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#18 of The Last 7 Days (06.07 – 12.07)

With another Sunday, here’s the eighteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. This Beatboxing Buddhist Monk Is Out to Change Perceptions of Spiritual Music (definitely watch the video here)

    Check it out here.
  2. How to tell the difference between feeling routine anxiety and having an anxiety disorder?

    Read here.
  3. A psychologist’s take on ‘only stupid people have a lot of friends‘.

    Read it here.
  4. Depressed People Use These Words More Often

    Check it out here.
  5. How hotels are handling new coronavirus protocols?

    Read here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Suchita Salwan talks to Kunal Shah about understanding human motivations, how to take feedback and more, on LBB Open House podcast. Any episode with Kunal Shah cannot be missed, ever.

    Listen to it here.
  2. Wouldn’t it be better to hear your eulogy before you’re dead?’ An interesting take on the ‘No Stupid Questions‘ podcast hosted by Stephen Dubner and Angela Duckworth.

    Check it out here.
  3. 1 simple strategy to dial in your focus on the Daily Mastery Podcast by Robin Sharma

    Listen here.
  4. It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it‘ I’m glad I came across this podcast and such an interesting podcast, ‘Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques‘ hosted by Matt Abrahams.

    Listen to it here.
  5. How peanut butter works? Listen to it on the podcast, Stuff You Should Know. Listen here.

    BONUS: Have you checked out my podcast yet? ‘Mindset Marketing Movies – an RTH24 podcast‘ Check it out at –
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What To Watch:

  1. Life Lessons from 100-Year-Olds. This video is a must watch.

    Watch it here.
  2. Detour – a short film by Sumi Mathai, portraying kindness so beautifully, starring Sayani Gupta and Vikrant Massey.

    Watch here.
  3. Ed Mylett on how to pursue your passion with urgency and how to recover from the death of a dream, on On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Check it out here.
  4. Inside the NBA’s COVID-19 detecting smart ring: the Oura Ring 2 Teardown

    Watch here.
  5. FC Retake with Imtiaz Ali ft Anupama Chopra and Rahul Desai discussing Rockstar

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#17 of The Last 7 Days (29.06 – 05.07)

With another Sunday, here’s the seventeenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Why (some) copycat products are more successful than the original?
    Read here.
  2. Loneliness Rewires How the Human Brain Perceives Relationships

    Read it here.
  3. Are you one of those who have too many browser tabs open? Check out this article here.
  4. Ayushmann Khurrana on how films can bring India together.

    Check it out here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Can India really afford to boycott Chinese goods? It’s quite an interesting episode on The Quint’s podcast The Big Story.

    Listen here.
  2. Buzzfeed’s CEO, Jonah Peretti shares how his company is making hard decisions to build long-term stability for the company, on the podcast, Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman.

    Listen to it here.
  3. Hypnosis legend Paul McKenna, on the ‘Your Wellbeing Podcast‘, discusses the power of hypnosis, his tips on how to find fulfilling relationships in a disconnected world and how to attain true happiness.

    Check it out here.
  4. Sailing legend Tracy Edwards on how to stop being a bystander in your own life, on the TED Talks Daily podcast.

    Listen here.
  5. Jaya Row tells us how we can learn from the Gita to cope with our pain, through patience and inner strength, on this new podcast, ‘Gita for the Young and Restless.’

    Check here.

What To Watch:

  1. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant talks about the surprising habits of original thinkers.

    Check it out here.
  2. Journey of a Joke‘ is a series where Abish Matthew breaks down one comedy bit at a time and in this ep, he breaks down the viral sketch ‘Cheating‘ with Anubhav Singh Bassi.

    Watch it here.
  3. Paul Rudd and Chris Evans join Variety’s Actors on Actors series where the two Marvel alum discuss their time as superheroes on the billion-dollar franchise and transitioning from the big screen for TV.

    Watch here.
  4. Why real saffron is so expensive?
    Check it out here.
  5. Physicist Rhett Allain breaks down superhero physics from movies and tv.

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#16 of The Last 7 Days (22.06-28.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the sixteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. 7 bad daily habits that can damage your brain health and cognitive function, and how to break them

    Read here.
  2. Why we can’t stop waving at the end of video calls?

    Read it here.
  3. How software will reshape our world in the next decade?

    Check out here.
  4. How 5G’s rapid growth sparked a conspiracy theory?

    Read here.
  5. Where are all the robots?

    Read it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. The story of Ferrari vs Lamborghini, by Business Wars, a podcast by Wondery, a four-episode series.

    Listen here.
  2. OYO Founder Ritesh Agarwal on COVID-19, Future of Startups and Inspirations, on The Ranveer Show.

    Check out here.
  3. Craig Federighi talks WWDC and Apple’s big design ideas with MKBHD on his podcast, Waveform.

