An in depth look at how basic acts of self-care improve creativity and productivity.
A month ago I visited some friends in Sacramento and visited the Crocker Art Museum with a friend of mine. We had been friends a long while but over the … Continue reading [Blogtober] [Photography]- “The Fate of All Young Men”
Between one and ten, with ten being unbearably painful, how much does it hurt to be a writer? Today, it was about a six. Enough to grit my teeth and … Continue reading Day 20 [Reflection]: Sinking Below Good Enough
I’m tired of ‘funny’ comments in writing communities about struggling with writing enough. Sure I believe in writer’s block to a point, but something about this progress driven mentality is … Continue reading Day 19 [Novel Progress]: Value Matters More Than Word Count Right?
It’s easy to envy the machine when you you’re falling behind It’s easy to envy the machine when everything turns to a grind It’s easy to envy the machine when … Continue reading [Day 16-17][Poem] Envy The Machine
Life would be simpler if bad choices felt bad and the good ones, good. We wouldn’t need things like discipline and restraint. I think a part of me, and a … Continue reading Day 15 [Reflection] You should love words, but do so carefully.
Tonight I’m doing this instead of everything else 😁 These are the promises I kept to myself: Do Jonah’s Morning Exercises (100 push ups, 100 crunches, 100 body squats) Program … Continue reading Day 10(Reflection) We Do What We Want We Don’t Do What We Should
This morning was a dream come true. I actually woke up before my alarm went off at 5 AM. Granted I didn’t spring in to action but lying in my … Continue reading [Day 9][Weird Fitness]: Training Like My Protagonist
Tonight was nuts so I didn’t get to finish my fitness post. So Today’s check in will be a simple acknowledgement that sometimes life happens and shit just doesn’t get … Continue reading [Day 8][Reflection]: So Dumb That It Makes Me Smile
There is something magical about beginnings and the first day of things. The optimism of what you will accomplish, untarnished by the wear and tear of doing the work necessary … Continue reading [Day 7][Reflection]: Simplify Simplify
I took this at an event called Alleywave in Fresno, CA. The fire breather was accompanied by a fire dancer and were putting on a really good show–so I … Continue reading [Day 6][Photography]: “Fire Breather”
I’ve figured it out! I don’t know about god, but the brain certainly works in mysterious ways when it comes to revelations. I had mine at 4 AM after a night … Continue reading [Day 5][Step-by-Step]: What do you Do About a Change That You Desire but Can’t Commit to?
A clock is no one neither slave nor master it is a number line that is ever marching Towards the passage of time Time, the only wealth we have to … Continue reading [Day 3][First Poem]: “A Wealth Of Time”
Everything was good until last night when I got hung up writing my last post (oh the irony). That triggered a chain reaction that ended with me staying up and working … Continue reading [Day 2]: “Tired, anxious but not really ashamed. “
I guess you could say that I am a sucker for a good transformation story. My name is Khan [con], I am a writer, designer and programmer. This blog started … Continue reading New Man, New Reason, Same Blog