Sucking up to your boss is not one of them

Common sense is not very common.

We’ve all learnt this the hard way. You spend hours perfecting your craft, getting good at the technicalities — doing online courses, spending years at university and mentoring sessions — all to come out the other end forgetting the simplest of things, the interpersonal…

What can Netflix’s No. 1 drama teach us about being better humans?

Netflix certainly outdid itself this time.

I was close to becoming one of the half a million subscribers out of its 209 million global base to not renew my subscription when I thought I’d give one last show a try. And boy, what a breathtaking masterpiece it was.

Unless you’ve…

Keep these in your back pocket to succeed

Seven years ago to the day, my best friend and I purchased the domain name and became incorporated. We had grand plans of becoming the next Net-a-Porter by selling contemporary women’s fashion from around the world.

Our website was sleek and our ethos was breathtaking:

Aeterna, meaning “timeless” in…

Your Soul will thank you for it later

Why is it that we are so afraid to speak our truth?

Is it because we fear the rejection we will hear back in return, the blow to our ego for not conforming to the norms of society or simply just the thought of looking stupid in front of our…

And what can we do to soften the blow?

I suck at this game. I always get the lowest score. I’ve never been any good at it and it only makes me more and more anxious.

Last week I found myself glued to my phone, waiting for a text from a lovely guy I had been on an awesome…

3 qualities you already have that can get you there

I had been working in finance for over 10 years. Monthly reporting, variance analysis, writing commentaries — a boring list of repetitive tasks day-after-day, month-after-month. The first few years out of graduate work were fresh and exciting. …

A breathtaking Mesopotamian tale mapping the cycle of Venus

I have a fond love of Astrology. I’ve never studied it professionally but have been drawn to learning about all aspects of it from a very early age. Whilst listening to the Astrology Podcast, I came across the myth of goddess Inanna for the first time. …

Instead, use them as a playground to learn about yourself and the qualities you’re looking for in your future partner

Dating apps.

The place where self-esteem is crushed and rebuilt time and time again.

We’ve heard all the negative press surrounding them. Fake profiles, time wasters, ghosting and a total waste of money. We get so exhausted from swiping that studies have shown it’s not good for our mental health.

5 conversation starters to get you in the flow

September 1st, 2021.

A date I am dreading.

It’s the date when we are all marched back into the office. …

Don’t be discouraged if you have these

I’ve spent the last 15 years in the Banking industry — an old school industry up there with the oil magnates, constantly under the threat of technological advancements.

I’m talking about the pre-FinTech era, where you were required to go to uni, get a degree, join a graduate program in…

Geeta Anjali

The Curious Poet, Aussie Writer, London-Based, Writing About Everything this Beautiful Life Has to Offer, Read More & Get Curious

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