I love a good 100-day writing series. In fact, I’m in the 1/4 of a daily writing series at the moment, documenting my design learning and career transition into UX.

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The Results

What happens when you write every day for 100 days?

I spent 100 days writing every day. It was transformative.

In 100 days I went from being a person who’d never been able to commit to a project to the exact opposite — disciplined and committed. It’s hard to communicate the subtle power in a change in identity. …

№. 182 by Daily Minimal

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Noah who?
Noah a place we can grab something to eat?

This was a message sent to my friend by a girl trying to ask him out on a date.

We laughed a lot when we read it. I hope you do too.

When life…

Learning with others is the quickest and most effective way to learn

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I’ve spent the last 8 weeks learning the basics of front end development: HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

It’s been fun and frustrating.

Why can’t I commit this change Github?! Where is this damn invisible conflict? …

Another day, another great event in London. Here are the ideas which have left an impression

Source: Ideas Jam

What is Ideas Jam?

Let the people tell it:

a night to talk, think and come together to share ideas with some of London’s most brilliant, curious and exciting creatives, movers and shakers.

We’re excited to partner up with The Heights London and Well Fed Creativeto bring you a cross-disciplinary panel of speakers who…

The effect of feelings on our ability to do

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Emotions are a somewhat ignored part of life.

We all experience them and because they are such an integral, familiar part of life, so always there, we pay them little attention.

We dismiss the importance of emotions because we can’t see, hear, touch or taste them.

Emotions are subtly experienced…

Here’s what I’ve found useful today

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Most of the time life is a confusing jumble of ‘feeling great, ‘feeling annoyed, ‘feeling stressed. ‘so god damn lost.

There’s a list of goals to pursue and ways you need to be.

It’s pretty damn exhausting.

I try to keep a meditation practise to counteract the tendency to become…

Lessons from the miniature scenes of life.

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The axiom, “in the way you do anything is the way you do everything” has made it’s nest in my mind.

It began, as most sticky ideas do, with me not understanding it. I read the words and my brain skipped a beat. Rewind. What? How can the way I…

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Create to products to solve your own problems

We’ve all heard this before. Yet everyday new products are being created to solve non-existent problems.

Sometimes it takes concrete examples to drive a point home and Tim Ferriss’ interview with Joe Gebbia is full of them. …

There were only 4 rules

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The story…

  1. Has to be true
  2. Has to relate to the theme: secrets
  3. Is about yourself (the speaker)
  4. Has to be free form. You can’t use notes.

The last rule seems a little peculiar. Why not allow the tellers to use notes?

Tonight’s event isn’t about stellar, theatrical performances. It’s…

Nibras I

100 words. 100 days. A daily project full of advice to self. Now writing on www.nibrasi.co.uk and https://reading.supply/@nibras

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