It amazes me how many people are still working 60, 80, 100+ hours per week at their corporate job — no matter how much they “love it”. I used to be one of these workaholics not long ago — constantly working on busy work, things that I thought were mission critical, urgent, hyper-important, or that needed to be done … Continue reading Whose time?
We’re constantly making adjustments in our life, and our body goes through changes, transition periods, in which it’s bended — call it stressed, so it can develop new habits. When you travel from one continent or time zone to a very different one, your body clock needs to adjust. It might take several days, if not weeks, … Continue reading Adjustments
Last week I experimented with sleeping less (stupid idea), waking up earlier (not the most brilliant idea), working longer hours (meh), and giving up some beautiful life moments (do not ever try this) to work on a highly important project and here are some learnings. Sleeping less Sleeping less makes you a less logical and … Continue reading Working more
You know things are coming, you wait for them to arrive, when they arrive you react. Then you ask why you get stressed out? Because you’re reacting to the circumstances even when you knew things were coming your plan. You didn’t plan; you didn’t let your team know; you weren’t public about future events. Why … Continue reading Planning vs reacting
We often tell ourselves to leave things for tomorrow — we procrastinate. But nobody knows if we’ll wake up tomorrow at the same state of life: being able to walk, speak, listen, taste, feel…or even wake up at all. Life will always be unpredictable. That’s the pure reason it’s interesting. In stoicism, Stoics tend to remind us … Continue reading It’s unpredictable
It’s not what you’re thinking. It’s not cheating, breaking rules, or disobeying social norms. Though that would be an interesting experiment. I’m writing about learning all the shortcuts in the browsers, applications, and things you use the most in your daily life. Seriously. They will save you a few seconds here and there, but a big chunk of … Continue reading Shortcut your way through life