Author Archives: Manoj R

About Manoj R

I'm a lifelong student. A freelance happiness researcher. A minimalist. I'm trying to reach a state of ecstasy by enjoying daily wonders in life. My greater aim is to specialize in generalizing happiness concepts. In short, I'm still trying to find out more about myself...

Manoj ++, making of a Global Citizen…!


25 April 1998,  does anyone know the importance of this day?  It is neither birthday of my current girlfriend nor wedding anniversary of my past girlfriend.  It is just a random day to grab everyone’s attention.  An attention grabbing beginning is essential … Continue reading

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Travel for the sake of travel!


How many of you are thrilled with your office work? I failed again.  I felt discouraged, disappointed, and depressed with my job.  Managers strictly monitored, managed, and manipulated my work.  The environment sealed freedom to take decisions, swathed flexibility to air … Continue reading

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Compassion unlimited plus action


The road was empty for few minutes. Seventy year old vegetable merchant pushed his hand-cart and tried to cross the road.  This unexpected act provoked police officers.  They rushed to his end and pushed his hand-cart aside.  Vegetables from his … Continue reading

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Aurangabad – Where history comes alive…


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What makes you Happy? and Synthetic Happiness


Few days back, I was attending a job interview. It was a technical interview.  During the discussion, interviewer mystified me with a question – “Manoj, what makes you happy?” Why does someone want to make me happy? That is the first question came … Continue reading

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Accessibility and Usability in serving dishes


When I was a school kid, elders in house used to impose dos and don’ts for almost all daily activities.  As one among you guys, I found hidden pleasure in violating the dos and experimenting with don’ts.   Whenever they found the … Continue reading

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A Hall where Anyone can Walk-in…


When I entered in to that hall, there were around 20 people inside. It was not decorated but looked neat.  Through the near by window, I could see ~50 people were working in the paddy field. What should I do … Continue reading

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