The cure for feeling bored

It’s like I’m uninspired. I’m not particularly angry. I just have this urge not to be here. Or there, for that matter. It’s a kind of malaise. Brush teeth, work, eat, brush same teeth, sleep, repeat. With all that is available to do and see in this fascinating world, I can’t figure out why it’s…

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Just. Switch. It. Off.

We all have a guilty secret. All of yours I will not know, but I’d be willing to guess that you’re an Internet addict. I know I am, and it’s been getting worse. Wait a minute. Why am I talking about the Internet as if it’s such a bad thing? It’s not a donut dipped…

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Strip Before You Stop

You’ve got this thing you’re working on. That thing you really should do every day for maximum effect. That thing you talk about a lot. Writing blog posts; taking pictures; making art; practicing an instrument; contacting new people; reading books; learning languages and shooting videos. But little materializes, if at all. You love the idea…

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Value in Volume. How to Make More

I beat myself up when I procrastinate. Life is so damn short. For me, it’s inexcusable to lose too much time to excuse-making. But I know how important it is to produce things. Not just one or two things, but many things. Similar things. Day after day after day. It’s not all about quality at…

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Improving My Life, Going on ‘Idea Adventures’

Many years ago, I made the decision to avoid a corporate lifestyle at all costs and earn a living working for myself writing and making pretty pictures. The freedom of working for myself has brought with it joy and greatly reduced levels of office small talk. Having done this for over ten years, I would…

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