Weeknotes #49 - Christmas Holiday edition
30 Dec 2018
24 Dec - 30 Dec 2018 Aside from Monday, I’ve had a rather lazy week relaxing with my family — although they’ve all been ill for a day or few during the course of the week so our week has been quiet...
Weeknotes #48 - Week Before edition
23 Dec 2018
17 Dec - 23 Dec 2018 Not all that much to report this week. It was the usual scramble trying to complete as much as possible before the Christmas break. I spent Friday in Birmingham at the Library with Marc to do...
3 Disciplines of Stoicism: Perception
19 Dec 2018
There are three primary disciplines that other Stoic practices flow from. Perception. Action. Will. Perception: Seeing clearly, without letting emotions cloud your judgement. Action: Take action on those things that are right. Will: Accept willingly the things I cannot control or change....
Weeknotes #47 -Christmas Escape edition
16 Dec 2018
10 Dec - 16 Dec 2018 It was our work Christmas party this weekend. We visited Escape Hunt in Birmingham. It was fabulous. One, because we managed to escape with a little over 5 minutes to spare, and two, because it was...
Weeknotes #45 -Board edition
09 Dec 2018
3 Dec - 9 Dec 2018 I’ve been rather too late to bed most nights for one reason or another, making my morning routines a bit shaky, in particular I’ve been struggling to get back into a stricter fitness routine now that...
Weeknotes #45 - Cups edition
02 Dec 2018
26 Nov - 2 Dec 2018 Had a great Thai curry with friends Dave and Marc at Sabai Sabai in Birmingham along with plenty of interesting, nerdy chat. On Saturday we had a family “boys” day out in London. We primarily went...
8 ways to be more Stoic tomorrow
28 Nov 2018
1. Get up earlier Start the day as you mean to go on. Use the extra time and quiet of the morning to prepare yourself for the day ahead. Struggling to get up? Keep the words of Marcus Aurelius in mind: On...
Weeknotes #44 - Sleepover edition
25 Nov 2018
19 Nov - 25 Nov 2018 Our new curtains were fitted on Friday which means that our renovation project is finally complete. It’s taken a lot longer than we ever initially thought but it’s gratifying and it was nice to check off...
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