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Sisu: The Finnish Concept of Inner Strength and How to Adopt It

By |2019-07-14T17:06:54+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

You have more strength in you than you even realize, but how do you bring it out? Sisu is a Finnish concept based on grit, bravery, and resilience. Sisu is all about having a real stoic determinism and is something that the people of Finland pride themselves on. We may call it "having a stiff [...]

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In a position of power, how you treat those below you makes a huge difference, as proved by the Pygmalion Effect. Whether we are looking after children, managing staff, or coaching a team, our behavior has a direct influence. It is all too easy to see some as more capable than others, and some as [...]

What Is Time Management Matrix & How It Helps You Be More Productive

By |2019-05-30T16:58:32+03:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

The time management matrix is one of the best tools to help you prioritise and get productive. Productivity is something we all struggle with and we can end up procrastinating even when we’re trying to be productive. It might be that you end up spending too much time on the less important tasks. It might [...]

How the Flow State Supercharges Your Brain and How to Get into It

By |2019-04-17T21:07:28+03:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all want to be a little bit more productive and we’ve all experienced the extreme focus of flow state, but most of us don’t know how to utilise it. Productivity can fluctuate for a number of different reasons. Maybe you’re tired, hungry, or stressed. It might just be that you struggle to find your [...]

7 Valuable Skills You Need to Reach Success in Life

By |2019-04-13T13:42:21+03:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

What are the skills you will need to achieve success in different areas of your life? Find out more about them in our article. Success is a quite debatable phenomenon that can be perceived differently depending on one’s beliefs, hobbies, dreams, and social status. But, it is hard to find a person who doesn’t want [...]

8 Best Jobs for Introverts with Anxiety to Help Them Unleash Their Potential

By |2019-04-06T22:00:16+03:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Working life can be very difficult for anxious introverts. Luckily, there are jobs for introverts with anxiety that suit them and make for a fulfilling, low-stress life. Obviously, the best careers for introverts with anxiety don't involve a lot of stressful contact with people such as conferences, sales calls and presentations. Often, introverts prefer a [...]

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: 10 Lessons to Learn from This 2000-Year-Old Book

By |2019-04-03T15:28:13+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is a powerful book that has stood the test of time. It can provide deeply helpful and important lessons to us all. However, before we discuss these lessons, we should recognise who the author was. Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD), also known as ‘the Philosopher’, was Roman emperor from 161-180AD. He is a widely [...]

10 Profound Jane Austen Quotes That Are So Relevant to the Modern World

By |2019-03-24T16:54:09+03:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jane Austen’s works are loved for being witty, scathing and romantic. The following Jane Austen quotes prove that she is the queen of satire and sense. Jane Austen's novels are still fantastically popular more than 200 years after they were written. This isn’t surprising as the novels are funny, romantic and offer a scathing attack [...]