Inspiration | Motivation | Success

I’m a Goal-Digger, Are You?

I’m constantly chasing – chasing (the idea of) success, chasing a dream, chasing the lifestyle I envision in my head every day. I gradually learned that the only thing I actually own is myself, and to truly “own” myself, I need to be constantly reinventing and investing in myself, physically and mentally. I started by […]

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Inspiration

How To Do What You Love

“I mean, we’re from two different generations, but no matter if you’re like, 60 or 16, at the end of the day we’re all still trying to make money and make a solid living, right?” is what he told me. At first, I grimaced. He was talking about the notion of learning extensively about current […]

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Inspiration

Read This If You Keep Changing Your Mind

In 2012, I wanted to be a journalist. Me being me – ambitious and sort of tunnel-visioned, began naively searching for ways to get there. To be honest, I wasn’t really confident about the job description of a journalist, but all I knew was I wanted to write for a living – non-fiction material, for […]

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Success

What is Your Definition of Success?

One of the defining factors of my blog’s focus towards self-improvement and motivation was Alain de Botton’s TED talk on “A kinder, gentler philosophy of success.” In it, he makes a comment about how in today’s world, the biggest type of snobbery we encounter is job snobbery. He says we encounter it most with the […]

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Relationships

What I’ve Learned From “Dating” at 20

I’ve done my fair share of dating and been in plenty of unlabelled ‘relationships’, and this has essentially allowed me to mull over what makes a good one. Whether the experience has been negative or positive, I’ve definitely pushed myself to jot down some really important notes that have managed to come into play in […]

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