Creating Positive Change

Experiment 1 : Creating Positive Change

Following Shawn Actor's Ted Talk, The Happy Secret to Better Work; I will start a 21 day experiment around creating positive change in my life. I will use this platform to write my daily notes, and experiences.

Goal : See what the brain is actually capable of.

Start Date : 14 Oct 2020
End Date : 4 Nov 2020

  1. October 14, 2020
    Gratitudes - Dad Petrol, Mom Chilli Sauce, New Shirt
    Journaling - Change brush head and charge it
    Exercise - 31:22 Minutes, 1.77 Miles, 17'42'' Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 10 mins
    RAAK - Reddit Gold
  2. October 15, 2020
    Gratitudes - Cleanliness workers, Mom laundry, Manager guidance
    Journaling - Winning discretionary prize
    Exercise - 34:50 Minutes, 1.95 Miles, 17'48" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 10 mins
    RAAK - Ovenmagick Guard
  3. October 16, 2020
    Gratitudes - Electricity board employees, BSides Workshop, Gimlet Media
    Journaling - Snuck in an extra morning walk during power outage
    Exercise - 31:09 Minutes, 1.82 Miles, 17'05" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 7:30 mins
    RAAK - Took Pliant Call
  4. October 17, 2020
    Gratitudes - Project Zero Blogs, Security Guards at park, Prime delivery
    Journaling - Found my first address sanitisation bug in 5.9 kernel
    Exercise - 32:52 Minutes, 2.01 Miles, 16' 21" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 12 mins
    RAAK - N/A Unfortunately
  5. October 18, 2020 - RAAK Suspended for other experiment
    Gratitudes - New shoes holding up in rain, My cat, Boston food
    Journaling - G2 3-0 GenG Quarters at Worlds
    Exercise - 33:13 Minutes, 2.00 Miles, 16'33" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 10 minutes
  6. October 19, 2020
    Gratitudes - My employer, Pluralsight Go lang, Carnegie Mellon GDB
    Journaling - Mentoring session
    Exercise - 35:12 Minutes, 2.01 Miles, 17'27" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 9 minutes
  7. October 20, 2020
    Gratitudes - Eric Schmidt, Brian Thompson PizzaAtMcDs, Public Restrooms
    Journaling - Progress with Go
    Exercise - 35:30 Minutes, 2.00 Miles, 17'40" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 9 minutes
  8. October 21, 2020
    Gratitudes - Career coach. Masks, Among Us
    Journaling - Monginis Dinner
    Exercise - 38:12 Minutes, 2.00 Miles, 19'04" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 10 minutes
  9. October 22, 2020
    Gratitudes - Tor, Sandwich grill, Nata de coco
    Journaling - Finding joys in little things, taking breaks, clearing the head
    Exercise - 35:14 Minutes, 2.06 Miles, 17'06" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 9 minutes
  10. October 23, 2020
    Gratitudes - Oracle Cloud, AirPods, Cat Litter
    Journaling - Set up VPN, OS again
    Exercise - 35:02 Minutes, 1.79 Miles, 19'33" Mile
    Meditation - Yes, 8 minutes
  11. October 24, 2020
    Gratitudes - Tor bridges, Education, Privacy advocates
    Journaling - CatsOnKeyboards
    Exercise - No, exhausted + g2
    Meditation - Yes, 8 minutes