How do I react physically to Anxiety? I sweat.
Exercising is such a cliché New Year’s Resolution that it may be hard to believe that it isn’t among mine for 2017. If anything, exercise was my 2015 New Year’s Resolution which, if you’ll allow a humble-brag, has gone quite well. Sure I’ve hit bumps and fallen into slumps but have (so far) been able to… Continue reading Jumping back into Jump Rope
“In Praise Of Mess: Why Disorder May Be Good For Us” is Hidden Brain’s latest episode. I’m very far behind on my podcasts but I’m glad I caught this episode. In it, Shanker interviews Tim Harford about the subject of his latest book is entitled “Messy: How to be creative and resilient in a tidy-minded world”. And here… Continue reading Why disorder, mess and chaos may be good for you
More podcast goodness. This time Tina Seelig of the Stanford Innovation Lab interviews Alberto Savoia about “How to Succeed by Failing ‘Ferrari Fast’”. The discussion takes place within the context of entrepreneurship and start-ups but the insights and lessons on failure can be applied anywhere in life. It’s a 30-minute podcast and very easy to listen to. There’s… Continue reading How to Succeed by Failing ‘Ferrari Fast’: Stanford Innovation Lab interviews Alberto Savoia
How do you run Cobian Backup when your PC is in sleep mode? It’s actually not that difficult. The TL;DR version is that we will be using Windows’ Task Scheduler to start the Cobian Backup task from the command line. For reference I am using Cobian Backup version 22.214.171.1242 (the latest and possibly last available version) on… Continue reading Run Cobian Backup when PC is in sleep mode
I have rediscovered podcasts which in turn has helped rebirth my love for the spoken word. It’s radio but better because I get to choose who and what I listen to. One man should not have such power… Anyway, I want to feature a few of the podcasts I’m currently listening to one at a time. It’s… Continue reading Featured Podcast: Hidden Brain
With the inevitable end of 2015 I spent much of the 30th and 31st cleaning out my stuff. I ended up throwing out a lot of stuff, so much that I started feeling a tad guilty for my consumption. The benefit has of course been a clean and tidy room with much more space than I imagined… Continue reading Spring Cleaning for the New Year
If you’ve got an hour Dr. David Bush leads a workshop which looks at what depression can actually teach us. It also includes a set of questions to challenge irrational beliefs that are often the cause of a depressive episode.
I’ve noticed that I can be rather uptight and this expresses itself as tension in my physical body. And since I feel that tight muscles and shallow breathing don’t really help me much, I decided to do something about it. It wasn’t anything fancy, I set the alarm on my phone to ring 4 times a day.… Continue reading Building Habits: Noticing Tension
We all want to live a richer, fuller life. But where does it all start for you? For me, it starts from getting good sleep. Getting enough of it. After a bout of insomnia that kept me awake until past 1am I committed to sleep by 11pm for 2 months. I didn’t always succeed but there… Continue reading Where does it all start?