what do you pay attention to?

If I were to ask you what you spend your money on each month, in detail, you might think me rude for asking such a personal question. But I bet you’d be able to answer me, if you wanted to, with fairly exact information about what your rent or mortgage costs, how much you pay for your car or your education or your Netflix subscription, how much you put aside for your next holiday or your retirement.

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going dark

This post is about ‘going dark’ and why it’s been an important part of my self-development process. A quick usage check in the Urban Dictionary reveals varied interpretations for this term, so let me be clear: I’m using ‘going dark’ to describe those periods of time where I withdraw from view by not posting on social media and/or reducing my real world interactions to the max.

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the artist date

The artist date is a wonderful exercise with a number of significant benefits. It enables you to practice making a commitment to yourself, and it demands that you create space and time for yourself. It also requires you to find a way to have more fun in your life. Each of these benefits will help you in multiple ways on the self-development path.

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