Offensive Thinking

Brain tumors suck. Hi, I'm Patrick btw. This is my cancer blog. My "normal" stuff is over here.

Secrets

It's <em>symbolic</em>, ok!?

When you die, all your secrets die with you. Which, depending on what kinds of secrets you have, might be exactly what you want, otherwise they wouldn’t be secrets. But what about those secrets that should become your legacy when you die? Or that unlock your legacy?

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Sterben mit Swag

Heute mal ausnahmsweise auf deutsch (sorry, dear English readers): Ich wurde vor einigen Tagen von meiner Frau auf den Blog Sterben mit Swag hingewiesen, den ich vorher noch nicht kannte.

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Waiting

Fun fact: When searching for "waiting" on <a href="https://pixabay.com">Pixabay</a>, a lot of pictures of pregnant women come up...

When I started the draft of this blog post, my first idea was to start with some examples of what I’m waiting for, segueing into the thought that we always wait for something.

Well, the latter is still true, but in the meantime, my second daughter was born (she was overdue for 8 days) and the wrist injury I was waiting for to heal is almost gone. Now my right deltoid hurts, but that’s another story…

The thought still holds true though: We are always waiting for something. The only question is, do we wait actively or passively?

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New Layout

As you can see, I had some fun with Bootstrap and redesigned the blog layout. There are still some things I’d like to change, but I wanted to have this up as soon as possible. I will also try to blog more frequently in the future. Let’s see how that works out…

About Habits and Routines

HabitBull Screenshot

I cannot remember exactly when my interest in habit building was sparked initially, but I guess it was a process that slowly evolved after I first started to use the Getting Things Done (GTD) method in my life. I definitely developed an interest in how to build sustainable habits when I started my bodyweight exercises journey.

There’s a lot to be said about habit and routine building, but as other have already put a lot of effort into describing how to build habits, I will not repeat everything in this post. Let me just reiterate the most important points:

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