My S.O. having left me for a humanitarian trip of 3 weeks to the other side of the world (more to come later) and my holidays not being planned for another week, I had to remember how to be alone for 10 days. Lonely however I certainly did not feel, in fact the amount of things I was able to slip in just a few days made me think that I should probably make more time just for myself on a regular base. Continue reading “Week 27 – Readings of the month (on Life, Love, Apocalypse and creating a low budget Startup)”
As I have subscribed to Blinkist many months ago and have been a fervent follower of their daily newsletter aswell as of all their suggested readings since “Day One”, I was pleased to see that they lately launched the concept of podcast episodes on their websites (available for free here). The first theme is about “simplifying” your life. Continue reading “To Do: Simplify Your Life”
Today Blinkist tested and summarized the 7 Top Productivity Methods So You Don’t Have To: Personal Kanban, Eat that Frog, The Pomodoro Technique, the Checklist Manifesto, Singletasking, Getting Things Done, Organize Tomorrow Today! To each its favorite method! Continue reading “Productivity post of the day – 7 methods tested by Blinkist”
When you start reading self-improvement books and you start experiencing its benefits, it becomes addictive and you only want to read more and more. And then you find yourself spending more time reading and getting excited at all the tips you will implement in your daily life while having no time nor the will to actually do it yet because you are too busy reading!
When I started my new and 4th corporate job in January 2016 I quickly realized that the problem was not the companies I had been working in nor the projects I was getting into. Corporate work does not fulfill my creativity, I have been drawing and painting since I was a kid, I spend a lot of time reading novels, learning, traveling and dancing in the sun.
2016 was the year in which for the first time in my life I needed to make both physical and mental changes, although having a good job, good house, many close friends and a long term boyfriend, I did not feel at place and especially I was still unhappy overall. It is easy to just follow the trend and never stop and think on what you really want and need.