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How to beat procrastination? Join it!

You can't beat procrastination with endless planning. I discuss how to tackle the problem of procrastination pain free. Length: 1992 words, 10-12 minute read Subject: I discuss how to tackle procrastination without falling into the trap of paralysis by analysis. I present novel approaches to procrastination backed by research in self determination theory. Disclaimer: I [...]

September 17th, 2016|All, Focus, Self Improvement|1 Comment

“No pain, no gain” – the world’s most bullshit aphorism

"No pain, no gain" is a flawed concept. I lay out an alternative that can increase your productivity and massively reduce the level of pain in your life. Length: 1097 words, 5-7 minute read Subject: I discuss the problems with a 'no pain, no gain' approach to getting things done and present an alternative in [...]

August 15th, 2016|All, Discipline, Focus|0 Comments

Meditation for the Irreligious

When all major religions agree on a point, it's worth taking into consideration. Meditation is one of the most useful spiritual techniques and it's possible to attain spiritual goodies without following the doctrine of a specific religion Length: 1306 words, 7-9 minute read Subject: I describe the 2 methods I use to meditate and discuss [...]

April 27th, 2016|All, Anxiety, Focus, Self Improvement|0 Comments