Posts tagged with goals
28 December 2014 - On the Proactive Avoidance of Relationship Regret
I’m sometimes asked whether I get depressed about not having married or sired offspring. Usually well-intentioned, the question nevertheless is curious, insofar as it rests on two assumptions: First, that marriage and family are normative and deviation therefrom is a sign of loss or defect, and second, that I am unaware of what I’m missing so therefore I should pine for it.
1 January 2014 - Welcome to 2014 — Get Ready to Rumble!
I had a good 2013, and I look forward to a good 2014. And I hope and pray that your 2014 is your best year yet.
23 February 2013 - Psychic Energy Caps
Set goals that are achievable not just in an objective sense, but also in light of your own life situation and your own psychology. Don’t bring yourself to the point of mental exhaustion, when all the efforts you’ve expended crash and you risk backsliding or retreating into despair.
2 February 2013 - The Quantified Self: January’s Results
My personal daily tracking log has revealed some interesting trends after one full month of use.
30 January 2013 - Of Bourbon, Blizzards and the Underwear Gnome
In winter’s heart, both blizzards and brooding go better with bourbon.
10 January 2013 - The First 10 Days
My daily tracking tool, which I’ve been using religiously every day so far this year, has provided some insights that are fun to play with, and make it easier to keep on track with those NYE resolutions.
4 July 2012 - A Schema for Planning Your Self-Actualization
I encourage everyone to follow some path that includes well-defined goals. Especially for folks in their mid-20s through their late 30s — a prime time for laying the foundation for a happy retirement — making solid, long-run choices now may pay handsome dividends later in life.
2 January 2012 - The Year That Was; The Year That Will Be
2011 was good to me. May 2012 be even better!
29 December 2011 - Answering Step Two: Or, How to Beat the Underpants Gnomes at Their Own Game
But funny thing about those underpants gnomes: Like all good satire, there’s a hidden truth behind the laugh track. In this case, I think the secret is that people are either really good at generating ideas, or at profiting off the ideas of others, but there aren’t that many people who are good at moving something from concept to execution.