If it never worked in school, why would it work now?

In school, there were some subjects which I totally hated. And, when I had to study those subjects, I tried to do it as superficially as possible. Let’s take the example of Physics. Before exams, I would read through the chapters and have an idea of what the sums were about: tossing a ball into…

The one thing you should do to make yourself a little more organized

Will you wake up tomorrow morning, and spend some time wondering what you’ll have for breakfast? After that, will you spend some more time wondering what you will wear to office? Will you spend some time in office wondering how you will go about your day? Assuming you do all of these things every day,…

When I tell you to peel potatoes, just peel potatoes!

“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” How many of you read the above quote and went “What?” Some of you would have even thought “What an obvious thing to say!” Or you might think it’s such a silly thing to…

Why was inertia bad again?

Remember inertia? If you remember anything from the Physics lessons in school, you’ll remember that the concept of inertia was related to Sir Isaac Newton’s first two laws of physics: 1. An object at rest tends to stay at rest. 2. An object in motion tends to stay in motion. Nowadays, we use the term loosely…

The Problem with Instant Gratification

I’ve always been a relatively inactive member on Facebook, and updates from me are quite rare. So much so, that even if I post a picture, or if I post an entire album, most of my friends are first awed that I managed to accomplish this task, and then they are able to appreciate/dislike the picture/album. A…