In the last few weeks, we have seen many controversial and disturbing events that took place around the world. Mass shootings in the USA, protest against the regime in Hong Kong, reorganization bill in J&K (India), Ebola crisis in Congo, increased tensions in Iran, terror threats in Afghanistan, etc. We hear many such unfortunate and … Continue reading How Do We Decide Who Is Right??
Nested in the centre of Down Town, Montego Bay, is the popular Sam Sharpe Square. This historic place is bustling with pedestrian and vehicular traffic. It was originally called Charles Square. Sir Charles Knowles was the governor of Jamaica from 1752 to 1756. James Lawrence who was the custos of the parish in 1755, laid … Continue reading Historic Sam Sharpe Square In Montego Bay
For the longest time, I never understood why people called rainy days gloomy. People generally love rain, so I figured it should be a paradise when it was raining all day. After the rain, the air feels cleaner, everything looks bright, the birds are singing their hearts out and the weather is more cheerful. The … Continue reading Rainy days are gloomy days
For those of you who read my articles regularly and follow me, you would know that I am a believer of self-help and self-improvement. I strongly believe that every one of us has the potential to be better and greater. We just need to recognize the hidden potential and constantly improve our self for a … Continue reading Is There Anything Like Too Much Self-help?
I have realized that often times my logic and reasoning is influenced by my surroundings. If I am among optimistic and positive people, my outlook toward any problem or issue is positive. Similarly, when my company is a Debbie Downer, then I get dragged down too. I have decided to take a grip on this … Continue reading Clean Up Your Act
'No one can make you feel inferior without your consent'. This is a very powerful quote from the former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. This quote conveys that unless we allow insults and words to affect us, they cannot harm us. The opinion of people will not matter to us unless we take them seriously. I … Continue reading No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent – Eleanor Roosevelt
The virtues and dangers of the Internet is a topic of discussion that has been done to death. People have made very strong arguments for and against the impact of the internet on youth. So, when I speak of this issue, I am not talking about anything new. I am only sharing my story about … Continue reading Is The Internet a Knowledge Hub In The True Sense
The past 2 weeks have been difficult for my family and I. There has been a slew of bad and sad news from relatives. Two deaths that were particularly difficult for us. Both of them were close family and deeply loved by all. The worst part of the whole matter apart from their death is … Continue reading Do We Need A Tragedy to Come Closer
This incident occurred a few years back during my college break. It was a hot summer day and I decided to spend it reading my favourite book. I was reading The Lord of the Rings, and it was a particularly gripping chapter. Frodo and his friends had escaped from the Nazgul at Weathertop. If you … Continue reading Scary Encounter or Mind Trick
'To err is honest and to forgive is divine'. This has been constantly and consistently drilled into our subconscious. We have been taught to be forgiving people; Although it is a different thing that we do not always forgive. The saying basically tells us that we all make mistakes, but only a great and wise … Continue reading Think Before You Forgive a Person