Photo by Min An on Pexels.com Ready, Steady, Go! You’ve got five seconds to start writing your post. And then five seconds to keep on writing. There’s no stopping for more than five seconds. Words should keep on flowing at all times. At all costs. Even at the cost of hiborrle sellping makistes that would make … Continue reading The Five-Second Rule for Bloggers
Source: What Should I Do? In his 103rd letter from a stoic, Seneca warns us about the dangers of association with our fellow-men. He cannot find words strong enough to describe the everyday dangers coming from them. “There’s no evil more frequent, no evil more persistent, no evil more insinuating.” Seneca’s answer to this threat … Continue reading On the Dangers of Association With Ourselves
3 screens, 4 keyboards, maybe Olia is working too much on Pexels. I took a sabbatical after my first job and went traveling in Asia, where hostels are (relatively) cheap and rice dishes abound. I love rice! The parties, the adventures, meeting new “best friends forever” every second day, … that was fun. I won’t … Continue reading Working Too Little Hours a Week Is Boring
That’s me, reading feedback from Jeremy Bishop The title is stolen from the email my (former!) friend sent me after editing one of my articles. I’ve got a love-hate relationship with feedback. I know I need it. I sorely know I’ve got blind spots, some unknown unknowns that I can’t get around by myself. But … Continue reading You May Not Want to Be My Friend Anymore After Reading My Edits
Photo by Jonathan Andrew on Pexels.com Unfortunately, everything was deleted — for obvious reasons once you know the story. It was a few years ago. John and Jane — can’t remember the exact names, were married and using Quora as a messaging app. They would ask each other questions like: Can you buy bread on your way home?Do you … Continue reading What Is the Worst Answer You Ever Read on Quora?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Networks and social connections are among the most relevant factors of a happy life. Networking with highly-intelligent people increases your chances of success in life several times around. But there’s a catch. Highly-intelligent people tend to know these facts and try to avoid their less gifted counterparts. Recognizing someone is … Continue reading Four Signs Someone Is More Intelligent Than You Are
Photo by Jonathan Andrew on Pexels.com One of my first memories is a day that became known as the question day in my family. It was a family gathering for some cousin’s birthday. I was 4 years (and 5 months) old and usually asked many questions. But that day, I couldn’t stop. I kept on asking and … Continue reading Will any effect occur if I ask a lot of questions on Quora in a day?
What should I do? That’s the kind of question you don’t want to answer too fast. Imagine you chose a word and then get tired of it after a week. Like you might choose bananas because you love eating bananas and singing the “I like to eat, eat, eat, apples and bananas” song. I bet … Continue reading If for Every Single Time You Say a Word You Get 1 Dollar, What Word Would You Choose and Why?
Two helping hands by Youssef Naddam The example you’re about to read below is a trivial one. But, as Sabina Nawaz wrote, “to achieve big goals, start with small habits.” To harness the power of asking for help, start with doing it when coming back from grocery shopping. Imagine. You just came back from grocery … Continue reading The Power of Asking for Help
Francesca Zama on Pexels “Different people have different opinions,” it usually starts. Damn right! And I can tell you right there mine will be different from yours. “But if I could tell one thing to my younger self,” it continues. First of all, we both know you’re not going to tell your younger self only … Continue reading This Happens to Me Each Time I Read a Self-Improvement Article