12 Aug 2018
One of the criticisms often levelled at Stoicism is the seeming lack of emotion. In society today, with the regular news and gossip that is circulated, you can be vilified for not feeling or emoting enough about the latest thing that’s happened....
Weeknotes #28 - No Complaints Edition
05 Aug 2018
30 Jul - 5 Aug 2018 It’s been a seriously busy week at work with a new project kicking off. And just like the proverbial buses, that of course means that existing clients suddenly want lots of work doing, along with some...
Weeknotes #27 - Wet Edition
29 Jul 2018
23 Jul - 29 Jul 2018 Sweat It was another hot week, until the weather finally broke towards the end of the week. I’ve been pushed hard and doubling down on my kettlebell workouts to try and hit my goal. With the...
Better at what?
25 Jul 2018
So someone’s good at taking down an opponent, but that doesn’t make them more community-minded, or modest, or well-prepared for any circumstance, or more tolerant of the faults of others. Marcus Aurelius Chances are, if you’re reading this, then you’re trying to...
Weeknotes #26 - Neighbours Edition
22 Jul 2018
16 Jul - 22 Jul 2018 Not much of note this week, I’ve been noodling with the outline of a little product centred around journaling using my experiences of trying to cement a habit. Neighbourly Camping We had our annual camping trip...
Weeknotes #25 - Swing Edition
15 Jul 2018
9 Jul - 15 Jul 2018 I seem to have finally got over my lurgy at long last. Tuesday was a last minute date night - we’ve been making much of of an effort to have time together but we realised we’d...
Weeknotes #24 - Paper edition
08 Jul 2018
2 Jul - 8 Jul 2018 Weather update: still boiling, and I still haven’t shook the cough and snot! I’ve started experimenting with a paper journal. I’ve often found it uncomfortable journaling electronically on the computer. As I mentioned in my article...
Breaking the chain
04 Jul 2018
Today I hit a two-year daily meditation streak. It’s both an achievement but not-an-achievement. Meditation was a habit I wanted to cultivate, and this proves that I have fulfilled it. But now it’s just a habit. I don’t celebrate, nor should I,...
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