For most of us, there is something really disappointing in the thought of waking up early. All that we want in the morning is to snooze the alarm for some extra five minutes and sleep till noon at the weekends. However, what I have discovered recently is the joy in the quiet morning hours, which I have deliberately dedicated to myself. I have found that waking early has been one of the best things I’ve done so far to boost my productivity and I thought you might like to know how I did it. Continue reading
Problems in your personal life? Problems in your work? Problems with your partner? Problems in the family? You may not be happy where you are at the moment or may be feeling down about not doing well with your goals? All these and many more things can lead to depression. After all, from time to time, we all can lose motivation and get a little overwhelmed or feel sad about certain things or aspects of our lives. Continue reading
When people start looking for a better quality of life, they ultimately come down to making a change in their habits and trying to create new, healthy ones. In this post, I want to share with you my pick of habits, which have helped me achieve some major results in improving my productivity, my energy level, and my overall satisfaction. I can promise you, that if you give them a try, you will surely be able to benefit from them but first, let’s make it clear, what exactly a healthy habit is. Continue reading
Up until a few years ago, I was always seeking how to squeeze more and more into my days because I believed this was the only way to be productive and achieve your goals. Just do more, push yourself to the maximum and you will succeed. I was juggling between a full-time demanding corporate job, a university, a professional course and the challenges of living on my own. But somewhere in between my attempts to check all the ticks in my To Do lists, I lost touch with the things I valued the most. Continue reading
Hello there, lovely people! If you are like me and you always juggle with many hats at once, you naturally seek ways to make things easy. And part of making things easy is to simplify and get rid of anything that doesn’t serve you – be it a habit, a source of distraction or stuff that clutter your life more than they make it good. With this in mind, a few years ago, I started reading about living with less. Continue reading
“But, wait, if I am not exceptional or special, then what is the point of it?
In our culture today, we are taught to believe that we are all destined to be amazing and to do something exceptional. Media say it, celebrities say it, politicians say it, motivators, business experts say it. We deserve greatness and each and every one of us can be extraordinary. However, there is a big contradiction in this statement itself because, if we ALL were extraordinary, then, actually, nobody would be extraordinary.”
“It’s very simple – if you want the benefits of something, you have to also be ready to accept the costs.
What do you choose to suffer through? That’s the question… the most important question…” Continue reading
“Oftentimes, hard truths can feel as painful to tell as they are to hear. In fact, how many times have you suppressed the truth to spare someone from the pain of hearing it? Or, you have used a white lie to save both of you from the pain, the embarrassment and the fear of dealing with the truth. Umm…well, I have done that too. But, I have to be brutally honest here. And, yes, you may not like it.”
“Ultimately, it’s not about how smart or experienced you are. It’s not about the design of your blog, neighed the fancy effects, pictures, and the perfectionism. It is not even about giving extraordinary and applicable tips and tricks, facts and hacks that your readers can benefit immediately from.
It all comes down to the way you make your readers feel.
Do you want them to cry? Or laugh out loud? Or get red with anger? Do you want them to take action?
Whatever you write, make them feel alive!” Continue reading