    Listen to it here.
  4. 3 reasons you feel inferior to others and how to see yourself as someone who matters by Jay Shetty on his podcast.

    Check it here.
  5. On Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People, he interviews Gary Vaynerchuk about his journey, his insights on social media, entrepreneurship, communication and more.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Ryan Holiday on how to remain calm when others panic and practice stillness under high stressful situations, on Jay Shetty’s podcast On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Watch here.
  2. Not a Masterclass ft Shakun Batra, where Neville Shah discusses the craft of filmmaking and takes a deep-dive into Kapoor and Sons.

    Watch it here.
  3. Terribly Tiny Tales’ short film, Banana Bread, starring Rasika Dugal and Mukul Chadda.

    Check it out here.
  4. What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness by the psychiatrist, Robert Waldinger.

    Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#15 of The Last 7 Days (15.06 – 21.06)

#15 of The Last 7 Days (15.06 – 21.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the fifteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Why do celebrity deaths affect us so much?
    Read it here.
  2. The balance of fasting
    Read here.
  3. Is it okay to switch off when news gets overwhelming?
    Check it out here.
  4. Online and independent: The future of journalism is already here
    Read here.
  5. Wild hummingbirds see a broad range of colors humans can only imagine

    Check here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Ben Horowitz on ‘What you do is who you are‘ and how to create your company culture and more on The Jordan Harbinger Show.

    Listen here.
  2. Nick (@beyounick) discusses creating relatable content, about his process and how it has evolved over time and more on Advertising is Dead, with Varun Duggirala.

    Check it out here.
  3. Prajakta Koli (@mostlysane) discusses cracking the YouTube fame, the journey and more on Off Script with Salil.

    Listen to it here.
  4. The Real Reason you Procrastinate on WorkLife with Adam Grant

    Listen here.
  5. Rajeev Masand discusses the Making of Dil Chahta Hai with Farhan Akhtar on ‘Picture ke Peechhe‘ – An Audible Suno original.

    Check it out here.

What To Watch:

  1. Jay Shetty on building healthy relationships and finding your calling, on Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham.

    Watch here.
  2. Gulabo Sitabo’s Begum, Farrukh Jaffer’s interview with Anupama Chopra at Film Companion. Her character was just amazing in the film as she is in this interview too.

    Watch it here.
  3. Dr. Joe Dispenza on the most powerful way to start healing your past and building your future, on Jay Shetty’s podcast, On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Check it out here.
  4. Why oil prices can turn negative?

    Watch here.
  5. Has our quest for convenience created an irreversible health crisis? Watch this episode of series History 101, ‘Fast Food’ on Netflix here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#14 of The Last 7 Days (8.06-14.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the fourteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. A fully-connected future means you’ll never be alone.

    Read here.
  2. Ben Casnocha writes about 16 lessons to learn from LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffman after spending 10,000 hours. This is the best thing you’ll read.

    Check it here.
  3. Starbucks Sees $3.2 Billion Virus Hit, Plans New Cafe Format
    Read it here.
  4. Neuroscience can explain why you’re having trouble concentrating on work or school during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Read here.
  5. Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna’s mission to feed millions in India through his Feed India drive – this is such an inspiring read.

    Check it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Neurologist Amy Milton on editing memories and eliminating the triggers that unearth the destructive emotional responses.

    Listen here.
  2. Seth Godin speaks on ‘Everybody is Irrational‘ on his podcast, Akimbo.

    Check it out here.
  3. Have you been listening to the Harry Potter at Home: Readings podcast? The eighth episode was read by Alia Bhatt, which was quite brilliant.

    Check it out here.
  4. Do you remember the Highway on my Plate podcast, I had mentioned in the earlier editions? Well, in this episode, they discuss the tales of their Maharashtra journey, in particular Pune, Mumbai and more so I had to share it.

    Listen to it here.
  5. Dhruv Rathee has a Spotify original podcast, ‘Maha Bharat with Dhruv Rathee‘ and this episode is based on ‘Why is India a Republic?

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Vishen Lakhiani on how to live from intuition and accessing information outside the human brain, on Jay Shetty’s podcast ‘On Purpose with Jay Shetty‘ – this episode was legit mind-blowing and so much to learn from.

    Watch here.
  2. Liv Boeree, the poker champion gives a TED Talk on 3 decison-making lessons to learn from Poker.

    Watch it here.
  3. How 5G works – the pros and cons.

    Check it out here.
  4. If you are into cars and/or love Ferrari, you’ll like this one – The Rise of Ferrari. Watch here.
  5. Kartik Aaryan interviews Barkha Dutt on his series, Koki Poochega and she talks about the change in journalism, the current on-ground reality and more.

    Watch it here.

