There is beauty in simplicity. Yet, we, humans, have an almost uncontrollable tendency towards complicating life. Towards making our houses bigger, or our relationships longer, or, you know, towards just saying one more word when we should really keep our mouths shut. The good news is that this tendency can be observed, managed and, in … Read more 5 Simple Ways To Complicate Your Life
To be more precise, what people are searching for in this blog. A couple of months ago I restarted blogging, more like an experiment. There are more than 10 years since I’m doing this, and, for the last two, things were slow around here. Switched focus to other parts of my life, like moving to … Read more What People Are Searching For In A Blog
A couple of weeks ago, a banana duct-taped on a wall, named the “Comedian”, was sold as an art piece for $120.000. The ripples of this event were instant, viral and, for what it looks like, persistent, with no sign of slowing down. Most of the comments on the internet were pointing at the absurdity … Read more On Art And Bananas
From January 1st, I’m going to the gym 5 times a week. From January 1st, I’m going to quit smoking. From January 1st, I’m starting to meditate 5 minutes every day. All these things have something in common. Apart from having a very low chance to actually happen, that is. Yes, you’re right: they’re all … Read more New Year Resolutions – Do They Actually Work?
Burnout is a serious thing. I’ve been experiencing it in many forms and lengths: from 1-2 days (the “shit, I’m taking the rest of the day off” thing), up to several weeks, or even months (these are borderline depression, actually). The only upside of experiencing so many episodes is that, in time, I got relatively … Read more 5 Early Signs Of Burnout – And The Most Common Cause For It
One of the new things I tried lately is playing CashFlow. It’s the board game created by Robert Kiyosaki, the author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”. Before diving too deep into this, let me tell you that I didn’t read the book, didn’t attend any Kiyosaki workshops or whatever, so I’m in no position to … Read more 5 Financial Habits Enforced By Playing CashFlow
I’ve been living in Spain for over a year now. Enough time to completely change my social circle. Valencia’s expat life is quite vibrant and, if you really take the time to get involved, you get to meet a lot of interesting digital nomads. One of these recent encounters gave me a lot to think … Read more The Proximity Bias – And How It Affects Our Perception Of Value
It’s been almost a month since I announced the relaunch of ZenTasktic, and since then a lot happened. I did my best to cram as many hours into this, and although this felt a bit overwhelming at times (especially when you live and work in Spain, where taking things easy is the natural way of … Read more ZenTasktic Update: Steady To The Plan