A Habit for Productive Creativity (Writing)

Mornings are most desirable for creative work, but its also the hardest time to start. Your eyes just opened up and your mind is racing. It’s important to quiet the mind immediately once you wake. I keep technology away from me and keep conscious of not letting the internet suck me in early in the …

Moving to Berlin

Moving to Berlin was in many ways a last minute decision, but at the same time, I moved to a place that I was familiar with. This was very different from moving to Austin, a place I had never visited prior. I didn’t have to leave Austin. If I wasn’t so convinced that there existed …

LASIK – What I Like About It, and What I Don’t

More than two weeks have passed since I had corrective eye surgery (LASIK). I was always intrigued by the results of the surgery. I was in college when I first met someone who had the procedure done. They had just left the clinic only several hours prior, and were going about their day, only without …

How I Use 168 Hours of My Week

Since I moved to Austin in February, my life and schedule changed completely. I started a new part-time job, which means I now work more than 50 hours a week. I still write every day, and that can take up anywhere between two to four hours a day. I’m new to Austin, so I like …

Landed a New Job in My First Week in Austin

I’ll start this post off by saying that I wasn’t looking for a new job when I moved to Austin, I already had one. I work remotely for a Mergers and Acquisitions Consultancy in New York. My remote job pays the bills. It could pay a lot more, but then I’d have to sacrifice the …

Great Book: Real Artists DON’T Starve

I picked up Jeff Goins’ book after I heard him on the Art of Charm podcast. I knew about Jeff Goins before the interview however, I’ve been a follower of his blog for several years now. Actually, long before I decided to become a writer myself. His material is always great, however his book Real …

I Decided to Disconnect My WiFi At Home, Here’s What Changed

I just recently moved into a new apartment, and having been given the option to connect to a WiFi network, I opted not to. I had gotten a taste of living without internet in my home several months ago when I was forced to relocate to a new apartment due to renovations. At first, I …

The Airplane Method For Productivity

I realized something about my productivity and work habits on my flight to Panama City from Bogota as I was working on a project I had brought along with me. After the plane had roared off the runway, the flight attendants soon told us we could use our electronics. I asked the man next to …

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