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Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not.

Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not.

"Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.” -Bruce Lee

On Developing Taste

On Developing Taste

In the summer of 2015, I decided to learn photography. I didn’t know about lighting or composition or exposure. I didn’t even know what kind of photos I wanted to take. I took random snapshots of bridges, of buildings, of random knick-knacks in my house. There was no learning, just me pressing the shutter button.

Panda Planner Vs. SELF Journal

Panda Planner Vs. SELF Journal

If you’re a freelancer, student, or someone who has some freedom to arrange your day, you need a planner system. Without one it’s too easy to float along and forget about your priorities.

A Checklist for When I’m feeling Down, Unproductive, or Unmotivated

A Checklist for When I’m feeling Down, Unproductive, or Unmotivated

The past few weeks I’ve felt like an unproductive sack of shit. I stare at my to-do list and open reddit instead. I feel bad about it so I check my phone and scroll through Facebook. Now I feel worse. Rinse, repeat.

Run your personal finances like Amazon

Run your personal finances like Amazon

A silly thought experiment
An Example of Tinkering - Playing with Post-Processing

An Example of Tinkering - Playing with Post-Processing

I’m home from work but can’t relax. My head is all over the place.

Experiments

Experiments

Floating along and just going through the day-to-day motions makes me really unhappy. If my mood is off, 90% of the time it’s because I’ve been stagnant. I bet a lot of my readers feel the same way.

Common But Not Normal

Common But Not Normal

When I was a kid, I drank pop everyday.

You Are Holding Yourself Back

You Are Holding Yourself Back

The way you view yourself is preventing your growth.

Work in Serial

Work in Serial

Here’s a list of things I tried to do in 2015. Try to guess how many I accomplished:

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