What can you do better?

There’s always room for improvement. No matter how good you are, there are always ways you can improve. No matter how well you do something, there’s always the potential to do better. No matter how well you deal with challenges, there’s always the possibility to deal with them better. It’s just the nature of growth […]

What to do if you want the best results

Your results are directly proportional to your efforts. What you get is always going to be a reflection of what you put in. So if you put in your best effort, you are best positioned to get the best results. Conversely, if you put in just the bare minimum effort, you’ll get the bare minimum […]

What is the point of life?

What is the point of life? Self awareness and fulfillment? Taking care of ourselves? But they can’t be the point of life, and I will elaborate why below. Self care, self love, self awareness, etc are all important because at the end of the day if you don’t take care of yourself you will be […]

Are external factors defining who you are?

It is really easy to let external factors define who we are. Especially the traumatic ones. I know, I’ve been there… There will always be things in our lives that impact us negatively. Some of them a lot. And it can be really easy to become bitter or sad and live your life like that. But here’s the important […]

Using pain and pleasure to form habits

Achieving something regularly, especially when it comes to building a new habit, involves motivation. Motivating yourself daily can be hard – life gets in the way, things stop being quite as interesting, you lose the initial zeal, and so on… But there are ways to ensure that you stick to the habit, which is where […]

A simple way to figure out your risk apettite

Here is a key rule of investing – understand your risk appetite. Not sure how to do that? Try the exercise below. Imagine you’ve invested 1000 into the thing. Now imagine it has lost value. How do you feel? Do you feel like this will give you sleepless nights, or are you still calm? Now […]

One yes is all you need

Success nearly always is a numbers game – you have to get through many no’s before you get a yes. But then… Then it snowballs. Like it did for Colonel Sanders. He travelled around the country and was rejected over and over. Until he got a yes. And that yes led to KFC, one of […]

Passive helping streams

Have you heard of passive income streams? The idea with them is that you create income streams that continue to generate income from work you do once. It’s a great strategy, one that I applied to my passion for helping people. I have a few passive streams for helping people. They continue to help people […]

How to get a handle on your emotions

Most things in our lives are out of our control. But one thing that we do have some control over is how we deal with things, i.e. our reactions/emotions. But even that takes work. Controlling your emotions doesn’t happen automatically. It requires knowing and understanding them. That takes effort and practice. If you want to […]

Giving up is not the same as facing reality

Pragmatism is important. But is not the same as giving up. The difference can often be a very thin line… Facing reality is when you stop doing something because you know for certain that continuing on that path is pointless. Giving up is where you stop doing something not because you’ve exhausted every avenue and […]