6 Things I Learned From Being Intentionally Homeless For A Week In Hong Kong And Macau

Back in 2013 or 2014, I took on a self-imposed challenge where I would be intentionally homeless in Hong Kong and Macau for a full week. This article discusses some things I learned and experienced while being homeless for 1 week in those places. Continue reading “6 Things I Learned From Being Intentionally Homeless For A Week In Hong Kong And Macau”

Using Google Translate For Learning Latin Pronunciation

Recently, I started learning Latin for fun. Latin, considered to be a dead language by many, is still accessible with many resources online, and it is learnable if you are willing to commit time and effort.

While there seems to be a lot of ancient Roman Latin texts and Latin grammar resources online, there also seems to be a dearth of online resources for learning Latin pronunciation with actual audio.

I believe that Google Translate’s Latin translator is a very good resource for learning and practicing Latin pronunciation. Continue reading “Using Google Translate For Learning Latin Pronunciation”

Methods For More Quickly Deciding on Trivial Tasks

If you are like what I used to be the past, making trivial decisions can be taxing, and at times crippling, wasting epic amounts of time and mental energy. Recently, I’ve discovered / invented some methods, which have been revolutionary for me, for being able to make decisions faster, save mental energy, and to be more productive. Continue reading “Methods For More Quickly Deciding on Trivial Tasks”

How I Got Off Of A Red Bull Addiction

For more than 1 year, I was truly addicted to Red Bull energy drinks. I have been drinking them for years, occasionally, but starting in 2018 and continuing to the middle of 2019, I often drank 4 or more Red Bulls every single day. I made the decision to get off of my Red Bull addiction around June or July of this year and accomplished that goal 1-2 months later. This article will discuss the steps I used to get off of a Red Bull Addiction, how I replaced this bad habit with better habits, and things I learned along the way. Continue reading “How I Got Off Of A Red Bull Addiction”

Welcome to jprbarry.com!!!

Hello. Welcome to my site jprbarry.com. In this site, I want to share with the world things I’ve learned which I think would be very useful to others. I intend to focus on productivity tips, book reviews / summaries, learning tips, and information about the mind. Additionally, I occasionally will do personal challenges, and I’ll write about things I learn from them.

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