Beeminder ♥

Thursday, May 25, 2023
By bsoule
A person solving problems on a blackboard, and also a drawing of a bee

We’re excited to announce our official integration with! See also the announcement on the trydeepwork blog which is also a pretty brilliant introduction to Beeminder’s philosophy. Cal Newport’s classic book Deep Work is quite popular with Beeminder users [1], so we predict a lot of you will... »

Smithing Your Habits

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
By Melissa Smith
A bee in a forge

This is a guest post by Melissa Smith of Datasmithing! If you like Beeminder and other Beeminder-adjacent things like BaaS or Complice, but want more troubleshooting and guidance, you might like Datasmithing. (You might also like her blog which includes such gems as the graph paper... »

Beeminder ♥ Lichess

Thursday, April 27, 2023
By dreeves
If bees created chess, by Midjourney

The Beeminder Lichess integration is officially launched! Lichess is basically the cool kids version of As yet more evidence of what huge »

Feature Announcement: Parceling Out Goals Sting-ily

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
By dreeves
Ebenezer Scrooge holding a gift

You know how it used to be that you only got three goals on Beeminder’s free plan? Well stop the presses! Now you get three goals on Beeminder’s free plan, and you earn extra goals by derailing existing goals. Does that still... »

Derailing It Is Nailing It

Friday, March 24, 2023
By shanaqui
DALL-E: derailing it is nailing it, surrealistic painting featuring a bee hammering a nail

We’ve talked before about how paying is not punishment because derailing is not failing, but... »

Announcement: Signing Up For Beeminder Requires Hard-Committing To Use Beeminder

Friday, March 10, 2023
By bsoule
Silhoutted person entering a yellow and black striped gateway

That’s right my little bees: we put a commitment device in our commitment device to bring out the commitment flavor of the commitment device. Does everyone know the soup nazi from Seinfeld? Basically it’s an interesting episode in »