Tag Archives: self-improvement

0148 – becoming a better writer

This post was started in Jan 2014, and completed today. My blog started out as a random cache of brain farts and rants, and I think that won’t ever change. It’s a woodshed where I hone my fundamental (tactical) writing … Continue reading

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“Losers have goals, winners have systems”, by Scott Adams

“The other day I put on my workout clothes and drove to the gym. But when I arrived I didn’t feel like working out. This was not a huge surprise, since I didn’t feel peppy before I even laced up … Continue reading

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Action and Reflection

I’ve always considered myself a fairly unsystematic person, random and chaotic. After a while though, I began to realize that I had developed a rather ineffective routine: “No routine”, for the unenlightened me, meant systematically putting things off to the … Continue reading

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dealing with that familiar empty feeling

 “It’s lackadaisical days like today that make me realise how empty my life is. Something is missing; Ambition? Direction? I can’t pinpoint what it is. The same frightened feeling used to collect in my chest whenever I could hear my … Continue reading

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the truth is seen, not heard

I like to think that I’ve learnt a lot over the years. Every now and then, however, I am reminded of how little I actually know. I get acutely acquainted with the limitations and failings of my world-view and belief … Continue reading

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Happy 2010!: acknowledging an inflated sense of self-worth.

(Before I begin, here’s a funny little story to illustrate just how screwed up my computer is right now. My Google Chrome browser stalled while loading up my blogger dashboard, so after waiting for 2-3 minutes I got frustrated and … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Melancholy of Existence

Every so often I get plagued with a horrible feeling of loneliness and emptiness, like nothing really matters. Nobody can really be trusted, nothing is truly certain, life is intrinsically cruel, you know the drill. I do sincerely believe it … Continue reading

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