Matt Dorey

A bird is sitting on the grass with a kite


Change is possible. To say we’re born some way, or that we’re stuck being some way, for better or for worse, is simply blatantly wrong. It’s defeatist. Change is always possible. Some things are immensely hard to change, and most people aren’t willing to change, either because it’s difficult or because they believe they can’t […]

Special and normal

A quote from Ezra from Vampire Weekend.

A More Balanced Life (Part 1)

Hero image for a post about leading a more balanced life

Some thoughts about how things should proceed from here. Experiments conducted in “public” are not an ideal way to lead a more balanced life but I want to find things out about myself, other people and the world.


Some hopes for the future.

What’s the opposite of ‘One Thing Well’?

Does this blog do “one thing well”? If not, what does it actually do?

If You Don’t Do It, No One Else Will

Go easy on yourself and don’t put things off until the last minute.

Your Time is Limited

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow […]