Nature’s job (IM 831)

Marcus Aurelius, in his book “Meditations” said that the nature’s job is to shift things elsewhere, transform them, pick them up and move them here and there. It’s job is to make constant change. There is nothing new happening here. Everything is related and familiar. The good of one people is bad for another and…

Ralph Waldo Emerson (IM 797)

He has some very powerful lessons for all of us which goes :- “Write it on your heart that everyday is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety. Finish everyday and be done…

A clear end (IM 794)

“Look to the end, no matter what it is you are considering. Often enough god gives man a glimpse of happiness and utterly ruins him.”                             -The Histories, Herodotus, Fifth Century  Unhappy endings are much more common than happy ones, yet we…

Claustrum and consciousness (IM 791)

Francis Crick and his colleague Christof Koch studied consciousness by focusing on the function of obscure structure called claustrum. The claustrum is a thin sheet of cells underlying in the insular cortex of human brain, one on each hemisphere. The main function of claustrum is still uncertain but the structural and functional streamlining might ensure…

Important and being measured (IM 788)

The question is: Is something important because it is measured or is it measured because it is important? Are we focusing on the things because they are important or is it important to focus on the things of unknown value?    

We see the things as we are (IM 771)

What we do everyday becomes a habit and we are the reflection of what we do everyday. Based on your past experiences we make assumptions and conclusions on many things including our ourselves and our potentials. The way we talk to others or to ourselves reveals our character. The way we deal with different situations…

Who we are (IM 743)

Man is no more than a product of many conditional and environmental factor- whether it be biological, psychological or sociological  nature. We are the accidental product of all these. Everyday, every hour we are offered with the opportunity to make a decision, a decision of our inner freedom. We always have a choice. It is…

What you appreciate appreciates (IM 724)

What goes around comes around. In the same way what you appreciate appreciates you in return. If you appreciate your struggle, your failure, your accomplishments, it’ll certainly give a positive result. But if you avoid it, it can destroy you as well. The more we appreciate our weakness, the more we can overcome it. The…

We’re all fools (IM 723)

Tweet  Ray Bradbury  once said, “We’re all fools, all the time.  It’s just we’re a different kind each day. We think, I’m not a fool today. I’ve learned my lesson. I was a fool yesterday but not this morning. Then tomorrow we find out that, yes, we were fool yesterday too. I think the only way…

PPG signals (IM 702)

Photoplethysmogram(PPG) Signal can be used to monitor cardiovascular status. It is used to detect blood volume changes in the microvascular bed of tissue. Many wearables used to track pulse, blood pressure use the principle of PPG. Many research indicate that PPG sensors are used to estimate the blood pressure. Research suggest that the morphology of…