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by Colin Wright

Last Build Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:54:36 +0000



Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:54:36 +0000

Most decisions we make can be traced back to our desire to be happy. But happiness is a fuzzy term, and is often—incorrectly, I would argue—conflated with a collection of other terms: fulfillment, pleasure, contentment, and satisfaction, among them. Homing in on this difference is important, though, as it allows us to better refine our […](image)

A Year of Growth

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:18:34 +0000

Today is my 33rd birthday, and to celebrate I’d like to take a moment to present some thoughts and heuristics that have served me well this most recent year of my life. One thought that’s been immensely useful to me over the past year, especially considering everything that’s been happening in the world of politics, […](image)

Big, Vague Goals

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 18:34:22 +0000

I like to set sprawling, ill-defined goals for myself, and then figure out how best to accomplish them along the way. This is a counter-intuitive approach to goal-setting, I know, but it tends to assuage some of the downsides of extremely formalized, front-loaded goal-setting. For one, there are many unknowns involved in any pursuit, and […](image)