2012年传说的世界末日到来前几天，12月19日至30日，我去参加了Vipassana十天meditation（禅修）课程，十天不说话、不读书不写字，每 天4点起，930睡。一天一天后，眼前的一层灰色的雾慢慢退去，世界的颜色变得越来越明亮。“出来”之后的一个月里，我的很多生活习惯和想法发生了180 度的转弯，多年的拖延症突然就消失了，我经常觉得生活越来越worth living，生命越来越... (click title to continue)
Meditation vacation http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/a5e3476e-2a36-11e1-8f04-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1j7B5nXBi A 'must' for those living the life after banking and looking for the soul. Excerpt: "The guru looked troubled. A spry 75-year-old, who could have passed for 60, he usually wore an expression as pure as his ivory robe. Peering into my cell, he watched as I wept harder than I could … Continue reading Meditation vacation
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A friend of mine is cycling around Japan as I type! A buy-side veteran who is taking some time off to recharge and explore. Check out his blog here: http://japanbybicycle.blogspot.jp Teaser: "For some time I had wanted to know Japan better. For all its economic challenges, it's still the world's third largest economy. For all its … Continue reading Japan by Bicycle
http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/01/why_you_wont_quit_your_job.html by Daniel Gulati | 4:43 PM January 31, 2012 When I began writing Passion & Purpose in 2009, I met Susan, a young woman on the brink of quitting her investment banking job to pursue her lifelong passion of starting a nonprofit. A year later, when I asked how her new venture was going, I was surprised … Continue reading Why You Won’t Quit Your Job
My first encounter with "conte philosophique", or philosophical tale. The stories are so exaggerated and funny! For those not well-versed in philosophy and religion, it will feel like 90% story telling and 10% philosophy, so very readable! Highly recommended.
http://v.163.com/movie/2012/3/1/9/M7STQR832_M7SU92019.html A good overview of the essence of 儒释道, with many interesting anecdotes! Sometimes as addictive as even the best TV drama! Life after banking can be a good time to catch up on some of the missed lessons from school 🙂
http://v.163.com/special/cuvocw/wangyangming.html 一部《明朝那些事儿》，让王阳明红遍了大江南北。 但又有几个人真正明白他的学问呢？ 董平教授这门课深入显出地为大家扫盲。
据说只有在珠峰顶上抬头仰望，才能依稀看到神山一角。在珠峰顶上仰望神山，会让人有种站在如来佛的手指尖上和如来佛对视的感觉，顿时意识到自己不过是一只毛猴罢了。(click title to continue)
There is a kong fu hero living within every boy (and girl, sometimes!). I for one, for as long as I can remember, had always been fascinated by sticks, ropes and knives alike – basically anything I can swing about. Playing Street Fighters 2, watching Dragon Ball Z and reading Jin Yong’s novels contributed tremendously … Continue reading Fight After Banking – Interview with a banker who just resigned to learn martial art!