I. What's new?

A. New office setup

  1. I relocate to a vacant area of our home and set up my office there. I'm hoping it will increase my output.
  2. I made a battle board, which is basically a whiteboard with my weekly goals and other cool features on it.
  3. I'll try to get up early in the morning to go for a bike ride. I'm missing the sunrise.

B.  Rules

  1. I'm only allowed to code unboundedly from Wednesday-Friday
  2. Follow Daily SOP at the start of the day
  3. Wake up no later than noon.
  4. Declare suspension of the system when something goes wrong, i.e., explicitly declare it in my journal.
  5. Write thoughts in my journal every Pomodoro break.

II. Review

  1. Journalling App using Day One
    This was a very pleasurable procedure for me. I now journal more frequently than I used to. I like Day One because it is quick and easy to use. The only drawback is that it appears to be limited to one device, and I must pay a premium to sync it with my Macbook. Anyway, I'll buy the premium the next time I am paid.
  2. "I'm only allowed to code unboundedly from Wednesday-Friday"
    This does not occur. I spent three days last week at the BIR office trying to get my TIN. Apparently, there are a lot of variables that I hadn't anticipated, such as the application cut-off time. I guess I squandered three days of coding work and several hours of sleep just to move ahead in the queue. Oh well, I guess I'll give it another shot this week.
  3. "Follow Daily SOP at the start of the day"
    This is also due to the BIR stuff. I'm constantly sleepy and cramming when I get up, so I don't have time to think about the SOP. This week, I'll try again.
  4. "Wake up no later than noon."
    Oh well, I believe I met this goal 50% of the time. And the most of those are because I need to get up early to go to BIR.
  5. "Declare suspension of the system when something goes wrong, i.e., explicitly declare it in my journal."
    I believe this failed because when the system fails, the journal process fails as well. This, however, is a useful principle to follow. So, I'll continue to try.
  6. Write thoughts in my journal every Pomodoro break.
    This is something I constantly forget. Let me try once more.