I hopped on to the digital minimalism wagon once again. This time I am finding myself a little bit more serious at it than the previous attempts. I’m seriously considering switching to a feature phone but WhatsApp is the last cord. I cannot quite get rid of it just yet due to various reasons. (Excuses, … Continue reading Dopamine Nation & Thinking Straight
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?
This year I read 11 books in a month. Not every month. Only one month. That's all I have read this year, so far. 11 is a low bar for book worms but considering that I read only 6 last year I already raised it. If you had been reading my blog, you know I … Continue reading How I read 11 books in a month?
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?
The only book that I completed reading this year so far is Essentialism - The disciplined pursuit of less by Greg McKeown. I stumbled upon this book when I was watching a YouTube video on productivity. And I was interested as this was similar to the concept of minimalism that I have been exploring. I … Continue reading Book: Essentialism
“Summa irupathey sugam” is a Tamil language phrase used repeatedly in comedies. It loosely translates to “It is a pleasure to do nothing”. When somebody questions you about the work that you were supposed to do, you would reply wittily “Summa irupathey sugam”. One of the comedy scenes that I enjoy time and again is … Continue reading Do Nothing
Embrace digital minimalism one step at a time. Control your screen time by turning email auto-sync off.
Embrace digital minimalism one step at a time. Contrary to the popular belief, turn the silent mode off to prevent paying extra attention to your mobile device.
Embrace digital minimalism one step at a time. How to eliminate unnecessary mobile phone apps.
One may often get confused about what is minimalism and what is not. In this post, I try to explain the concept as I understand