Extended hours spent in the same place can negatively affect you physically and emotionally. Don’t take my word for it, it’s science. Yet we find ourselves in a situation that I described in my last blog (On Stoicism) as an extraordinary and unprecedented situation. We don’t really have much of a choice this time, and I assume most of us are chomping at the bit … Continue reading Making The Most Of Quarantine in 4 Ways
Hannibal Ad Portas. These three words are ingrained in special history, one that has piqued my interest for quite some time now and something that I feel bears great importance and resemblance to our situation with COVID-19. That was a phrase the Ancient Romans used during the Punic Wars. Loosely translated to “Hannibal is at the Gates”, it was used to signify a sense of … Continue reading Panic: COVID-19 And Human Survival
It was a sweltering day, the hottest on record in a long time (or so I was told by distraught locals). There I was, a city boy in a concrete jungle on the opposite side of the world. My polo shirt stuck to my torso as I lugged my suitcases across the sidewalk and into the estate, a towering five-story edifice that sported an endearing … Continue reading College: The Time Of Your Life?
It is no surprise to anybody who has met me that I am an introvert by nature. For the better part of 18 years, I always trembled at the thought of social engagement. Despite my best attempts to feign confidence, it never really seemed to work…until recently. The past year (or two, actually) have been different in many regards. Firstly, I adopted what was the … Continue reading Inside The Mind Of An Introvert
Often we find ourselves talking about the ‘tough lessons’ that life teaches us through failure, hardships, and other unpleasant events. Though these are uncomfortable moments, in the end, as a result of these events, we find ourselves wiser. I’ve learned a lot over the years, but these are some of the most important things to me. I thought it’d be a nice mental exercise to … Continue reading 18 Lessons for 18 Years
This is a guest post! Be kind and play nice. Cheers. – Hri. Whenever you’re in the midst of beginning a new project or taking on something that doesn’t quite absorb all of your attention, you may find yourself wasting time with other distractions. It’s one of the problems entrepreneurs struggle with and it can potentially be your own worst enemy. The phrase “time is … Continue reading Three Tips For Avoiding Distractions | TheBlanketNook
Now, let me preface this by expressing how inexperienced I am with TV shows and television in general. I haven’t really seen a TV show since House MD a few years ago, so yes, I haven’t seen GoT, the Walking Dead, Narcos, Thirteen Reasons Why, Dynasty and the plethora of other shows that seem to be ruffling everyone’s feathers lately. What I do know, however, … Continue reading Why Person Of Interest is the best show I’ve ever seen