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ATARAXY GAINED

  Not where you thought you would be at this stage of your life? Maybe you aspired to be an architect as a child, now you may be in a law school. Maybe your dream job is no longer within your reach, or maybe you just feel like …

ATARAXY LOST

  Since my first post, I have been always talking about my hard times and struggles that I have faced so far in my life. This blog has helped me type down my thoughts of my cacophonic mind. I thought I left my sorrows in my past. I …

MY BATTLE WITH SOCIAL ANXIETY

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” ~Albert Camus My life is a trauma for me till now. I have battled with my intense social anxiety, uncontrollable fear of people and social situations which ruined my school life. I had plenty of excuses …

SHAME AND THE ART OF LETTING GO

“If we share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame cannot survive.” ~Bréne Brown I am not the person that I wanted to be today. I saw myself as the victim of my own circumstances. I always try to masquerade my insecurity in a …

THE POWER OF INTROVERSION

“We can’t underestimate the value of silence. We need to create ourselves, need to spend time alone. If you don’t, you risk not knowing yourself and not realizing your dreams.” ~Jewel As children, we have all heard the story of The Tortoise and The Hare. Well, tortoises are …

THE ESSENCE OF MUSIC

“Music should strike from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of a woman.” ~Ludwig Van Beethoven I find that to be true to the bottom. There is always a perfect song for every occasion. There is always a music for every mood I am …

SHILLONG: A REMINISCENCE

Shillong: A Reminiscence: It has been almost a year that I have been writing this blog and I have never drifted apart from my usual theme. Recently I took a trip to Shillong which made me change my perspective towards life and my way of thinking. So, I …

HOW OVERTHINKING CAN BE CATASTROPHIC

How overthinking can be catastrophic: I am not the person that I wanted to be today. I saw myself as the victim of my own circumstances. I always try to masquerade my insecurity in a blanket of perfectionism but usually, it was a catastrophic failure. My flawless public …
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