If you follow me on Twitter you’ll have seen that I’ve decided to hibernate for a few months. In this post I’ll quickly go over why and what I’ve been up to. Hibernation Right now my plan is to hibernate until the end of February. That means no Daygame sessions apart from if I happen … Continue reading Hibernation Update
In this post I’m going to talk about the concept of multipliers: a handy tool to help show where a beginner or intermediate Daygamer’s weak points lay. I’ll be going through my stats from 2018 (the last time I kept full stats for a year) and from my recent Prague trip (the last time I … Continue reading What’s Your Multiplier?
Background As the old proverb goes: never let a crisis go to waste. While I’d rather the pandemic had never happened it did give me a great opportunity to lose weight. Since I didn’t need to go to work I could prepare my own food and measure it. Add to that the fact that restaurants, … Continue reading 40 lbs and Counting: My Weight Loss
A few years ago I wrote a series of posts about happiness hormones and how they affect Daygame. That was all based on an interesting book I read: Habits of a Happy Brain by Loretta Breuning. Recently a friend recommended another, similar book, to me: The Molecule of More by Daniel Lieberman and Michael Long. … Continue reading Daygame Dopamine Revisited (The Molecule of More)
I recently heard someone say: “It’s not about how much you do, rather how often.” And I thought to myself, that’s a smart way to put it. We’re creatures of habit and so the best way to change yourself is to change your habits and make new and better ones. How does one do that? … Continue reading Creatures of Habit
The metaphors we choose to represent our lives are a huge component in how we perceive them and pursue them. This year I read this book: Metaphors We Live By, by Lakoff and Johnson. I’d like to save you some time and money by recommending you do not read it. It was simply too academic … Continue reading Metaphors We Live By
You can find part one of this post here where I cover the trip as a whole. This post is going to be about the thoughts that occurred to me while there. Verbals One of the bricks we carry in our invisible rucksacks is the pressure to be witty or to “say the right thing.” … Continue reading Prague Revisited (Part 2)
I recently got the below email and thought it was a great excuse to make a post. Below is an extended version of the answer I provided by mail. Hey Tom I hope things are well with you and congratulations on 15% body fat. My reason for contact is to call on your experience once … Continue reading Answering a Reader’s Question on Sexual Intent
Recently I decided enough was enough: I simply haven’t been doing enough sets. Whereas in my first year I was nearly always doing ten sets in a session now it’s more like one to three if I’m solo. If I’m out winged perhaps five. I need to find the balance, and that’s what this post … Continue reading Doing More Approaches (Approach Indicator Hierarchy)
Is it better to be rich in time but poor in money or rich in money but poor in time? This is something I’ve thought a lot about recently, what with my impending change in lifestyle, and I want to discuss it today. I intend on moving over to a time rich, cash poor lifestyle … Continue reading Time Rich, Cash Poor?