Saturday-Pentacle – Week 52 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 52 – 2019

A recent episode of my Podcast

Sharing one of my personal favourite podcast episodes which I did in 2019. – Little did I know, when Aawaari pinged me one day (after I shared a podcast episode I did with Trishita Bhattacharya. This visual artist really loved the episode and was sincerely expressed her emotions about how good the episode was), that this will lead to me recording an episode with Aawaari herself. The day I posted it online, so many good and emotional feedbacks were received. People love her and her work. This is one of my favourite episodes from my podcasts.

Check it out.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Looking back at 2019 be like!
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A video adice I loved and recommend —

How To Manage Your Time & Get More Done – In this video, Chris Do of The Futur tells how to get more done in the same time you are awake. How to better manage your time and how to supercharge your day!

Great practical advice. Highly recommend this video!


A highlight song of 2019 –

Billie Eilish – everything i wanted – Sharing this song as it has been one of my highlight songs of 2019. As Billie Eilish blew up as a pop star, this one became the best of her songs which really moved me in 2019.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – (a paradoxical quote to end 2019)

You can’t change the people around you, but you can change the people around you.

Joshua Fields Millburn

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 51 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 51 – 2019

A recent episode of my Podcast

Episode 16 – Ashish Bedekar (Chief Product Officer of picoNets and a Startup Mentor) – Predicting the future by the patterns of the past – In this episode, I’m talking to Ashish Bedekar who is the Chief Product Officer of Piconets (a company which is working on revolutionising Content Delivery Network system by working acceleration the last mile performance. To simply say he is making the Internet sites you see daily, load on lighting speeds and meanwhile decrease the cost.

He is also a productivity expert and start-up mentor. He works with many start-up incubators to nurture and support start-up companies who are focusing on clean-tech, energy, Internet of Things (or IoT).

There are a lot of small tools and apps you’ll learn in this episode about and can implement to improve your productivity.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Quinoa Salad, coffee and some Instagram Flatlays
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A short film which caught my eye —

Fragile Forests – Even thought this short film is an ad, but go and see like you didn’t know and you’ll never ever know, that it was filmed entirely on a mobile phone.

Just mind-blowing shots and mesmerising music both by Tim Kellner.


A photo gallery I loved –

Discover’s Science Images of the Year 2019 – here are the Science images of year 2019. A superb collection including the famous first photo of a black hole.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

Dalai Lama

Until Next Saturday!

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Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 50 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 50 – 2019

A recent episode of my Podcast

Wanna know more about podcasts and podcasting? Here you go! – Here is a tweetstorm I created for anyone who wanna know what a podcast is why it is being used as a medium to communicate ideas!


My most popular Instagram post recently

vintage #volkswagen van
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An interesting video which got me curious —

How Cork Is Harvested To Make Wine Stoppers – A very interesting video showing process of harvesting the cork oak to create a wine stopper. It takes precision, years of practice, and a good axe. Here’s how cork goes from bark to bottle.


A song I loved –

Martbaan by Samar Mehdi – Found this amazing artist via Nimisha Verma and I’m mesmerized by this song. Just how stupendiously beatuiful this song is and many more of his songs.

If you are craving for some original music, check this out.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

If you have good thoughts
they will shine out of your face
like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

Roald Dahl

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 50 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 49 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 49 – 2019

A tweet thread I liked

A tweet thread with Beautiful images of San-Francisco – I loved the aerial images of San-Francisco showed in this tweet thread.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Kuch daag achhe bhi hain!
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A movie I’m excited about —

Uncut Gems – Adam Sandler’s Oscar performance! – This movie review from the New York Post is fantastic. Uncut Gems is Adam Sandler’s new movie with potential Oscar performance. Just see the trailer and judge for your self. I would definitely be going to watch it.


An article I’m pondering on –

A Brief History of Text Messaging – While researching for RCS messaging on Android, I stumbled upon this old thread about Text Messaging and how it started initially. Pretty informative.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

This is your day to shine. It is up to you in how you will like the world to see you.

