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To BE or to DO

One of the best books I’ve read this year is “Ego is the Enemy” by Ryan Holiday. It talks about the treacherous nature of the ego. One of the chapters I loved is “To Be or to Do”. Such a simple question with so many philosophical, existential and practical meanings. To put it simply, ask… Continue Reading →

Being more than your mood

Do you think that your mood dictates your life? Who do you think controls your mood? Are we purely and utterly emotional beings with no control over how we feel? The answer of course, regardless of your perspective on it, is that we can effectively control our mood and emotions, especially in specific situations. I… Continue Reading →

Stoics and their habits

To achieve excellence, a concept we all hope to acquire in one way or another, means to constantly improve our operating system. And there is only one way to do that. To install and maintain good habits! The Stoics were all about habits and routine. The compound effect of good habits is very powerful. Nothing… Continue Reading →

The grass is not always greener on the other side

According to the dictionary, this phrase is used when either: Other people seem to be in a better situation than you, although they may not be, or, when other circumstances seem more desirable. Do you ever find yourself in such situations? In which you think everybody else has it better than you? Social media surely… Continue Reading →

Ways to improve your brain

Here’s a thought that I hope sticks with you throughout this year! Brainpower improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise.  This means that you can slow your cognitive aging decline and keep your brain, memory, problem-solving ability and processing speed young!  To make this as simple to understand. Think how… Continue Reading →

‘Landing back to work’

It’s absolutely normal to experience some degree of stress, disorientation, or even mild depression when you’re back from a holiday. The “downer of the holiday high” so to speak. If you aren’t used to taking regular holidays this adds up to the post-holiday anxiety. So, number one tip here is: Take more time off work, even… Continue Reading →

How important are soft skills nowadays?

Not too many years ago, many looked at soft skills as unscientific and a waste of time. Knowing how to do computer programming, quick typography, or how to apply accounting principles was deemed enough to have a successful career. However, we’re in a different world today. Hard skills get you a job, but soft skills… Continue Reading →

A bird’s eye view approach to solving problems

Problem-solving takes up a large part of our daily life. Problems can range from deciding on your future career to what you are having for lunch! We can use Plato’s approach to problem solving; he looks at it from a birds eye view! “Whenever you want to talk about people, it’s best to take a… Continue Reading →

The obstacle is the way – 3 key takeaways

Ryan Holiday, the author of this amazing must read book is one of my favorite authors. His unique style combines wisdom from the Stoics into our modern world. Highly recommend both the author and this book 5/5 ✅ PERCEPTION See things for what they are, regardless of your emotion or previous beliefs about the situations…. Continue Reading →

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