Random Thoughts: Why are we scared of losing?

Human mind is a monkey mind  as Naval says. We are constantly worried about our future and  work hard towards making it better.  At times we get so busy in it that we forget about living in this very beautiful moment, the present which is constantly passing. At the same time we start overthinking and… Continue reading Random Thoughts: Why are we scared of losing?

Notes from reading: Deep Work by Cal Newport

Finished reading Deep Work by Cal Newport. It is a 250 page odd read. I had high expectation from the book considering the aura, marketing created around it. Still I guess am able to recover price I paid for buying this book with some learnings. Cal has circled around his profession, Carl Jung secluded house,… Continue reading Notes from reading: Deep Work by Cal Newport

Notes from reading: On shortness of life by Seneca

Senaca was one advisor to emperor Nero from Rome. He was also one of the founding father of stoics school of philosophy.  In this chapter Seneca writes about our life  and how short our life is in general. These are some notes from the book: Life is short, art is long. Our life is amply… Continue reading Notes from reading: On shortness of life by Seneca

Notes from reading: Hooked by Nir Eyal

I got to know about Hooked from One of my friend Chetan, as i was trying to understand why i am addicted to social media sites. Reading the book gave me the insight how our attention is getting hacked by these apps and how these product developers are playing with our mind. I could relate… Continue reading Notes from reading: Hooked by Nir Eyal

Notes from reading: Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio is a seasoned philanthropist, business magnet and a billionaire. He is also founder of Bridgewater Associates one of the most successful hedge fund, wealth management firm. Ray attributes his successful mantra for life, relationship and business to Principle: a  decision making  algorithm. According to him all aspects of our life should be governed more logically rather… Continue reading Notes from reading: Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio