Monday, December 7, 2009

Just love this quote by Bob Marley

He’s not perfect. You aren’t either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can. He isn’t going to quote poetry. He’s not thinking about you every moment, but he will give you a part of him that he knows you could break. Don’t hurt him, don’t change him, and don’t expect more than he can give. Don’t analyze. Smile when he makes you happy, yell when he makes you mad, and miss him when he’s not there. Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don’t exist, but there’s always one guy who is perfect for you. ~Bob Marley 

Monday, October 5, 2009

Quarter Life Crisis!

Till yesterday "Quarter life crisis" was just another phrase which never really captured my attention, until I was telling my friend about me feeling low (OFCOURSE everyone's got their low days) so this was when he asked if it was "Quarter life crisis". That's when it occurred to me "Quarter life" isn't that where I am right now!!! Ok I decided this phrase has to be looked into, ran a search n found a wiki article on it and it said the following

Characteristics of quarter-life crisis may include:

* feeling "not good enough" because one can't find a job that is at one's academic/intellectual level
* frustration with the working world, and finding a suitable job or career
* confusion of identity
* insecurity regarding the near future
* insecurity concerning long-term plans, life goals
* insecurity regarding present accomplishments
* re-evaluation of close interpersonal relationships
* lack of friendships or romantic relationships, sexual frustration, and involuntary celibacy
* disappointment with one's job
* nostalgia for university, college, high school or elementary school life
* tendency to hold stronger opinions
* boredom with social interactions
* loss of closeness to high school and college friends
* financially-rooted stress (overwhelming college loans, unanticipatedly high cost of living, etc.)
* loneliness, depression and suicide
* desire to have children
* a sense that everyone is, somehow, doing better than you
* frustration with societal ills

As I skimmed through these points I did have a sense of doubt creeping into me, got me confused do I really feel any of these?? hmm.. maybe one or two..(don't even try to guess!). But then I think at some point of life everyone goes through these unless ofcourse they have attained Nirvana! Despite of these self assurances, I still had this doubt clinging on to me. And realized I was actually better off without these details, now I know why ignorance is bliss! I was so blissfully unaware of "Quarter Life Crisis" and now everytime I feel low am gonna be wondering if its one of QLC's! And after lot of pondering I concluded its my pal, yes hes the culprit why did he even have to mention it!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Monsoon Musings..

I woke up this morning grudgingly as I felt the absolute unfairness of having to get out of bed. I looked out of the window and all I could see was the gushing rain and hear its hushing sound. I guess this must have been the heaviest rainfall I had ever seen and how I would have given up everything just to be allowed back under my sheets at that moment. So I finally gave up and got out of bed, got on with the daily routine while listening to my mom talk about schools being closed due to rains. I was instantly reminded of the days when news like that used to make me happy. I still remember how delighted I used to get and how I used to pray for more rains hoping for more holidays. That's when I hit one of those epiphanic moments on how these little things brought happiness and how easy things were back then. Making a mental note to look out for more of these ‘little things’ I scurried out of home, not forgetting my umbrella of course.