The Fortune Teller

Stuck in a rut, without a vocation She scoured through horoscope sections for any insinuation That her life would soon on an upward swing be Bringing job prospects and money She alternated between job searches and horoscopes on the net Nothing was changing, she re-examined her skill set   With a flair for writing an […]

Will toot my horn

I cannot help but notice how these days Self-promotion has become easier in many ways So the talents that we had, meant to be showcased To close friends and family, often based On the context and occasion, employed strategically To garner praise, or arouse envy specifically- Now there is a smattering of our “talents” for […]

Running out of the weekend..

Another weekend is over and I Watch the minutes go ticking by Sunday night is here, and my Anxiety level is reaching its weekly high Where did the weekend go, I wonder I feel so tired, I guess it was a blunder To create a jam-packed schedule It seems to be an unwritten rule That […]

I’m afraid when I hear…

There are some phrases that come loaded With premonition of a bomb that has exploded My adrenergic system promptly goes into gear When these ominous phrases I hear Fear grips me, I start to prepare For what could be my worst nightmare- “I need to show you something” is one  I wonder what error of commision […]

Money can’t buy happiness

Money can’t buy you happiness, it’s a cliche, they say Money can buy things that make one happy, any day They tell me I am fortunate to be rolling in wealth What can I tell you- I shed tears of sadness in stealth Oh yes, I have money, in quantities that might appear Quite excessive, in fact […]

The fault lies in my chronotype..

“Chronotype refers to the behavioral manifestation of underlying circadian rhythms of myriad physical processes. A person’s chronotype is the propensity for the individual to sleep at a particular time during a 24-hour period. ‘Eveningness’ (delayed sleep period) and ‘morningness’ (advanced sleep period) are the two extremes with most individuals having some flexibility in the timing […]

Don’t talk about it!

Life is complicated, we know that’s true Fast-paced, stressful, anxiety-provoking too So in the world today, culturally acceptable it has become To talk about anxiety and various ways it can be overcome From yoga to mindfulness, and therapy sessions Expensive ways to combat anxiety are the new obsession While these things help, I agree they […]