My long-awaited trip to Barcelona materialized last week, and my love of books encouraged me to find the best literary destinations in the city. Barcelona’s unique and varied bookshops rarely get the top billing thanks to its other more prominent cultural attractions. These literary sanctums often get relegated and don’t feature at all on many … Continue reading A Bibliophile’s tour of Barcelona’s Literary Destinations
As Millenials, sometimes we feel like we are in a constant rush like if we aren’t successful by thirty we have failed life. That’s how much pressure this society has put on everyone. And I mean everyone because baby boomers feel that too. Yes, they are adults already, but that same feeling of constantly working … Continue reading Work to live or live to work?
Few books in the past century have had a more lasting impact than Viktor Frankl's 'Man's Search for Meaning'. Here are some of the most galvanizing quotes from the book: ©2018 BookJelly. All rights reserved
Happiness is a choice Is it really possible to feel joyous under duress? I asked myself this question as I finished Dr Victor Frankl's monumental book 'Man's Search for Meaning'. I will publish the book review sometime next week. For now, I just wanted to share my immediate thoughts. Dr Frankl was a holocaust survivor … Continue reading Happiness is a Choice – Inspiration from ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’
Best quotes from Max Tegmark's book 'Life 3.0: Being human in the age of artificial intelligence"
When I was growing up, my dad used to tell me stories from ancient Indian texts. Mostly, these stories had moral lessons to be learned. There were stories which underlined the consequences of greed and jealousy. There were stories about our fixation with material comforts; stories about the impermanence of humans.