Saturday, January 19, 2019
Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami: success is talent plus focus and endurance

Curious about his work I recently started reading some books by the famous Japanese writer Haruki Murakami. Impressed by his writing I wanted to know more about the man. That is how I discovered...
myNoise app

myNoise app is great to block out noise

myNoise helps me block out noise with high quality sounds. There are sounds that help me relax and sounds that help me focus. This is how I use the myNoise app. Wy do I use...
vegetable roots discourse

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...
long walk

Take a long walk and boost your health and creativity

Taking long walks has many advantages. It triggers your senses, is good for your creativity and great for your health. Be like Steve Jobs, Charles Darwin, Einstein or Charles Dickens. Don't walk to reach...
ikigai

Ikigai: the happiness of always being busy

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...
Formula 1

The preparation of a Formula 1 driver

Formula 1 drivers are some of the fittest people on the planet. They train hard and eat healthy. The thing I admire the most is their ability to concentrate and focus during the race....
cleaning out the attic

Cleaning out the attic and your head

"Hey Joe" Jimy’s singing in the background. The radio is on and we are listening to the 'Top 2000' hit list. The annual countdown of all the best songs ever. Meanwhile we are cleaning...
offline

In the 80’s we were offline and plugged into the now

Do you remember the 80’s? I do! In the 80’s I was a little kid and later a teen. And in the 80’s I was offline. That is why I decided to build my...
be water

Be water and adapt to any situation

"Be water, my friend.” A calm, flexible mind can adapt to any situation. Stop thinking you need to control all aspects of your life. Listen to your inner voice and know that the thing...
Mr. Kaor

Mr. Kaor and his mysterious letters

This morning I read the best article I have read all year. A bizarre and fascinating story about extreme focus and dedication. The story about the mysterious letters of Mr. Kaor combines: plain silliness,...
time management

Ten things I will practice to use my time more wisely

Everyone agrees: time is valuable. More valuable than all the money or stuff you wil ever own. Yet, a lot of it is wasted. Being an entrepreneur, husband and father I never have time...
make your blog a success

Make your blog a success: use these powerful theories

In this blog I will give you several theories that can help make your blog a success. There are a lot of powerful, proven theories out there that you can use to get off...