Saving my insanity

Sometimes I write to share my insanity, but sometimes I write to save it. When everything about the world feels unnatural, sanity offers no relief. Besides, like Vonnegut said, “A sane person, when compared to an insane society, will appear insane.” I have often considered myself that lone voice of sanity, and in that assumption,…

Don’t just stay home – introspect

It’s a time to rediscover what we lost when we were taking ourselves for granted. This might sound weird, but consider for a second that it’s in taking ourselves for granted that we find reason to take others for granted. In doing so, we take things around us for granted and end up committing excesses…

What is it about toilet paper?

What is it about this toilet paper binge? I think we lost our humanity long before Corona. And if our response and attitude towards each other during this crisis is anything to go by, we won’t re-find our humanity anytime soon either.

Insomnia, Anxiety, Mental Clutter – Be gone

Here’s a technique that I developed many years ago when insomnia was a friend of mine. I’ve since found it to be very effective for not just insomnia, but also for anxiety, mental clutter, or just overall peace of mind. When you feel anxious or frustrated, or if you’re struggling to focus, try this out and let me know how it works for you.

This technique is discussed in more detail in my book titled Own Your Sh!t.

A Brain Dump

Brain dumps are therapeutic, if you do it right. It allows a release, an unstructured release of the clouds that trail you through the day. Life demands structure, and structure demands discipline. Both have their place, but did you notice how beautifully random the structure of nature appears? It has probably the most complex system…

Holystic Healing

It’s so interesting (read ‘entertaining’) to note how people convince themselves that everything is solved through faith and struggle. It’s probably one of the cleverest disguises of feigning strength that I’ve come across. You see, the moment we profess to be answering to a higher calling in our efforts to rid ourselves of our demons,…