Dare to be different! This is not a clickbait title. It really is a confirmed ticket. Although, this might be a slightly different 1% in comparison to the headline grabbing richest 1% we read about all the time. Those don't interest me at all. On offer here are riches of a different kind. You will … Continue reading How to Be the TOP 1% in the World and Stand Out?
The motivation to write this entire series came when last month I witnessed a conflict arise between two professionals which quickly turned into bullying and labelling. A typical patriarchal reaction when faced with a challenge. (He later even claimed to be a "feminist.") It was a moment of déjà vu from my own experience earlier … Continue reading How To Deal With Bullies? Part-IV FEARLESS FORESIGHT.
I have been a sucker for coming of age films for as far back as I can remember. I could not get enough of the depiction of the protagonist's realization of their own worth and pursuit of their desires. Generally, in the movies, the central character is a young adult trying to find their way … Continue reading Have You Ever Been Bullied? Part-III Coming of Age!
Revisiting the older posts to give them some air. Tell me what you think!
I wish it was something as funky as Slim Shady!😎 Pardon the reference as I grew up in the emerging era of Eminem. My nickname was close, though. I was mostly called Khaddy by one and all during my youthful years in school. Boarding school tradition of surname calling still stands. Usually, the story attached to the derived name is a funny one. Mine emerged as a consequence of everyone inventing their own pronunciation of the rather unusual surname.
Personally, I preferred being called Khaddy than a distorted version of my already hard to pronounce surname. The more shortened and distorted, the funkier it sounded, like Khadz!. Mine stuck. Many, who had no reference of the connection to my surname, even called me Caddy, as in the golf caddy!! Imagine that!😆
My school principal had a peculiar way of saying my full name while addressing the whole school during…
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RedBull gives you wiiings! My entry into adulthood was nothing short of a grand stage entrance high on RedBull!. I was charged-up, driven and determined. I had set out to do something that no one in my family had ever done before. I was going to learn to fly and become a pilot with absolutely … Continue reading Have You Ever Been Bullied? Part II-Adulthood
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations. Alfred Adler, Austrian psychotherapist, 1870-1937 Alfred Adler was a courageous man who dared to take a path tangential to that of Sigmund Freud. He said that we are what we choose to make of our situation, here and now! … Continue reading How To Experience Sadness?
Would it be easierIf I was conventional and stuck to the script?Would it be easierIf I just listened to the voice of reason?Would it be easierIf it were as simple as it is in my head?Would it be easierIf I didn't say everything that came to my mind?Would it be easierIf I didn't follow my … Continue reading Do you want it to be easier? I did too!
Well, it is exactly how it sounds. I have been waiting to start writing for ages. Most of us have been there and know exactly what I mean. We all need and desperately want that push. I not only want the push, I would love a free ride too. I wish I had a button … Continue reading Push-to-start!