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A Procrastinator's Mind

Procrastination - For those wondering what it is - a genetic psychology journal describes it as the act of delaying a task until a point of discomfort, without any viable cause or reason.
We can all relate to it; it is a part of being human, having a free will. Now, whether it is a good or a bad quality is debatable. I have come across several accounts from friends, family and even strangers, with some regretting every time they procrastinate, to others who use this 'free will' gift of procrastination to be more efficient and productive. And I, too am a victim of this phenomenon - why? - I am about 4 months late in writing this post !!

It is almost the same story every single time. As the Sunday dawns away, we realize that we have blown it again. Throughout the week I feel like I do not have time to cook, eat, do the laundry, write a post, complete my book and do the usual odd errand. And I eagerly lean towards the weekend - stacking up - to finally get some work done in the two…

The Greater Fool

In times when the economy makes headlines more than superstars, I was quite enthralled when I came across this term - "The Greater Fool" - while being indulged in the awesomeness of Will McAvoy's journalistic genius and Sloan Sabboth's geekiness on the The Newsroom. Honestly, nothing inspires me more than a recap of the few but surprisingly amazing episodes of this sitcom by Aaron Sorkin. It is not like any other drama or thriller - what it is, is a story about journalistic ethics, out-of-the-box thinking, the importance of experience, and the plights of genius - how we can make the world a better and civilized place if everyone of us acted like knights.