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 Actionable Tips That Help Develop Your Work and Life



Across this page you will find articles and resources to help optimize your work and your life. Here are the topics where you can benefit from my work:


Habit Development: How to develop systems and apply them.


Productivity: How we can improve performance and become more efficient in work and life.


Goal Setting: The ability to know what it is you want and how to reach it.


Athlete Inspiration: A personal interest of mine on how athletes overcome adversity, improve performance and achieve greatness.


I do not allow guest posts across my site. My main goal is to write for people who are curious, inspired, or committed to increasing their performance and happiness. More specifically, I write for people who’d like to know how to live an effective life. 


I share new articles every Monday where you can be the first to receive new content.


No matter if you’re a business owner, an athlete, a student, or someone looking to improve themselves – you can get actionable tips and advice each week to build on your day to day living.




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In today's world, we are all seeking ways to stop procrastinating. Throughout history, humans have always been putting things off. Artist, writer, inventor and architect, Leonardo Da Vinci is a known genius who has the worlds most famous painting on display in The Louvre, Paris....

Do you ever wonder why you can't get motivated? When you try to move a heavy boulder, it requires more force at the beginning than it needs to keep moving. It's because of static friction vs. dynamic friction. Static friction is what keeps the boulder...

As the world has sped up around us, our brain and the sedentary lifestyle risks have increased. Many of us are compromising our long-term health through lack of sleep, poor diet and no exercise. We choose to focus on only one part of our life...

Whether you are a full-time employee, a stay at home mum, or a business owner; there are plenty of challenges working from home. You can wake up late, become prone to more distractions, and even feel lonely. To stay effective from home, choose a start...

'Women can't succeed and become an expert in practices that require spatial thinking'. That was the assumption made back in 1976 before two Hungarian educators, László and Klara Polgár decided to challenge the worlds' stance. They wanted to prove that through power of education, anybody...

Many times we forget, or we don't know how to be present in life. When we are present, we are fully engaged in our thoughts, feelings and the task at hand. If you are speaking and listening to someone, your mind doesn't think about what...