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I am on Patreon!

For a long time, many of my fellow writer friends have strongly encouraged me to start a Patreon account. I have finally done so. It is not a big secret that writers usually do not make a lot of money from their writing. Even with a couple of successful books to my name and a […]

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Goal Systems Are Imperfect

I have concluded that there is no goal attainment system that always works. None of them. You must adapt weekly, daily, hourly to the factors at hand and repeatedly decide in the moment what direction or action you’re going to take. Only being in the present moment and making all the best micro decisions will […]

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Yoga Is Keeping Me Sane During COVID-19

I’ve been writing elsewhere a lot and not keeping up with this blog, but amid the COVID-19 crisis perhaps this is a good time to start posting here again. One of the things I’ve started to do to maintain my sanity and physical fitness is to do yoga every day as I’m sheltered in place […]

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The Purpose of Education

The topic of education and the details of learning itself are near and dear to me. Learning theory. Education systems. Self-education strategies. Learning resources. Anything having to do with how we best learn and thereby improve ourselves and hopefully the world around us always lures me in and proves to be captivating. When I wrote […]

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Trying Out Daily Foundation Activities

If you’ve read some of my blog posts before or follow me on social media, you know that I consistently struggle with figuring out how to best identify all I want to do in life and how to get it done. Some call this topic productivity, but I find that word to be problematic. For […]

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Katharine Hepburn and Atheism

In this 1973 interview on the Dick Cavett Show, Katharine Hepburn clearly and concisely explains why I and so many others are atheists and have absolutely no use whatsoever for religion. Religion is, for me, a distraction from what we should be doing in life – being good people and helping others. Listen to this […]

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