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Amit Gawande

Managing unreasonable expectations from time

Why is it so tiring to stay positive? Or to keep oneself motivated at times? It happens more so when I expect a lot in return from the time at hand. Why do I do that? A reminder to self. Time is not something I have. Time is something I am. Burdening it with unreasonable expectations is not …

Amit Gawande

More blades don’t always mean better shave

I am back to using Mach3 by Gillette. Having tried everything, this razor still gives me the most comfortable shave. I don’t love money-hungry tactics of Gillette, but am glad they made this model. There was a time when I used single blade safety razors. When Gillette launched the dual-blade razors. …

Amit Gawande

Travelling, but not as a tourist

Every time the grinds of the daily life take toll over me, I travel to a place close by with my family and friends. The last weekend was another such occasion. I love this place not because it is a perfect family getaway (that it is), but because it is easy to travel to, and so there is not too much …

Amit Gawande

Lazy Defaults

I feel I have been struggling to find quiet time to read and write recently. I can blame it on many things, but I know within that I am to blame for this feeling. When I get time, I waste it. I convince myself that I need to relax first to get in the groove before I can write or read. I have been …

Amit Gawande

A Few Meta Quips

I call things that I can’t put any name to as “meta”. I already have too many posts that are categorised as #meta. They have nothing to do with Facebook. Here’s how Meta is defined – all so apt for what Facebook is going for in varying degree. “showing or …