People Who Are Obsessed With Success and Prestige
What does it look like to be obsessed with success and prestige? Imagine a guy who starts many endeavors and side projects just because he wants to be known as the creator of something. Or someone who builds another social app, not because he has an unique problem that's unaddressed, but because he wants to be the cool tech entrepreneur who everyone admires and envies
What's bad about coding? You can work for hours with nothing to show for it
One of the hardest things about coding and working on side projects is that you will often have nothing to show for all the time and effort you put into it.
I Can't Do Anything for Fun Anymore; Every Hobby Is an Attempt to Make Money
I have hit the point where I can't do anything for fun anymore. Every hobby is not an attempt to make some extra money or turn it into profit.
Success from Things You Don't Care About
I often find that my most successful projects come from things that I don't really care about.
Learning to Declutter and Clear Your Mind
I'm a mental hoarder. My head is like an undiscovered planet with space junk floating all around it. Learning to declutter and clear my mind was essential to alleviating some stress in my life.
I Want to Do Everything so I Do Nothing
One of the most challenging areas of self discipline in life is time management. So often I want to do everything but end up doing nothing because of the perceived lack of time.
Complacency After College
Complacency after college was extremely hard to deal with. In college, things were always changing. New classes every semester, group projects, parties on the weekends and tons of socializing. After college, you sit at a desk for 8 hours staring at a computer screen. So what's the solution?
Getting Too Absorbed in Your Side Projects
Does anyone else get too absorbed in side projects that you forget about life
Happiness and Anticipation
The link between happiness and anticipation is becoming clear through the reward system of dopamine
Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happy Again
I took a course that discussed proven ways to be happy again with life. Here is a summary of my findings.