Identity, in Psychology relates to self-image, self-esteem, and individuality. Identity encompasses the memories, experiences, values, relationships, and beliefs that create the sense of self. In short, it’s an understanding of who we are and who we can become. Identity, the topic that I love speaking about and a pet project for years. The more I... Continue Reading →
From things, tangible and intangible, I gather what I need. And then I walk under the blue sky, lighter in steps, unhindered and free. I am done paying my dues, and I am done fighting the battles. But I am done now, and as I lay down my arms, my mask, and my armour, I let the runners pass me by. They run past with their shiny badges, picking up speed. But then their road is not mine to take. Their lofty promises are not mine to make. Their goals, they weigh me down. Their shiny baubles, they blind my eyes. So, I shy away. But a few noble ones extend their hands magnanimously. I feel awed by their presence. I am dwarfed by their stature. I am grateful of this gesture, I say.
But I am done treading paths not mine, so, thanks, but I will stay. Then…
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Lately, we as a family, have been taking tiny steps to get more environmentally conscious. Recycling has been a major part of this endeavour. Everything has been put to a new use or put to multiple uses. The Japanese bento bags are great for this as they are both sturdy & versatile. They also remind... Continue Reading →
This year I have travelled far & wide. It was travel for the soul. I have travelled to connect, I have travelled to lend a hand and I have travelled to find myself. Somewhere along the way, I soaked in different ways of life, accepted polarised ideas, and climbed down multiple jaunty ego towers. I... Continue Reading →
We talk about innovation and we talk about creativity. Those in the field know what these could mean, however for the rest, the words have traditional meanings and connotations. The first word, makes us think of new-age products that make our life better (gadgets) and the next word makes us think about art, design etc.... Continue Reading →
It began 15 years ago. At that time, I was teaching Speech & Drama at Julia Gabriel and writing for magazines. That’s when I realised how powerful language was and how asking the right questions made all the difference. I gradually found myself understanding thoughts and emotions more. Later, I moved to Hong Kong,... Continue Reading →