Everyday Heroics

Sometimes as they say you don't find the book , the book finds you. Then you read some books in parts from the middle , from the end and rarely from the beginning. Some books I have read cover to cover effectively using marginalia. There are some books which I have bought and forgotten. In... Continue Reading →

RICH reflection 2021 Stories ( 186)

Microstory 182 - The Image and comment that made me pause and reflect on 2021 "Stupid busy people... Why don't they just fly up here and relax..." ( Empire State Pigeon - Photo by ZeroOne) Microstory 183 - The Quote that made me reflect on 2021 Make it as part of your muscle memory Microstory 184... Continue Reading →


In the airport, I saw the phrase " Success means not wearing a suit". It appeared on the top of a cloth shop. So when I saw this particular line in the airport I was intrigued. I noticed that I have ample time for a cuppa. So I grabbed one and there it was again.... Continue Reading →


Sleep inertia is where your morning grogginess lasts longer and you don't feel alert or can't concentrate. It was one such Sunday morning as I got up and I had my Coffee in the Balcony to overcome it. I had shared the RICH life equation in my earlier blog 5 AM + Hot coffee + Balcony fresh... Continue Reading →

“Play” list

I am a big fan of music. It quenches my soul and to me, music is a reverie. I have, over a period of time, built my own playlist. Different ones for different occasions. I particularly play my running and party playlist on the weekends. In fact, I was much in awe of my existing... Continue Reading →

Kon’zoomed’ with Marie

I had published my latest blog on Oct 10th 2021 and since then I was on a journey. In my last blog, I ended with this line "Your best moments won’t come from getting a reward but from expanding the possibilities for your life." So it was time to do it. The best way to... Continue Reading →

Sunny Days

Washington Post recently had an article, "WFH makes you lonely? Phone a friend." I picked up a couple of nuggets from that article. It mentions options. The first is being in the office with other people, 9 to 6 every day, the second option is being miserable and alone in a small apartment. The moment... Continue Reading →

Bright light moments

I am a big fan of Prakash Aiyer's books and videos. I had read " The secret of leadership", "Habit of winning". I enjoyed seeing him on stage a couple of years back. What stood out to me was his iconic analogy of comparing a leader to a teabag. Prakash in Hindi means bright light... Continue Reading →

Salto Mortale

A few weeks back, I was wondering why space expeditions and movies have a big influence on me. It made me go down memory lane. Apart from my parents and my close relatives working in a space agency, I felt that there were other factors too. One of my childhood superheroes was Captain Kirk from... Continue Reading →

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