How long does it take to form a habit? PsyBlog summarizes a paper (sadly behind a paywall) that researches habit formation. In short, it depends on how simple the habit is and your own personality. While some tasks became habitual after three weeks, others took months. Notably, some people seemed resistant to habit formation, taking significantly longer to form habits.
I can only aspire to shooting and editing something this good.
Another Cloud Reel… from Delrious on Vimeo.
Footage shot over the summer of 2009 mostly in the San Francisco bay area.
A whimsical visualization of insomnia.
Then: The Gospel of Matthew
Now: 40 Days and a Mule: How One Man Quit His Job and Became the Boss
More then and now book titles at kottke, some good stuff. Originally from your monkey called via waxy. Do you have any good ones?
Then: The Book of Jonah
Now: Prophecy, Pity, and Survival via Passive Aggression
Go read this. I don’t want to spoil it with a teaser but here’s a little bit to maybe spark your interest.
What sounded like a steel cyclone hurtling from the sky toward my bow. It was a hideous, ungodly, and inevitable caterwaul. Like all hell falling at once and nowhere to turn. Nowhere to go. Except the one heading every captain prays his boat never takes: down. I looked up, saw the blur of the cow catcher, then everything changed.