I had a random thought when I was in my usual how-can-i-get-my-life-sorted mode the other day. How much have I really spent on ordering food on Zomato so far? I signed up for Zomato in 2015 and probably started ordering frequently from 2017 when my wife and kid were away in the US for about … Continue reading How much do you spend on ordering food?
It may not look so from my writing but I turned 40 this month. It was just another day and just another year as always. But, the day reminded me that I am getting wiser (ahem!) and made me question my purpose and existence and what not? Not a great way to start the day … Continue reading Why I quit Goodreads?
“Yes, Tom. Tell me”, he spoke fast on the phone. “Wanted to talk about this candidate. He is an immediate joiner. Can you increase the CTC by a couple of lakhs to ensure that he will join and not shop for an offer?” “Tom, we can’t do that. Candidates shopping for an offer after they … Continue reading On recruitment, ethics and moonlighting
Have you ever worried that you are not getting enough sleep and researched online for ways to improve your sleep hours and the quality of your sleep? It all started when a well-meaning family member gave me a fitbit. The first version was simply a pedometer. Then it started adding a lot of functionalities. One … Continue reading How I improved my sleep?
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
I read the book Effortless by Greg McKeown last week. The subtitle reads Make it Easier to Do What Matters Most. I loved Greg's previous book Essentialism and posted about it here in this link. It struck a chord and I felt it was closer to what I have been thinking about for quite sometime. … Continue reading Effortless
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
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!