Have you ever realized that your friends and relatives are powerful change agents? They could be the catalysts that speed up the progress that you were hoping for. Let me give an example. I usually do not have too many people visiting my home. We are in a city where we have no relatives. I … Continue reading Your relatives are your change agents
When I open news channels, I see only destruction. When I open my balcony, I see this beautiful nest crafted by two purple Sunbirds. Destruction brings sorrow, Creation brings joy!
I have been blogging from 2008 on and off - mostly off. I have a little over 200 posts in my blog. I never thought this will happen. In January 2020, I wrote a post Can you earn from side hustles? It did gather some likes and followers. I then followed it up in December … Continue reading Milestone
I finished reading the books Chanakya in Daily Life followed by the Tamil thriller Chidambara Ragasiyam this year and started reading Hyper Focus by Chris Bailey. I was well over the 50% mark and then the bomb dropped. I was casually checking my WordPress Reader feed and stumbled on this blog post: My Book Release … Continue reading The Amazing Road Trip Home
Did I click bait you? That's how I felt when the "Pocket" recommendation in my Firefox read "6 ways to Delete Yourself from the internet". I clicked it immediately with confidence that one of the tips would be remove yourself from the unwanted subscriptions. The sub-heading was even more promising - "You’ll never be able … Continue reading How to delete yourself from the internet?
Two years ago, I was googling for iPad recommendations. Then magically I started seeing all the iPad related videos on my YouTube feed. One such recommendation was Ali Abdaal's YouTube channel. I liked the style and delivery and was stalking his contents. That’s how I stumbled across his videos on Active Recall and Spaced repetition … Continue reading On Learning Methods
I wish you and your family a very happy, healthy and a wonderful new year! I started the new year on a positive note by reading a book instead of watching the mindless shows on the telly. I completed reading Chanakya in Daily Life by Radhakrishnan Pillai. I had downloaded this book in my kindle … Continue reading Happy New Year!
At the beginning of this year, I wrote Can you earn money from Side Hustles based on my experience experiments in 2020. This post seemed to have been interesting for a lot of people and was single-handedly responsible for the likes, views and follower count increase this year. I set a lofty goal of $1000 … Continue reading How much did I make from side-hustles in 2021?
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