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How to Make a Bad First Impression

Making an impression is unavoidable. Meaning it will be either good or bad - there's a grey area too - but it will fall somewhere on a spectrum, an impression will be made. Many times we are afraid of putting ourselves 'out there' because we fear judgement. Passing judgement, both positive and negative, is natural. We should accept that people…

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3 Ways to Improve Your Writing

We are all hypercritical of our work. As writers, we would rather hold onto an article forever than turn it over for a deadline. As my j-school instructors would say: A good journalist always thinks they write badly. Translation: writing can always be improved. But if you came here looking for 3 ways to improve your writing, I have trapped…

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How to Get Lost on Earth

We meet many people throughout our lives who speak a different language, come from a faraway land, and who have no experience interacting with a person like you. Getting lost on Earth is scary but exhilarating at the same time. The people are different. The customs are different. And often, the language is completely different. Whether you meet them in your city…

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CTRL + ALT + DEL Your Life

You are having a great chat on fb, trying to finish a project for work, and downloading the latest season of Entourage. You remember another task you gotta complete and start opening more windows. The sound of your music starts to get drowned out and choppy. Your computer fan kicks it up a notch and things start to slow down, considerably. The…

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