Live long with a young brain

How does our brain change as we age? Is some age preferable to another? Can we choose how to age? Go to the end of the document for practical tips. For more information read here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Update: Please notice, some of the links above might not work and …

Curiosity and success

Is financial success correlated with curiosity? Harvard Business Review claims it is. And they are not alone. Hiring curious people is a smart idea. Developing your natural curiosity is also an interesting thought. Today I do not encourage you to check facts and read further, but instead, look deeper into your own qualities. Do you …

How to be successful

If there is a million dollars question and you do not hold a fat check you are not likely to love the answer you get. A short answer: patience, hard work, and luck or maybe creativity and clarity.  There is a much longer answer if you dare to read it. More ideas here, here, here, …

Gamifying learning activities

We want to gamify everything we do with our children. How can we do that? Probably no schoolbook has an adequate answer here.  I will share my experiences, and what I know. If you can share yours, please do. Octalysis The Octalysis Framework is a human-centric gamification design framework that lays out the eight core drives for …

Practice and boredom

Children need to practice and get bored. So do grown-ups like me. Now what? I will share some strategies that we implement at home. These strategies work. More reading here. Point system As grown-ups, we prefer to play computer games rather than work. Work tends to be boring. Even jobs that are relatively exciting, often …

The benefits of aging

Getting older sucks, but there are some useful benefits that come with age. It is our duty to leverage them in ourselves and in our mentors. Let us brainstorm the issue together. As a mentor for this article, I address Peter Drucker. Jumanji 2 Recently I watched Jumanji 2 with my kids. The movie is …

Rethinking religion to transcend your stress

Religion can make people happier and less stressed. We do not have to follow any official religion to get some of the positive effects. I do not have a better word for the practice than transcendent. For more reading, I prepared articles here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Religion makes people happier …

How to Find the Perfect Mentor 

Mentor

This guest article and infographic deal with one of the critical aspects of every career: finding the mentor. Having a mentor can be extremely valuable, particularly for individuals who are looking to advance in their careers or transition into new careers entirely. Working with a mentor can help you achieve the career success you want. …

Memory, Meditation and Victorious Mind

Anthony Metivier is one of my mentors for a very good reason: he always has something new and exciting to tell. Recently he released a book called “The Victorious Mind“. This book happened to be a best-seller on Amazon for a while. This article is inspired by the book. I seriously recommend reading the book, …

Fighting boredom and gloom

The title might be misleading. Should we fight, accept, or embrace boredom? Can we support a high quality of life while being bored? How? More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Lost age of boredom We seek entertainment, enjoy the interesting engagement and love to play. This is great, but we evolved …