The pressure to meet their expectations and avoid the judgment of parents, peers, and community has put Indian people in a cultural arms race for impressive biodata.

The people I’ve interviewed come from all walks of life. They include incredible artists, entrepreneurs, billionaires, presidential candidates, and porn stars. My guests have expanded my horizons, made me aware of my personal biases and given me an education that kicks the crap out of the one I got in school. But above all, after 1000 interviews, I’ve learned that everybody has a story worth telling (not just those who are rich, famous, and successful by the standards of society’s life plan).

Even if you don’t want to be a blogger, a writer or an author, the benefits of a daily writing habit can be invaluable to your life.