Month: December 2013

The History and Future of Everything

This video info-graph will give you a whole new perspective on “time”. It all boils down to this: If you want to achieve something, get started now, because time is a precious commodity.

Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around things. So we teamed up with the awesome blog “Wait but Why” and made this video to help you putting things in perspective with some infographics!

Video produced by Kurzgesagt.

How to Become a Better Person in 10 Seconds

Apparently, we’re emotional creatures…

[mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#000000″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion… – Dale Carnegie[/mks_pullquote]

We are generally emotional first and logical second. When was the last time you lost your temper, said something or did something you later regretted? This usually happens because of our strong emotions. Read More

4 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Productivity

I’ve tried various techniques to be more productive. Some worked for me and others didn’t. Here are 4 simple things that consistently help me to be more productive:

1. Turn off ALL distracting notifications

Distractions trick your brain into feeling a sense of “accomplishment” that you really shouldn’t feel until you’ve completed the actual task at hand. Read More

Are You Caught in a Numbers Game?

Do you ever get stuck playing the numbers game? What numbers do you use to define others or even worse define yourself? The number in your bank account? The number on the bathroom scale? The number of zeros on your pay stub? The number of social media friends you have? The number of your zip code? Read More

19 Reasons to Meditate – Backed by Science

1 – Increases immune function (See here and here)

2 – Decreases Pain (see here)

3 – Decreases Inflammation at the Cellular Level (See here and here and here)

It Boosts Your HAPPINESS Read More

How to Effectively Use Mindmaps

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can help you become more creative, remember more, and solve problems more effectively. Whether you’re new to mind maps or just want a refresher, here’s all you need to know about this technique. Read More

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Remember that person in school who everyone “knew” would turn out to be successful, rich, or famous and then at the 10 year high school reunion, you realize they didn’t, and it was actually the the person you never expected who’s turned out out to be all those things? What was it that made the unexpected person so successful and the expected person so ordinary? Read More