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The Archive has all of the old. Everything I wrote before I changed the way The Polymath works in ’18. Everything is here, in the archive. You could read for days.

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This Could Have Been The Last Blog Post Here But It Isn’t Yet

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I’ve barely managed to get a structured thought out on the screen recently. I’ve managed to squeeze out a few captions on Instagram, but most of them were prompts from pictures I had clicked randomly. There’s not much I want to tell the world anymore because I don’t think it adds any value to anyone’s life if all I do is talk about myself. Does it? I don’t know...

So, What Are You Going To Do About It?

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I try to live a balanced life in all regards. I’m only twenty-one-years-old though so it’s easier said than done. A couple of days where I work enough see me ditching waking up early to workout. Some days where I do everything right leave me with no time for any leisure. I still make it an effort to balance days out.

Not Watching A Video On Self-Discipline Taught Me Self-Discipline

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I had just come back from Telangana. Volunteering was over. The gap year had resumed, and I was watching Youtube. “Self-discipline is freedom… from yourself” was the title of one of the videos in my Youtube recommends. It was at this point that I had watched Youtube for four hours or so. I wasn’t doing it actively or consciously. I didn’t watch that video. I’m...

Fifteen Months After A Reducetarian Diet, I’m Finally Becoming A Vegetarian

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I’ve been on a reducetarian diet for the last fifteen months. It has been a fantastic experience. I started off with weekday vegetarianism which I talked about in this blog post roughly twelve months ago. However, today, I finally leapt into it. I’m finally stopping all consumption of flesh. I will, however, consume milk and eggs. So, that makes my new diet a lacto-ova-vegetarian one.

The Nallavagu Diaries: The Food… Or Lack Thereof

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It’s a new month, and the days I spent in Nallavagu already feel like a distant memory. At this point, I feel like I’ve forgotten more about the experience than what I remember. The more I get into my life, the more my time there feels like a blur. However, I think, Nallavagu will forever echo in my memory like the morning, afternoon and evening wishes of the students that never ceased throughout...

What Now?

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I’m done with college. I’m also back to my hometown. As I woke up late, after an unplanned ten-hour sleep, there were two things going on in my head. First, a plethora of guilt. Second, the question that the guilt kept asking me, “what now?”

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There are three kinds of blog posts here as of mid-2019 – The Journal, The Words and The Nudge.

The Journals are thoughts, lessons, events that unfold in my life word-for-word and as barebones as I can put them out there.

The Words are creative pieces, narratives, short-stories that take from my life but did not happen word-for-word.

The Nudge has self-help articles that try to be less proud and self-righteous. They end in the nudge, which is a shareable takeaway that summarises the entire idea.

You can read more about this change here and here.

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Deepansh Khurana

I write code by day and prose by night. I'd say I love coffee but don't we all? I find stories, people and experiences. I blog about them.

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