Personal Development

A bit better every week

This section was original called Productivity but I've decided to widen the scope to general personal development. Anything outside the other 4 categories I do to try and improve myself this year.

I also have a bunch of goals this year I'll be tracking on this page



Active Calories - Annual goal: 200,000
KM Run - Annual goal: 1000km
Squat 1RM - Goal: 140kg
Deadlift 1RM - Goal: 180kg
Bench 1RM - Goal: 100kg


Meditation - Annual goal: 10,000 minutes
News/Social Media Consumption - Annual goal: Less than 25,000 minutes
Books Finished - Annual goal: 100


Bullet Journal - Annual goal: 365 day logs
Daily Journal - Annual goal: 365 journal entries
Focus blocks - Annual goal: 2000 30 minute blocks
Content for blog - Annual goal: 260 pieces of content
Recent Posts

I bought a hardcopy version of the book The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday earlier this year while in Canada. I’ve been saving it for the start of this year and managed to forgot it ws on my shelf. So starting today I’ll be reading an entry a day, and…

Personal Development - Daily Meditation

Meditation is something I’ve tried on and off for about a year now. I’ve read or listened to a number of books on it, tried various apps like Headspace and Calm and even bought a Muse headband though the last one was mostly because I wanted to hack…

Week 1: Morning Math

I dropped out of high school when I was 16 to start my first company. If you go check Shawn on Shawn you can see how that turned out(hint it’s the first red box). I did end up going back the next year but I wasn’t really into it and eventually…