Is This Still What I Want to Do?

In my old age, I’ve gotten very selfish with my time. Early last year, I decided I was done spending my life doing work I didn’t believe to be important, valued, or interesting, and I began making plans to change my circumstances.

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The Habit Loop

I took an intro to philosophy course a thousand years ago. I never really got into philosophy, but a famous quote by Aristotle has stuck with me ever since:

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Flow State Of Mind

I didn’t really enjoy reading Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. I found it too academic for my tastes, and my nightly reading became a struggle.

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Making Things in 2016

I ran across Justin Jackson’s 2016 Maker Challenge a while back, and it sounded like a good excuse to work on some projects I’ve been thinking about for a while.

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The Best Books I Read in 2015

I read a lot of books in 2015 - 33 non-fiction books for professional development and self improvement, and 11 fiction books for fun. Here’s the best of what I read.

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What Held You Back This Year?

I did fairly well with the goals I set for myself in December of last year. This year, I read 32 books (33 as soon as I finish up The Thank You Economy) and wrote first drafts of 12 short stories.

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Using Systems to Reach Goals

I’m a bit stuck for a blog post topic this week, but I still want to publish something. This is practice. This is habit, and routine. It’s important for me to publish consistently.

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I'm Tyler, and I blog about marketing, programming, writing, and things I'm working on.


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