Project refocus and reset in 2020 – Career, SideHustle, GA

This will be the GoTo post for a major refocus and reset in 2020:

Status 20200809 – CoronaVirus (COVID-19) is having a major negative impact on health and economy. First responders (Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, etc) are experiencing stress/anxiety/burnout.

Career/Income Status
Long-term IT consulting work at DavidCo is now sun-setting. Needing to pivot to a new path, and be of help/service to current worldwide pandemic. Needing to find new source of income, now.

Addressing first responder burnout with intervention and my niche
Web-Site – http://msw.paulgarth.name
Master in Social Work degree enables me to: register with BBS; take the Ethics Exam; and receive an ASW certification. Then, working under LCSW supervision, providing behavioral health services to clients/patients while building hours towards LCSW. Niche intervention is hypnotherapy.

Side-Hustle (Hypnotherapy)
Web-Site – https://paulgarth.name
Being a Certified Hypnotherapist, with additional training in Therapeutic Imagery, and Heartmath HRV equipment, I can offer vocational/avocational self-improvement for clients. Examples are: passing bar exam; fear of flying; fear of dentist; general stress/anxiety. Any medical etiology can be covered by requesting a medical referral.

General Aviation
Web-site – http://aviation.paulgarth.name
Objective is to earn enough money between new primary income of clinical social work, and side-hustle income, to afford flight training and supplies towards: BFR, EMT, IFR.

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Tiago Forte extension of GTD

I came across Tiago Forte, who has created various workflows and extensions from the foundation of GTD. Looks like he has streamlined all the different apps that people typically use: gmail; task manager (pocket informant, things 3, omnifocus, etc); Evernote; Notion, etc.

Here are some things I’ve done, newest to oldest:

-Added the email address to my gmail contacts, so I can send email directly to PocketInformant Inbox for processing into my Task Manager. I have multiple gmail accounts, so completed this for all of them. Theoretically, I should have one portal for all gmail/email accounts, but I haven’t quite done this yet. It’s relatively easy on iPhone to view ALL email accounts, though.

-Reading the first webpage — hhttps://fortelabs.co/start-here/

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Resolved – Uploading media (jpeg files) – error

Issue:
My goal was to upload a JPEG file to make it the image on my homepage.
Received this error when attempting that: Unable to create directory uploads/2020/08. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

Troubleshooting:
-For my domain name, confirmed the webspace folder name
-Within the webspace folder, under /wp-content/uploads I’m seeing various folders (with the year). In this years folder it’s only going up to June, and this is a August.
-Each folder has security of 705
-Within Settings, Media, Uploading Files, Store uploads in the folder: /homepages/31/d247466593/htdocs/paulgarth/wp-content/uploads
-Note: Maybe this is not entered correctly. Will cross-ref against another website.
-Checked against another website I have where I had successfully uploaded a JPEG file. Within the media settings it has: Organize my uploads into month- and year-based folders (check mark next to it)
Note: Website that was working is WordPress 5.5, and the website I’m having issues with is WordPress 5.4.2
-Upgraded site I’m working on to 5.5 – no difference
-Folder was: /homepages/31/d247466593/htdocs/paulgarth/wp-content/uploads
-Changed to: wp-content/uploads
-Note: Got this message: Document upload directory changed, but existing uploads may need to be moved to the new folder to ensure they remain accessible.
-Note: That worked!!
-Made the JPEG file my Home Page header; cropped; done
-Troubleshooting marked completed and now resolved

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Forums, BuddyPress removed (for now)

I just removed Forums and BuddyPress from the menu.

Never really used this, and didn’t appear that people were coming to blog to engage with it.

I still have the system active, so it might come back later.

Right now, I’m just going to focus on content – pages and blogs.

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