Vishal Ostwal

I Write About Life

Your Next Step? Do Something Hard

Do Something Hard

“When was the last time you did something you could call hard? The kind of hard that makes you sweat?”


What’s Really Needed to Live a Happy Life?

Happy Life

“The search for happiness doesn’t need to be so complicated – because most of the time the answers you seek are right in front of you.”


How to Work Hard (And Thrive)

How to Work Hard

“Working hard pays off. Even if we get into the debates about whether we should or should not toil so badly, I believe there’s a healthy level of working hard – and if you crack that, life becomes fulfilling.”


Why My Generation is Lonelier than Ever

“I heard my friends talking – a girl from my college had hanged herself. “Nobody likes me,” she wrote in her suicide letter, I read in the news the next day. That kept me uneasy for a day or two.”


10 Honest Ways to Face Problems in Life

“All of us grow up and teach ourselves to tackle our problems – but when did we become so capable?”


Life Lessons from People Who Committed Suicide

A few days ago I was playing Castle of Glass. I’ve been listening to Linkin Park since I was in high-school. It hurts to know that Chester hanged himself.