Welcome

I am Dipankar Gabriel Subba (aka Dips). A believer and follower of Jesus Christ, a lifelong learner, Internet entrepreneur, self-taught programmer, husband and father. I mostly write about what I learn from courses and books. Always growing, I strive for progress not perfection. Read on...

Lecture 5: Eat Slow, Eat Small, Eat Smart (Visual Learning Notes)

Lecture 5 of Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You (The Great Courses) is all about the human appetite and how our brain deals with hunger and satiation. These insights are used to create some simple tips to enable automatic healthy eating habits. Visual Summary of Lecture 5: Eat Slow, Eat Small, Eat Smart Do leave a comment, would love to hear your... read more

Lecture 4: Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet (Visual Learning Notes)

This is the summary of Lecture 4 of Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You (The Great Courses) which deals with the issue of obesity and how we can create new healthy habits to overcome our unconscious eating behaviours. Visual Summary of Lecture 4: Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet I would love your views and comments on the summary for this... read more

Lecture 3: Train Yourself Like a Dog (Visual Learning Notes)

Continuing with Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You (The Great Courses), lecture 3 is all about using neuroscience based tips to train yourself to acquire good habits and change unconscious habits that may be hampering us. Tips include writing down bad habits, replacing an undesirable habit with a new desirable one and the use of positive and negative reinforcement. Here is the learning notes for Lecture 3. Visual Learning Notes for Lecture 3: Train Yourself Like a Dog Do leave a comment, would love to hear from those who are planning to or have already taken the course. Thanks for checking it... read more

Lecture 2: Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing (Visual Learning Notes)

Lecture 2 of Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You (The Great Courses) deals with procrastination with a number of science-based tips to overcome it. The counter-intuitive tips deal with doing nothing, avoiding too much motivation and breaking the task into discrete chunks that can be completed quickly. Lecture 2: Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing Do leave a comment to let me know what you think of the visual learning note.... read more

Welcome To Subba.Org

I kept procrastinating about starting a personal blog. I made the usual excuses of too little time and too much effort. But better late than never. I finally got around to register this domain subba.org (awesome theme by P.J. Onori) and can’t wait to set up my email dipankar@subba.org. As if I don’t have too many existing email accounts. Hmmm but to think about it, this domain can serve generations to come. I plan to share the following: My faith. I am Christian and a Jesus follower. Tech tips and tricks. Online entrepreneurship and marketing thoughts. Book reviews and summaries, mostly non-fiction (business books). Sports as well as health and fitness stuff. That’s the essence of how I plan to use my blog but things may change. Nothing is cast in stone. I am often... read more