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?
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 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!
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?
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
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
I was in Chennai last week. I visited the city after about two years. This was where I grew up and completed my studies before moving to Bangalore for work. It was kind of nostalgic to see many places where I used to hang around. My daughter was born in Chennai but she was in … Continue reading Chennai Book Fair
Yesterday, when I had lost myself in the emptiness of the universe, not knowing who I was or where I was, and completely losing the sense of “my-self”, I was woken up by the alarm piercing through my eardrum. Tuned to the routine, my hand involuntarily moved to turn it off and my mind had … Continue reading How to view the list of the books read using Kindle Unlimited
This post is written for the Day 2 exercise of the blogging course Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration. The topic is List. The exercise was to write a list on any of these four topics - Things I like, Things I've learned, Things I wish and Things You're good at. Since the main idea is about … Continue reading List: Books read in 2016