Hello, and welcome to my corner of the metaverse. I’m happy you’ve taken time out of your busy day to come here and unwind. Together we will embark on an adventure where I will discuss how small lifestyle changes can vastly improve your well-being. Stress is a natural response to challenging situations. However, chronic stressContinue reading “Read this blog to reduce your stress by 68 % in 6 minutes”
Category Archives: self-development
How to get in the flow
Flow is a state of complete absorption and focus in an activity. When in a flow state, you are fully immersed in the present moment and concentrating on what you are doing. You lose track of time and become so engrossed in the activity that you forget everything else. Flow is a delightful state whereContinue reading “How to get in the flow “
Do you know how to listen to a book?
The history of books is an interesting one. The first books were utterly unreadable to anyone but the author or someone who studied the book intensely. Without punctuation or spaces, these books were written as a memory aid rather than to disperse ideas. Thanks to the invention of punctuation and the development of writing, booksContinue reading “Do you know how to listen to a book?”
It’s time to stop should-ing all over yourself
The words you use when defining your values or asking questions determine how likely you are to have that request fulfilled or live up to the values you set. The arduous path to lasting change is through sheer willpower. It is much easier to start paying attention to your self-talk and use your words toContinue reading “It’s time to stop should-ing all over yourself”
How to stick to your New Year resolution
As the saying goes, “New year, new me.” It’s tempting to make a life-changing promise to ourselves at the change of the year. We make a New Years’ resolution to lose weight, learn a language, or practice mindfulness, telling all our friends about it, but what happens? Without the right plan: nothing. New Years’ resolutions are great in theoryContinue reading “How to stick to your New Year resolution”
The wave of craving – how to overcome any bad habit
Do you find yourself constantly struggling to avoid temptations? Me too; that’s why I have written this blog to reaffirm what I have learned about self-discipline and guide you down a path to better self-control. Craving as a wave My meditation practice began falling apart lately, and I noticed it has had knock-on effects onContinue reading “The wave of craving – how to overcome any bad habit”
How to bundle temptations to build habits.
Using temptation bundling can increase your motivation and help you build good habits. It’s simple; you pair something you enjoy with something you would like to enjoy. This way, you develop a positive association with the new thing and eventually crave it. Coffee and alcohol do this automatically. Most people don’t actively decide to startContinue reading “How to bundle temptations to build habits.”
Are you ready for the next stage of your life?
Life has traditionally been divided into three stages: school, work, and retirement. This three stages system has become outdated and is quickly being replaced by a more flexible multi-stage system. In this new system, people float between different levels of what would have previously been called “success.” Traditionally, you would have gone to school. InContinue reading “Are you ready for the next stage of your life?”
Why autumn is perfect for cold showers
Those in the Northern Hemisphere can feel it – winter is coming. The mornings are getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and soon we’ll all be snuggling in a blanket, waiting for the spring. If you want to prepare for this cold period, I suggest ditching the snuggy and taking a cold shower instead.Continue reading “Why autumn is perfect for cold showers”
How to manage your assets for long life (part 2)
Last week I discussed the importance of maintaining your financial and mental assets. This week I will focus on the importance of building a community and maintaining your health for increasing healthspands. Community In elementary school, having a robust social network was easy. If you still live in the region where you grew up, you likelyContinue reading “How to manage your assets for long life (part 2)”
How to manage your assets for a long life (part 1)
To manage your assets, you must develop a long-life mindset and habits that match that mindset. In life, there are tangible and intangible assets. Tangible ones are the ones most people think of with an attached financial value. Meanwhile, the intangible ones are the ones that have an impact on your life but have noContinue reading “How to manage your assets for a long life (part 1)“
How to avoid the accomplishment trap
This is the moment you’ve been training for; all of your effort over the past weeks, months, and years has been for this moment. It’s finally the big day, the biggest challenge you have undertaken; you are ready for it. You start, you struggle, but in the end, you succeed, and then you are hitContinue reading “How to avoid the accomplishment trap”
The three-step approach to achieving your goals
Do you ever wonder if you are on the right path? There are many ways to get to a destination, so it can be hard to know if you are on the right one. To ensure that you are on the right path, you must first have the right mindset. The Motivation Myth illustrates that you areContinue reading “The three-step approach to achieving your goals”
How to be rich, a guide to investing in yourself
Art is a physical representation of the value of someone’s time. How can you know what you are worth if you never make an audit? The value of shares, bonds and NFTs depends on many complicated factors. This blog aims to help you improve your overall life, not just your financial life, so I willContinue reading “How to be rich, a guide to investing in yourself”
How vacations ruin good habits and how to get over it
Vacations are terrible for longevity. Sure, they help you unwind, but boy, do they ever mess with your longevity habits. The long flights, exhaustion and constant exposure to temptations drain your willpower. Your bad habits start to creep back in while the good ones disintegrate. It’s normal; you’re on vacation, a time to be glutinous andContinue reading “How vacations ruin good habits and how to get over it”
How to effectively use Duolingo
Duolingo is the most downloaded language. While they do a great job of making language acquisition fun. Their programs are based on translation which is an inefficient way to learn a language. There are few applications for learning Czech; that’s why two years ago, I downloaded Duolingo. Since making that decision two years ago, IContinue reading “How to effectively use Duolingo”
The four stages of my marathon – How failure became a success.
Nobody wants to pay for Netflix, but we all want access to it. After several years of casually passing the Netflix puck back and forth, my brother and I devised a final solution for who would foot the bill that year: a race. Last year we both did a half-marathon with moderate difficulty. This year,Continue reading “The four stages of my marathon – How failure became a success.”
How to live with less – the art of substraction.
We live in a world where we constantly have to make decisions; these are made even more challenging by the endless number of choices available. How we choose is important and affects the quality of our life, but how much we choose to surround ourselves with can also be draining. Individuals and businesses tend to solve problemsContinue reading “How to live with less – the art of substraction.”
How to effectively boost your motivation using a visualization meditation.
Yin and Yang represent the complementary forces of light and dark, positive and negative. Last week I discussed the importance of maintaining a positive attitude. Pessimism can be combined with optimism to ensure you are ready for the pitfalls as you work towards your goals. In life, there must be balance; every Yin must have aContinue reading “How to effectively boost your motivation using a visualization meditation.”