The Crippling Thought

The cab driver complains about the economy while the mother complains about the challenges of motherhood. The manager complains about the incompetent employees on his team, while the employees complain about the manager who is never content. The father complains about the high cost of education while the child complains about having too much homework….

Eight Things I Learned from My Niece

Kids teach us more than we think they do, and my eight-year old niece is no exception.  Ever since she came to live with us , I learned a lot of new things, but for this post I will just write about eight of them. 1: I learned from my niece that it is perfectly…

When Emotions Take Over !

I am often accused of being blunt, forward, and not diplomatic. But, honestly speaking that isn’t true. You see I like saying things to people’s faces and not behind their backs because to me saying something to the person and not all their friends is far more respectable. So, if someone bothered me the person…

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend-The Last Part

Today, my time is up. It is my friend’s seventh birthday and I had made a promise to myself to leave on this day if she doesn’t talk to me or even believe in me. Well, for the last few months I had officially turned invisible in her life, but as an imaginary friend I…

The Measure of Success

“How else would you define success if it isn’t through your achievements at work?” This was a statement said to me once and it really got me thinking about success and how we look at it.  You see, this December, I mark my 16th year of work. Throughout this whole time, I had been between…