Writing and Exes

Writing and my ex-boyfriends have one thing in common. I have a love/hate relationship with both of them. When words find me – the feeling is almost orgasmic and nothing in the world can compare. But when they don’t and all I’m left with is a blank screen – the urge the hurl my laptopContinue reading “Writing and Exes”

27 Harsh Truths

Here is a fun fact that no one teaches you in high school or in university. There are a lot of things that you will have to learn once you leave the comfort of university classes and binge drinking. Most of them (such as budgeting, time management, etc) you will learn when the reality ofContinue reading “27 Harsh Truths”

The Only Checklist You’ll Need to Navigate Through 2022

Since the beginning of 2020 nothing has felt certain. Everything from the job market to romantic relationships became unstable and for some of us — has been ever since. As we approach the end of 2021 there is still a lingering sense of uncertainty, which makes anxious people like myself even more anxious. So instead of creatingContinue reading “The Only Checklist You’ll Need to Navigate Through 2022”

The Day I Changed My Coffee Order

Change. It’s a daunting word and one that most people tend to forget to incorporate into their personal dictionary. And why would we? We spend such a significant part of our young adulthood trying to form a protective blanket against unforeseen changes that ripping that blanket off seems absurd. Preposterous even. Yet most of usContinue reading “The Day I Changed My Coffee Order”

Life Lessons From Phil Knight’s ‘Shoe Dog’

For the first time in a very long time I’ve fallen short of words around how to describe something. I’ve always known the power of words and their ability to transport you to a different universe. But I never imagined I’d feel this way about a business book. The way Phil Knight describes his journeyContinue reading “Life Lessons From Phil Knight’s ‘Shoe Dog’”

22

I believe there are three types of people in the world: Those who take calculated risks and will only arrive to a conclusion after they have completed multiple pros and cons lists to thoroughly evaluate a situation. Those who take risks with a stable mind and a confirmed opinion. Those who are just plain recklessContinue reading “22”

Putting On Your Big-Girl Pants

This is not going to be your average story about ‘what I discovered when I entered my twenties’ or anything along the lines of that. Well maybe to an extent but not completely. Let me elaborate. The other day I was at a cosy downtown café in Macarthur Square when it started pouring so hardContinue reading “Putting On Your Big-Girl Pants”

Let’s Play

She walked into the room swiftly carrying herself with grace and poise, with her cashmere scarf draped elegantly across her delicate shoulders as her Manolo Blahnik’s created a soothing havoc against the marble floor. She walked to the table and jingled her bag full of plastic coins as her eyes sparkled mischievously because she knewContinue reading “Let’s Play”

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