Just things I’ve been thinking about. That’s it. That’s the post.

Aw man. I've been musing. I've been pondering. To the ends of the Earth and back. And we all know the Earth's a circle, with no "end" — so, you know, I'm technically still musing and pondering... Anyway. This is just a dump. Of what's on my mind. No order, no editing, nothing. Just my… Continue reading Just things I’ve been thinking about. That’s it. That’s the post.

Life lessons I’ve learned (so far) from fostering kittens 🐱

I've been fostering kittens for the past month. I started with three, and two have already been adopted. The last one - a female I've named Kali - is still with me. She is very cute. They were an unintended litter, and the owner couldn't afford to keep them. So, I offered my flat as… Continue reading Life lessons I’ve learned (so far) from fostering kittens 🐱

How I make time for things, and actually do them

A question I often get asked is: How do you get so much done? The short answer is: I make the time. There is a longer answer as well, and that’s what I wanted to unpack in this blog post.

Curiosity, fast drafting, and function: 3 principles that help me in daily life

I believe that everything in life has transferable knowledge — useful insights and teachings that can be applied to other (often completely unrelated) things. This post explores that idea, and takes you through three principles that I find incredibly helpful in my own daily life.

3 reasons why I think being a multi-hyphenate is my strength

We’re often told: “Don’t do too much at once, focus on one thing." But I think it’s an incomplete way of seeing things. I’d argue that it’s not about how much you do at once; rather, it’s where you place your stakes that matters.

How I use active listening to simplify daily life

I really don’t think we listen that well. In fact, I’d argue we actually suck at it. But I think listening is one of our most accessible and powerful tools as human beings.

Stop overthinking, start doing. There’s value in climbing the wrong mountains

We often tell ourselves to spend as much of our time doing things that push us towards our goals, and as little time as possible on things that don’t. The irony, however, is that by being so cautious to not climb the wrong mountain, we hesitate to climb any mountains at all.

How I’m replacing ‘hard work’ with ‘inspired work’

Grit driven by passion is more enduring than grit for the sake of perseverance. Here's how I'm replacing 'hard work' with 'inspired work.'

Emotional equilibrium: Putting daily focus into what matters most

When life gets stressful - and it does - our bodies respond. It's part of our biology: If we feel threatened, hormones get released into our body and our sympathetic nervous system kicks in. Digestion slows down, and more blood goes to our muscles. Once the danger passes, our parasympathetic nervous system takes over and… Continue reading Emotional equilibrium: Putting daily focus into what matters most

What does doing “the daily work” mean?

In order to get better at all the things I'd like to master, I have had to figure out how to squeeze in as much as I can, in small ways, that compound over time - and that's what this blog is all about. Welcome to my cheatsheet. Here's to optimising learning, and baking it into your routine every day.