Image Credit - Pixabay on Pexels.com Eyes droop, while shoulders slide down mimicking every passing second. Three people left the seat next to him as they waited for their train, his head resting on their shoulders even after being pushed away after every 30 seconds. Irritated, they finally decided to let go. The short man, … Continue reading Delayed Train
When we were living as wanderers in the forests, in the caves and in the deserts or in the open grasslands, one thing that knitted everyone together was gossip and bonfire talks. People would gather around and talk about other people, discuss their day, issues and almost everything. The discussion not only helped in developing … Continue reading Story of Stories
Hey Everyone, Although the rankings are dynamic and we never know what happens in 2 hours, but its important to celebrate small wins. I am thankful to each and everyone here who supported and encouraged me and helped put this book in top 100 finally. Its ranked at #61 in Short Stories on Kindle and … Continue reading 21 Short and Inspiring Stories now in Top 100 in Kindle Story Books at 61 and at 140 in Story Book (paperback and hardcover)
Dear Fellow Bloggers/Writers, QueryLetter.com is holding a writing competition. Please click on the link below to know the details. https://www.queryletter.com/contest The winner will get $500. I am posting this after receiving their email to let it be known to anyone who would be interested in submitting a book blurb. I am not earning anything by … Continue reading Writing Competition
Hello Everyone, Another update, the paperback (hard copy) of my book; - 21 Short and Inspiring Stories is now available on Notion press and Amazon India. If you are the one who like to read it old style (I also prefer it the traditional way), please do buy it from the following link; https://notionpress.com/read/21-short-and-inspiring-stories Amazon … Continue reading Hard Copy – 21 Short and Inspiring Stories Now Available
https://www.amazon.in/Short-Inspiring-Stories-something-beautiful-ebook/dp/B08DG8K37M/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=21+short+and+inspiring+stories&qid=1595658810&sr=8-3 I have been able to finally compile and publish my second e-book on kindle. It is a collection of 21 short stories, a lot of which were published here on my blog too and now converted in the form of an ebook. Its available for Rs 99 on Amazon India and an equivalent price … Continue reading My Second E-book on Kindle
Two of my favorite characters growing up were Nagraj and Super Commando Dhurva, superheroes with their own unique powers. While Nagraj would make use of snakes and poisonous breath to kill and defeat his adversaries, Super Commando Dhurva was more acrobatic, skilled both in fighting as well as riding his motorcycle. Most of the summer … Continue reading Iron Man V/s Super Commando Dhurva – Would Be a Great Watch
One of the best things about childhood is the ignorance of the concept of money. The innocence and an ability to develop relationships with a smile is their forte. A person who doesn’t smile back at an amused child is rare to find. They don’t need money to establish supremacy nor any fancy cars … Continue reading Obviating the Need for Money – Can it Work?
Hundreds and thousands of elephants are killed every year for their tusks and it does not get even 5th or a 6th page news headlines in any of the major newspapers. Not even online news portals or TV channels give it enough prominence. So, what made the entire media focus on the death of one … Continue reading How one Death becomes a topic of discussion while becoming just another news item when the numbers are higher?
Vicky was watching a thriller on TV and was awestruck with the way the hero had maintained himself so well, although in his 50’s, anyone could easily pass him off as a 30 year old. His eyes then focused on his own paunch, prompting feelings of self-pity and misery. Just in his late 20’s, he … Continue reading How Incremental Improvements Help in Developing Habits and Achieving Goals
Humans evolved approximately 5 million years ago and we took about 3.5 million years to develop and start using language. It played a key role in ensuring our survival and in accelerating our development. Steven Pinker and Paul Bloom theorize that a series of calls or gestures evolved over time into combinations, giving us complex … Continue reading ‘9’ Interesting Things About English Language
How do you manage to come exactly at 10:00 am Sagar, asked Narayan in a sarcastic tone while responding to his good morning? Sagar while trying to avoid a direct eye contact, replied with a sheepish smile, and quickly rushed inside the office. He was now getting used to the sarcastic overtones in his conversations … Continue reading An Excerpt From The book I am Currently Writing
A lot of us may have heard the old adage, human being are creatures of habits. Our brain is smart enough to understand where to take short cuts and use this information to minimize energy consumption while maximizing productivity. Habits are like shortcuts, helping us accomplish a task with limited resources while trying to conserve … Continue reading ‘2’ secrets of new routines/habits
What Einstein told us almost 100 years back still holds true. Time is definitely relative; the realization hits us especially hard when the Internet speed defy our viewing capacity. Buying vegetables and grocery is as tough as using vlookup, hlookup, pivot charts and analytics. Every time we believe, we got it right; the boss … Continue reading 7 Lessons during these 6 Weeks of Lockdown
5 Biases we all should know about If I have to define bias, I would say it is a personal invalid predisposition. I welcome others to come up with a simpler definition though. Five biases that I would like to reflect upon here are; Hindsight Bias – It is when we overestimate our own ability … Continue reading 5 Common Biases you may have but don’t know about