I have had a love-hate relationship with advertisements. A couple of decades ago, I used to dream of becoming an ad-film maker as I thought it was creative. More importantly, I thought I was creative. Lies you tell yourselves! I enrolled for a diploma in advertising that I never finished. Then during the college days, … Continue reading Ad-free
When you have kids the days are longer and years are shorter. When you look through the lens of a day, you feel like you have a lot of time to do something. When you look through the lens of years everything seems to have whizzed past in a top gear. Oftentimes, we fail to … Continue reading Child is the father of the man
I almost lost money to a scam early this week! This post is going to be an extremely long one but I felt it is important for me to write about this. I have added anchor-links to help you jump to the section that you like. Contents 1. The Story 2. Points that triggered suspicion … Continue reading Almost scammed
This weekend I was seriously researching a solution for a complex problem. The problem that frustrates me and if not addressed could lead me to start my days on the wrong foot. Of course, it was about coffee. I am not a fan of instant coffee powders as I grew up drinking freshly brewed filter … Continue reading How to solve a complex problem?
I added a new page to my site yesterday listing down all the tech tools that I use day to day. I realized only now that new pages don't show up in the reader feed. So, I am writing this post to plug the new page that you can find below https://prosaic.in/tools/ Feature Image Courtesy: … Continue reading Tools
I am back after going awol for three months from my blog. My last two posts were on the topics of side hustles and money which, interestingly, led to some new followers. Three months is a good time to accomplish many things. Some of you - okay - at least a couple of you may … Continue reading Back after a break
“Money’s greatest intrinsic value—and this can’t be overstated—is its ability to give you control over your time.” I finished reading the first book of 2021. I should say I finished listening to. This was the first-ever audio book experience for me. The book that I completed was The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel. The … Continue reading The Psychology Of Money
The answer is Yes. I have been toying with this idea of not depending on the day job alone and having a backup source of income. I had seen a lot of articles and youtube videos that explain about Gig Economy and how you can make money on the side. By money, I mean really … Continue reading Can you earn money from Side Hustles?
I had mentioned earlier that my daughter, who is 11, started writing this year. She even has her own blog Doreado.in She has been participating in many writing competitions organised by various sites. Recently, two of her submissions got published in a website - one essay and one poetry. I personally liked her poetry which … Continue reading Lockdown Poetry
This is that time of the year where you look back and cringe at all the failures, swallow it silently and tell the world how successful this year has been. This is that time of the year, where you talk about your Goodreads Reading Challenge. I posted about by Goodreads Reading Challenge - 2019 last … Continue reading Reading Challenge 2020