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 …

Grounding, resting your eyes, and becoming creative outdoors

Hugging trees is not just for the hippies! Apparently everyone can enjoy nature and get some measurable extras: grounding, creativity, eye rest. For more reading, see here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Oh, and I provide plenty of my own tips to small to be a part of any course. No-brainer …

How to learn lucid dreaming

Usually, I cannot remember my dreams. Recently I started to experiment with sleep-hacking using polyphasic everyman sleep. Finally, I am able to have lucid dreams. Read more, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. What is lucid dreaming? A lucid dream is when you are aware that you are asleep and dreaming …

Leadership style: dreams and politics

People claim they know what kind of leaders they want and repeatedly choose otherwise. We may think that we are great leaders, but the feedback we get is very different from what we expect to hear. Is there such a thing as an ideal leader, or do we invent them after they are gone? For …

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, …

Japan: an epiphany of productivity

The tales of Japan can be both motivational and cautionary. I love Japan as a tourist, its culture and its people. In the past, I used to associate Japan with productivity, but now I find it something different. If there is such a thing as working-class aristocracy, I think it can be found in Japan. …

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 …