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 […]

Exercising enough

I used to wonder if exercising only three hours a week is enough. Now I am convinced it is. I exercise on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. I train equally hard on all three days. But the after-burn (that nice and mild pain in the muscles) of Thursday’s kettle-bell workout lasts until Sunday. So if I […]

Loving Coffee Again

I started drinking coffee in August. I had a coffee everyday except Tuesdays. It took a lot of mental energy to continue not drinking coffee. I missed the routine more than caffeine. And I couldn’t find a substitute routine. I tried very hard. I wasted more than fair share of my day’s cognitive budget on […]