We have such strong survival mechanisms in place to protect us, don’t we?
But aside from the physical impulses like dodging a ball or ducking for a door, we have emotional survival impulses too.Read More
I’m stoked to share with you a new identity I am designing for myself.
I have confidence in the practice and power of deliberately choosing a “new identity” and working hard to stand by it to make it real. I have done it just last year. After shutting down my SaaS startup, I had to shed my identity as a “startup founder” temporarily and embrace a new one.Read More
To me, the most impressive frontier to conquer is our own mind.
You could be the most succesful entrepreneur in the world but if your mind is running amok and wild, your empire will collapse right in front of your own eyes.Read More
A lot of your behaviors can be traced back to your personal identity.
You personal identity is informed by familial, cultural and worldly views you hold dear to your heart. It is both at a conscious and a sub-conscious level. This didn’t happen overnight — you will have learned and conditioned these truths about yourself for years.Read More
“Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.”
― Christina Baldwin
I have accidentally discovered my favorite habit of this year yet: writing in a journal daily.
Unlike my other habits (reading, money-saving and eating healthy) that were all deliberately planned after reading about their power, I didn’t discover the effectiveness of keeping a journal in any self-help book but really from my own experience.Read More
As I’ve noted before, I’ve been reading the book “The Compound Effect” by Darren Hardy and each page has been a brilliant reminder.Read More
Unlike our usual perception, beliefs don’t follow actions. It’s the other way around.
If you like to modify your bad behaviors, you can’t simply snap and expect them to change. You have to reach deeper and fix the underlying belief that is getting re-enforced with those habits.Read More
This week, I’ve picked up a new book from an online used book store called “Thrift Books” for $7 (no shame) and it’s already paying me dividends. The book is titled “The Compound Effect” , written by a former “Success” magazine editor Darren Hardy. As you may know from my past writing, I’m a sucker of habit-related literature and this book was hailed by many as a simple and no-BS approach to improving your habits.Read More