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Me in brief. I...  
 
Me in brief. I...  
* run '''Self-Improvement for Nerds''' ([https://www.facebook.com/groups/improvednerd/ active on Facebook] and events also announced on [http://www.meetup.com/Self-Improvement-for-Nerds-Melbourne/ Meetup])
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* Run '''Self-Improvement for Nerds''' ([https://www.facebook.com/groups/improvednerd/ active on Facebook] and events also announced on [http://www.meetup.com/Self-Improvement-for-Nerds-Melbourne/ Meetup])
* am a life coach, and my focus is on anti-procrastination, ADHD and gaining focus. This comes out of my own struggles, being diagnosed with ADHD as an adult and (at that point) not having developed good strategies for getting things done. One of the main approaches I use is based on MEVID (the [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3w3/how_to_beat_procrastination/ ''Procrastination Fquation'']).
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* Am a life coach, and my focus is on anti-procrastination, ADHD and gaining focus. This comes out of my own struggles, being diagnosed with ADHD as an adult and (at that point) not having developed good strategies for getting things done. One of the main approaches I use is based on MEVID (the [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3w3/how_to_beat_procrastination/ ''Procrastination Fquation'']).
* have worked in sustainability knowledge-sharing.
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* Help to organise [[Less Wrong Melbourne]].
* know about wikis, and help run [http://appropedia.org/ Appropedia], the sustainability wiki.
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* Have worked in sustainability knowledge-sharing.
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* Know about wikis, and help run [http://appropedia.org/ Appropedia], the sustainability wiki.
  
== Sequences: Achieving awesomeness ==
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== Sequences: Being generally awesome ==
  
 
Work in progress. Suggestions appreciated. Boldly edit the page, or leave a message on my [[User palk:Chriswaterguy|talk page]].
 
Work in progress. Suggestions appreciated. Boldly edit the page, or leave a message on my [[User palk:Chriswaterguy|talk page]].
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==== By author (incomplete) ====
 
==== By author (incomplete) ====
 
lukeprog:
 
lukeprog:
* [[The Science of Winning at Life]] - sequence. The individual posts have been included below, organised by topic.
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* [[The Science of Winning at Life]] - sequence, plus other posts. The individual posts have been included below, organised by topic.
  
 
Nate Soares (So8res):
 
Nate Soares (So8res):
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(+ Look up more of Eliezer's posts on productivity, effectiveness and [[akrasia]].)
 
(+ Look up more of Eliezer's posts on productivity, effectiveness and [[akrasia]].)
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Luminosity, a framework by Alicorn:
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1xh/living_luminously/ Living Luminously]
  
 
==== By topic ====
 
==== By topic ====
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** [http://lesswrong.com/lw/d2/cached_procrastination/ Cached Procrastination] – jimrandomh (Procrastination is at least two problems: cached thought, and analysis paralysis.)
 
** [http://lesswrong.com/lw/d2/cached_procrastination/ Cached Procrastination] – jimrandomh (Procrastination is at least two problems: cached thought, and analysis paralysis.)
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/cu2/the_power_of_reinforcement/ The Power of Reinforcement] – lukeprog
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/cu2/the_power_of_reinforcement/ The Power of Reinforcement] – lukeprog
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* http://lesswrong.com/lw/58m/build_small_skills_in_the_right_order/ Build Small Skills in the Right Order] – lukeprog
  
 
Goals and strategies:
 
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3w3/how_to_beat_procrastination/ How to Beat Procrastination] – lukeprog
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3w3/how_to_beat_procrastination/ How to Beat Procrastination] – lukeprog
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/9wr/my_algorithm_for_beating_procrastination/ My Algorithm for Beating Procrastination] – lukeprog
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/9wr/my_algorithm_for_beating_procrastination/ My Algorithm for Beating Procrastination] – lukeprog
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1tu/improving_the_akrasia_hypothesis/ Improving The Akrasia Hypothesis]
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1tu/improving_the_akrasia_hypothesis/ Improving The Akrasia Hypothesis] - PJ Eby
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1fe/antiakrasia_technique_structured_procrastination/ Anti-Akrasia Technique: Structured Procrastination] – patrissimo
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/1fe/antiakrasia_technique_structured_procrastination/ Anti-Akrasia Technique: Structured Procrastination] – patrissimo
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hgd/10step_antiprocrastination_checklist/ 10-Step Anti-Procrastination Checklist] – JesseGalef
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/hgd/10step_antiprocrastination_checklist/ 10-Step Anti-Procrastination Checklist] – JesseGalef
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=== Building community ===
 
=== Building community ===
  
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* [[The Craft and the Community]], sequence by Eliezer
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/bql/our_phyg_is_not_exclusive_enough/ Our Phyg Is Not Exclusive Enough]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/bql/our_phyg_is_not_exclusive_enough/ Our Phyg Is Not Exclusive Enough]
  
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== Meetups: "Winning at Life" ==
 
== Meetups: "Winning at Life" ==
  
These are the collections of articles used for LW/EA meetups in Melbournew 2015.  
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''This was an experiment that seemed promising, but wasn't continued due to lack of time & energy. Maybe early spring 2016, e.g. September or October, depending on weather for outdoor meetings.''
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These are the collections of articles used for LW/EA meetups in Melbourne 2015.  
  
 
Session 1:  
 
Session 1:  

Latest revision as of 17:56, 11 September 2017

Me in brief. I...

  • Run Self-Improvement for Nerds (active on Facebook and events also announced on Meetup)
  • Am a life coach, and my focus is on anti-procrastination, ADHD and gaining focus. This comes out of my own struggles, being diagnosed with ADHD as an adult and (at that point) not having developed good strategies for getting things done. One of the main approaches I use is based on MEVID (the Procrastination Fquation).
  • Help to organise Less Wrong Melbourne.
  • Have worked in sustainability knowledge-sharing.
  • Know about wikis, and help run Appropedia, the sustainability wiki.

Sequences: Being generally awesome

Work in progress. Suggestions appreciated. Boldly edit the page, or leave a message on my talk page.

Productivity/effectiveness

(Under development)

By author (incomplete)

lukeprog:

Nate Soares (So8res):

(+ Look up more of Eliezer's posts on productivity, effectiveness and akrasia.)

Luminosity, a framework by Alicorn:

By topic

Science and self-help:

Mood:


Habits and training:

Goals and strategies:

Practical thinking skills (these posts are likely to be covered in other sequences, but have applications in "winning at life":

Thinking skills relevant to communication:


Akrasia/procrastination:

Posts linked from the Akrasia (to be sorted):

Evolutionary psychology:

Self-talk:

Willpower:

Relationships:

Other (unordered):

Achieving awesomeness by learning better

(To be developed)

Other resources:

World-changing

Building community

A communication sequence

Social aspects of communication (or is that a tautology?):

Emotion, making sense, and anticipating reactions:

Understanding and being understood:

Biases, heuristics and fallacies that affect communication:

Disagreeing:

Online communication (for further exploration):

  • Text-based communication
  • Dealing with trolls

Meetups: "Winning at Life"

This was an experiment that seemed promising, but wasn't continued due to lack of time & energy. Maybe early spring 2016, e.g. September or October, depending on weather for outdoor meetings.

These are the collections of articles used for LW/EA meetups in Melbourne 2015.

Session 1:


Possible lists for future meetups:

B: