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Dabbling with discomfort

Maximizing pleasure doesn’t need practice. It’s hardwired into our system.   Tolerating pain, however, is a different ball game. Notice how I swapped maximizing with tolerating. Maximizing pain fits squarely in the realm of the suicidal and masochist.. and to be strictly avoided. An oft quoted ultra runner’s quote goes like this “not all pain is …

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The imperfect vegan

When I turned vegan ~6 years ago, my conformance was slightly less than 100% initially. This was largely to keep domestic peace without compromising the core principle. For example, Palak paneer, a popular dish when dining out, couldn’t be messed with. So I’d focus on the palak while they’d monopolize the paneer While eating at …

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