Archive for the ‘Optimized Learning’ Category

Learning to code is no joke. There’s so much to learn over and above any one programming language alone. Unit testing, version control, various frameworks and libraries, HTTP, regular expressions, various APIs, data structure (XML, JSON, etc.), and more. Though, I’m happy to admit that, after roughly one year of intense learning, it’s all finally clicking. […]

For the past eight or nine months, I’ve been spending my weekends in a local coffee shop learning the ins and outs of coding. Object oriented programming, functional programming, unit testing, various frameworks, database management and more. Self teaching is no easy task, but it provides flexibility and a sense of accomplishment that taking classes […]

During periods in which I have very little free time, I become partially obsessed with being as effective and productive as possible. In my last post, I reminded my readers (and myself) about the dangers of trying to soak up too much information when there is too much to read (blogs, magazines, websites, newspapers, work […]

I often find that the powerful lessons and inspiration I derive from great books often fade within a month. I find it incredibly upsetting, and even frustrating, that I can experience such a powerful shift in how I view my life and the world around me, yet lose that perspective so quickly after. In The […]




I'm Jon Guerrera, a life hacker at heart, and the man behind the scenes here at Living For Improvement. This blog documents all of my successes, failures, and lessons learned as I hack my way to happiness and fulfillment.


I also wrote an ebook. If you like what I write on the blog, you should definitely check it out below. Oh, and it's free.

Unlimited Drive is the result of four years of diligent research on what drives people to achieve great things. I always wondered how the most successful people in the world could reach such high levels of success and accomplishment. Well, I found the answer and wrote an ebook so I could pass it on to you (for free).


Learn more or subscribe below to get your copy.

Email Me: jrrera@gmail.com
Google+: