Find focus in a world full of technology and distractions

A blog about my journey to find the perfect balance between technology and mind

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Nostalgic guided daydreaming will relax your busy mind

Daydreaming makes us feel guilty and unproductive. Constant focus and productivity are the norm. But that exhausts our minds. Research shows that some forms of daydreaming can be a very good idea. When we let our minds wander, we...

Where the Crawdads Sing – book review

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. I picked up this book simply for the reason it has been in the New York Times Bestseller list for quite a while now. That made me curious. Is this bestseller also...

My Year of Rest and Relaxation – book review

My Year of Rest and Relaxation. I have to admit, the title is the main reason I picked it up. Wondering what it was about I started reading the summary on the back of the book. What I read...

Learn how to focus at work

Being able to focus at work is essential. It is necessary to get things done and deliver good quality work. It will also give you a competitive advantage over those who are not able to focus. Read these tips on how to focus at work.

Blogs about finding focus at work

Stop multitasking and start working smarter

Do you think you are a multitasker? You are not. Multitasking is a myth. Our brain doesn’t really do tasks simultaneously but switches tasks quickly. Costing more time, making more mistakes and draining energy. What should you do instead...

Why having the right job is important for you and society

Having a job is important for your wellbeing. But did you know that having the right kind of job is even more important? The kind of work you do, and the value it creates for you and for others,...

Build nature-inspired offices for your employees

Some companies think that their employees want to work in a place that resembles an indoor playground. They build large open-plan offices that are filled with fun stuff. But fun and work do not always mix. And the constant...

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Blogs about healthy habits

99 days of daily meditation

Exactly 99 days ago I started with daily meditation. It is a habit I have been trying to form for a long time. How do I feel after 99 days of meditation? Will the habit stick? What are the...

The habit of patience

More patience would make the world a better place. We all see those rushed, irritated people around us during the day. In the shops, at the office or on the streets in their cars. I am ashamed to say...

Dopamine addiction causes constant seeking behavior

Many people are addicted to their smartphone these days. When we use our smartphone we constantly get little dopamine hits. It makes us pleasure seekers and stimulates continuous seeking behavior. How does that work? And how can we fight...

Blogs about reading

Vegetable Roots Discourse

A few years ago I came across an interesting text that really inspired me. I was listening to an old audio file of the British philosopher Alan Watts in which he teaches meditation. At some point in his talk...

Where the Crawdads Sing – book review

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. I picked up this book simply for the reason it has been in the New York Times Bestseller list for quite a while now. That made me curious. Is this bestseller also...

Ikigai: the happiness of always being busy – book review

I just finished reading: 'Ikigai, The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life’. What is it about? Should you read it? Did I find my ikigai? In this blog I will give you my personal opinion about the...

Write more

Are you thinking about starting a blog? Good for you! Because blogging is a great way to train your 'focus muscle'. Keep reading, because on this page I give you a lot of handy blogging tips and some valuable blogging advice.

Blogs about writing

Warning! Read this before you start a blog

Are you thinking about starting a blog? Great idea! But read this blog first. You may change your mind. In my blog I give you the five questions you should ask yourself before you start a blog. If you...

Tools for beginner bloggers

Blogging is a great way to express yourself and train that really important ‘focus muscle’. The creation part - especially of the written content - is the most important. However, to create a successful and good looking blog there...

Five benefits of keeping a daily journal

One of the habits I try to develop is keeping a daily journal. Not a ‘dear diary’ but just a short record of my day with a few details. I have been doing that now for about six weeks....

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