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”
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”
There are a multitude of benefits of taking cold showers from improving your willpower to using less water and saving money, to becoming a more grateful person. This article will discuss 9 benefits of taking cold showers. Continue reading “9 Benefits of Taking Cold Showers”
I’ve been taking only cold showers since August 2019, which is almost 2 full years at the time of this writing (end of July 2021). This article will give you steps you can take to get started taking cold showers. Continue reading “How To Take Cold Showers”
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”
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”
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin S. Sharma is one of the most profound books that I have ever read. This article will give you a brief summary of the book, and will have an in-depth analysis of the contents of the book. Continue reading “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Summary And Analysis”
From 27 January 2019 To 27 February 2019, for a total of 31 days, I did a no gaming challenge. This article I’ll discuss what I learned from preventing myself from playing any video games for a full 31 days.Continue reading “Things learned From A 1 Month No Gaming Challenge”
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