Humans pretty much suck at planning and executing at the same time. If we try to, the enormous mental drag and distractions wears us out fast. That’s why I’ve always advocated for separating the planning and acting phases of the day as much as possible. Easier said than done? The
Only a couple days into this latest of my 12 habit challenges, and I’ve already learned something: I am seriously addicted to e-mail. I had no idea! Some smart person has said “e-mail is other people’s plans for your time” . . . or something close. That is so true.
Although I’m still young, with each passing year I see that my memories are not only happy and sad artifacts, but reminders of my own mortality. The grief and happiness of yesterday is inextricably tied with the bittersweet acknowledgement that there was a yesterday, and that it will never be lived
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but it’s often hard to know where to draw that line. Something I’ve observed. . . When it comes to new enterprises of any kind, the most time and energy is expended not on moving forward but in figuring out
If you follow my site pianoblog.com you may have noticed that I’m slowly migrating it over to WordPress after several years on TypePad. Pianoblog has always been an on and off blog for me – something that I’ve posted on when the mood strikes me. So the somewhat laborious move to