“Intentional Living” with The Bullet Journal ⚡ Method

There are a lot of Bullet Journal iterations out there today but Ryder Carroll is the originator of the Bullet Journal practice. According to the below video, he calls #bujo “an analog system I devised that will help track the past, organize the present, and plan for the future.” I’ve dabbled in his Bullet Journal […]

‘The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work and gave to it neither power nor time’

“It is six A.M., and I am working. I am absentminded, reckless, heedless of social obligations, etc. It is as it must be. The tire goes flat, the tooth falls out, there will be a hundred meals without mustard. The poem gets written. I have wrestled with the angel and I am stained with light […]

‘I think it’s important in creativity to understand the value of hesitation’

“I think it’s important in creativity to understand the value of hesitation, to not be in a rush, to pull back and pause — not because you’re blocked, not because you don’t know what to do, but just to let things enrich themselves.”— Ian McEwan You may also like:

‘The learning of life is about what to avoid’

“In practice it is the negative that’s used by the pros, those selected by evolution: chess grandmasters usually win by not losing; people become rich by not going bust (particularly when others do); religions are mostly about interdicts; the learning of life is about what to avoid. You reduce most of your personal risks of […]

Pamela Druckerman shares her tips on time management

Below is a couple time management tips excerpted from New York Times Opinion writer Pamela Druckerman in her new book There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story. Follow your verve When you’re trying to decide between several options, pay attention to which one energizes you and which one makes you feel tired just thinking […]

‘Negative visualisation generates a vastly more dependable calm’

“Confronting the worst-case scenario saps it of much of its anxiety-inducing power. Happiness reached via positive thinking can be fleeting and brittle; negative visualisation generates a vastly more dependable calm.” — Oliver Burkeman, The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking You may also like: