Posts by Tapas Dwivedi

Tapas grew up in India and now lives in Germany. During the day, he does strategic and management work at tech startups, but he often takes long sabbaticals to travel around the world—to cook, to hike up mountains, and to dive in the oceans. He aspires to write a book one day, but is currently choosing to let the words come to him.

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How to Get Comfortable Being Alone and Get the Most Out of Solitude

“The act of sitting down is an act of revolution. By sitting down, you stop that state of being: losing yourself, not being yourself. And when you sit down, you connect to yourself. And you don’t need an iPhone or a computer to do that. You just need to sit down mindfully and breathe in mindfully.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

The day my ex-wife moved out was also the day when our dog moved out and when I was laid off from my bankrupt ex-company. It felt like everything around me had suddenly died. Many of our common friends and loved …