    P. S. Bonus: Don’t miss out Gulabo Sitabo on Amazon Prime, I’ve done a small review HERE and I’ll recommend it for sure.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#8 of The Last 7 Days (27.04 – 03.05)

#8 of The Last 7 Days (27.04 – 03.05)

With another Sunday, here’s the eighth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. How Coronavirus Changed the Way We Watch, Listen and Play

    Read here.
  2. The Impact of Coronavirus on Social Media Engagement for Brands

    Check it out here.
  3. The coronavirus crisis is creating unique new types of stress and insomnia, but there’s a way to tackle them both.

    Read it here.
  4. Read here on Why Men Grow Beards When Times Get Tough
  5. What to do when you can’t sleep?

    If you face this issue, give it a read here.
  6. Bill Gates on the first modern pandemic

    Check it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. How Boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas?

    Listen to it here.
  2. Seth Godin talks about why TV is so bad.

    Listen here.
  3. Inside the world’s biggest lockdown (India) on the Today, Explained Podcast.

    Check it out here.
  4. Dr. Michael Greger talks about energy drinks and how it affects your health, on his podcast.

    This is a must listen. Here.
  5. Lewis Howes interviews Nico Rosberg and talks about his journey on becoming a F1 World Champion, on his podcast The School of Greatness.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Behind the Scenes of Joker with Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips

    Watch it here.
  2. Kartik Aaryan interviews Luke Coutinho on his series, Koki Poochega and discusses physical and mental health.

    Watch here.
  3. I’m a Kumud Mishra fan and won’t miss a good breakdown of his journey in this interview on ScoopWhoop Unscripted.

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#2 of The Last 7 Days (16.03-22.03)

#2 of The Last 7 Days (16.03-22.03)

With another Sunday, here’s the second edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

1. “31 Important Things You Should Say No to For a Happier Life” by Danny Forest.

It’s a pretty detailed article, a lot to learn from and full of value.

You can read it here.

2. Bill Gates took to Reddit to answer the community’s questions about the pandemic, the government response, and what the world can do to be better prepared.

Check it out here.

3. In this time of self-isolation, a lot of you wonder what do we do with our days, thinking about that and my previous thoughts on why isolation is always a good thing from time-to-time because of the ‘me’ time it provides you, I decided to write an article about it.

Titled ‘What to do in Self Isolation?‘, you can read the article here.


What To Listen:

1. A podcast called Business Wars with a pretty self-explanatory title focuses on different brand wars in their episodes.

One such series was on Facebook v Snapchat, a seven-episode series, which is quite insightful and should be heard if you’re interested in business.

I’m attaching the link for the first episode here.

2. Dr. Daniel Amen speaks on the most powerful habits for a healthy and productive brain with Jay Shetty.

This is such an incredible, mind-blowing episode, to add another thing here, he also talks about 11 things you should avoid for a healthy brain.

Check out the episode here.

3. Toto Wolff, one of the most successful team principals in F1 talks his journey from the business world to F1 on the Beyond the Grid Podcast.

Listen here.

(I haven’t heard this one yet, but he also spoke on Nico Rosberg’s podcast – Beyond Victory with Nico Rosberg. It’s on my list, but if you’d like to listen to it, here’s the link.)

4. Kara Swisher (one of the best interviewers out there) interviews Andrew Yang on the Recode Decode Podcast and talks about his universal income idea, his current company and his future plans.

Listen to it here.

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BONUS: I’ve curated my own Playlist on Spotify called ‘The R.A.M.A. Beats‘. It’s a curation of songs of Ranbir Kapoor (‘s films), Arijit Singh, Mohit Chauhan and Amit Trivedi.

I’ve come to this conclusion that the songs of these four artists can be heard anytime, anywhere, no matter what mood you’re in, they’re just perfect.

Here’s the link if you’d like to check out the playlist.


What To Watch:

1. Hotstar has a new show starring Kay Kay Menon called Special Ops, based on terror against India and the manhunt to find the mastermind behind the attacks.

I’m only mid-way through the series, but its going really well until now. Based on what I’ve seen, you should give it a try.

Watch it here.

2. Bill Gates had given a Ted Talk in 2015, on how we’re not ready for the next outbreak.

Give it a watch here.

3. Kenny Sebastian has started a new YouTube series, called Getting There where he is interviewing people who love what they do.

I just saw the first episode of the series where he talks to Alicia Souza about her passion and career in illustrating.

Here’s the link to watch it.

4. I came across this YouTube channel called Director’s Cut where in one of the videos, Christopher Nolan talks about Directing the Joker.

He talks about the process, the behind-the-scenes, the acting.

Give it a watch here.


There’s a lot of valuable stuff for you to consume. If you’d like to discuss further, do reply here, via mail or on Instagram @rth24 or Twitter @rth_24.

If you’d like to receive the further editions of this weekly series via mail, hit me up.

You can check out the first edition of this series – here.