Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Because giving up is not an option!

The secret to success is a combination of a few elements.
First, it’s your own level of expectations. You have to learn to be happy with certain things you have achieved so far. It’s almost impossible to accomplish all the things you aimed in life; so you have to learn to be happy with what you have achieved, even if it’s half of what you had in your mind at first.
Life happens to you, when you are busy making some other plans”. You always expect certain things, and something else along the ways comes by and you have to alter your path accordingly again.
If you can learn to live along with that, if you can be practical like that, success is easy, maybe! It’s good to have a plan and you are working very hard and you are walking up against the door and you can’t go through that door, you just have to find a backdoor or find a way around it!
That’s how life is; you won’t get exactly what you had in the back of your mind. It’s important to have a good work ethic; no one gets anywhere without hard work. You have to learn to deal with setbacks, failures, get yourself together, because quitting is never an option.
Life is a roller-coaster ride, you will have ups and down, but you will remember only the ups. The fact of the matter is you have to have passion. You must really, really, really and badly want something in life and you must be 100% devoted and dedicated towards it. That way, you will accomplish anything, I mean anything!
To do so, you have to be a bit crazy. You need to be possessive about it. If you commit your entire life to your dream, 2 things will happen:- either you will achieve it or you will die trying.
Dreams, goals, ambitions are important as they drive our life. 
"I am in this phase, and I am sure many too are feeling the same. I wrote this post because it’s a reminder to myself that it’s ok – If things don’t go as per the plan. What matters the most is how you fought and how you live."

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Eternal Love!

It’s not a perfect love story. 
In fact it’s an incomplete one.
Left to be never completed in this lifetime.
It was a dream and near to impossible.
But as it entered my life, I started chasing more dreams.
God grants you things when you need them the most.
Deep in sorrow, fakeness,
Lost, confused and buried in questions I was.
And the Eternal Love just came as a slow wind.
Which shook my fundamentals,
Moved me and I became a new person.
That’s what it does.
So, for this Eternal Love
I will never fear this world.
Be authentic and real.
Will value my time and other time too.
Keep up my word at any cost.
Will speak up, even if it’s suffocating.
Expose my vulnerabilities and face my fears.
I will stay beautiful as this Eternal Love.
Alive and meaningful.
I will go global and make you proud.
Will smile even if I live in pain.
Because I got more than what I asked for.
It gives me a safe nest to breath.
Protected arms when I am scared the most.
Wipes off your tears every time I am hurt.
Walking in the crowd all alone, never did I felt lost.
You walked besides me and I never wanted any one more.
I live everyday with this eternal love in my heart.
Long overdue ….but here I am.
Thanks BG for this Eternal Love.
This is what you have left me with….. never ending Eternal Love.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Water + Fire = Love


Love is the water of life and the lover is the sole of fire.
Universe turns differently when fire loves water. 
A life without love is of no count. 
Don’t ask yourself what kind of love you should seek.
Spiritual or material, Divine or Maintained. 

Love has no definition or labels. 

Friday, August 25, 2017

What makes you perfect?

Well, I am not perfect and I carry all my imperfections as a medal.
I accept and celebrate my imperfections and yes that makes me also vulnerable.
Does it pain?
Yes, it pains. When those imperfections lead to failures, setbacks, and losses.
I don’t know what being perfect is like…but I have found my way to be perfect.

You are perfect when you can make someone smile.
You are perfect when you do well for someone.
You are perfect if you can empathies with someone.
You are perfect if you can accept people for who they are.
You care perfect if you can feel someone’s pain.
You are perfect if you care less of what others would think and be you.

I live with pain, don’t ask why.
Ask how does it help.
I rejoice my pains everyday…ask why?
Only if you are in pain you can feel someone else’s pain.
When you can feel others pain you can truly connect.
Only when you are in pain you value happiness.

I call “Pain” as a blessing in disguise.
Even if you are living in pain…don’t forget to smile always.
Smile because you took a breath now.
What’s the point of being perfect, when pain and imperfection are enough to live in gratitude?

