Speedwriting: the best of long-term memorization and creative writing (no more spaced repetitions!)

The basic idea of speedwriting is very simple. If we research a subject, read about it, create notes, and memorize everything we need, writing about the subject should be really easy. And if we write about something creatively, remembering it for years after writing also becomes easy. I call this virtuous circle speedwriting. TLDR We …

Eight underrated things to remember on the first school day

What are the most underrated tips for the first school day that can help both parents and kids? The tips are very simple, a product of experience. You might know them and yet I wish someone told me these tips years ago, TLDR 1. Communicate realistic expectations 2. Minimize logistics but provide backups 3. Extracurricular …

Give yourself a gift: triple something you want or cut by half something you don’t

While there are many ways to spend our weekends and holidays, some are simply more effective than others. We definitely spend some of our time with our loved ones, volunteer and travel. Yet after doing all of these things hopefully there should still be time to make a vital change in our lives. You might …