Committing to 2017

  Happy New Year! Last year was one of my really good years. 2016 felt like the culmination of a lot of hard work, self discovery, personal growth, failure and learning. I created my happiness on purpose which also involved prioritizing sharing experiences with many loved ones and I learned to trust in my resilience when I faced…
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What artisans teach me about passion

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.For if you bake bread with indifference, you bake a bitter bread that feeds but…
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Are you a fake?

She stared at me curiously by the pool table. “How can you sing and not be a singer? That sounds like an oxymoron”. She had been telling me about her recent endorsement and had been bursting out in song during our conversation. Immediately we connected over our love for those genres that sound as deep…
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What your guilty pleasure can teach you

Our brains do wonderful things. They can talk us into and out of anything if we think about it long enough. Especially if there is an immediate emotional reward. So sometimes we make a purchase because the brand is popular or has a cool advert on TV not really because its the best product for…
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Work or play?

Work. It was all those things you ‘had’ to do for very justified reasons. Today it was in the name of commitment, tomorrow in the name of reputation, the next day in the name of tradition, maybe in the name of adulthood, and oh, watch for the big one- in the name of god. It…
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What they didn’t tell you about change

If you know me decently enough you will probably know that I moved to the States recently. Please forgive me if I am behind on responding to emails or comments, its been busy 😉 Last week I met up with friends to say goodbye and it finally dawned on me that I would never call…
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