How I Use Journaling to Capture Ideas and Build New Habits

I realized a few years ago that two of the smartest and most successful people I know took notes on everything. Both used notes heavily to capture ideas, quotes, learnings, etc. and frequently referred to these notes to recall ideas or remind themselves of something they may have forgotten. They also used the act ofContinue reading “How I Use Journaling to Capture Ideas and Build New Habits”

How I Stay Focused in a World of Distractions

I have a bad addiction to internet browser tabs. At any given time, I have 2–3 Chrome windows open, often with 20+ tabs per window. There is never enough time to read or see all of the things I want to in life. This is merely a symptom of a larger problem I struggle with.Continue reading “How I Stay Focused in a World of Distractions”

Hacking the Flow State

Photo Credit: Post originally published on Medium. Flow is described as: “the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.” Anyone who has programmed for long enough will recognize this state asContinue reading “Hacking the Flow State”