What if I asked her out? Mistake vs Regret

So, there is this cute girl in my Cure.Fit dance class. I see her every day and think that maybe I should ask her out. I think about a conversation starter, almost approach her – but then I think that my conversation starter is not the right one, and just walk away. In my mind,Continue reading “What if I asked her out? Mistake vs Regret”

Cross the road – and your fears!

I looked at my right- crawling cars and peeping peddlers on a backdrop of a crowded-chawl – all the right things in Pune. But the city served as an acute reminder, “You are not in an IIT”I turned my gaze to the left – an empty square- no hopes & dreams – nothing was left inContinue reading “Cross the road – and your fears!”

Achievements and speed bumps!

“I am worthless, that’s why they fired me” Words hardly making their way through the moist eyes and trembling fingers.“No, that is not the case. You know it is because of the COVID” A comforting voice.“I don’t know. I was never so unsure about my career. I am not ready to handle this crisis. IContinue reading “Achievements and speed bumps!”

Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!

The current COVID situation has put all of our plans on hold and we have suffered in various ways – Job loss, pay cuts, death of closed ones, and counting.This uncertainty got me thinking about my fragility as a human being. Yes, I am a human, and the truth is, to be human is to be fragile.Yes,Continue reading “Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!”

How to maintain your productivity in this pandemic – 3C’s of WFH!

To be honest, when I was in office, I’d always think, that working from home would be much better than coming to office everyday. No need to pull myself out of that dreamy sleep and slip into those formals, keeping an eye on the clock all the time. No last minute rush to book anContinue reading “How to maintain your productivity in this pandemic – 3C’s of WFH!”

Free fall!

“You know what, I am tired of your excuses now!” She was looking at him with an intensity unknown to him. She was furious. The devil was dancing on her face, and the tune was vibrating through her cheekbones. “What excuses?” He tried to play dumb, but he knew what she was going to jumpContinue reading “Free fall!”

Last words!

“That’s it – my fathers last words for me were – I love you!” – Marshal Eriksen (HIMYM, Season 6, Episode 14) I wasn’t in for any serious content today, especially when all my flat-mates and friends are not in the town, half the city being closed because of the COVID outbreak, and me hidingContinue reading “Last words!”

How to know a job or company is ideal for you – The PWC framework!

“Hello Abhishek, I hope I didn’t disturb you.” The half-slept, half-awaken me took some time to recognize that voice on the call, as it broke my sweet sleep, with my bed being the back seat of my Uber. A sudden speed-breaker helped me to get back to my senses, and I looked at my phonesContinue reading “How to know a job or company is ideal for you – The PWC framework!”

The Indian Society is fu*ked – but who gives a damn?

I just wanted to scream about what is wrong with me (and you too)!

Meaning of life in one word?

Let me tell you about a boy. He is an orphan. Nobody is born an orphan. He wasn’t either. But I feel that he should have been. Shocked? Angry? Or feel like “how disgusting this writer is!”? I’d still say the same words. That boy was left by his parents on the doorsteps of anContinue reading “Meaning of life in one word?”