Social norms are really powerful. The inputs that influence you are really powerful. A great video, talk, or book can convince you that you should be acting and thinking like that. But the worst thing in life would be a death-bed regret that you’ve spent your life pursuing what someone said you should want, instead… Continue reading What do you really want?
We don’t have to believe that Apple will make our lives better, cooler, more beautiful. We don’t have to watch the Harry Potter movie (the last one was kinda lame) or every blockbuster that comes out. We don’t have to believe that Victoria’s Secret and H&M will make us sexier, or that we need Lululemon… Continue reading Let’s not play that game
It was just after dinner today that I was wondering how a teenager of 2016 views the social media platforms that are currently available, and I stumbled upon this article on Backchannel. Snapchat has a lot less social pressure attached to it compared to every other popular social media network out there. This is what… Continue reading How teens of 2016 view social media platforms
I’ve always been trying to formulate a good question to ask myself before I buy anything. While I usually ask myself “do I really need this?” I don’t always do the right thing, but it does help me be more deliberate about what I purchase. Recently Joshua Becker posted what I feel is a much… Continue reading Ask this question before buying anything
A while back I wrote a post on how I use Evernote. A few days ago, Evernote announced a pretty significant price/plan change. To overly simplify the changes, you’re basically encouraged to upgrade to a paid plan, which now costs more as well. I don’t have any objection to paid plans, after all, they need… Continue reading On Evernote alternatives