I’ve shifted my mindset about taxes, and it’s working much better for me.
In 2020 I challenged myself to write for 20 minutes every day. What were the results, and was it a habit worth building?
Eventually I got sick of forgetting how to do basic-but-occasional things in my life, and came up with this system.
Password manager + 2-factor authentication = bad times for potential hackers. Learn how to set everything up quickly and easily.
I’ve been taking a photo every day for months. Learn why I started doing it, and what the benefits have been.
Why I’ve made a morally confused but pragmatic lifestyle choice – and how the same principle can help you make big changes stick.
Learn how to get Usenet set up with minimal fuss, even if you’re not even slightly “techie”.
Standard goal-setting advice is to come up with a definition of achieving your goal that’s specific and measurable, then work backwards to make a plan for how you’ll get there.
In most cases, this is great advice. But for one of the most important subjects there is – the success of your own life – I believe you should do the opposite.
Know that when you email me, I will be silently judging you. And if you do any of these things, the judgement won’t be kind.
Why children are happier and more successful than you are. And younger, obviously.