All I can say is these two things.
The best thing about the course is that you can really save a lot of time for the person taking it. Because you know the hurdles and challenges and what works and what does not.
Helps me improve my teaching skill. This course has been forcing me to articulate whatever I know about reading into this consistent format that makes sense.
And developing my body of work.
And future recurring income (hopefully).
Also, some of my new…
Both are somewhat hard books due to the sheer magnitude of hard language (The Brothers Karamazov) and dense content that is encapsulated per page (Maps of Meaning).
I think the reason why you should read hard and complex books is the same reason why filmmakers shouldn’t just watch popular comedy movies. Get the taste of all movies to help you combine them to form your own.
And the reason why you should read different hard books…
It was hard, it was messy but finally reached here. It actually took more time than I initially thought but less effort than I put in. That’s the paradox that I think Niklas Göke was talking about.
One thing for sure, if you have put effort into something you believe is valuable, then acceptance from others does not matter.
Writing has made me a more clear thinker and self-confident in life. And in the era where people think blogging is dead, they have really not gone to websites I think.
Currently in 100 words per day challenge. I want you to join too. Publish 100 words per day. For 30 days.
So in your life, towards what are you working?
Do watch this amazing video by Ali Abdaal.
Originally published at https://www.chetneetchouhan.com on March 31, 2021.
People usually my age (20) start to really deeply contemplating about what’s the purpose they want to fulfill in life. Or in other words, what suffering they want to bear.
And when they do some advice, and one of good advice that I suppose they get is to start investing in themselves.
Either financially or any other way.
Financially, you take some spare money and plug them into the country’s economy. And in return for risking losing all that, you get something in return. And in many years to come (if left untouched), that something is going to be huge…
And another thing that I want to add here is to address people complaining about it takes a lot of time. But remember, our brain is not efficient too. You must choose whether to understand easy things that anyone could study or things that are hard but will make you rare and valuable.
And this is the reason why I have stopped using digital notes app to understand complex ideas and concepts. I through the active recall method explain things in that notebook.
This method is great to give structure to your notebook.
If a system sticks for more than…
Chetneet’s note: Currently thinking of doing this ‘everything in one email’ thing. Please do let me know if you find it useful or not. This is like social media. Monthly (or you can choose to be weekly) updated. I feel like everyone should start this thing.
This month in one post.
The biggest news of all. Published the book and on the same day, I have received 2 more sign ups. This win-win situation works really well.
Even though I clearly mentioned that these are already published on my website, I learned that people love it when everything that they…
Very excited to announce my first book: How to consciously Learn From The Internet. This book is a collection of essays that I have re-written and edited for a better book experience. If you are reading my work and it resonates with you, then this book is for you. And it’s free.
You can get access to this book for free just by signing up for my newsletter.
As I get a better idea of what I love writing about, atleast for now, it’s something along the lines of technology + philosophy + conscious living. …
Each year, I write a guide on what I have learned in the year. Writing is one of those crafts that I strive to improve life long. I am currently writing the 2020 editing. You can read the 2019 editing from here. And at the end of the decade, I will turn them into a pdf to make money off amazon.
Anyway, so here is what I have learned this year.
I think the most important lesson that I learned this year is that people have limited time and if you have two choices, to write a detailed one post…
Bullet journaling is a way to capture the past, living the present, and plan the future. It’s a conscious way of living. It’s made by Ryder Caroll.
A commonplace notebook is a notebook where you store favorite quotes and scribblings. It is kept by everyone from Leonardo Da Vinci to Benjamin Franklin.
Commonbullet notebook is invented by me. (Yes I am bad at coming up with names). It’s a combination of a bullet journal and commonplace notebook.
This is a combination of technical stuff from the bullet journal and the philosophy of commonplace notebooks. And made this — Commonbullet journal.
The reason is simple, you are going to read books because I have explained and developed video essays about it. Here is the link to that playlist.
And having a separate device (not just Kindle, you can have a dedicated smartphone for it) just for reading long-form complex books helps you make some time to read.
The physical existence is worth the price of it.
Originally published at https://www.chetneetchouhan.com on January 2, 2021.