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Category Archives: Discipline

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

When we sit down to write we often find ourselves deleting more than we write or hesitating to write anything until it sounds perfect. And yet a great secret to progressing with your writing is to allow yourself to write imperfectly! Earlier this week I’ve received this comment from one of the participants of myContinue Reading

Here is how to focus on your writing

Here is how to focus on your writing

It is notoriously difficult to focus on your writing, be that a research paper or your thesis. We are usually so busy during the day that there is never enough time to get any writing done. And when we do find the time to sit down to write we feel scattered, distracted, doubt ourselves, andContinue Reading

Two strategies to beat procrastination

Two strategies to beat procrastination

I was contacted by a magazine asking me to share tips and tricks “to overcome procrastination when it comes to healthy eating and an active lifestyle”. And while the main focus of my blog is productivity and working projects, in my coaching calls we often talk about physical exercise and healthy eating, as it isContinue Reading

An unpleasant side of the success

An unpleasant side of the success

Let’s talk about success today! There is one thing that largely contributes to the success that seems particularly unpleasant to me! The chances are that you don’t like it either! Watch this video to find out what it is and hear two ways to deal with it and make it a bit more pleasant. ToContinue Reading

Are you living reactively or are you living strategically?

Are you living your life reactively or are you living it strategically? At work, are you going through your day in a strategic way or are you “putting out the fires”? These are quite uncomfortable questions for many, but they need to be asked and they need to be answered if you want to increaseContinue Reading