Tag: belief

  • Broken meditation streak

    Last night I broke 234 day long meditation streak in Calm.com. While it is unfortunate that I could not find even ten minutes to mediate yesterday, there is a bright side. I engrossed in something important and lost track of time. That’s mindfulness, isn’t it?  By the time I realized, it was six minutes to […]

  • 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 […]

  • How much is too much

    As a personal blogger mostly writing about myself, my biggest dilemma is to decide how much is too much. I often wonder if I am exposing myself too much on the internet. Until recently, I did not even dare to have my photo on this blog. I am certainly not ready to post my family’s […]

  • About me in three words

    For a long time I described myself as unparalleled, unpredictable and unassuming. I had filled all my online bios with just these three words. They still apply to me but I stopped using these adjectives for no clear reason. Later I learned that using adjectives is a terrible way to describe oneself. While I think […]

  • Not giving a fuck

    Tim Ferriss tweeted and I retweeted this great post titled, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. Stop what you are doing right now and read this. “@tferriss: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck http://t.co/lp6xUDTpt4” — Chaitanya M S V (@chaitanyamsv) March 5, 2015 It has so many f-words in it but […]

  • Adventurous Life

    You don’t have to jump off the planes or cliffs to be adventurous. You can also live an adventurous life by not accepting the status quo, not giving in, not listening to cynics, and not stopping to learn. All it requires is the belief that anything you don’t like at any stage in your life […]