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Living off Facebook..

It all started with a talk on NPR, where in there was a discussion going on how much time we spend on Facebook and other social networking sites. They even mentioned that most of these social companies have folks look at ethics around this, which got to me. Why would there be a need for that ? Around the same time, i had found the minimalists, who talk about living with less. One of their podcasts was around social networking and i decided to give it a try - disconnect from all and decide which tool adds value to my life.

The first few days were tough - my phone did not vibrate 1000 times a day, but there was a occasional text or call from folks i meet everyday - my wife and friends at work and an occasional text from a family member from across the globe. I felt that something was missing from my life; I did not know what people were doing !!! I gave it time... I had to go thru this. Facebook was evil too - they kept sending me an email with some comment to get me back online, which …

A Clean Slate

Its been a few years that i have had this blog, but all i ever added into this was complete junk. So Its time for a reboot... I went ahead and deleted all the blog posts i had and decided to start fresh...

My life has considerably changed over the last few weeks; you could say i have had an eye opening experience, or rather i am growing into something new. I guess i would simply call it evolution. 

Here are a few things i have started in the last few weeks... some of them are really simple and some are really big

Brushing my tooth every night - Yes, i know !!! Eating healthy - That means eating Fruits and Veggies. Walking for 30 mins each dayKeep away from Social Networks - Facebook, twitter etc. Not checking personal emails thru out the dayNot using the phone when speaking to people...Reading books every dayListening to something which adds value to my life when i drive - Audio books & PodcastsDriving safe & smoothKeeping track of my money - Thanks Dave Ramsey, you the man...Thi…