Gold Medal Performance

Like millions of people around the globe, my TV consumption in the last two weeks has consisted of watching world class athletes compete at the Olympic Games in Rio. Normally I would not be caught dead watching hammer throw, team pursuit or race walking, but every four years national pride and curiosity take over and […]

The Blame Game

“I take full responsibility. I’ll own this mess” These aren’t words we hear a lot, are they? Most of the times when things go wrong in a relationship, at work, on a school project our natural tendency is to say, “It was their fault.” At the most we might own a sliver of the blame, […]

How To Beat Writer’s Block and Get Into the Zone (Part 1)

When it comes to writing, the most feared and dreaded malady an author can come down with is “writer’s block.” This affliction will inevitably come up in conversation when writer’s gather to discuss, followed by knowing nods and head shaking cringes. If a writer happens to be on a roll they likely avoid any talk […]