Somewhere around ten years ago, I clearly remember how I started reading books and eventually scribbling my thoughts on the pieces of paper. At times, it’d be a back of the book, sticky notes or just a notepad. When the size of thoughts started to thicken, I went on to writing over the computer. Now … Continue reading Marginalia- The Lost Art of Conversing with the Books
Courtesy: @sandhyaprabhat One of the finest work of fiction by any American writer- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This amazing piece of literary artistry is all about roaring twenties and the New York City, the place to be. Everything can be purchased and everything can be bought. But, can you make money erase … Continue reading Life Lessons from the Great Gatsby
Courtesy: @samillustrates If you'd have met me almost three years ago, I was a totally different person. I never believed in myself and that was a central part of my underconfident life. Or rather, underconfidence in every facets of my life. I didn't think that I could excel in my college studies and hence never … Continue reading How to Believe in Yourself?
Courtesy: @tanyashatseva Nobel Prize winner, J. K. Rowling was famously absent from social media while she was writing Harry Potter novels. In 2009, her staff opened a Twitter account and for one and a half year her only tweet read- “This is really me, but you won’t be hearing from me often I am afraid, … Continue reading How to Pursue Deep Work?
Courtesy: @tyler_spangler How frequent is it that you take time out for yourself? To just sit in a serene place doing nothing but retrospecting and relishing the silence. I am sure there might be few of us who can afford to indulge in this luxury on a regular basis. But most of us don't! We … Continue reading Are you Struggling to Make Time for Solitude?
Courtesy: Vittorio Giardino It isn't an uncommon scenario when we find ourselves at the bookstore for a book next to read. We all have been there. Though one section of the bookstore which is a safe bet is "best-selling" one. Or if you don't visit bookstore anymore, "bestsellers" on Amazon. These contain the book that … Continue reading Murakami on What to Read