The phrase "the truth is sometimes bitter", is one we all can reckon with at some point in our lives. When a lie sounds better than the truth, we tend to spin the version of a story that brings less pain. I know this because I've done it myself. We recall memories of our past… Continue reading Shading the Truth
A wise friend of mine, correctly observed that Instagram has the tendency of creating a feeling of discontent and dissatisfaction with oneself. She richly made the wise decision of actively blocking out anything and everything that gave such negative vibes. Protect yourself on the path to wholeness. The more we focus on the lives of… Continue reading The Pitfalls of Comparison
Hi, It's been a minute. I would like to introduce to you my podcast. Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Reflections on The Growth Mindset. https://anchor.fm/dara-nuga/episodes/Reflections-on-The-Growth-Mindset-eq9c0s Or, if you would rather read the transcript format, here you go: Nothing hurts more than trying and failing. Failure is harder to accept and process… Continue reading The Growth Mindset
I remember when it was announced a few years back, that famous Rockstar and lead vocalist of rock band Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, had allegedly committed suicide. It came as a worldwide shock, and the lyrics to one of their hit song “Numb”, took on a deeper and whole new meaning. A while back as… Continue reading Depression: Numb
Are you living or just existing? There's a great difference between living and merely existing. We exist only when we simply allow ourselves to drift through life. Doing things without reason or purpose. Instead of choosing to affect others positively or leaving behind a mark. It's doing things simply because it's a norm. In living,… Continue reading Living vs. Existing
This year has been quite eventful on its own, full of new experiences, challenges and adventures. A new phase of adulting is what it has been. One feature, that has been a prominent occurrence and my least favorite, is “financial worry” – having financial concerns, having to worry about money… What I’ve learnt is how… Continue reading 3 Tips on a Financial Guide to Surviving Adulthood
I used to think there was nothing of such, but I’ve been proven wrong. You might think what makes a job perfect would be the monetary remuneration, working conditions, perks and benefits, and you’ll be right. But that’s not all there is to it. The ideal job is one that brings forth opportunities to advance,… Continue reading What is The Ideal and Perfect Job? Smart Work Vs Hard Work
Usually, I’d wait till I had defined answers and a set thought frame on a topic before posting on it. But I don’t have all the answers. I’d love to read your thoughts and know what you think on this dicey topic. I’m going to share two schools of thoughts regarding expectations. The point is… Continue reading Expectations: Pitfalls for Disappointment? Or Setup for Greatness!
Lonely. This might be an adjective that describes your mood for most of this year so far... I don't know about you, but I never quite fully liked or adjusted to the online transitions, I've always been the type that preferred physical interactions. It certainly feels like forever since I wrote on my blog. It's… Continue reading Life Happens…
Are you prone to exhibiting self-sabotaging behaviour? How do you even know if you are, assuming it's become a rather subconscious habit of yours, unintentionally developed over time? It's like you're armed on a battlefield, only to find that the enemy is yourself. By self-sabotage, you're practically shooting yourself in the leg and stunting your… Continue reading The Bane of Self-Sabotage.