Steven Cuoco

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 49 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 48 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 48 – 2019

A practice I’m excited to try

Neurodynamic Breathwork – Since I listened to the podcast episode of The Tim Ferriss Show which featured Stanislav Grof (the founder of the Holotropic Breathwork). I have been curious to try out his methodology to reach an alternate state of mind – Holotropic Breathwork.

But trying it out has been a logistical challenge. As it happens in classroom kind of environment for a longer period class in a 12-hour format.

But then through a video from Yoga Journal’s YouTube channel, I discovered Michael who is a certified facilitator of holotropic breathwork who studied directly under Stan Grof. Michael Stone developed a short version of this breathwork, which is called neurodynamic breathwork (NDB). Michael developed this shortened version as a way to make holotropic breathwork more accessible so that participants could also practice this technique on their own.

On this site – NDB can be experienced online, via an online meeting session.

I’ve got enrolled for a couple of sessions and I’m really excited to experience this in the upcoming few weeks.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Here’s to the crazy ones!
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A podcast episode I loved and recommend —

David Perell’s podcast episode with Neil De Grasse Tyson: Bringing Space to Everybody – I love David Perell’s work and it’s amazing how in a span of a year or two he has been able to approach people so higher up for his podcast.

It says how – writing emails, creating great networks and giving more than you are paid for, work out.

This episode of his North Star Podcast with Neil De Grasse Tyson was amazing.

Even Neil appreciate the homework David had done beforehand for the episode. Like actually being able to speak about his autobiography which was published much earlier.

These kinds of things create a very organic connection with your guest.

All in all a great episode.


Music I loved –

Sunday Study – playlist by Thomas Frank – Thomas Frank has slowly become one of the YouTubers I admire, who put so much thought in the intricacies of an idea he’s putting out as a video.

This playlist he made for studying has some really thoughtful song selections to study on, I listened to it and I can totally recommend this.

A good listen.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Carl Jung

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 48 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 47 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 47 – 2019

A poem I wrote half a decade ago which I’m pondering on again

Rosetta Stone – A poem! – I think I wrote this poem almost 5+ years back. It talks about life, love and everything in between.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Sepal on the sand! #tbt to beach times.
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An article I loved and recommend —

A Knowledge Processing System for Marketers, Creators, and Knowledge Workers – This long-form article a great place to look for if you are a content creator or a knowledge worker (that’s a new term I learned from this article) or a marketeer. It gives the idea of how to create a KPM or a Knowledge Processing System.

Because most of the time we are just consuming knowledge in a blink and later forget about it and then eventually lose it. a KPM can help you out in retaining the knowledge after learning and eventually make you be able to use that information in any of your future projects.

Check this out, it’s long-form but really worth reading.


A YouTube video I loved –

Ali (one of my favourite YouTuber) & his brother Taimur Abdaal – talking about life and growing up together – This conversation made me nostalgic about my childhood but it was a very open conversation between the brothers. Ali being one of my favourite YouTubers, still holds up the respect for being an executioner, even after this video. As his brother certified that.

This was my first exposure to Taimur Abdaal and his perspective on life. So far I liked his ideas. Mainly because his ideas are original. Something he’s trying to create right now is re-invent the Excel spreadsheets via a new app development.

Great conversation. Very inspiring to see siblings in this kind of exchange.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

Edward J. Stieglitz

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 47 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 46 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 46 – 2019

An archive article from my creative short pieces

Imprisoned behind the curtain of the waterfall – Sharing one more piece from my creative writing pieces. You’ll need a little bit of imagination while reading this short piece. If and when you do, you’ll see it making sense.


My most popular Instagram post recently

MasterMind Breakfast!
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A Quora answer which I found interesting and useful (about meditation) —

What is the one thing that I can start doing today that will promise a greater life for me in the future? – Here is a Quora answer to an interesting question. It talks about meditation and how it scientifically helps you lead a better life.

