In any journey of skill development, there will always be four stages, and each stage will have a plateau in between each one. The only times a plateau isn't present is at the very beginning and at the very end. In these transitions is where the habit is tested and successful determines whether or not… Continue reading The Second Plateau is Always Difficult
Today is a fasting day, 24 hours and eating resumes at 9PM tonight, but not really because after that meal would be another 9 to 12 hour fast from sleeping. It would be a challenge as with all intermittent fasting that lasts more than 16 hours, but I have gone through 62 hours without food before, now I'm just trying to make a consistent 24 hours twice weekly.
How do you make sure that you achieve what you plan to do at the beginning of the year? A lot of people have made resolutions for the new year, but like so many promises, they end up being broken days or weeks into the year. For me, it has been six days since I… Continue reading Consistency is Key
I woke up with a terrible headache yesterday, because I was on a long trip from the province going home but that wasn't going to stop me from trying to accomplish for the day. As I have said in my previous post: the goal of the day is to accomplish at least one significant thing. And each success will bring in more success moving forward.
2018 is the year of the Stoic, and this means that I am embracing the philosophy of Marcus Aurelius as he reflects on his meditations. Today is the first day, and in the next few months I will be applying the tenets of the philosophy in accordance to how Marcus reminds himself. Today is about… Continue reading Starting the Year of the Stoic
I have been reflecting on a lot of things, and those involve my upcoming major project: The Year of the Stoic, a year long journey into adapting the reflections Marcus Aurelius made on his Meditations.
When I wake up unwillingly every morning, I must remind myself that I am waking up to do the work of a human being. This passage holds an idea I carry each morning, and hope to build the foundation by which I would push forward with my goals.