You appreciate me! Seriously. You do. Whether you know it or not. You appreciate me. In fact, you’re doing it right now. You’re appreciating me right now! The truth is, you appreciate me far more than you’ll probably ever even know.
If you’ve continued to read to this second paragraph, you’re probably thinking, Who is he [...]
I’m hesitant to say this is my final post on my Ritalin experiment, but unless something drastic changes, I expect it will be quite a while before I write more on the topic. For those that missed the earlier posts, here are links to the ones for week 1, week 2, week 3, and week [...]
For many years, I’ve had a metal swing frame with an upholstered seat next to the garden pond in my back yard. Unfortunately, they only seem to last a few years. This year, I decided to purchase a wood swing and a wood frame in hopes that these will last much longer.
I chose the Great [...]
Because I travel back and forth across the United States a lot, I frequently have to change the time zone on my work laptop. This requires several steps:
Click on the Date and Time area in the System Tray.
Click Change date and time settings…
Click the Change time zone… button.
Find my current time zone in the Time [...]
If you’re new to this series and want to start from the beginning or you want to catch up on any updates you might have missed, here are links to my updates on my first, second, and third weeks on Ritalin.
Generally speaking, this week’s experience was the same as previous weeks and I seem to [...]
Regular readers of this blog know very well about how I read David Allen’s book Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity back at the end of 2002 and how it radically changed my life and how I work.
One of the tools David recommends for in the GTD system is a set of 43 [...]
If you haven’t already read them, you may want to begin with my posts about My First Week on Ritalin and My Second Week on Ritalin.
The big experiment for me this week was to try taking two pills in the morning—my doctor prescribed either one or two each morning. I did this for only two [...]
I just used the Feed43 web site to create an RSS of all the items that appear in the “The Latest” section on the home page of the Psychology Today web site. Theoretically, this should contain all the latest content from across the Psychology Today web site. If you just want to subscribe to it, [...]
This is the follow-up post to last week’s post on my first week on Ritalin.
I was teaching a SharePoint Training Class in Chicago for most of this week. I feel like I’m on top of my game when I’m teaching, so the thought had occurred to me that maybe I shouldn’t take my “power pellets” [...]
I travel quite a bit for business–typically about 15 to 20 trips each year. I’ve learned a lot about how to make traveling (and especially flying) easier. I’ve been meaning to document my tips for a long time but never have. Finally, here it is.
My general travel philosophy is that there is a careful balance [...]