I have always wanted to write this list post and I intended to do it when I turned 30. But 2018 was one…
Starting a new habit or lifestyle, sticking to it for a few days, then slacking and finally giving up is a familiar experience for all of us. I remember not deciding on New Year Resolutions for a couple of years because I wasn’t going to stick to them anyway. But the thing about wanting to improve in life is that our belief systems keep changing. So did mine! I still haven’t formed a routine. But I have made progress. This post is for those like me, who find it extremely difficult to form habits and give up thinking you haven’t made/can’t make any progress.
The most important and valuable skillset a human needs is kindness. Can you imagine a world where all of us are kind to each other? What else would we need? Money? No. The once who have will give the ones who don’t. Happiness? The ones who are happy will never let others be sad. Good Health? The healthy will help the unhealthy. Then why is kindness so underrated? Why isn’t it taught in schools and universities? I believe kindness needs to be given more focus and here is how I think we can start.
First Sunday of August is Sister’s Day. I have written a lot about my baby sister over the years and they have all been about our childhood and the love we shared. But this post is about a rough space our relationship traversed through during Covid-19. It took a while for us to wrap our heads around the changes my sister had gone through. While the Coronavirus Pandemic stretched on and on, we went through a roller-coaster ride of quarrels, emotions, conversation and growth and here are five things I am realizing now that I learnt from her: