Atomic Habits

My favorite habits author James Clear’s book Atomic Habits is releasing today. I  benefited from his work over the last many years. The concept of Identity-Based Habits which I first learned from his blog has helped me in many ways especially with building and keeping my exercising habit. I like his style of writing and […]

James Clear’s “1% Better Every Day” video

I learned a LOT about habits by reading James Clear’s blog. He has heaps of great posts on his site, but if I were to pick one, it is this: Identity-Based Habits: How to Actually Stick to Your Goals This Year. The gist is that: Building good habits and changing ourselves for better is all  […]

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 […]

Three ideas I learned from Derek Sivers

I learned three great ideas from Derek Sivers over the last couple of months. I am very grateful to Derek for the following ideas. Hell yeah or no. /now page. Mastering self and helping others. Hell yeah or no I came across Derek’s “Hell yeah or no” idea via Leo Babauta’s tweet. I instantly liked it […]

Understanding GTD

If you are keen to get better at achieving your goals in the new year, I suggest you check the free Get Stuff Done online course on YouTube. This course teaches how to apply the famous GTD philosophy to our life. It was originally offered for a small fee but the nice fella, Tiago Forte of Skillshare has made it available for […]

Three milestones and two goals

It is raining milestones this week.      I hit 100 day streak in meditation. I started meditating this January but failed rather quickly. I say with experience that trying to start meditation with twenty-minute sessions is a sure shot way to stumble. So I started again in May with Calm app. I started with […]

Exercise Milestone

I finished exercising this afternoon and checked in to Coach.me to find this interesting milestone. It is indeed 211th check-in as I only started counting after the first eleven.  110 of those were in 2014. The rest 101 are in this year. This cheered up my otherwise regretful afternoon. I ate well up until lunch […]