Everyday Systems Podcast
Everyday Systems Podcast
Reinhard Engels
Simple, commonsense self-improvement systems
Everyday Systems #82: Clock & Calendar, Your Sword & Shield
Build habits by leaning on the clock and calendar rather than fighting against them. Beyond N and S days. Cutesy task phrases. Powerfully silly times. Calendar-First Tasking.
Jan 31
24 min
Everyday Systems #81: State of the Systems 2023
Annual update on all the Everyday Systems and how they are doing for me personally 
Dec 29, 2023
25 min
Everyday Systems #80: Antimantras & Repetitive Thought Injuries
I think I mix about 14 metaphors in this episode:  We’ve got a goose-stepping white bear baseball player with devil horns doing jiu jitsu on the death star. A ridiculous Chimera, if you put it all together. But maybe just the guardian-gargoyle image you need to keep the antimantras at bay.
Nov 30, 2023
29 min
Everyday Systems #79: My Pet Demon
Self-saboteur? Time to stop playing with your pet demons (maybe).
Oct 25, 2023
13 min
Everyday Systems #78: Spider Hunter, a CBT for Anxiety Game
Anxious? Here's a fun technique for getting over it. It's halfway between gamified mindfulness and exposure therapy.
Sep 27, 2023
19 min
Everyday Systems #77: Aristotelian Self-Portrait
Aristotle: "You are what you repeatedly do." Well, what do you repeatedly do? In this episode, an exercise for finding out.
Aug 31, 2023
19 min
Everyday Systems #76: My Friend, ChatGPT
Practice being human with AI
Jul 22, 2023
33 min
Everyday Systems #75: Apps for Mentats
Everyday Systems as Apps for Human Minds.
May 31, 2023
12 min
Everyday Systems #74: Tidiness for Demihumans
Four catchphrases for tidier habits
Apr 29, 2023
10 min
Everyday Systems #73: Demihuman
A lighthearted approach to imposter syndrome.
Mar 17, 2023
15 min
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