Why I Left YouTube for a Year
I want to explain why I left YouTube for over a year. There were a lot of internal questions that I had to figure out and YouTube was causing additional stress. I learned that giving yourself permission to quit is one of the hardest things you can do in life. I also learned that fulfillment and pleasure are not always interchangeable.
People Who Are Obsessed With Success and Prestige
What does it look like to be obsessed with success and prestige? Imagine a guy who starts many endeavors and side projects just because he wants to be known as the creator of something. Or someone who builds another social app, not because he has an unique problem that's unaddressed, but because he wants to be the cool tech entrepreneur who everyone admires and envies
What's bad about coding? You can work for hours with nothing to show for it
One of the hardest things about coding and working on side projects is that you will often have nothing to show for all the time and effort you put into it.
Happiness and Anticipation
The link between happiness and anticipation is becoming clear through the reward system of dopamine
Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happy Again
I took a course that discussed proven ways to be happy again with life. Here is a summary of my findings.