Doing what you love, productivity, procrastination and social media

When you follow your dreams and work with what you love and feel really will do an impact, then you're never hit by procrastination – right? I can't recall how many times I have been met with that assumption. Hey it must be so awesome to work with what you love, then it probably never … Continue reading Doing what you love, productivity, procrastination and social media

Books on psychology, our irrational mind, thinking and decisions

There are several books on the topic of decision-making, a lot more than I will ever read, but here are a couple of recommendations if the topic is of interest to you. If you aren’t interested - maybe you should be. “Surprisingly” we are not as rational as we might think. Our feelings, perceptions and … Continue reading Books on psychology, our irrational mind, thinking and decisions

Optimism bias – a strike on stoicism?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8rmi95pYL0 I watched this TED talk today, and actually found it rather interesting. Mainly because it seems to deliver some arguments, that might speak against some of the principles of stoicism. As I am quite fascinated by stoicism, this really caught my attention. A part of stoicism is fighting hedonic adaptation, by being content with what … Continue reading Optimism bias – a strike on stoicism?