Excursions by Amit Gawande

Entries tagged “life”

October 15, 2019   Update on the no-news experiment   It was exactly a year ago that I had posted an update on my then-recently undertaken no-news experiment. It primarily involved - consuming news
October 13, 2019   I recently had my wisdom teeth extracted. Boy oh boy, if I had known earlier that the road to the recovery from this procedure is not straight
October 5, 2019   I recently went through an experience that put my rational mind under a scanner. After a tiring session of shopping for clothes, I stood in the
September 16, 2019   It's just some bottled clay..   I had no idea that there exists something called Nation Play-Doh Day. It does, and it is today. This “toy” always fascinates me. After all, it is
September 16, 2019   It was a different day today. It was a different birthday today. There was no late night, or early morning, cake cutting celebrations. Because I
September 1, 2019   A Month of Bullet Journaling   It’s been around a month since I started maintaining a bullet journal (BuJo, as it is called with love). It has been an enlightening month - I have
August 26, 2019   No Planning against Unplanned   Too much has been happening for the last few weeks. I do not like this much happening. For one, it completely ruins all the plans one
August 16, 2019   Silence Within   What is silence? Is it the lack of any sound or is it the lack of any discernible sound? What do you need to attain calmness? Today, I sat alone,
August 15, 2019   The Promise of “instant”   Patience is a virtue that is rapidly getting extinct within us. Everything digital has trained us to expect everything instant. You want to read,
October 15, 2018   On Podcasts, News and Well-being   I have lately felt hindered by the time I am listening to the same repetitive thoughts from other people on podcasts. Experts talking about,
September 3, 2018   Simplicity of Love   There is a fascinating conversation on episode 97 of the Criminal podcast with the now 99 year old Benjamin Ferencz. He primarily talks about his