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30 Day Writing Challenge

Reading List

Day 30

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Audience

Thanks for reading

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30/30

To wrap up, I thought I’d share some things I learnt from the experience.

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Gratitude

Take a few moments to stop and think how you’re feeling right now. Are you stressed, anxious, depressed? Maybe you’re envious, angry or just ambivalent? I’m willing to bet that the one emotion you’re not feeling is happy. Why is that?

Day 29

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Communion

What happens when you mix 2000-year-old philosophy, the internet, and serendipity?

Day 28

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Impact

You only need an audience of one to make an impact.

Day 27

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Knuckling Down Guest Notes

Some work related words today

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How to thrive in tomorrow’s world

As a freelance web developer and business owner, I occasionally think about what the future holds.

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The Girl in the Park

Embracing positive comparisons to others.

Day 26

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Music For Concentration When Working

What do you listen to when working?

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Clouds and dirt

I recently picked up a copy of Gary Vaynerchuk’s latest book, #AskGaryVee.

Day 25

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The OneNote Handbook

Thoughts on a book I intend to write

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Monthly themes

I'm exploring the idea of picking monthly themes as a way of focusing my energy and attention on a particular area of interest.

Day 24

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Turning up

Sometimes you just need to put the hours in

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IIS and WOFF2

A super-specific little technical post on how to get WOFF2 working on IIS. More of a note-to-self than anything.

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Guilt

Guilt – anxiety and regret, too – will drain your energy and are enemies of productivity.

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Morning Routines

Wherein I describe my morning routines for a productive day

Day 23

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The London Marathon

Exploring my mixed feelings on the eve of my first Marathon

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Coffee tactics

A tactical guide to smart caffeine intake.

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Disclaimer

Disclaimers, wordy intros, apologies: they’re all unnecessary.

Day 22

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Filling The Glass

Glass half empty a little too much? It's that chimp again!

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Knowing When To Quit

When the excitement fades and it's no longer fun, what do you do? Most people quit. I almost did. Then I read The Dip, by Seth Godin, which helped me arrive at an important life decision.

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You are what you eat

The better your input sources are, the better your output will be.