“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
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
Hello! I hope you and your family are doing well and are gearing up to welcome 2021 in hopes that things will get better. 2020 has been unique in many ways. Lot of people have lost their jobs, means of living, and/or their dear ones. We were fortunate enough not to have been negatively impacted. … Continue reading Father
The moment I published my last post, What is Failure?, I got a notification from WordPress. It was impossible for someone to like my post that fast. When I read it, I don’t know if WordPress was congratulating me or mocking me. I got this For many people who blog, this number is lesser than … Continue reading Celebrate the little moments
Failure is the stepping stone to success. You will be familiar with this proverb. It sounds very motivating the first time. As you hear it over and over again you probably feel meh. Familiarity breeds contempt. We need variety in failures as well. I was watching a show dedicated to a talented television comedian, Vadivel … Continue reading What is Failure?
At the end of 2018, I bought my second Fitbit. The first one was a Fitbit Flex that I received as a gift and I had used it quite well until the strap gave away after about 6 months. Replacement strap from Fitbit was not available and I went for a cheaper alternative, rather the … Continue reading Are you brand conscious?
The first tape recorder that I remember as a kid was a black coloured BPL Sanyo. It was a pre-satellite channel era and all we had were two television channels, Doordarshan 1 and 2. They used to telecast only for a few hours in those days. It was before the telly started growing into a … Continue reading Musical Legend SPB
Anilaadum Mundril - loosely translated as A Foyer Where Squirrels Play - is a wonderful trip down the memory lane. Especially, if you grew up in the state of Tamil Nadu. This is a wonderful book on relationships written by the late Tamil lyricist, Na. Muthukumar. I have always liked Na. Muthukumar for his poetic … Continue reading A Foyer Where Squirrels Play
Google “Cold Shower” and you will get one full page of posts with “Benefits of cold showers”. In the last couple of years, I came across “Cold Shower Challenge” primarily through two lenses: As a habit-building 30 days challengesAs a tool to embrace discomfort in the path of stoicism Backstory Cold Shower is not new … Continue reading Cold Shower Challenge