Self Improvement

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How to make effective New Years Resolutions

I discuss my successes in 2016 and how I design, find time for and stick to my New Years resolutions year after year.  Subject: New Years Resolutions Length: 1756 words, 12-15 minutes read Welcome back! 2016 was quite a year, wasn't it? Brexit, Trump and countless celebrity deaths, a true rollercoaster of year. But remember, [...]

January 2nd, 2017|All, Self Improvement|1 Comment

“I want to become stronger!”

What does it mean to become stronger? I'm not talking just physically. I have identified a 5 tiered pyramid that is the path to transcendent human strength. Subject: The meaning of strength and how to become stronger. I lay out my concept of the Strength Pyramid and show examples of other people who have attained [...]

November 4th, 2016|All, Self Improvement|0 Comments

Miasmatic Disinclination

You should already be memorizing the cognitive biases, as I explain inside. But here is one that has yet to be formally recognized. Length: 755 words - 5 or 6 minute easy read Subject: Cognitive biases, including the as yet unrecognized social bias that I've named Miasmatic Disinclination. Product links are affiliate links. One of [...]

October 27th, 2016|All, Cognitive biases, Self Improvement|0 Comments

How to beat procrastination? Join it!

You can't beat procrastination with endless planning. I discuss how to tackle the problem of procrastination pain free. Length: 1992 words, 10-12 minute read Subject: I discuss how to tackle procrastination without falling into the trap of paralysis by analysis. I present novel approaches to procrastination backed by research in self determination theory. Disclaimer: I [...]

September 17th, 2016|All, Focus, Self Improvement|1 Comment

Diet for Game Devs (and other busy people)

What if I told you that you could reach great health without sacrificing productivity? Cheap, fast and healthy game dev diet advice inside. Length: 2461 words, 13-15 minute read Subject: I cover the basics of diet that mainstream advice consistently gets wrong. I explain why meat is important, the fastest way to prepare a healthy [...]

June 9th, 2016|All, Health, Self Improvement|0 Comments

The single best tool for rapid learning – a notebook

A notebook is an essential part of exploring and developing new ideas. Keeping notes about a new subject you're studying should not be optional. Length: 1445 words, 8-10 minute read Subject: I discuss how essential note taking is to learning and how it can be used as a source of practise for multiple skills. Disclaimer: [...]

May 5th, 2016|All, Learning, Self Improvement|0 Comments

Meditation for the Irreligious

When all major religions agree on a point, it's worth taking into consideration. Meditation is one of the most useful spiritual techniques and it's possible to attain spiritual goodies without following the doctrine of a specific religion Length: 1306 words, 7-9 minute read Subject: I describe the 2 methods I use to meditate and discuss [...]

April 27th, 2016|All, Anxiety, Focus, Self Improvement|0 Comments

How to discover your natural talent – before it’s too late!

Length: 679 words, 3-5 minute read Subject: I discuss the nature of talent, how to rediscover the things you love and why that love is important. In life, we have an extremely short amount of time to hone our skills. If we wanted to maximize our growth during that time, it would be wise to [...]

January 12th, 2016|All, Learning, Self Improvement|0 Comments