Productivity, Willpower

Productive Patience

Our patience will achieve more than our force. — Edmund Burke When you’re deep in a commitment it can be difficult to remember just what exactly will get you where you need to go. When the demands of others (or yourself) are […]

Meta

Moving House

I’ve decided to move this blog to its own host and domain, here at www.savvyslog.com. I’m really excited to have more control over my site and its content, as it will allow me more freedom for creativity to flow. Plus it’s more […]

Fear, Introspection, Social, Writing

Go Out On a Limb

Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is. — H. Jackson Browne Taking risks is part of being human. It’s part of what makes us special as a species: making wild connections between disparate ideas, ushering […]

Change, Growth

Do the Best You Can

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. — Maya Angelou This is essentially my approach to this blog: to do the best I can in each new moment. To say what I think […]

Social

Be Yourself

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde It can be tough trying to make yourself stand out from the crowd. This can be especially true online, where you’re one of literal millions constantly vying for each other’s attention. But […]

Beginner's Mind, Willpower

Strength in Starting Over

“Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald It takes a lot of effort to keep pushing forward, advancing consistently towards a goal. It can even take a lot of […]

Habits, Productivity

New Day’s Resolutions

I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the years’. — Henry Moore Resolutions can be great. They remind us of our goals in life, keep us on track, and get us off our butts to do things that are long […]

Growth, Process, Writing

Fail Upward

Aim big. Give yourself the chance to fail — and then give yourself a chance to build steps from the corpses of your failure so you may climb higher every time. – Chuck Wendig I have started and stopped writing this and […]

Fear

Stay Afraid, But Do It Anyway

Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow. – Carrie Fisher Fear is unavoidable. It’s a natural response to get your body […]

Autism

I Am Autistic

This was how I “came out” as an autistic to my friends and family a little over a year ago. It seemed fitting to share here as I begin to further explore myself through writing. I am Autistic. I have an Autism […]