There is a study that says that income growth versus happiness has a direct correlation but then plateaus at a certain point. The steepness of this correlation is to be verified. It may vary from person to person. But any higher than that threshold, adding more money in your bank account does not contribute to an additional sensation of satisfaction anymore.
I am not a basketball superfan. I am not well versed but I watch it, and I know the famous players. I know the Lebron James and Stephen Curry era, but not much before that. Kobe Bryant is a household name though. He is the poster boy for being an outlier, the best of the… Continue reading Death is the Ultimate Equalizer: Reflections on Kobe Bryant’s death
. I am the queen of autonomy, why would I let other people dictate what I do? I am such a people pleaser and I have to stop giving time thinking about what other people will think. The truth is people forget. They might judge you for a minute, but they don’t care that much. So get over yourself and do what will make you feel fulfilled.
All my life, I have always aimed to be different. To break the rules and break tradition. Go beyond the norms and social convention. Do you tend to go that direction too? Photo by JJ Jordan on Unsplash Welcome to the club. I think I’m not alone in this. All of us has an inner rebel within. The… Continue reading The Blessing and Curse of Being a Rebel in Life
Maybe it was the rebel in me. I always test the waters. I try to be bad at things. I test out people’s patience, I test the limits of how much I can push people. And it doesn’t always benefit me. In my experiments in life, I try to do bad things, not illegal stuff or immoral things to other people, but you know along the lines of being a mediocre employee, not study, or things that will push me out of the mould, the conventional, and tradition. It sucks that I tend to do that. And lately, it was pushing my belief system. I questioned my belief and the concept of truth in my life.