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Starting Balance: 8.13 hours -Work 1 -Work 2 -Law school prep -Cooking -Cleaning -Exercising -Prayers Okay, I might just be so screwed already. Oh the headache, the exhaustion. 5 minutes alterna...


I’m going to add one hour less than the day before if I ever end up with a positive balance (and one hour more if I end up with a negative balance). +9 today. Beginning Balance: 21.07 hours This ...


Beginning balance: 19.05 hours I need to WORK! This method would probably be more effective if combined with the other method too. 15 minutes 12 mins 16 mins 50 secs I’m going to get the stopwatc...


October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Maybe I can really track ALL my working time, and make sure that I’m working 11 hours every day. Is this excessive? I really hope it gets better, I really do. Balance today: 10.34 hours 21 mins 3...


October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Balance to start the day with: 6.48 hours. 22minutes 57seconds 23 minutes 41seconds 8 minutes 43 seconds 37 minutes 26 seconds 3 mins 28 secs 15 mins 1sec I’m just counting billable minutes. If ...


October 13, 2019

October 13, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Okay, back to work now. Too much lazing around, too much, too much. I have to cook and clean to but I don’t feel like it. I don’t feel like it because I have so much other work to do LOL! It will...


October 12, 2019

October 12, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I’m lazing around in bed, but I know that I have to get up and be productive. 3 days off ahead, but I need to use them to get ahead. 8:32 am get up and complete basic morning routine. 10:34 am J...


October 12, 2019

October 11, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Okay, 1:21 AM and I need to go to bed. I just need to brush my teeth now I guess. 9:21 AM. In class. This is my off day because the students are taking the test! Yay!! I’m sitting here, what shal...


October 10, 2019

October 10, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I woke up later than I intended, so I didn’t have time to get the rice-cooker running. One of those rare, rare times that I decided to give myself a fastfood treat. I wonder if it’s just me. Eati...


October 09, 2019

October 9, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I need to work, work some more. Work work work. This is just my pep talk. I have not been working. Okay, let’s see what I have. Should I apply for law school this year? -20m lectures prep -10m gr...


Dear Friend, So, what can I do if one day you are not checking into ” our space” anymore? It’s like the relationship is a piece of fabric, and it is disintegrating, thread by thread. I’m holding ...


Okay, let me be productive. I really need to figure out a time to exercise as well. I want to do it discretely. Before I get real good, I don’t want to run into someone I know. Hehe. I can go acr...


Dear Friend, I should JUST be grateful. Don’t think about “the lack of you,” but rather about “the presence of you”. The thing is that, I look around at people in my life, and I think, “none of ...


October 05, 2019

October 5, 2019 in Productivity Diary

When will it ever stop being SO STRESSFUL? Probably never. I want an early retirement… wait, I haven’t even started working just yet. Maybe I DON’T want to work this hard and thats fine. I’ll jus...


I haven’t been doing anything. I don’t know why. I really don’t. I cannot motivate myself. That guy better leave me send me the money in exchange for my phone coaching session. It’s sad that I do...


September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I’m going to die if I don’t do this now. Do it!!! -Lecture slides 5 minutes -Lecture notes 15 minutes 2:23 AM. Should I just go to bed and do this tomorrow? 6:27 AM Still unable to do this. I rea...


September 29, 2019

September 29, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Okay, let’s try to be semi productive now. -15 minutes preparing for lecture -15 minutes writing study guide -Grade 1 test -5 minutes law school -5 minutes email Preparing for lectures mean readi...


Need to work, again: -Make study guide for midterm -Grade quiz -Prepare more lectures and powerpoints -Think about applying for law school Long-term tasks: -Finish my last class paper -Read for c...


September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I was speculating about what really set apart the so-called prestigious careers, e.g. medicine, law, engineering, politics, higher education, high tech etc. I came up with this: IMPACT. How much ...


September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I don’t want to teach philosophy for the rest of my life. And I sure as heck don’t want to research philosophy for the rest of my life. It’s my statement of defeat. Shame, I don’t want to talk to...


September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Next time when I write to him, I will announce to him about my plan for self-improvement, using him as my reward system. Gee, I love him so much– with gratitude-love of course. Sometimes I’m conf...


September 22, 2019

September 21, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I need to spend a day out of the week for research. I have spent so much time on teaching already. Maybe Friday every week, and I won’t fret about how long? Just however much time I got to sit do...


Dear Friend, Just to record the thing that has happened between us. You told me that you had decided to no longer be a listener due to 1/ receiving a violation notice without an explanation and 2...


September 21, 2019

September 20, 2019 in Productivity Diary

Okay, get to work now. I learned about the 5 second rule on Quora, seems pretty helpful. So when you want to do something, you have 5 SECONDS to begin it right away, before your brain starts putt...


September 18, 2019

September 18, 2019 in Productivity Diary

I should stop any of the scrolling activity. I feel like I was doing injustice to my students because I can’t spend all my time preparing for lectures. I want them to get something out of this ev...


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