aware of its erred nature and the consequences it might foster in the future, we humans (most of us) never seem to … Read moreWin at Life – Stop Giving a Damn

The Absurdity of a Wistful Existence

In the midst of the wavering shores of loud oceans of aversion, rests a heap of grains of sand that has thrived on the perplexing but supporting system of hopefulness that keeps them unwetted by the oceanic water. Systems being created out of mere dust that call in to hold a place in the Multiverse … Read moreThe Absurdity of a Wistful Existence

The Art of Art – Unleash Your Creative Genius

Meditating upon the absurd nature of the universe and my own existence makes me want to go back in time, wishing I never stumbled upon this kind of knowledge. Knowledge that we are a tiny little cog of an almost infinitely large machinery. That we live on a ball of dirt revolving around a ball … Read moreThe Art of Art – Unleash Your Creative Genius