31 May 2018
A common misconception about Stoicism is the idea of indifference. To many, they think that Stoics are cold, emotionless people who don’t care about anything; a Spock-like figure. Nothing could be further from the truth. When the Stoics talk about indifference there...
Weeknotes #18 - Weighty Edition
27 May 2018
21 May - 27 May 2018 Kettlebell near miss Now the light is lasting longer and the weather has been getting a bit better I’ve been experimenting with doing my kettlebell training in the evenings instead. I’ve found that having a day...
Weeknotes #17 - Scouting Edition
20 May 2018
14 May - 20 May 2018 I published another article, Stop Reading, Start Doing and finally got chance to build a bit more of Ninjago City. Reading progress I’m currently reading Willpower doesn’t work and I also started Ready, Player One. I’m...
Stop Reading, Start Doing
16 May 2018
You have a goal. You’re reading articles, like this one, on your chosen topic. You’re feeling good, you feel like you’re making progress. There’s one problem; reading is not action. Don’t get me wrong, reading and accumulating knowledge is a necessary step...
Weeknotes #16 - Tired Edition Part Two
13 May 2018
7 May - 13 May 2018 There’s not much to report this week - it’s all a bit hectic and I don’t feel like I’ve achieved all that much. I’ve become the quintessential parental taxi driver. Getting in later from work and...
Weeknotes #15 - Outdoors Edition
06 May 2018
30 April - 6 May 2018 Reading progress I finished both Dearly Devoted Dexter and How to have a good day this week. I’m in two minds about the Dexter books. I do like some aspects of the writing but I’m having...
Weeknotes #14 - Sweet & Spicy Edition
29 Apr 2018
23 Apr - 29 Apr 2018 This week has been a bit of a mixed bag. The first part of the week I was really quite productive before the wheels came off mid-week. I had plans to pull it back on Friday...
27 Apr 2018
How do you become good, or great, at anything? It takes more than just reading something. Thinking is a start. Action is necessary. You need to do. All the time, every day. Daphne Gray-Grant wrote: “Understand that 10,000 hours — alone —...
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