Weeknotes #1 - Finding my feet
28 Jan 2018
22 - 28 Jan 2018 So I decided to take a leaf from Rachel Andrew and start publishing my weeknotes. Like Rachel said in her inaugural post I too have a tendency to do something and move on. I’m trying to be...
24 Jan 2018
A lot gets written about the perfect morning routine, getting yourself set up right and off to a good start. Evening routines are more rarely mentioned, although I believe they are just as vital. Our days are often a blur, racing from...
2017 - Year In Review
14 Jan 2018
2018 will be my fortieth year on this rock. Some days I feel like I’m still 15 years old whilst on others I realise the years have passed by in a blur. Many times it felt like Groundhog Day, reliving the same...
The Power of Routine
30 Dec 2017
Someone was telling me recently how they have a terrible routine, watching TV or playing games until late, sometimes falling asleep on the sofa and then getting up late. They could easily have been describing me a couple of years ago. I...
How I use Bear as my Commonplace book
26 Nov 2017
What is a commonplace book? It’s a single place to keep your thoughts, ideas, quotes, observations and information you come across in your life for later use. “Great wits have short memories” - Chinese proverb When you were younger, maybe you created...
28 Oct 2017
I don’t know about you but I do too much. Always. Even when I’m consciously trying to do less. I blurt out yes, offering my help without thinking. I want to help, I do, but time and again it derails me. I...
Actions, not words
12 Aug 2017
Someone asked me recently how you actually practice Stoicism. Many people have the impression that it’s only a collection of pithy quotes or sayings that sound good. Words are no good if you don’t take action on them. Stoicism is a practical...
22 Apr 2017
Consider the topic of child exemptions in the tax code. A standard exemption is allowed for each child, and the amount of the exemption is independent of the taxpayer’s income.1 Next, consider this proposition and pay attention to your immediate thoughts and...
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