The Caregiver Handbook – a free, simple guide for taking care of loved ones

In the past few years, my family has had to take care of several loved one’s and this is everything we’ve learned in one simple 10 page handbook. The handbook includes simple checklists, recommended resources and information that took us months or longer to learn. This handbook is appropriate for helping you take care of … Continue reading The Caregiver Handbook – a free, simple guide for taking care of loved ones

10 Steps to a Rock Solid Personal Financial Plan

Years ago, Scott Adams, of Dilbert fame, wrote a very simple one page list to get your personal finances in order. There’s not much to improve off that list though I’d like to provide a more thorough list and some recommended resources for anyone who wants to get control of their finances.  Note that this … Continue reading 10 Steps to a Rock Solid Personal Financial Plan

Heaven and Hell on Earth: Part 2 (Heaven)

In part one, I went through various scenarios where living on Earth could become a living hell. Of course, to many people currently alive, they would argue that life is already a living hell – and for many, I would agree. In this post, I’m going to get ludicrously utopian and brainstorm what we might … Continue reading Heaven and Hell on Earth: Part 2 (Heaven)

Heaven and Hell on Earth: Part One (Hell)

I believe it’s important to have a future vision of the life you want to live and that the same principle applies to society as a whole. If the last few months (I’m writing this in June of 2020 for future reference) are any indicator, we’re at an important crossroads on planet earth and I … Continue reading Heaven and Hell on Earth: Part One (Hell)

How to Get Healthy (Everything I Know in One Post)

The greatest wealth is health. – Virgil Introduction As I mentioned in my introductory post, I like to take complex information and distill it down to first principles or basic concepts. In my opinion, there are few categories of knowledge that have been subject to more disinformation, over-complication and even political manipulation (vegan vs. carnivore, … Continue reading How to Get Healthy (Everything I Know in One Post)

A Gentle Introduction to Zorga

How My Failed Software Helped Me Figure Things Out In the introductory post I mentioned the topic of personal development and how I think it’s important to living a good life. Zorga was the name of productivity software I had developed several years ago (the name is a twisted version of the word “organize”) that … Continue reading A Gentle Introduction to Zorga

A Gentle Introduction to MattKnee.com

Hello. I’m Matt Knee and I’m passionate about learning to do things better. Since I was young, I’ve been a voracious reader and learner who has collected, according to Evernote, over 7,000 notes. One could say that I’m a “data hoarder”. Now that I’m in my 40’s (and after a few health scares) it occurred … Continue reading A Gentle Introduction to MattKnee.com

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