Monthly Archives: May 2014

On Board RSS Persistence- Navy@Vivo

Blogging has certain advantages that I was not aware of before. Although I don’t consider myself a blogger – one who blogs as a career or for financial gain, and my page really does not generate much traffic, I am happy … Continue reading

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Vietnam! Historic Mỹ Sơn, Marble Mountain and Danang

We decided to visit Central Vietnam as there were three UNESCO World Heritage Sites located there. However, in the end, due to the distance, we decided only to visit two, Hoi An and Mỹ Sơn, and regrettably had to miss Hue. … Continue reading

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Grand Piano – Movie Review

I don’t usually watch thriller but this show had quite a good review and there wasn’t any other movies to watch. I know, you will beg to differ, what with X-man, Spiderman, Bad Neighbours all getting rave reviews. Luckily Bee … Continue reading

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Buddhism and Modern Psychology by Robert Wright (Princeton University)

This is the first Coursera class that I have enrolled knowing that it would not award any certificate of accomplishment even though we were required to do two essays, one at mid-course and another after the final lecture. I can … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – A Practical Guide to Awakening by Joseph Goldstein

I must confess that this is not a book that I would usually pick up to read, and I must give myself a pat for finishing it, even if it took me 6 weeks. Recommended by a fellow classmate in … Continue reading

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What I would never share online

As a blogger and a frequent user of social media, my personal life appears to be in full view to everyone interested in me. Friends of mine who have Facebook accounts – and there are not many – do so … Continue reading

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The Noble Eightfold Path – Right Speech

I am currently almost done reading the book Mindfulness – A Practical Guide to Awakening by Joseph Goldstein. This book was recommended to me by a classmate from my MOOC Coursera class Buddhsim and Modern Psychology conducted by Prof Robert Wright from Princeton … Continue reading

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