Innocent Playground

I don’t think that childhood is the best time in a person’s life. What makes many people think that way is perhaps because, as children, we play in the moment without allowing the past and the future anxieties to haunt us and to steal the joy, which makes us over the moon, away from ourContinue reading “Innocent Playground”

I Now Understand

When I was little, I always wondered why many ballads were either about how hard it was to find love or how tough it was to break up. Now as an adult, I have finally understood the motives, the feelings, and the inspirations behind those songs. Meet Up and break up are definitely not easy.Continue reading “I Now Understand”

A Pinwheel Toy

I saw a pinwheel toy in the snow in front of someone’s front yard this morning. The wheel, slowly and steadfastly, turned in the direction of the gentle winter breeze. I remembered that I used to have one of these toys in my childhood. I would carry it with me everywhere I went. To me,Continue reading “A Pinwheel Toy”

A Pop Culturist’s Take On The Greatest Love Of All

Today, I would like to write about an obvious yet neglected, an embarrassing yet enticing, a common yet bewildering, and a touching yet mockery-provoking subject, that is self-love. Self-love is not narcissism. Self-love isn’t the kind of excessive self-centeredness, exemplified so perfectly by countless bikini babes and shirtless hunks on Instagram. Self-love simply is, inContinue reading “A Pop Culturist’s Take On The Greatest Love Of All”

Honesty Between Parents And A Child

Is honesty the best policy in between a child and his parents? In childhood, I believe that it is. In adulthood, I doubt it. As a child, we were constantly learning. Like a sponge, we absorbed everything that our parents taught us. We took our parents’ teachings as gospels that not a single word spokenContinue reading “Honesty Between Parents And A Child”

5 Seconds Of Summer

5 Seconds of Summer is the latest boy band, whose popularity rivals the one of One Direction. Pop song has always been an ageless fixture in my life. As someone, who appreciates the coolness and hipness that pop songs bring, isn’t it wrong for me, who’s no longer a teenager to still enjoy listening toContinue reading “5 Seconds Of Summer”