Setting a goal I will not achieve some days is okay for a lot of the things I do: running, diet, reading. But it doesn't work for writing. I need a goal I can and will achieve every day, even when it's hard and I don't feel like working on it at all.
I read 29 books in 2017 and five so far in 2018. Some were incredible. Others were not. But in the process of reading so many different books (about one per week since June 2017, when I started my Alternative Grad School project), I've learned so much about the books that draw me in. Throughout [...]
On June 1, I started working on my personal version of Alternative Grad School, an idea borrowed from Chris Guillebeau's book The Art of Non-Conformity. I was someone who really loved college because I was constantly learning new skills and information. Unfortunately, the world lacks structure for lifelong learners. While I am glad for the limitless [...]