Based on books, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness

How to Go Deeper with your Thinking (the Rules of Deep Work according to Cal Newport)

Eternally fighting a losing battle with continuous partial attention at work? Find yourself ‘just checking email’ whenever you’re waiting at traffic lights for longer than a few seconds? It seems like every week, someone is warning us about the ‘myth of ...
Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Recommended Books, Self-awareness

How to Tread the Lonely-but-Rewarding Path of Essentialism

Essentialism might get you a bit of social exclusion. You probably aren’t going to win any new friends, or endear yourselves to the ones you already have, by following the principles (at least initially). Especially if you have been living ...
Based on books, Personal development, Productivity, Self-awareness

3 Counter-intuitive things that Help you Maintain a Competitive Edge

Don’t listen to all the naysayers out there: we all need to maintain a competitive edge if we are going to survive in this dog-eat-dog world. Anyone that tells you otherwise has probably just given up.  That job, career, house, ...
Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Secrets to Being Satisfied with Less – the Best Bits from the Minimalism Documentary

I heard many good things about the Minimalism documentary (full title: Minimalism: a Documentary about the Important Things, currently available on Netflix). So what is it all about? The documentary primarily follows the Minimalists themselves, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemusthe, ...
Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness

42 Powerful Questions for Self-Reflection (that help you to Know Yourself)

Following the powerful 28 questions, here are 42 more you can use to crank up the self-awareness dial. Enjoy. questions about your inner world 1. Is my social media use intelligent? Thought I’d hit you where it hurts right away. I know ...
Based on books, Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

How to keep your Good Life Buckets overflowing (30 things)

Good Life Buckets is a simple framework created by entrepreneur and author Jonathan Fields, and outlined in his interesting book, How to Live A Good Life. The framework “offers a way to look at the life you’re living, quickly and easily ...
Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Staying Rooted in Possibility – How we avoid a Predictable Future

Imagine you’re surfing the crest of a wave. The second your mind glances back to that big knarly ass wave you just nailed, or jumps ahead to how you’ll feel if you manage to beat your PB, it’s over. Staying in your ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Self-awareness

A Guide to Closing the Knowing/Doing Gap (No Excuses)

Have you ever horrified yourself with your inability to make basic changes to improve your life? Welcome to the knowing/doing gap. Aka, the gulf between what you tell yourself you’ll do and what you actually do. To be honest, there are already people ...