7 steps for writing better blog posts, better (from a full-time editor)

Here is the system I set up for myself (with a template you can download!) to write better blog posts, better. Life is made easier because of it. Magic.

3 reasons why I think being a multi-hyphenate is my strength

We’re often told: “Don’t do too much at once, focus on one thing." But I think it’s an incomplete way of seeing things. I’d argue that it’s not about how much you do at once; rather, it’s where you place your stakes that matters.

How I use active listening to simplify daily life

I really don’t think we listen that well. In fact, I’d argue we actually suck at it. But I think listening is one of our most accessible and powerful tools as human beings.

Stop overthinking, start doing. There’s value in climbing the wrong mountains

We often tell ourselves to spend as much of our time doing things that push us towards our goals, and as little time as possible on things that don’t. The irony, however, is that by being so cautious to not climb the wrong mountain, we hesitate to climb any mountains at all.

How I’m replacing ‘hard work’ with ‘inspired work’

Grit driven by passion is more enduring than grit for the sake of perseverance. Here's how I'm replacing 'hard work' with 'inspired work.'

Emotional equilibrium: Putting daily focus into what matters most

When life gets stressful - and it does - our bodies respond. It's part of our biology: If we feel threatened, hormones get released into our body and our sympathetic nervous system kicks in. Digestion slows down, and more blood goes to our muscles. Once the danger passes, our parasympathetic nervous system takes over and… Continue reading Emotional equilibrium: Putting daily focus into what matters most

How you can use systems to trigger creative motivation and inspiration

Creativity often needs motivation and inspiration to coincide, but they don't often happen at the same time. Here's how I outsource as much of it as I can, so that I can focus purely on the creativity bit.

What does doing “the daily work” mean?

In order to get better at all the things I'd like to master, I have had to figure out how to squeeze in as much as I can, in small ways, that compound over time - and that's what this blog is all about. Welcome to my cheatsheet. Here's to optimising learning, and baking it into your routine every day.