I believe that everything in life has transferable knowledge — useful insights and teachings that can be applied to other (often completely unrelated) things. This post explores that idea, and takes you through three principles that I find incredibly helpful in my own daily life.
Here is the system I set up for myself (with a template you can download!) to write better blog posts, better. Life is made easier because of it. Magic.
We’re often told: “Don’t do too much at once, focus on one thing." But I think it’s an incomplete way of seeing things. I’d argue that it’s not about how much you do at once; rather, it’s where you place your stakes that matters.
I really don’t think we listen that well. In fact, I’d argue we actually suck at it. But I think listening is one of our most accessible and powerful tools as human beings.
We often tell ourselves to spend as much of our time doing things that push us towards our goals, and as little time as possible on things that don’t. The irony, however, is that by being so cautious to not climb the wrong mountain, we hesitate to climb any mountains at all.
Grit driven by passion is more enduring than grit for the sake of perseverance. Here's how I'm replacing 'hard work' with 'inspired work.'
When life gets stressful - and it does - our bodies respond. It's part of our biology: If we feel threatened, hormones get released into our body and our sympathetic nervous system kicks in. Digestion slows down, and more blood goes to our muscles. Once the danger passes, our parasympathetic nervous system takes over and… Continue reading Emotional equilibrium: Putting daily focus into what matters most
In my opinion, 'feeling lazy' is just an expression of 'needing to feel busy' - and by changing my relationship to busyness, I can start using idleness as an advantage as opposed to blocker.
Creativity often needs motivation and inspiration to coincide, but they don't often happen at the same time. Here's how I outsource as much of it as I can, so that I can focus purely on the creativity bit.
In order to get better at all the things I'd like to master, I have had to figure out how to squeeze in as much as I can, in small ways, that compound over time - and that's what this blog is all about.
Welcome to my cheatsheet. Here's to optimising learning, and baking it into your routine every day.