Escaping unplanned Netflix binges

What regrets will you have on your deathbed? It almost certainly won’t be “I wish I’d caught the last two seasons of Brooklyn 99!” If you have goals that don’t involve sitting on the couch watching endless television and films, limiting your Netflix time is important. This post has a bunch of obvious suggestions like … Read more

A little bit of clarity

I have spent much of my life with a sense of having so much to do, so much that I want to do, but little sense of what to do next. And this is fundamental. Dreams, plans and todo lists are only effective when they direct our actual actions at a specific point in time. To … Read more

Recommended Reading On “Applied Rationality”

For serious reading on how to make better use of your brain, see the Recommended Reading on Rationality from the Center for Applied Rationality. These are all great books, but I particularly recommend Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long.