Words in the mind are free. They are not held accountable. Our thoughts, beliefs, arguments and ideas can be b.s., incomplete and free from reality while they stay in the mind. The freedom enables our imagination to be so powerful. But once we ink the thoughts. Turn them into words, then sentences. Responsibility comes flowing in. We need to do justice to the ideas, beliefs, and arguments by posing them well and accurately. Only when we try to do so can we find the holes and gaps in our understanding of the subject. Only when we write and have to stop because we worry that we are not writing accurately can we gain clarity.
Presence, Practice and Planning — Keys to Building Mental Horsepower
Thoughts on what it means to practice well — Presence When you are practising, ensure your mind is fully concentrated on the practice. The number of times we chase or resist distracting thoughts and environmental distractions drastically impacts any practice session’s effectiveness (in terms of memory, efficiency and enjoyability). …
Masters Thesis Log #1
In the last session, I soon discovered the importance of gathering papers and refining my research question over understanding the underlying structure of the literature review. Sample literature reviews didn’t seem to share structural breakdowns/patterns. The samples are similar to each other in that they initially explain background concepts that…
Master’s Thesis Log #0
I will log what I plan to do before each session working on the thesis. Also reflecting on the previous session and its log to compare what occurred against what I planned. To gain clarity and to discover where my planning works and where it falls short. Sessions are categorised into research and create blocks. Mainly so I don’t use researching (reading or watching informational youtube) to procrastinate on writing.