Yeah, I am the guy you will remember as one who didn’t back-up his server data. It was all lost. All the projects, and unfinished websites I was “just close to finishing” are gone.
I have to start my blog again.
6 years worth of my personal content is deleted.
It was crazy, I felt stupid and angry with myself. I remember sitting at my desk in the evening until 2 am scrambling to get my hand. Hoping even an old back-up might be somewhere.
There was none to be found.
I was pissed off. Super pissed off.
And 2 weeks later, I am finally writing this. I am finally over it. I am going to start afresh.
Yes, I lost all my data.
Yes, I lost all my projects.
Yes, I made a fool of myself.
But such is life.
So, with all the learnings and embarrassments of all the past projects and learning, I am going to start again!
OK, and what will you be focussing on Faizan?
Good question! I am glad I asked it myself 🙂
I think I’ve distilled my stories to three things – I want to only write about them:
- Shout-out to stuff , tech, and orgs I feel are doing well and are being excited in this overly boring world.
- Stories – I’ve wanted to this for a long time, but just didn’t have the courage to go for it. However, I will be sharing conversations that I have with people. I have no idea how this will pan out.
- Writing-out-loud – this is my writing. It may or may not involve the use of the brain. Simple.
And what’s the aim of the writing?
There is no aim. Honestly, I chase enough targets at my work, in life, in sports, at the gym, heck, even in calories!
So blogging is this one thing I am not going to aim for anything.
Writing is my way of being mindful with myself.
Yeah, let’s make that the aim of blogging.
To be mindful with myself.