Reverse Engineering a Good Day

Reverse Engineering a Good Day

I thought I have cracked the code to having a good day. I’ve been tracking my time and activities on spreadsheets since Dec 2018. I know the hours I sleep, the things I eat, my mental clarity, my physical fitness, what I consumed that day, what I produced aka achieved that day (non work related),…

Extending the hibernation

why do I still feel tired, no bandwidth and motivation to do stuff? but still able to “go pro”, show up, and do my day job — killing it as well. but I’m just left with no energy or interest to do the other non-work stuff like writing and side hustles. even family tim, and…

hivemind: exhausted

Exhausted (25,000 dawns)

I remember Before Now. I used to get on planes and hop time zones and teach leadership programs and give speeches that made me vibrate with anxiety beforehand. I used to have a gruelling schedule, …

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Seek Pain, Amplify Pleasure

I have been holding one question: what makes a good life? One of the conclusion I had was: “seek pain, amplify pleasure”. The idea behind it is life is better when you optimise for range. Aim to get the high highs and low lows. You feel more alive by having as many days as possible…

Why Diets Don’t Work

Let me start by sharing two thoughts Many people do need to lose fat. But not everyone need to go on a diet. We can lose fat without dieting. Diets don’t work if we don’t address the underlying issue that caused the unhealthy relationship with food and exercise. This is the root issues that cause…

How to keep your life exciting

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. — Lin Yutang Lying on bed this morning, resisted reaching for my phone. Letting my mind wander instead. Started thinking. Waking up at home vs waking up when travelling. I don’t know about…