Of Rats and Cows

It has been a while since I wrote here. If I say that I have been busy that would be inaccurate. I’ve been thinking a lot more recently and haven’t been very productive. I have the whole thanksgiving week to think about what the future holds. I will be 30 in a month’s time and I am reflecting upon what I have done in the past 30 years of my life. Have I accomplished enough? Have I traveled enough? Have I experienced life?

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Health and Wellness 101 – Health Capital

As the name of the website suggests, I am not just going to write about personal finance but other topics as you see in my post about our trip through Texas and New Mexico. If you haven’t read it yet, I’d highly recommend it – the pictures are mind blowing!

So this post is about how to invest in health capital. We’ve got a great appetite for financial investing and savings. However, if we don’t invest in health capital the results of all the investing would be for nothing. I recently read a book – The Defining Decade – why your twenties matter and how to make the most of them now.

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How It All Started

The beginning of this journey takes me back six years. It was fall of 2011 when I first came to the United States of America. I had the good fortune of getting enrolled into one of the premier universities in the country. There were a few reasons why I wanted to come to the US –

  • America has always been called the land of opportunity. I had heard great tales of successes in the States
  • Being an engineer, I always envied the research and development happening in the States. It seemed like they always had the cutting edge technologies before even we’d heard about them in India Continue reading “How It All Started”