The next time you feel an urge and you are ready to implement the urge surfing technique, follow these steps:

Peter Hollins, The Science of Self-Discipline

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret”
— Jim Rohn

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Do the best you can until you know better.
Then when you know better, do better.
— Maya Angelou

The more disciplined your environment is, the less disciplined you need to be.
Don't swim upstream.

— James Clear

You can't buy wisdom. You have to earn it.

A conversation, tweet, or book isn't going to make you smarter.

What makes you smarter is the lonely work of chewing on it, digesting it, and making it yours.

learning Python sometimes be like Kathy Mattea warning me,

“You’ll never leave Harlan alive!”


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one day of emacs in the terminal and i realise i should have abandoned vi much earlier.

next step is to just install emacs on every machine that i will use or administer, much like 1password is the first thing i do on a new machine

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Access to knowledge isn’t nearly as difficult as the desire to learn.

— Seth Godin

The 100 hour asset | Seth's Blog

ok giving up on this. i study everyday and i forget to update this everyday :)

it’s enough of a habit that i don’t need logging to hold me accountable.

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The easiest way to get what you want:


The hardest way to get what you want:


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Be kind, be helpful or begone!