Random Thoughts: What makes us Unhappy?

Few weeks back, I asked a simple question on Twitter: What is cause of unhappiness? ūü§Ē — Atul Jha (@koolhead17) February 11, 2017 I ended up getting some interesting response. Ego: Most of us are driven by Ego, If it is hurt I have a new enemy and if ¬†nurtured friendship continues. Expectation: We expect […]

Notes from reading : The 7 Day Startup: You Don’t Learn Until You Launch

Dan Norris in this book talks about his experince in building a startup. According to Dan, the most important thing is getting product out in no real time. Consider this book as a playbook if you are looking to start a web based startup, it is a small book with good piece of advice on […]

Notes from reading: The Way to Wealth: Ben Franklin on Money and Success (Franklin, Benjamin)

Benjamin aka Ben Franklin¬†was one of the founding fathers of ¬†USA. He was a self taught genius and made contribution in fields of ¬†science, literature, politics and many more. ¬†I am fascinated by him and it prompted me to read this book. Over the time, I will be reading more of his writings. These are […]

Notes from reading: Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda

Autobiography of a Yogi ¬†was in my reading list for the past few months. ¬†Last week I was able to finish reading it. The book as the title says is an autobiography of Paramhansa Yogananda. Paramhansa Yogananda with his teachings and ¬†Kriya Yoga ¬†changed life of many of us. He spent most of his time […]

Notes from reading:  How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams

Scott Adams, the famous cartoonist behind Dilbert is a genius. My respect for him has increased multifold after his commentary around US election. Like many other successful people he too did it ¬†with his hard work.He was not born with ¬†a silver spoon. His book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big […]

Social media and Brain FUCK!!

Social media was on fire last week.It was almost buzzing & it had too much of information/opinion/emotion overflow. Two important things happened: USA Donald Trump won the presidential election of United States by defeating Hillary Clinton. ¬†This means he will replace Obama to become next President of United States. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†This result followed mixed reaction from […]

Learning after turning 30+ some lessons & life forward.

I celebrated my 30 birthday last month & yes, I am three decades old now. Few of the lessons were learnt willingly but most of them forcefully imposed/taught the hard way.   ¬†Family comes first Avoiding alcohol can do magic to your health Run & exercise regularly for better physical and mental health Keep your […]