Practice

Why I Think the Flips Bracelet is Brilliant

If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you know that I’m interested in personal development. How do we develop habits? How do we change them? I’m a freelancer, an entrepreneur, and a fanatical autodidact. Trying to fit everything I want into a day is impossible; there are always So Many Projects as well as So …

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Life

The Life You Make Possible

“I didn’t make my life possible!” – Amanda Palmer, in an interview with Tim Ferriss That quote came shortly after Tim suggested to Amanda that she was living a life that most would think impossible. It’s true, in a way – her story, going from street performer to million-dollar KickStarter, bestselling author and icon of …

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Love

love plus learning cancels regret

The Most Worthless Emotion No regrets. – Robert A. Heinlein I remember reading those two words as an impressionable early teen, and wondering at them. The teen years are full of regret, after all – Why did I wear these jeans? I wish I’d asked her to the dance! Why didn’t I study for this test?!? It …

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Practice

the practice of reflection

Whatever you do, don’t look behind you! There’s a very scary shelf among my books. It contains words that make me cringe, shudder, draw back in horror – and that’s not from reading them, it’s from the mere idea of reading them. They are my journals. While they’re not all quite in order, they do stretch back …

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