We all need love. The difference between you and Mark Zuckerburg is that you get all weepy and emo about it while Zuck writes 10,000 lines of code and launches Facebook. The Socials: No idea has been more effective in changing the landscape of love, friendship, and marketing. Not to mention, hatred, stupidity, and materialism. … Continue reading The one friend we all need
In some form or another, you've heard the story of the prince. The prince has an over-protective Dad aka the king. One day, the prince decides to get out of the palace and get some *me time*. He saddles up his horse - tells his executive assistant - who on hearing the Prince is heading … Continue reading How to attain Enlightenment
Why your ideas suck and what to do about them.
Why should poems be so hard to understand? Why so deep? Why not motivational? Why the sad spiral into confused hopelessness? Poems are hard. Because humans write them. Poems are far. We don't see that far. We aren't used to. Not in our regular lives we see that far. It's knowing someone, deeply. Something. An … Continue reading The difficulty of being Poetry
When I was young, I reveled my friends in my recent trip to Germany, the specs of the latest car my Dad just got, and the interiors of my spare Bungalow at the end of the lane. Of course, none of this was true. Looking back, I see the truth more clearly: I wasn't a … Continue reading The life-changing magic of less Bullshit
I woke up bruised and broken. It had happened, again. I was beaten up. This was happening a lot lately. I am telling you this because, well, it’s happening to you too. What do you do when the thing that assaulted you happen to be your own thoughts? Who do you tell? Who brings justice? … Continue reading When you hate yourself
You have reached mid-life. You've worked hard, had a life-changing moment or two, read a bunch of stuff, and have gone through a string of interesting experiences. It seems like you've come a long way. All of growing up feels like you've regularly broken away from your past and become someone you never quite planned … Continue reading How to know yourself
There's this sport. You don't have to do much. You get to wear designer clothes. A guy will lug the equipment for you. And you sure as heck don't have to run or break a sweat. In fact, you are chauffeured around in a small vehicle. The most exercise you will get is some hip … Continue reading Bend it like Beckham: Emotional edition
In 1949, in the book 1984, author George Orwell warned us of this guy called Big Brother. Big brother, like most elder brothers, is this irritating brother that watches over you and everything you do. Only this brother can also get super creepy and try to learn all your deepest secrets. Orwell believed this would … Continue reading Love me. Love me. Love me.