How good is good enough?

[Image Credit: woodleywonderwork] That’s exactly what  I feel like. It’s been almost 5 months since I quit my job. Now that I’m writing for a living, my blog’s taken a back seat. Paid writing takes precedence. I’m a great believer in planning ahead. But it’s not quite worked out like I’d planned. In a good way…

Reflections of the last 3 years

[Image Credit: Stian Danenbarger] As I move away from the corporate world the accompanying joy and glory and chaos, putting down some thoughts About people People “like” others who are like them. Or who they aspire to be like. If you don’t fit the mold, you’re not liked Gender Biases do exist. They’re just too deep…

That Guilt thing

You know that Guilt thing that women, especially mommies are so good at? Well, I’ve been beating myself up with it again. Friday was my last day at my corporate job. I got home close to dinner time, loafed, watched 2 episodes of Elementary and crashed. I woke up late on Saturday morning – at 8…

Just face it. You’re different.

I’ve heard it to so many times. And yet it just doesn’t register. That’s not how I think of myself. As different. I’ve never thought it a problem, well, other than I didn’t quite fit in. I didn’t quite fit into people’s pre-defined notions or perceptions. And I kept knocking into them. You see, I…

When fear takes charge

Had a really disturbing situation last week. The disturbing part of it was that each party involved acted out of fear. All of us, too easily, assumed the worst of the other. We didn’t communicate directly. Each party interpreted that silence, or lack of direct communication, as “proof” that he/she is out to get me.…

What’s your first thought?

“I wont be able to join the meeting/call at that time, since I have to pick up my kid from school/daycare”. Picture a guy at work saying this. You know nothing else about this guy. What’s your first thought?  Oh, ok. How sweet. He helps his wife take care of the kid. What a devoted father.…