A Brain Twister That Saved A 45 Year Old First-Time Entrepreneurship

I have been struggling. As a 45 year old first time entrepreneur, I find being on my own surprisingly difficult. I now truly know what “I am too old for this shit” feels like.  I didn’t realize how much I have gotten used to surviving and navigating in a workplace where the circumstances, context, and rules … Read moreA Brain Twister That Saved A 45 Year Old First-Time Entrepreneurship

When the Buddha meets Seneca

I love Michael Pollan’s work on food. He polished his observations throughout his books, and summarized his thoughts on eating into 7 words: “Eat food, not so much, mostly plants.” I have been jumping around philosophies, from Stoicism to JonyIve-ism. Inspired by Pollan, I have arrived at 10 words that represent the current state of … Read moreWhen the Buddha meets Seneca

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, WTF?

In this video, a few folks asked his Holiness, “How to rid oneself of negative thoughts?” As he provided his answers, the expressions of those people were absolutely priceless: utter confusion. I shared the same feeling. His answer had two parts: Stop being self centered. Accept reality as it appears. He discussed emptiness and selflessness. … Read moreHis Holiness the Dalai Lama, WTF?

Buddhism was designed for life hackers

Source: https://www.instagram.com/invaderwashere/ I am convinced that whoever designed Buddhism did kettlebell swings, used grayscale on her iPhone and brought her own coffee mug to order masala chai with almond milk. The fact that all these ridiculously vague stuff was so well summarized into bullet points convinced me that this person was a geek, or a … Read moreBuddhism was designed for life hackers