In part 1 of this post, I wrote about the habits I am going to modify or eliminate to free up time for more valuable activities.
With all that free time, here’s some of what I’ll be doing more of, and the benefits I expect to see (or that I’m already observing!):
Continue reading “004 waking hours – part 2”
“Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’…”
(Sorry – this is a bit of a long post)
While listening to one of the podcasts by The Minimalists, I recently discovered this quote from an article called Quitting something you love by Derek Sivers:
“Personal change needs some space to happen. To bring something new into your life, you need somewhere to put it. If your current habits are filling your day, where is this new stuff supposed to go?”
Reflecting on this, I began to wonder about how I spending my time, and what was I achieving. I’m very busy, so I must be achieving lots, right?
Continue reading “003 waking hours – part 1”
“Like a rollin’, thunder chasing the wind”
So what exactly has been triggered me to change? There’s clearly plenty that I’ve been dissatisfied with. Why now?
Continue reading “002 catalyst”
“I’m an ordinary guy. Burning down the house”
For all these years, I have clung to the shore. Paddling in the shallows. Not taking big risks. Following the mantra espoused by my parents: study hard, get a good job, settle down, don’t do anything dangerous, or different.
So where has that got me?
Continue reading “001 a new day”