Wondering what to do with your life? Here’s what I suggest:

  • First priority: Your physical health. (No health → no life.)
  • Second priority: Reasonable financial security. (No food → no health.)
  • Third priority: Good relationships with friends and family. (Depressed → no mental health.)

After that you can do whatever. The game you’re playing doesn’t have any rules, and there’s no way to win.

You can subscribe here to get new articles. Owing to the fantastical amount of time they take me to create, there will typically be 1-3 per month. Occasionally there’s also extra content I don’t feel comfortable sharing with the internet.

There’s just the one step to subscribe, no second form or confirmation link. (Of course, I don’t share your email with anyone and you can unsubscribe whenever.)

You can also read everything as a single ebook.

Email: dynomight at the domain this links points to. Or use the form at the bottom of this page.

RSS feed: https://dynomight.net/feed.xml

Twitter: @dynomight7

Subreddit: r/dynomight (I find it calming to solipsistically post links for no one to read.)

All posts organized by topics: tags

In general I’m very open to the idea that I got stuff wrong, I think all feedback is a gift, and I change things based on feedback from people all the time. But fans of methamphetamines should be aware I am not super open-minded about theories in which I am an agent of the Mexican cartels.

Not sure where to get started?

The closest thing I have to a “mission statement” is probably this analogy between culture war debates and attacking highly defended islands in the WWII Pacific theater. But it’s probably better to start with something below:

Air quality




Personal improvement

Things to never do

Thoughts? Questions? Help with my ever-proliferating collection of typos?