Random Ramblings

Free from distraction

One of the main reasons why people (myself included) don't get much done sometimes can be attributed to the many distractions we have. I wake up silencing my phone alarm and almost immediately, I'm inclined to check my email. Not that I'm "that" important, but it's become habit. I have developed a bad habit of habitually checking email throughout the day, regardless if I'm expecting something or not. In an effort to combat this bad habit, on the advice of my current book, I've decided to limit myself from checking email. I cannot totally remove myself from email since I do have to work the daily 9-5, but I have moved the mail apps on my phone into a folder and onto a separate screen. Replacing the mail app on the "dock" is my PDF notetaker, which is also what I use to read PDF cop...

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Random Ramblings

New Years resolutions?

With the passing of each year, we all find ourselves making resolutions. Goals that we all set as another marker in time passes. Either it's working out (which seems to be the most common) or building stronger relationships with your family and friends, having goals gives us something to work toward. And for that reason, I'm segmenting 2020 into small pieces called months. Yes, instead of new years resolutions, I'm doing monthly resolutions. For 2020-JAN, I have resolved to read. You heard that right! Throughout 2019, I've been "reading", but not focused reading. Not reading books, but rather magazines with short word counts. While this was fine and dandy, I feel like it has conditioned me to have a shorter attention span. Thus, the focus now is reading. Reading a book a month. Wait. ...

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