My simple guide to life

Spend time on things that are enjoyable or important, ideally both

April 3, 2022 · 1 min read

Jason's Simple Guide to Life

I first made a version of this chart seven years ago today. It’s worth a re-up (and it’s never been on my blog).

The meaning of this chart is:

(And just to anticipate one reaction: if you enjoy arguments on the Internet, then they can go under “fun and games”.)

It’s not a complete guide to life, but it’s important and something I apply often.

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