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“I Don’t Feel Like It” — No Excuse for the Mature Human Being

Most people in modern society have a very childish, one-way relationship with feelings.They feel a certain way and act accordingly.Feeling first. Behavior second.When they feel angry, they lash out at others. When they feel anxious, they retreat. When they feel sad, they crawl up in their bed. When they feel superior, they misconduct. When they […]

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Voluntary Discomfort: The Stoic Practice that Gets You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Get uncomfortable – sleep a night on the floor.This sounds unthinkable and ridiculous but it will actually do you good. I tried it myself – it’s tremendous! And after you’ve read the article, you’ll want to try it yourself.The Stoics taught me this idea of voluntary discomfort. They occasionally practiced getting uncomfortable in order to […]

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Amor Fati: Accept and Love Everything that Happens

Acceptance.It’s just so hard at times.We’re bold and ambitious and think we can bend everything straight.But we can’t. We can’t change reality. The second we realize something it’s already gone. It’s like grabbing at the wind. It’s there one second and you’re quick to reach out for it and baam – it’s gone. Ungrabbable.And if […]

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The Unschedule: A Counter-Intuitive But Highly Effective Time-Planning Method to Beat Procrastination

My seemingly never-ending struggles with procrastination force me to read a lot of books on the topic. The Now Habit by Neil Fiore is one of the better ones. I especially like a time-planning method he’s come up with called The Unschedule. In today’s article, I want to show you what The Unschedule is, how it works, […]

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How to Cure Procrastination: Why Self-Control Is the Ultimate Remedy

Looking for the ultimate procrastination cure? If you’re serious about it and you’re ready to do whatever it takes, this article is for you. I’ll first show you what procrastination truly boils down (it’s probably not what you think). And then I’ll spill the beans on what I believe to be the ultimate procrastination remedy.What Procrastination […]

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