Job happiness and financial discipline

We can be hapy in our job, or we can work because we need money. The choice is ours. Job happiness and financial discipline are interconnected. More about it here, here, here, here, and here. Parkinson’s law Peter’s principle claims, an employee is promoted based on their success in previous jobs until they reach a level …

Multitasking entertainment and diaries

Keeping a diary is a headache. The whole reason for having a diary is to deal with thoughts we usually do not address. Sometimes the mind goes blank. Other times it produces more stimuli than we can handle. A diary solicits information in the first case and generates a queue in the second case. While …

Create your own passions list

It is a good idea to write your bucket list. But what if you exhausted the ideas for your bucket list? Try building a passion list instead! I definitely think it beats bucket list: we have a very long life and die only once. The bucket list popularity People have regrets when they die. The …

Self compassion will fuel your success

Quite often we push ourselves too hard. This increases the risks and reduces the joy. Possibly we can achieve better by showing ourselves more kindness. The self-compassionate approach is correlated with emotional stability and professional success. It enables us to deal with obsessions and cravings and focus on what really matters. More reading here, here, here, …

Building up your emotional capital

Is there such a thing as emotional capital? Like, can you collect certain experiences as a war chest and use them wisely? Can one apply an investment portfolio approach to one’s life experiences? Some say you can. And I want to explore the subject with you. You can also read here, here, and here. How …

Feedback: handling criticism and rejection

Most of us are not very good at handling criticism. We tend to reduce openness and hold our positions. Even when the criticism is nicely packed and presented by our beloved mentor it can be tough to handle. Destructive criticism is ignored, or worse, can generate antagonism. We can learn to handle feedback better. How? …

Walking meditation and PAOs

Walking meditation is a great activity to deal with stress and feel closer to nature. We usually walk in the local park. As the itinerary is repetitive, we can make it more fun by placing PAO visualizations as we walk. Reviewing these PAO visualizations we may be reminded of the tasks we want to perform …

Amygdala hijack and Cassandra syndrome

What happens in minds of other people is a mystery for us. Strong subjective experiences might be disbelieved or go unnoticed.  One may easily be overwhelmed by something trivial to everybody else. “How can it be?” we might ask. The answer is not very comfortable. For more information read here and here. My kid and corona …

How Circadian Optics Can Create the Perfect Environment to be Productive

Do you feel like you can never seem to get anything done during the day? Are you struggling to find a way to be more productive? If so, then you should consider using Circadian Optics. Many factors go into creating a productive work environment. One of the most important is ensuring that you work in …

7 Ways to Restore Your Nervous System

Have you ever woken up in a panic and realized you slept through your alarm? Or maybe you completely forgot about an important deadline. High-stress moments like these trigger our fight-flight-freeze response, causing a release of adrenaline and hormones in our bodies. When you experience these moments often, your nervous system can easily become overloaded. …