Letting go

Close to three months since I was introduced to Uttitha Hastha Padangusthasana and I still find this asana pretty challenging. This Wednesday’s practice was tremendously draining. Spent close to five minutes just trying to focus and balance, but it just didn’t flow through. Back home that night, I sought Miss Me to figure out why I was…

Marrow Donor

Back in India, about eight years ago a colleague of mine sent out out an e-mail blast to the company bulletin board checking to see if anyone was a marrow donor. His son needed a transplant and the odd’s weren’t in his favor. I had no clue what that entailed and read up a bit…

Over the Line

Racing 750miles from Washington to Alaska … on a paddle board! Podcast: Over the Line “It’s like the Iditarod with a chance of drowning,” says Jake Beatty, one of the organizers of the Race to Alaska. The course traces 750-miles of Alaska’s Inside Passage through complicated currents, busy shipping channels and bear-ridden coastlines. Srikanth Perinkulam

Check Yourself

Absolutely loved this episode from the hidden brain. I’ve detested checklists for a while now knowing very well how important they are. This podcast totally drove home the point on not only why they’re important but also how it’s effective use is essential for productive and bug free task execution. Podcast: Check Yourself The simple…

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If you haven’t yet, you should read Scott Carney’s book on environmental conditioning. I think it’s called ‘What Doesn’t kill us’ and is a beautiful dive in to Wim Hoff’s breathing methods to manipulate the immune system. in reply to: On adjusting to the cold and dark After suffering from SAD for half my life,…

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Syncthing looks pretty interesting. I’ll probably give it a shot for another project of mine. Thanks for the pointer. For the pi3 setup, one USB port supports both the keyboard and mouse, while another serves the hard disk, leaving two more ports free. I use an hdmi adapter for the screen. Once I get a…

Fired up!

Finally got around procuring a pi3 and setup the Nextcloud Box! Getting this up and running was super fun and pretty straight forward. The OS Image that was delivered with the box was built for the pi2. So I had to format the drive with Gparted and flashed the pi3 image with Etcher (One nifty piece…

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Liked: What will you do with your surplus? Seth Godin on his blog: If you have a safe place to sleep, reasonable health and food in the fridge, you’re probably living with surplus. You have enough breathing room to devote an hour to watching TV, or having an argument you don’t need to have, or…