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A "delicious diet" need not be an oxymoron. It is possible to eat plenty of tasty food and yet lose weight! Here is an account of the vegetarian low carb, high fat, high protein diet that I am on. This has lead to a significant and rapid weight loss (for me) with practically no exercise.

This is a follow-up to: How I lost weight, gained it all back and lost it again! Members of Asan Ideas of Wealth may recall that I recently shared a TEDx talk on the subject (linked below). read more

I asked the members of Facebook group Asan Ideas For Wealth to share details of how they are earning an extra income to supplement their main salaries. I received 100+ responses which make it seem like that there are definitely (at least a)  1001 ways to make more money if we tried. Here is this inspiring list.

I have excluded money from bonds fixed deposits and stock dividends for three reasons: (1) we need money to make that kind of money; (2) I could keep reinvesting that kind of money and redeem when I want (3) anyone who is planning for any goal will have a corpus from which such income can be generated. Many would disagree, but that is how I roll. read more

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Are you one of those guys who has trouble making money decisions? Join the biggest club on Earth! I have some good news and some more good news for you. The good news is that everyone is confused about one thing or the other - that is a certainty! The more good news is that just as courage is not the absence of fear, clarity is not the absence of confusion. Hard as it may seem to believe, clarity is the acceptance of confusion because confusion can never be removed. read more

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Technological advances in the past 25 years have reduced information access time from days/hours to seconds. However, our ability to process this information has not changed much and if anything, has only decreased due to an information-excess. Yes, most of us are addicted and slowly drowning in information that we practically have no use for.  In this post, I discuss how and why less information can make us more informed. read more

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A few years ago, I overheard some lab staff talking. A middle-aged person, soon to retire, was talking about the preparations for his daughter's upcoming marriage. His aim was to outdo the reception arrangements he had observed in a recent marriage. I was invited to the event and found that it was extremely lavish for the income slab that the person belonged to.

More and more people around us want to blow up their net worth and their salaries on things that are disproportionately expensive. read more