Life Motivation

I run marathons to remind me of who I am

  • June 16, 2019
A collage of three marathons ran by Karan Jain with a finisher medal in his hand

On June 2nd, 2019, I ran another Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon here in San Diego. I didn’t finish it in the time I expected I would, but it was still my personal best with 5 hours and 5 mins. My projection time was 4 hours and 40 mins. But I started struggling with the ache in my lower back after mile 18. Nevertheless, I was happy that I didn’t give…

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If You are Going to Try Go All the Way – Charles Bukowski

  • October 1, 2018

Among all the motivational pieces I have read and listened, the poems from Charles Bukowski, The Laughing Heart and Roll The Dice, are one of my favorites. They are just different, they just clicked instantly with me. I heard them for the first time in a YouTube video of Mateusz M called The Mind . However the video has been put together brilliantly and Tom O’Bedlam’s voice is strong and…

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Why I fear of comfort zone more than discomfort

  • April 21, 2018

I feel it fascinating to look at my past, study what I did, how it turned out for me, and draw a conclusion. Many companies have put this into practice where they study collected data and extract profitable information from it for further growth of the company. We call it data mining. I think it is also applicable at the individual level for self-development. And thus, I do it now…

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