The Best Meditation Type: A Practical Guide

October 9, 2023

A Non-Expert’s analysis, direct from practice The idea for this post struck me last evening while watching “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar.” Lately, and especially in the recent past, I find myself being asked two questions quite a lot: I’m not an expert on meditation. However, meditating regularly for the past four years and […]

The Morning Routine That Changed My Life: No Alarms Needed

September 2, 2023

In my first medium post, I wrote about the big transformation of becoming a morning person. At that time, I had made the switch to becoming a morning person but didn’t have a morning routine. In this post, I’ll delve into my morning routine. I’ve also realized nothing impacts my overall happiness like ‘my morning routine.’ […]

Why Meditation is More Than Just Another ‘Atomic’ Habit.

June 10, 2023

This post is all about habits, specifically about the one habit that turned things around for me — meditation. I started building this practice in 2019, and I gotta tell you, it’s the best thing I’ve ever done. All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone. — Blaise […]

NotePlan: The Byte Sized PKM App (for Mac)

May 17, 2023

I’ve been aware of NotePlan for several years, yet for the longest time, I didn’t use it. Since I’ve been using Obsidian, ReadWise, Things, and Apple Notes, I couldn’t justify another subscription. However, a close friend of mine kept singing its praises, and eventually, I decided to give the trial a shot. After about six […]

Four Years in Canada: Three Life-Changing Lessons Learned

April 27, 2023

Today, on the 27th of April, I complete four years of living in Canada. This adventure has given me crucial insights into thriving in a new environment and the transformative impact of adopting a growth mindset. Here are my three key learnings: 1. Moving to Canada could be the ‘Refresh’ you wanted: When I moved […]

Three Apps I Can’t use my Mac Without

March 20, 2023

I’ve been through the process of setting up not one but two new Mac Book Pros in the last six months — a process that’s as fun as cleaning your apartment, but just as necessary. In this post, I’ll be sharing the three superpower apps (and some more) that have become my go-to essentials, saving […]

Metta, not Meta

December 25, 2022

"Love your crooked neighbour, with your crooked heart" - W.H. Auden I first heard the word 'metta' during my first ten day Vipassana course in India. On the tenth day the teacher asked us to 'project our lovingkindness to the world' - I'm sorry what? Do I even have loving kindness to share it with […]

'Someday is Today' - Book Review

August 20, 2022

I've finished reading 70% of Matthew Dicks's latest book 'Someday is Today'. I've been a fan of Matthew Dicks, and I highly recommend his book Storyworthy. The first part of the book was mostly about realizing the importance of time. I agree we need to be aware of the limited time we've got and protect […]

Minimum Viable PKM

June 16, 2022

I've recently set up my PKM system, and I'll recommend every knowledge worker to try it out . If you're interested to learn how I get started, you can find it in this post. The post received some good feedback and I learnt that Personal Knowledge Management system could be overwhelming when you're starting out. […]

Four Thousand Weeks - Book Summary and Review

April 25, 2022

Having read many books on being more productive and optimizing work, this was a refreshing read. It could well be the 'anti-productivity' book we all need. The post includes e-mail correspondence with the author too.

Becoming a Morning Person

April 1, 2022

'All successful people wake up before sunrise' my mom would always tell me growing up. She tried her best to make me get out of bed early, but unfortunately it didn't work. As far as I remember I was never a morning person, or so I thought.

Setting up my Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) System

March 25, 2022

Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) or Second Brain has become very popular in the past couple of years. In this blog post, I've shared my PKM beginnings, and all that I've learnt from Nick Milo's Linking Your Thinking workshop.