Youssef Writes

Grab a cup of coffee, plug in your earphones, sit back and relax, and enjoy my modest writings.



Writer’s Block

A speculation on the mind-boggling inability to write.

No time for a title.

Sometimes, either there is nothing to be said, or there is a lot going on in your head that you cannot articulate the very mess you feel. Either way, you become helpless before this language barrier. It is a deadlock.... Continue Reading →

The Train of Hopes

When I was a child, I used to sit on the pavement every day at 5 PM in the neighbourhood to mull over one of the compelling sights. Filled with ecstasy, I stretched my sight until it reached the horizon.... Continue Reading →

These 15 Psychological Hacks Will Effectively Help You Become More “Sociable”

“Like all science, Psychology is knowledge; and like Science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind.” — James Mark Baldwin.     The brain is capable of doing astonishing things; it made Man land on the moon,... Continue Reading →

An Odyssey

There are two certainties in life which I believe in: that I doubt—and to that, I shall ever be thankful—and that death is the absolute end. And, dear, do you know how hard is it for me to endure your... Continue Reading →

A thingamajig

"...Now, how shall pour out my wrath? I choose words. And, indeed, words do carry meanings that only those who suffered and still suffer can decode. This suffering is different; I guess we’ve all been there. Words trigger a one of a kind catharsis, and I’m about to release mine, albeit it’s utter bullshit."

Man vis-à-vis Nature.

     What if we exist in the imagination of an unborn baby? What if life is an illusion? What if the actual world is nothing but a gateway to another perfect world? it doesn't matter anyway. Once the age... Continue Reading →

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