Random Thoughts: On my procrastination

Last year around October, Anurag wrote a post on procrastination and it hit my head like one hits nail with hammer.  In his post, he has covered every part of procrastination in details, go ahead and read it. This post is about my procrastination habit and how it has screwed most part of me. I realized i was… Continue reading Random Thoughts: On my procrastination

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: 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: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was Roman emperor and also a stoic aka believer of stoicism, a school of Philosophy that flourished throughout the Roman and Greek world until the 3rd century AD. The Meditations is his thoughts on various aspect of life as collection of books which are all combined as chapter here. These are some notes: All existing things soon change, and… Continue reading Notes from reading: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius

Notes from Reading: Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is considered as father of modern America. His versatile expertise and contribution in Literature, politics, science, philosophy, law and many other areas helped in re-shaping America. He was a prolific reader as well as writer, a true believer of virtues. In early days he wrote Poor Richard’s Almanack,  it holds true even in 21st… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin