Looking Back at 2016

LOOKING BACK AT 2016 To avoid any preconceived notion about me, I resisted posting anything on Facebook except photographs. Starting today, that will change. That's one goal I have for 2017. Photographs are safe bet. It's hard to judge anyone based on their photographs compared to written posts. My goal for 2016 was to complete…

Lessons from Crying Guy

I was sitting alongside the street watching vehicles pass by when I saw a guy stop his bike. He stopped and stood there for sometime until a woman arrived (who he had probably been waiting for). As soon as she arrived, he started crying. He walked out of his bike and kept standing on the roadside crying. They talked…

Review Philosophies Before Living by Them

I have learned a whole lot of philosophies, techniques and teachings from books, essays and posts written by lots of specialists in their specific fields. I live by their principles and writings after I read their books or articles. But, it eventually fades away. I slowly start to move towards my own rules and way…

Yawn is a Yawn (The Difference Lies Within You)

You yawn when you feel lazy, and also, after you're tired working hard. The yawn is a yawn, but there's significant difference between the two yawns. A person who yawn's for laziness will never understand the yawn of a guy who yawns after working hard. In the same way, human experience should flow momentarily, with…

Test Your Assumptions

When I was in School, we had to read a popular story of the Tortoise and the Hare.  The story concerns a Hare who ridicules a slow-moving Tortoise and is challenged by the tortoise to a race. The hare soon leaves the tortoise behind and, confident of winning, takes a nap midway through the course.…

2013

I wanted to write a blog post about 'Looking Back at 2013' before 2014. But I missed it. I tried to explain everything that happened in 2013. So I couldn't complete it on time. I chose interesting things that happened at 2013 and keep writing about it, instead of giving overview of what happened. I…