Category: self

Week 10/2022: Much to-do about to-do apps

Week of 7 March 2022 Much to-do about to-do apps What did I want to do this week? Study: TAFE work (catch up on topic 2, complete topic 3 and make lists of specific things I need to remember) Personal: Finish Cosmic Calibration Personal: Finish the Matt Black photography...

Week 09/2022: Digging too deeply

Week of 28 February 2022 Making progress and digging around What did I want to do this week? Here’s a sweet snapshot of what I wanted to get done this week. Catch up on my TAFE work. Review the feedback from the work event and summarise the outcomes. Capture...

Week 08/2022: A busy week

Week of 21 February 2022 A busy week What did I want to do this week? Week 3’s TAFE work (thing 8) Mindspot (thing 1) Work through more lessons from Cosmic Calibration (thing 22) Sort out my online writing support group Get through the event I’m organising for work...

Week 06/2022: Back to work

Week of 7 February 2022 Back to work This week it was time to say goodbye to my casual days at home. School went back on Wednesday, I went back to work and it was the first week of my TAFE course (thing 8). My actions for this week...

Week 04/2022: Still settling

Week of 24 January 2022 Still settling We’re four weeks into 2022 and I’m feeling exhausted. I’ve got my three main areas to focus on (body/mind, meaningful work and exploring) and my 22 for 2022 list of things to help me make progress in those areas, but there’s stuff...

Week 03/2022: The list is done!

Week of 17 January 2022 My 22 for 2022 list This is week three of 2022 and I’m still taking my own advice and settling in to the year, working out what I want to achieve this year and what I want to focus my attention on. I’m finding...

Deep work

Deep Work: what I learned Cal Newport has a massive following in the productivity world. A computer science professor at Georgetown University in Washington DC, Cal started writing study advice for students in the mid 2000s and started blogging on the subject on 2007. Since then, he has written...

Week 02/2022: A beginning

Week of 10 January 2022 A beginning Last week, I wrote about how I want my 22 for 2022 list to be relevant to the areas I want to focus my attention on in 2022. Or at least in January 2022, because there’s so much uncertainty at the moment,...

Settling on a word for 2022

Week 01/2022: Week of 3 January 2022 A new start? I know I said I think new year is a lot of hype and an excuse to make well-intentioned but ultimately doomed hopes for a better 2022 as the shitshow that is the covid pandemic and the increasing pace...

Week 52/2021: the last week of the year

Week 52/2021: Week of 27 December 2021 The last week of the year I had a break from work this week, which was beyond nice. It meant I didn’t have to go out. If you’ve been following along these past few weeks you’ll know that I’ve not been in...