Every day we spend countless hours consuming content. We dive deep into the plethora of podcasts, articles, movies, and books as a gateway into the minds of creative influencers. Naturally, questions and ideas flood our minds, leading us to reflect on our values, behaviors, and feelings. What most people never…


Newton’s law applied to our behaviors

What is momentum?

Newton’s first law of motion states that an object will remain in its current state unless acted upon by an external force.

An object at rest will stay at rest and an object in motion will stay in motion.

Now although Newton was a physicist, his first law probably carries…


The irony and reward in writing about your journey

The Conundrum

Have you ever been in a situation where even though you were doing something with genuine intent, you still felt inauthentic somewhere inside?

That’s the situation that I seem to find myself in each time I sit down to write about my self-improvement journey; I question the the intent behind…


Finding self-awareness in a time of isolation

Photo by Clark Tibbs on Unsplash

For those of us fortunate not to be forced into a state of survival, either because of health concerns or financially, the pandemic has brought with it an abundance of time and isolation. …


Find your monster before you become it

Are you a monster?

Well, I suppose we ought to start with what that even means… By definition, a monster is a person of extreme ugliness, wickedness, or cruelty. …


Lessons learned from not getting my dream job

Earlier this year I was rejected from a job opportunity that I’d started to believe was perfect for me. After my interview, I found myself visualizing life in the job; I was excited about the new experiences, people, and learning opportunities it would bring.

But a couple days later got…


How to add quick bits of productivity into your life

Take action. Photo by Avel Chuklanov

I was thinking about why I don’t follow through on certain actions that I want to take in my life (ie. writing daily, setting specific goals, etc). …


An actionable approach towards positive change

How many times have you tried to introduce a new daily habit, only to let the distraction of the weekend throw you off course? It’s common to find ourselves oscillating between the start of introducing a new habit to then shortly begin reflecting on where it went wrong.

I’ve personally…


Living life with an open mind and accepting heart

Perspective — it can be so ambiguous, don’t you agree? Or perhaps you don’t, in which case we’re off to an ironic start…

Photo by Daniel Reche

Our understanding of the world’s reality is distinctly our own; experiences and ideas constantly evolving how we see it. That’s what makes human interaction so compelling, providing…


Part of my submission for a Masters program

Experiencing the world’s ups and downs shaped my beliefs and defined what gave my life meaning. My philosophy however, remained unclear to me for the longest time, shifting from hedonism to a pursuit of fame/fortune, and now more recently, embodying an intrinsic growth mindset. Prior to the past two years…

Sahil Arora

Be clever and have fun. question master, @raptors fan, and aspiring teleporter

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