For a change

The galaxy will keep spinning
Without your strenuous effort

Sunrise and sunset
Are all set up for at least
Another couple billion years

You might as well give yourself
The permission

To do something unproductive
For a change

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Lost in a blog rabbit hole

Every now and then I discover a new interesting blog, and then find myself for the next few days (or months…) on a deep dive to reach its very bottom. Rather than read an article or two and bookmark the rest for later like every sane human would do, I keep following cross-links and archive […]

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100 days

I can’t really believe it, but I’ve posted on this blog for 100 days in a row already, without a single miss. This includes days when I was offline deep in Costa Rican jungle. Luckily WordPress.com has an option to schedule posts in advance. When I first signed up for this project, it felt almost […]

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Busy is a choice

When I lived in Korea, it shocked me how everyone perceived ‘busy‘ as a badge of honor. It meant you’re a productive member of your group and people can rely on your sacrifice. It meant you’re working hard and should be praised for it. I remember how I told my colleague once that everyone was […]

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Getting it 80% right

I’m halfway through Tim Ferriss’ podcast with Gregory McKeown. I was already a big fan of Greg’s book called Essentialism, but this interview way exceeded my expectations. It doesn’t sound like an interview at all, but rather like a chat between two friends sharing their deepest secrets. It’s raw and real and… you’d be better […]

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