Hacked Man

End in itself

Self improvement or tool use?

I started to think how my last post was not so much about personal growth, but more about gaining instrumental value by using the tools I've learned to use so far. Should that side be side of Hacked Man at all, or should this blog be just about thinking up and testing new tools and for end in itself self improvement?

I ended up . . .

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October 14, 2014

Picking up some slack

New beeminder goals

I've had less Beeminder goals for a while, and it's been sort of relaxing. But now that work and everything is in full gear again, extra curricular stuff obviously needs to be written down, or it just won't happen. I've been thinking about couple of things I want to do for at least a month, but so far haven't managed to do . . .

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October 11, 2014

Whoa, man

Meditation experience

Huh, ok, whoa.

I've been doing meditation in a very regular manner for couple of months now and it has seemed nice and relaxing and all. There haven't been any that impressive or powerful experiences yet. Just sort of relaxing bits of time in between all the other stuff.

Today had a sort of a different session. At . . .

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October 06, 2014

Half the time

Time management

I've used Timely now for a week and it's been very interesting. I seem to be able to plan only about half of the the time that I should have available.

I've used Timely to plan my workdays this week. I'm at the office about 8 hours a day, so on Monday I naturally open Timely and slapped what I estimated to be about 8 . . .

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October 03, 2014

Brilliant, brilliant services

This future we live in is brilliant. It's astonishing how many and varied services there are. There seems to exist a polished service for practically everything I have wanted to do related to Hacked Man so far.

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Use all the apps!

I won't be going through any services in more detail here, but just . . .

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September 30, 2014

Time management tools

Time to test these

I promised to try out a time management tool. As always, I start by googling. As usual, lifehacking sites offer a plethora of Top 10 X app -lists, but first I'll need to know what I'm actually searching for.


I want a light-weight app that I will actually have to use to program my days. Trello could be used . . .

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September 27, 2014

Cheeses of Stress Resistance

SCMS in action

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I promised to do a proper list of my stress resistant cheese slices, so here goes.


Choir business is serious business. Although it also causes stress at time (I'm acting in the board of the choir etc.), singing is a huge source of energy and joy. Only thing that overrides choir stuff is family. Everything . . .

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September 23, 2014


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