What are your favorite tips and tools for calming yourself down when feeling anxious or overwhelmed? I’ve been practicing 4-7-8 breathing for the past few weeks and have found it very helpful.

Mmkay, Wyna Liu is my nemesis now. I keep failing her NYT Connections games! 😡

Some great advice here on how to make teams more enjoyable and effective! bakadesuyo.com/2024/02/t…

I already subscribe to The Economist and NYT. Is adding a subscription to WaPo worth it?

This Independence Day, I can’t help but wonder if the USA is being judged by God–not for veering from the imagined godliness of the 1950s, but for taking the Lord’s Name in vain by oppressing the powerless in the name of (American) “Jesus.” Repent! Do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly.

Roberts “offers no direct response to Justice Sotomayor’s charge that his ruling could empower presidents to commit crimes with impunity, from ordering ‘the Navy’s Seal Team 6 to assassinate a political rival’ to plotting a ‘military coup to hold onto power’.” www.economist.com/united-st…

Bible question: Who is Paul talking about in Romans 7? Himself, before becoming a Christian? Himself, after becoming a Christian? Adam? Someone else? How does your answers make senses of what Paul says in Romans 6 and Romans 8?

It was time to give my “/tools” page an upgrade! joshuapsteele.com/tools

Any full-time software engineers out there with side hustles / revenue streams in addition to their full-time job? What do you do? Do you enjoy it?

I’m tinkering around with the idea of bringing 8020tools.com back to life, in order to blog about tools, mental models, etc. Since it’s on micro.blog already, I’m going to leverage crossposting. What’s a good Mastodon server to sign up an 8020 Tools account?

Need to make some more money. Is affiliate marketing still a thing?

My fellow Americans: any big plans for July 4th? Are you going with “sackcloth and ashes” or “one last hurrah before the country collapses”? What a time to be alive! 🇺🇸🎇

You wake up tomorrow and you’re the President of the United States. What’s your first “official act”?

Why is Jetpack now trying to charge me for a commercial license just to get basic stats on my personal Wordpress site (joshuapsteele.com)?? Has anyone else faces this issue? Did you switch to something else for basic stats? #wordpress #jetpack

What’s the angriest you’ve ever been at an inanimate object?

Name someone or something you trust more than the US Supreme Court.

Hear, hear. “With fear for our democracy, I dissent.” ~ Justice Sotomayor

My favorite 4th of July was spent in Mexico City, eating homemade tamales and launching homemadee fireworks. 🇺🇸

If you had to choose, would you rather have the Ten Commandments or these “Elementary Laws of Morality” posted in classrooms? www.artofmanliness.com/character…