The warrior poet: 5 smart reasons this mindset will defeat procrastination once and for all

You struggle with procrastination, don’t you? You often find yourself taking more breaks than you’d like, unable to get things going and start making some real progress. You can feel the strong grip of inaction’s hold on you, and you struggle to be free from it. Know what? You have a problem …But the question […]

Journals: a Simple Yet Effective Approach to Achieving Your Goals

You suck at achieving your goals. (And so do I). We spend all our time thinking about our goals, waiting for the perfect moment to take action on them… …But we rarely do. That’s our problem. We think, we wait, we think, we wait… But taking action, especially “meaningful” action, is a struggle. Our “action […]

5 Unlikely Lessons I Learned From Hardcore Competitive Fighting Games

The art of competitive fighting games has been a hobby of mine since high school. Through a friend, I was exposed to the game Super Smash Brothers Melee. An unconventional fighting game with an emphasis on free-form movement, the game was  fast and fun all at the same time. Playing it exposed me to the […]

The Mantra: The Secret Method to Quick and Effective Decision Making

The mantra. A phrase which conjures up images of people in meditation whilst performing a chant. Associations which include calmness, focus, breathing, and enlightenment. We don’t normally think of the mantra as a tool for decision making. Rather, we tend to focus on the peaceful aspects of it. But I’ve learned that the mantra can […]

Is Focusing on the Big Picture Actually Hurting You?

Time and time again I’ve found that I’ve repeatedly abandoned certain goals. During which I held a positive attitude and always kept my eyes on the prize, hoping to reach it in due time. But on more than one occasion, sticking with it was impossible. Even with what I thought was the “proper mindset.” What […]

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