How to Change Your Beliefs – The Ultimate Guide

Suppose you have goals that you are certain you want to achieve, such as starting a successful business, getting into a great relationship, or excelling at school. And suppose you understand, at the intellectual level, that you need to do a lot of hard work to move you closer to the goal. But somehow you […]

Designing Your Life Review : One Little Book that Changes My Life Forever

I just read Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and David Evans recently, and it has become one of my favorite books of all time. The book outlines an innovative approach to the answer an ancient question “What do you want to be when you grow up?”, and I think humans of all ages should […]

Wantrepreneur Rehab : The Give and Take Paradox

Most people who chose the path of entrepreneurship often have a goal to achieve financial and career freedom, where they are their own bosses and nobody can tell them what to do. Often people thought entrepreneurship is about ‘profitability’ and ‘optimization’ meaning that they seek ways to make as much money as possible, using as […]

How to Really Build Self-Discipline (And Why All Blogs You Have Read Didn’t Help)

I’ve struggled with self-discipline for years and years. To give myself credit, I accomplish a lot in my life, but deep down I know that I could do so much more if I had more solid self-discipline. I dip into projects. Make plans here and there, but rarely stick to it long and hard enough […]

How to Find Passion – Part I: The Myth about Passion

So many people have raved about this thing called PASSION. The sayings go something like “find something you are passionate about, do that for a living, and you will never have to have to work a day in your life.” It’s very Disney of them to say so. Recently, modern thinkers have expressed their discontent […]

Want to Escape the 9 to 5? Work for Yourself First

If you are like me as of a few months ago, you are running around all day trying to check off items on the to-do list. Every week, I wake up, rush to work, fill my day with meetings, and go home, yet feeling like I have accomplished almost nothing. Rinse and repeat for weeks […]

Law of Attraction is Pseudoscience, but Here’s Why It Works

I was introduced to Law of Attraction (LOA) through ‘The Secret’, a book written by Rhonda Byrne. This book was very famous in my late adolescent years, and it led me to read many other LOA books. Overall, law of attraction has been immensely important in my quest for self improvements. But when I recommended […]

On-Demand Immersive Productivity

In his famous book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, Mihály Csíkszentmihályi describes flow as the mental state in which a person is fully immersed in the activity he’s performing. He’s experiencing the feeling of intense focus, loss of self-consciousness, bliss, and explosive energy. Some claim that when experiencing this in-the-zone state, your physical and mental capabilities are heightened and […]

How to Accomplish Big Goals in Life

I used to think that goal accomplishing was about writing things on paper, making a plan, and having the discipline to work for it. This might be true in some sense. But my journey to accomplish my goals has led me to discover a deeper truth: that accomplishing a goal is not about discipline, it’s […]