Month: November 2015

  • Highlights of the day

    Did 200 push ups (on toes with breaks, of course!) in eight minutes with three other colleagues as part of Movember fund-raising at workplace. I am proud of my employer’s fitness culture. Weighing scale showed 74 kgs on a full stomach post dinner at 7:30 pm. I thought the scale is faulty, but no, it […]

  • Mindful November

    At the end of October I finished reading this book titled Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. So during this month, I hoped to practice some of the things I learned from this book. Hence Mindful November. I liked the idea of conserving mental energy that’s otherwise wasted on small stuff so we can use it […]

  • Ben Horowitz’s Commencement Speech at Columbia University

    Ben Horowitz’s speech at Columbia University is a great commencement speech I enjoyed in a long time. It is witty, insightful, optimistic and unconventional. I loved his main idea: follow your contribution instead of your passion. The next thing I loved is this quote: As human beings we want to be liked. It’s anthropological. If […]

  • Weet-Bix October

    I ate Weet-Bix for breakfast everyday in October. Weet-Bix is a high-fiber, low-sugar, and low-cost breakfast cereal widely available in this part of the world. It may not be the healthiest breakfast but I bet they are healthier than most cereals. I reckon only rolled oats are healthier than Weet-Bix. I like Weet-Bix because they […]