A plastic bottle on broken and cracked soil.
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So this phrase ‘rotten soil’ was brought to my notice today and it made me think. It made some thoughts churn and some gas burn. I have no idea what gas here means.

Even though I have no idea what the gas represents, I do have some ideas about what soil represents.

Let’s begin with where soil usually is.

Mostly under our feet. And this symbolizes something. It symbolizes the base, the foundation.

If you don’t have good soil, then the plant grown on it will usually not fare well either. …

We made this number and now we are abusing it for f***ing us. Not the first time we did something like this and probably not the last. After all, we are in the habit of abusing our own constructs a lot. And many a time it’s needed. But only this time I feel it has wrongly become the recipient of our collective hate and stress. We needed a target and it became one.

A lever into 2020.
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Anyway, this is it. The number which has been condemned and dreaded so much is at long last in its final days.

However, our problems? Not so…

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So I am assuming that if we read, we have all done a thing.

The thing where we have tonnes of unread books on our shelf but we get new ones to read without getting to the ones we already have.

We are such betrayers. Betraying the old for the new.

Okay, on a serious note, this act of betrayal has translated into my writing too.

I have this list of topics to which I keep adding more that I have to write on. But I keep shelving them and get something new to write on.

Has this ever happened…

Oh, this is going to be a sloppy one. Cuz it’s sick of course. And don’t blame the sick one for not taking care. You can reprimand them after they are done recovering because sickness alone is more than enough harshness for them. Or don’t reprimand them but tell them to take more care which I think they would already know.

First of all, sickness sucks. It sucks so bad.

I mean it affects your ability to do basic chores. And the bigger the sickness, the worse the suffering. Which does not make sense but most of the stress comes…

A foot on a football.
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First things first, I am a Manchester United fan and after watching today’s game, I wanted to write about this.

I have learnt a lot from football as have many and I don’t think I will ever stop learning from it.

Although we keep our rivalry on the field as we should, there are a few lessons we can take off the pitch.

  1. Unity in diversity. Players and supporters have come from all over the world and created this wonderful game. There is no space for any sort of discrimination but there is space for a ball to go through.

I am so so guilty of this.

‘feeling FOMO much?’ written on a poster.
I don’t even know what this image means here but I wanted to include it. So here it is.

It feels bad to be missing out on stuff everyone is doing. Like going to the “coolest” place, playing the “coolest” games and doing all those things which everyone around you is doing.

Be it physically around or on your screen.

It gives such a big FOMO.

( FOMO — Fear of missing out )

I do not want to compare but it just happens.

When you are brought up in a society that literally compares you on everything ranging from your skin colour, body shape and size, grades, achievements to everything and…

Today was one of the most amazing days ever. I was awesome and it was so much fun. So thankful for today. I am always awesome.

Something you should know.

I played among us today.

I played 4 games in total.

I was IMPOSTOR in ALL 4.

Lost all 4.

But still amazing. Killed people in front of people every time.

Okay, in my defence, I haven’t played the game a lot. I am a noob. I really do not know how to play. I hardly even used vents and sabotage.

Fine fine. I am not that good. Okay bad…

‘So what’ the way said can change the way you view the world and how & where the tides flow.

( ‘Toh kya hua’ — ‘So what’ )

This phrase might seem like a simple thing but it is not.

So what if it isn’t simple? ( See what I did there ) ( Teehee 😝 )

How does it matter? You might be right but hear me out. It might just matter.

Consider this scenario for example.

I was working late in the night. I woke up late in the morning. I started my day late. I ate late. I worked late. I slept even later. I woke up even later. I got to work late. …

A little Wednesday wisdom from my mom.

‘Wednesday Wisdom’ written on a poster.
Maybe not wise per se but a little something to think about.

This is a simple thing my mom tells me, my brother and just about everyone. I think it began with the pandemic. Or it became more pronounced and prominent because of the pandemic. I don’t know. But that’s not the point here. The point is the message she is trying to convey.

She says that there are three things we should keep in mind in descending order of importance.

First, our health.

We should always, always take care of ourselves. We should keep ourselves healthy and work on it regularly, continuously and consistently…

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If you have ever searched for jobs you will know how exhausting it is. So very testing.

It’s a complete ride. You start with hope and hopefully end with it too. The hope at the start is the hope to get some good work and the hope at the end is to get even better work or promotion or salary, etcetera.

I am assuming you prepare because if you don’t, then what’s going on with you sis?

So anyway, a lot comes in when you go looking for a job and many things happen. …

Kushagra Jajoo

Kushagra is a 22 year old going through a period of colossal unlearning. He is best at his favourite yogic asana which is Shavasana, also known as corpse pose.

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