A good read.


A song I am loving –

ilomilo by Billie Eilish – This is kind of groove (lyrics may be too intimate for some folks, so excuse me) with which you would not only want to be work on in the late night as a background sound. But also as the foreground sound and be an a transcendent state.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.

Maya Angelou

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 46 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 45 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 45 – 2019

A article I’m re-sharing from my archives

How these 3 things will change your life forever – Sharing an small article I wrote in 2015. It came out of a conversation I had with an old lady.

I try to implement these things in my life too and it’s working well.

Check out this article, it might change your life as well with these 3 things.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Detour!
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A series I loved and recommend —

Dark – I recently stumbled upon this series on Netflix and it was mind bending.

A time traveling saga, woven inside complex relationships. Season 1 was truly amazing. Season 2 was a little downer from season 1.

Nonetheless, I enjoy this series.

Here is the trailer of the series, if you are interested –


A art I’m pondering on –

Resin art! – I stumbled upon this art work sometime ago and it really intrigued me. You can even make jewelery out of this. Check it out.


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

Malcolm S. Forbes

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 45 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 44 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 44 – 2019

A recent episode of my Podcast

Episode 15 – Venkatraman Pichumani (Founder of YouTooCanRun) – Cultivating uncorrupt behaviour, Providing world-class user experience and Coaching Cardiac patients! – In this episode, I’m talking to Venkatraman Pichumani who is the founder of YouTooCanRun, a company through which he provides a 360-degree platform to organise sports events starting from the registration process till the event wrap up. YouTooCanRun is leading the charts in the end to end-user experience it provides. He is also the Founder of the Zippers Club, which is a very unique club where he coaches people who have or had cardiac conditions, he trains them to run long distances and even Marathons. Venkat himself is a long-distance runner despite having a cardiac surgery years back.

In this conversation, we talk about his life journey, things and experiences from the 80s and 90s. How he surrendered his CA title after achieving financial freedom and started various ventures and found success in many of his entrepreneurial acts. All of this and much more in this episode.


My most popular Instagram post recently

Calm! (A story)
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A small video I’m intrigued about and recommend watching —

Why Utah Drops Fish Out Of Airplanes Into Their Mountain Lakes – An interesting video I stumbled upon in last week which shares – Why Utah drops fish (literally) from airplanes into their mountain lakes. A very interesting fact to know and it’s amazing how they care about the related tourism by doing this.

But basically it drills down to this – “Humans putting fish in lakes for other humans to fish.” (taken from a comment from the YouTube video).


An audiobook I loved –

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari – This is one of those books which will take you back to the ancient times and teach you so much. I recently read it and it just blew my mind.

There is so much knowledge about mankind’s history in this one book, I bet you probably haven’t learned about it in your school.

A must-read. (Click the link above and get a 30-days free trial where you can get this book for free in audiobook).


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 44 – 2019

Saturday-Pentacle – Week 43 – 2019

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 43 – 2019

An app I Found and pondering on

Habitica – Found this app via this subbreddit. This app is a cool new concept for Habit creation or (bad habit) removal. It’s like gamification of Habit formation. I’m tipping my toes on this app.

Here are the mobile apps for this (if you wanna try out) –


My most popular Instagram post recently

Between the lines
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An article (quora answer) I am pondering on —

Can someone break a habit without replacing it with something else? – Here is an answer I found on Quora this week, it shares a few important points on how one can replace a bad habit with a good one. It tells how neural highways work in our brains.

It’s a great way to come out of a bad habit. Like – Smoking, Drinking or an OCD habit.


A song I loved –

Waves by Jeremy Loops – I got to know about this singer via a YouTuber – Ben Brown. As he shot this video. But the track itself is so banging. I found myself listening to this track endlessly last Sunday.

Here is the Music video of it –


Quote I’m pondering on lately – 

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

Himanshu

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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 43 – 2019