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,...
Weeknotes #23 - Hot n Cold edition
01 Jul 2018
25 Jun - 1 Jul 2018 Well, we’re halfway through the year already! I can’t believe it. I wrapped up this quarter, fulfilling one of my goals to publish an article twice a month for the last six months. I published Procrastinate...
Procrastinate more effectively in OmniFocus 3
29 Jun 2018
Digital task managers have it wrong There are three dates that we tend to think about when it comes to managing a task effectively. The obvious one is the deadline or due date. The date that thing has to be done by....
Weeknotes #22 - Camping Edition
24 Jun 2018
18 Jun - 24 Jun 2018 I realised I wasn’t yet ready to publish my next article but I had a planned deadline to have something published by mid-June. I couldn’t get back to sleep early Tuesday morning so I decided to...
One Weird Trick
19 Jun 2018
The internet is filled with blog posts and articles for that one weird or simple trick to make us more productive, more effective or whatever. Often it’s just a tip for some tool; nothing earth-shattering. Let’s be honest, when you click on...
Weeknotes #21 - Training Edition
17 Jun 2018
11 Jun - 17 Jun 2018 One of the perks of having your own business is taking off when you want to. Tuesday ended up being one of those. A longtime colleague and friend who’s now mostly retired had an afternoon gathering...
Weeknotes #20 - Scramble Edition
10 Jun 2018
4 Jun - 10 Jun 2018 Slacking off at the weekend meant I didn’t do my usual weekly review on time. As I’ve mentioned before, it really throws my week out when that doesn’t happen, and it’s usually compounded by needing to...
Weeknotes #19 - Restful Edition
03 Jun 2018
28 May - 3 Jun 2018 This week I’ve had a week off work. We didn’t go anywhere, just generally relaxed at home and been catching up on some of my personal goal targets for the year. I published another article, originally...
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