What happened when I tried being a traveler instead of a tourist

A year ago, I took a trip to Manali with one of my best friends. Since it was just the two of us, I was worried that the trip would eventually get boring or we would run out of things to do because Manali is a small town. But it turns out that by living in a hostel and exploring the town on our own, we got to meet lots of interesting people and do lots of interesting things.

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Book review: ‘How to be a Bawse’ by Lilly Singh

I do not know why, but I have always felt this pressure to read self help books. The problem is that I am not too fond of such books. (a) I do not like how preachy they are and (b) I just cannot get myself to finish the book, and can barely remember the little that I have read. This was until I came across Lilly Singh’s “How to be a Bawse : A guide to conquering life”.

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Bullet Journal for Productivity and Mindfulness

I started my bullet journal journey about two years ago, at a time in law school where I was overwhelmed with assignments, co- curriculars and managing my everyday activities. I had tried some standard journals before, and though they weren’t effective, I used to purchase one every year to keep up with my new year resolution of being more productive. While I was looking for journals on Amazon, I came across this book called “The Bullet Journal Method” by Ryder Carroll. Upon further research, I thought that a bullet journal might be a fun activity to start – and so I began my bullet journal journey.

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What is Kanban? And how you can use it every day

What is Kanban? Kanban literally means signboard in Japanese. It is a simple method used by large organizations to manage complex processes. It is a way of working in which you break down large pieces of work into smaller chunks and have clarity of what to produce, when to produce and how much to produce. All this is done by visualizing the work by creating a Kanban board.

This article explains how you can use the Kanban system to achieve your daily goals.

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