Throughout the quarantine one of the major lessons or themes that I have been thinking about is my day to day pace. The rhythm with which I work. The intensity and speed over the course of the day, and how I manage my energy levels throughout. When the quarantine hit, with no one to hang … Continue reading Setting the pace of life
The other day the internet went down at the co working space that I work at. At the time, I allowed it to piss me off. I was mid flow in a great call and the internet went down and it threw everything off. It’s a perfectly justified reason to get pissed off and angry. … Continue reading The low hanging fruits of frustration
Thoughts racing too much and feel like the monkey mind has taken over? Can’t focus and too many distractions? Inner critic in your head running wild and won’t give you a break? So many of us struggle with a mind that, quite simply, won’t shut the fuck up. Regardless of what we do there’s a … Continue reading Transient Hypofrontality – The Scientifically Verified way to Get out of Your Head
The art of creating problems for ourselves It fascinates me how the mind can cling to a topic like a magnet and not let go of it. You read or watch something, have a frustrating conversation, perform badly, etc, and afterwards your mind is left reeling. Attached to the story of what just took place. … Continue reading Self inflicted Stress
I speak to a lot of people who are stressed out, anxious, and frustrated about some area of their life - with no way to release it. They carry this stress around with themselves day in, day out, occasionally letting go by venting or waiting until it’s unbearable and they explode. For example the other … Continue reading The Brain Dump – How to clear your mind and relax
There’s an old famous quote that goes something along the lines of “anxiety is living in the future.” I generally believe this to be true. I believe that the root cause of most anxiety is thinking about the future and stressing ourselves out about it. Thinking about the “unknown” and “what might happen”. Visualizing or … Continue reading The things we know we should be doing…but don’t.