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The Burden of Materialism

It took me 25 years to realize how useless most of the stuff I own really is. If I were to move right now, I’d only take a few things with me: my guitars, my computer and laptop, my phone, my electronic drum kit, maybe my bed, and maybe half of my clothes. 343 more words


I quit social media for 3 months and it's weird being back

2020 has been a WILD, overwhelming year of natural disaster, a global pandemic and a huge anti-racism movement. I think we’ve all felt overwhelmed by the news and social media lately but I genuinely believe we were overwhelmed by it all BEFORE the entire world shut down. 1,177 more words

Growing Up

Hey Nate, How's Life?

“Hey Nate, how’s life?” raps singer NF as Akshay drives me home one day…

Akshay, can you put on some Hindi music, one song please? Mom, listen to this one, it’s very good… and resignedly, I sit back as NF pelts out words from his latest hit song The Search. 647 more words

I'll Be Around by The Spinners

I may not have much family, or even the amount of people to be considered a crowd. I have a jumble of people from all different planets. 270 more words


growing older, alone(ing), or... a d u l t i n g

Sometimes i questioned our destinies and human existence like, why do we do what we do? I once ask myself; is this the feeling of growing up, or is this what they call with  489 more words

Curcol Ria

Taking space

In today’s post I’m putting up my face because I want myself to take this space.

I’ve been talking to some friends about my dilemma about outgrowing friends. 357 more words


Parenting - Soak It All In

When you first have children they talk about the challenges of parenting….the struggles of a baby waking in the night,

the toddler who won’t stay in their bed, the cost of childcare, injuries from sports… 476 more words