Don’t die before your death.
Try doing good and changing someone’s life, that’s when you are living.
Break out of the routine and do your bit of goodness.

And if you feel you are imperfect in anything don’t worry my friend, you will be ok. That’s how we all are and we need to stop trying to prefect our self’s, instead be grateful of this life and make the most out of it.

Cheers to our imperfections.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The very Indian in me says this….

Today back home, we are celebrating our  71st Independence Day in India. For me it was an emotional roller costar day. I was missing home, was happy seeing the flag hosting pictures, school celebration social media post and our leaders inspiring talks etc.
I have been living away from India for more than 2 years now, and after so many years of living only today I wondered what 15th Aug means to me or for that matter for my fellow Indians. Yes, it’s a day to celebrate the freedom we got after fighting so hard and sacrificing so many freedom fighters lives. The question I have is, what are we celebrating for?

Our freedom fighters fought for a free nation, where we are no more slaves of anyone and have all the freedom we want in this life. But what’s the point of this freedom and celebration I wonder again. Our minds are not really free!
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Religion: How easily today we categorize people based on their religion and cast. It starts right from the birth, when we label a child – Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian in his or her birth certificate and they land up living for that tag forever. We divided our own free land into religious minds and we are subconsciously fighting a mental war against each other, is this Independence? When can we stop dividing ppl based on their religion? Well, I have no answer for this? I am personally fighting my own war and hope no religion wins, but humanity WINS.  I wish I embraced true independence in my mind.

State Divisions: Oh Yes! This is classic, How many times in your day u say- “She is a tamilian”, “He is a Punjabi”, “She is from Bengal” and how strong our stereotypes are related to people from different parts of India. Isn’t it funny? So did Gandhi or for that matter our leaders fought this freedom war just to wake up from their grave and see fellow Indians talking ill and segmenting people based on which part of India they come from?
No matter how educated or smart we are, we lovely Indians can’t stop diving people. I guess it’s our skill set.

Language War: We might be the only country, which has no National Language, however for us English and Hindi are our official languages. Why u ask? Well because we speak close to 18 different languages, and how can one language win? Thus, if you are living in a particular state and if you don’t know the state language, it’s a disgrace, you will be made to feel like an outsider. So independence is not about which language u wish to learn and speak. When will we liberate our self from this languages war and say fuck everything… lets make respect, honesty, and kindness mode of communication and not Kannada, Bengali etc.
Well if I can communicate to Chinese people using these languages, I am sure it won’t be that difficult for we Indians.

Gender Equality:  This is a huge topic, and I know lots of things are changing. But still, when will we stop objectifying women in India. A woman is supposed to do this and that, is this what Independence means to you or us? Why can’t u give every woman this Independence of letting her make her own choice, out of love and not out of society pressure?

Status Quote: To explain this point, let me narrate you a story. I was waiting at this Delhi airport and a mid age woman shared my table and started telling me about her son living in US and passed out from IIT. She must be proud of her son, which I could see, but it took a twist in the story when 2 other girls joined our table. One was doing her MS in US and the other girl was doing her media studies. Guess what? That woman started giving more attention and respect to the MS girl. So here’s my question to the entire well educated and highly classy Indians – Was Independence gifted to us so that we treat people differently based on their social, financial and educational status?
Why is that we have this mental barometer, when it comes to respecting people coming from different walks of life and class.

Did our great freedom fighters fight for India’s Independence to see all that’s boiling up in India? My dear friends, as you end your today’s day and head back to a normal routine life from tomorrow, I want you guys to ask yourself, how full of double standards and a hypocrite life we are living in spite of this blessed freedom. This is not a national war, it's a fight with our selves. Fight to free yourself from the thoughts, which divide our own land.  I wish we all WIN this war soon, so that if I ever have kids, help them breath is a truly Independent India.
Happy Independence Day!

Jai Hind!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Debuted on Medium

Hi all,
I debuted on Medium today, with my first post called, "Brand Stories".
You can follow me here: https://t.co/lsGHZeCQvw

See you there :)