Why Journaling as a Practice is the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself

Fill your paper, with the breathings of your heart’- William Wordsworth. I had made a new pal over the last few years. She’s resilient against stress, cheap, accommodating, trusting, and takes my nasties all the time. She’s ready to be my … Continue reading

What Going To The Park Daily Did For My Creativity

As writers, we often spend hours hunched on our desks, awaiting inspiration. I was sitting there too, staring eye-to-eye at a blank paper. It had been almost three weeks since I had written a single verse of poetry.  The words … Continue reading

How To Reinvent Yourself Even If You Feel You Can’t

We want it badly. To turn our lives around and become the person we wish to be. But despite our determination, endless self hate, or number of self help materials consumed, we can’t do it. And we conclude in our … Continue reading

How Visualization can Help You Achieve your Goals?

Does visualization really work? Can it really produce the change you want to see? You might be skeptical at first. So let me share a story with you about how visualization can literally change your life. It’ll give you a … Continue reading

Leading Broadway’s Hamilton: 3 Lessons in Managing Perfectionism

Two months into the run of the Broadway musical Hamilton in San Francisco, with the show at the peak of its success across America, I suffered a heart attack. I was the show’s music director—responsible for conducting and maintaining the production in … Continue reading

A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words: How Photography Can Help Your Mental Health

When you look at a photograph, what do you see? Pictures have the unique ability to say the words left unspoken, and taking them can be beneficial for your mental health. Even parents on a busy schedule can benefit from … Continue reading