How To Remove Conflict When Everyone Is Always Right

A man enters the train while another passenger is still trying to get out. With his path blocked, the passenger angrily tells the other man to let people leave first. The man returns this anger and tells him to be at the door when the train stops, not sit until the last minute. Both men were angry,…

How To Actually Master Free Will By Taking Control

Do you want to be free? Good luck, because no one is truly free. The more powerful or wealthy you are, the more responsibilities you have. The more creative and expressive you are, the more work you have to do. The more social and loved you are, the more available you have to be. Barack…

How To Be Happy Without Running The Hamster Wheel To Nowhere

The title is inspired by a quote from Peter Sage, where he describes the current trend of career planning and egoic satisfaction as a hamster wheel to nowhere. In The Willpower Instinct, Kelly McGonigal tells about a scientific study, where they took a few mice and let them get really, really hungry. They then put…

Do You Remember When We Discovered Reality?

OK, now we know the truth. We actually do live in a virtual reality and someone is currently playing us. It really isn’t that surprising if you think about it. Now it makes sense that life is so confusing at times and that we all seem so moody every other day. Honestly, it was super…

Limiting Beliefs: Who’s To Say What’s Impossible?

We all believe things about life and about ourselves in order to function in this world. I believe that I’m still alive tomorrow morning, therefore I make plans. I believe that gravity will still be around when my foot leaves the ground, so I don’t hesitate before every step. There are a million things we…

The Key To Success: The Art Of Persistence

The truth is this: There are two things that decide if you’re successful in anything: Luck and persistence. And you don’t necessarily need both of them! You can either work your ass off, be super lucky or just have a combination of them. Like in the quote: “I am a great believer in luck. The…

How To Fight Monsters: Battling Fear

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche If you were the most adventurous fish in the lake, you would probably know every little corner there is to…

How To Get Something That You Really, Really Want

You wake up one hour earlier than you have to. You get up and do your routine, eat some breakfast and wash yourself. You get dressed and instead of starting your normal day, you take the first active hour for your personal progress. You don’t sleep in, you don’t stall, you are right on time and ready…

How To Effortlessly Communicate With Other People

Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes one feel as you might when a drowning man holds unto you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.  – Anaïs Nin Our personal communication style is a direct reflection of our own objectives regarding other people and the skills we have…

How To Stop Wasting Your Potential On A Daily Basis

Every day we have a limited amount of time and energy to spend. The way we spend them will decide the exact future we are going to have. Now, here’s the thing: Every second you waste with things that don’t bring you closer to your goal will be lost. Every day. Energy is a little different….