What a Stanford Professor Does After Peeing: My Experiment with Tiny Habits

B.J.Fogg is a Professor at Stanford University, USA and an experimental psychologist by education. He studies about behavior changes. More importantly, he does 2 push-ups after he pees. ‘And I promptly wash my hands after that,’ he says. What is Tiny Habits? ‘Doing 2 push-ups after he pees’ – is part of Dr.Fogg’s self-experiment on building ‘Tiny […]

Jyotika, A New French Law and My 3-Year Old Niece

What does a French Law, a crazy taxi-driver in Kolkatta and a new flick starring Jyotika have in common? Recently we made a trip to Mamallapuram and when we were returning in the evening, I apparently felt the change in the weather right when we were crossing Sholinganallur (signalling the entry of urban area). The […]

4 Proven Strategies to Make Habits Work for You

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle Our life is composed full of habits – both good and bad. There is huge gap between ‘What we know’ and ‘What we do’. We simply fail to create the necessary discipline to convert what we know to […]

What is Your True Purpose in Life?

My Note: This is a guest post from Kim Baker of Spiral Spun. Lover of simple living, Kim lives in UK with her two children. Writing for her, she says, is a way to explore, to discover and to be inspired – and also to let go of pain from the past and focus on the present. […]

Manual for Life – How I Learnt to Switch on Swing in my AC?

I recently struggled to get the ‘swing’ feature on my air conditioner remote to work. My struggle piqued my wife’s curiosity and she suggested that I refer to the manual. As always, she made sense and I took her suggestion. As I was going through the manual, I realised that these days we have manuals […]