Boomtown Welcome to the 14th edition of Boomtown. If you’re reading this for the first time, welcome to Boomtown. We’re tripping as usual and it's another Saturday, another weekend, in a year that seems to stretch longer and longer. Maybe we feel that way because so many events, so many narratives have blazed across the … Continue reading Bliss, Argentina and Tripping on Lights
Gloria Indica Hi! Welcome to the 25th edition of Gloria Indica. If you’re reading this for the first time, then welcome. Time and time again the feeling is to do nothing, sit back and brazenly, passively consume things, rather than create them, a fight against one’s own mind so to speak. As always, we renew … Continue reading Tripping on Procrastination, Weapons and California
The Kush Hi! Welcome to the 12th edition of The Kush, our newsletter written specifically for Mondays and Tuesdays. If you’re reading this for the first time, then welcome. The Kush is our newsletter where we trip on the narratives blowing across the world today, events that seek to shape the future in more ways … Continue reading The Indians, Chinese and the Information Overload Problem
Boomtown Hi! Welcome to the 1st edition of Boomtown, our newsletter written and published every week on Friday at exactly 4:20 p.m. A Boomtown is, as per mainstream definition a place where rapid economic progress often clashes with existing socio-politico structures to lay down the foundation of a new way of living, working and earning. … Continue reading Payments, China and Mining
The Kush Hi! Welcome to the 2nd edition of The Kush, our newsletter written specifically for Mondays and Tuesdays. Not because Mondays and Tuesdays need a burst of newsletter-driven dopamine, but because we think Mondays and Tuesdays deserve a special dollop of positivity and hope. So let’s get into some positivity and hope. Secondly, what … Continue reading Meatless, Colombia and the War of Internets
He felt himself whimper and shudder with pleasure as the warm mounds of solid chocolate turned into semi-liquid, near the base of his tongue, squishing around his mouth as if he sought an overdose; no doubt expressed by the sight of himself on his smartphone self, with froths of milk chocolate all over his mouth. … Continue reading I Can’t Sleep! Too Many Voices Trying To Talk To Me
The man closed his eyes, wishing never to open them again. He felt as if small knives, with their small pointy ends, were having a go at him, somewhere near his chest region. He refused to cry, and the tears obliged accordingly, retreating back inside as if chided for making an uncalled-for appearance. He was … Continue reading Among All, Cannabis Stands Tall
When push comes to shove, it is prudent to admit that life is not beautiful, sometimes. So common is the adage which broadcasts a spectacular image of life's beautiful things, deliberately picked and chosen from among life's much greater than usual moments of ugly, distressing and downright sickening, revolting moments. While the reason to do … Continue reading Life Is Not Beautiful
The substance was making him talkative. But he knew that not all talk was productive. In the sense, since speech was the output of a function of all the existing information and experience that the human mind had sought to understand or come into contact with, it is prudent to know that not all the … Continue reading The Tango of Thinking and Actually Doing Them
The sense of calm enveloped him like a crooning lover. It felt like..being balanced, homeostasis. He had finally reached equilibrium, the mode of being where focus, attention and being in a state of flow was all that mattered. Bedeviled by distractions on all sides, he felt as if his sense of attention had become blunt, … Continue reading Complex Systems and Complex People
Mr. Well woke up in a slight daze. For the past month or so, he hadn't been able to wake up with the usual spring in his step. A feeling of heaviness remained in his head well after an hour of waking up, the result being that he only felt completely awake, after a full … Continue reading Everything is Fucked, Everybody Sucks
Cannabis and India share a long history going back over 4000 years. The fundamental basis of using cannabis as medicine is that cannabinoids, which are chemical compounds produced naturally by the human body to regulate key functions like sleep, respiration and neuronal activity are found in the cannabis plant as well. Increasingly, not just amongst … Continue reading How To Get Medical Cannabis Prescriptions In India And For What
One cold, gloomy, overcast morning, over a cup of freshly brewed coffee, an Ethiopian blend which he had procured from an import house, Sins could suddenly, crystal clearly remember the entirety of the life he had led for the past four years. He could see every individual he had met and every circumstance from the … Continue reading The Life Of Hearts
Cannabis continues to surprise people - both skeptics and enthusiasts. However, it would be prudent to let science have the last word because basing decisions on science helps us to create a foundation of truth and knowledge, upon which we can debate on further issues ranging from ethics to philosophy. There's so much literature out … Continue reading What You Must Know About the Cannabinoids Inside Cannabis and Human Bodies
The gist of the post is about one's lifestyle. Just like how nature evolved to produce cannabinoid compounds in both humans (the human endocannabinoid system) and the cannabis plant, is there a best way to live? Or rather, keeping in mind the unique genetic and personality traits honed from an individual's life so far, from … Continue reading All Aboard the Evolutionary Cannabinoid Lifestyle
