What if I tell you there’s a way to do it?

2+2=5..! Art by author-Ankit Priyadarshi

With time, assumptions and conventions become facts and laws.

There is nothing wrong with it! But, it helps to know the whole story, i.e., why things are a certain way and how they came to be? These are two questions a thinking mind should never refrain from asking. …

Let me settle this issue.

One the most frequently visible and most sense making advice one comes across on medium is to write daily. A few months back, when I was a new comer I thought it to be the most sensible thing to increase my earnings. …

Being happy for little things.

It Feels Great! Art By Author-Ankit Priyadarshi

This story starts here:

A few days back, I got the ISBN for my first book.


For me, this 13 digit beauty has practically overshadowed my work. So I am not going to talk anything about the content of my book today. …

Sharing my dreams.

Wearing my heart on my face: The Heart Art! Art by Author-Ankit Priyadarshi

A few days back, I shared an exciting nightmare with you guys. So I felt I was obliged to share one of my dreams as well.

Well, It’s a daydream!

I am a dreamer. I get a lot of ideas the moment I am in a comfortable space. Ideas and scenarios play like movies…

Book Report on HBR Emotional intelligence series,

The mind has many eyes, not all of them shut, but, they are not always open! This picture is a modern art showing our brain with too many eyes and sun at the centre depicting enlightenment when we see everything around us.
The mind has many eyes, not all of them shut, but, they are not always open! -Art by Ankit Priyadarshi

Mindfulness is the act of actively noticing things around you.

I was reading a book on this topic the other day from the HBR publishing house. And I got so excited by just reading the first chapter that I felt an urge to share the learnings with you!

The first…

As scary as far as Halloween stories go…

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Well, I had such a nightmare, when I was eight!

So one fine day in the month of October-November, 1998, I was sleeping in my bed. I don’t remember if it was in the night, or I was taking an afternoon nap! But I do remember that it was cold…

Did I learn something today?

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Well, I am humbled today, because someone didn’t show sensitivity!

What actually humbled me was not the insensitivity itself but the realization of how easy it was to show it! This makes me not only appreciate good behavior but also bow down in respect for the people who helped me.

#100th Story, YAY!

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Please don’t think this story has anything to do with technicality or engineering! On the contrary, it’s a story that glorifies mega goof-ups.

Well, why not? They make good comic material!

So I was studying ‘Automobile Engineering’ at ‘Bassapa Verrapa Bhoomaraddi College Of Engineering and Technology.’ Better known as B.V.B.C.E.T…

India to UK

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So if you have been reading my stories for some time, there are chances you might know I worked in Scotland for a year (2018–2019). I am an Indian citizen and went to Scottland on deputation. Today I will tell you about a cultural shock that I experienced for the…

Ankit Priyadarshi

I seek satisfaction in the answers to curiosity!

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