Be happy. Keep smiling. Writes about life and positivity. apuroopakavikondala.com

In one year.

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Before June 1st, 2020, I despised writing with a passion — the same passion that now drives me to write frequently throughout the week. I avoided the practice at all costs, mostly because I felt as though I wasn’t good at it. To set some context, I…

Then, what is?

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What does “normal” really mean? Seriously — I just can’t seem to think of a good meaning for it. Because it doesn’t really have an exact definition, does it?

The word “normal” is an adjective constructed by society. People get to decide what is normal and what…

In my point of view.

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Everyone’s definition of success is different. For some, it could be raising money whereas for others it could be achieving their goal. Either way, success is a process — it takes effort, dedication, perseverance, and smartness. …

Actions speak louder than words.

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I feel voiceless.

I feel underestimated.

I sacrificed everything.

But now I’m nothing.

Or at least that’s what it feels like.

I do so much. Right? I’m a person. Right? I have emotions. Right?

An ocean of thoughts but a mouth that doesn’t want to…

It’s time to acknowledge and reflect — together.

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If I asked you why 2020 was a bad year, your answer would probably be something like, “well, COVID and all the racial injustice,” right? But that answer doesn’t even include the other significant events that took place. …

The world that is.

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Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Relax your shoulders and hands. Release any tension. Smile a little. Now imagine this.

The bright white rays of the sunlight glimmer on your eyes, sparkling across the diamond-like water. They reflect across the leftover droplets from the morning…

It would be a perfect world.

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What if well-being of the world was measured by happiness instead of wealth?

This would be an example of the Happy Planet Index (HPI), which “measures what matters: sustainable wellbeing for all. It tells us how well nations are doing at achieving long, happy…

Here’s all about our identities.

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The question “who am I?” is one that almost no one can answer with full clarity, richness, and completion in their answer. For example, I could say the following,

“I’m Apuroopa Kavikondala. I’m an author/writer, dancer, and photographer. I love helping people.”

However, more than…

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