Note: Neither does this post nor the website promote the use of recreational cannabis in any way. The aim is always, to educate and inform our readers to think critically about every aspect of their lives. Pause for one moment and think. How do you live your life? In the sense, how does your food … Continue reading The Case For Cannabis as a Health Supplement and Medicine
Disclaimer: The following excerpts are from an interaction with Mr. Tashi Sharma (name changed on request), a resident of Bangalore from the past nine years. This post does not promote the use of recreational marijuana in any way. The aim of the post is as always, to educate and inform. The first part can be … Continue reading A Casual Interview With One Of Bangalore’s High Profile Marijuana Dealers – Part 2
"She's got a smile that it seems to me, reminds me of childhood memories, when everything was as great as the bright blue sky" "Really?" "Yes" "Awesome. So have you told her?" "That she's got a smile that reminds me of the bright blue sky? Not directly. I wrote a letter a few months back. … Continue reading The Quintessential Modern Life
He would often realize the error of his ways whenever he closed his eyes to account his monetary transactions into his Evernote. The Best Morning of his Life Emerging from the haze of incidents that had swept past him in the past couple of days after a few minutes of replaying his life in front … Continue reading Make Way For The Eternal Optimist
Sins had woken up earlier than usual. For a moment, he was tempted to close his eyes and let the upper region of his body drift downwards towards the makeshift pillow that he had created, composed of seven folded pants laid atop each other. He was able to resist the temptation easily. Aware that it … Continue reading Everyone Wants The Same Fundamental Things. Stop and Think.
He had been waking up at 4 a.m for the past two weeks. Was it just possible? That he had finally turned it around? A lifestyle he had sought for years, yet with consistency and willpower having always eluded him, it finally looked as if he had turned his sleeping pattern around. His mind felt … Continue reading Master Your Mind, Master Your Life
"I hear her voice in the morning hour, she calls me. The dawn reminds me of her presence, a few miles away. Walking down the road, I get a feeling that I should have told her yesterday, that it's her energy that I feed off, in spirit, in conversation, in times of good and bad, … Continue reading Someone To Hear Your Prayers? Someone Who Cares? Its You.
She had declined to speak to him and had rejected his call to her, the previous night. He let it be. Still confused and slightly hurt at this point, on account of the niggling pointy feeling in his chest region, he tried to calm himself down and gulped a few ounces of water, his mind … Continue reading Don’t Let Anything Affect Your Productivity
He couldn't feel anything in spite of acknowledging that he had a problem. After throwing seven marijuana hits at the problem, he realized the problem actually did exist in reality, and wasn't a figment of his imagination, hence, warranting attention, deliberation and a keen focus to solve it by inculcating small improvements every day, which … Continue reading You’re The Thinker, You’re the Doer
He closed his eyes and mentioned a small note of thank you for his wonderful life to nobody in particular. He meant it for himself. He was thanking himself, or rather his wonderful mind for attracting wonderful people into his wonderful life. He hoped to meet more wonderful people going forward. He felt confident that … Continue reading How To Unleash Excellence From Within One’s Self
A strange feeling kept clawing at him after every few seconds. It was an unsteady, insecure feeling, and coupled with an urge to always be on the hurry, on a lookout for the next big piece of information, the big idea to do something for real rather than hold it inside and nod one's head … Continue reading Do Something, Please?
It wasn’t everyday that he got to lash out, and today he figured it was better if he let it all out, safely, but still, in the manner that was socially acceptable, like ignoring one’s own thoughts and wishes in favour of the collective’s, mostly pushed forward by a vocal group of insisters, who favoured … Continue reading Why Has The World Become So Complex To Understand?
It was the seventh time that he had gone into the washroom to clear his nose in the last thirty three minutes. He had withdrawal symptoms, his body was screaming, so was his throat, laying bare the fact that it had become used to the presence of nicotine around his major bodily functions that included … Continue reading Are You Trying To Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
He took the longest drag he had ever taken in his life, held it inside his lungs for a full fifteen seconds and exhaled. Around ten percent of the original smoke appeared, the rest had been absorbed, by now assimilated in his bloodstream, beginning the familiar slow yet gradual movement of chemicals in his brain. … Continue reading Change The Way You Think, Else Risk Uselessness and Regret
His mind would always stay absolutely still as he figured out his way through the maze of information he came across everyday on a daily basis, from books, websites, people and online and offline advertisements. Everyone was a specialist, in his or her own domain of choice or interest, as modeled by the famed Scottish … Continue reading What is Going To Happen In a Couple of Decades?