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 […]

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 […]

Are you living your life, or too busy trying to make life happen?

One absolute truth about life is the fact that everything in life is temporary. Nothing lasts forever. Be it people. Or things. Or experiences. People come and go. Some stay longer than others. But no one will be there forever – be it because some people are just not meant to be there with you […]

Why traveling is good for you

I love to travel. The new destinations, new cultures, new food… all that new and interesting to explore is interesting, exciting, and fun. But travel isn’t just good for for the novelty and the excitement, it’s also good for your mind. The novel experiences that you gain from reveling create new neural connections in your brain. That, in turn, […]

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 […]

Choosing right over easy

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy. But that makes it even more important to do them, because choosing easy over right leads you down a road you will regret. Choosing right always trumps choosing easy, especially in the long term. Right is what leads you to a better life. Right is what leads you […]