Books, Confidence

Books that get you going 2 – Essentialism

In 2014 Greg McKeown published his book “Essentialism”. He himself calls himself an essentialist – a person who is able to focus, to work efficiently, is productive and uses his time wisely. Some facts The author, Greg McKeown, is a Stanford University graduate and works as a business consultant and public speaker on leadership (next to writing, obviously). The book…

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3 quickies, Habits

3 quick plans to improve your monday

Mondays – some people love them, most people hate them. Mondays can be a lot of things. A new start! The beginning of a fresh week! The end of the freetime! The day you have to get up early again! I would argue that Mondays are a point of perspective. I do understand the people who hate Mondays, but I…

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Confidence, Feminism

On all your colours #maximaCOMEPASS

Saying that you are a feminist, is a lot more difficult than one would imagine. People tend to view this matter black and white – and it is! At least, partially. You either are a feminist or you aren’t, there is no point in discussing this. You can’t be a little bit feminist, when you feel like it and none…

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Books, Confidence

Books that get you going 1 – The New Psycho-Cybernetics

The book “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Dr. Maxwell Maltz was published for the first time in 1960 – and then republished, and republished and republished until the current version, “The New Psycho- Cybernetics”, edited and updated by Dan S. Kennedy was introduced as the (currently) final product. Some facts The original author is Dr. Maltz, a plastic surgeon who has studied the…

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Books, Confidence

Books that get you going – the series

It doesn’t really matter at what stage of your life you are. Sooner or later you will start something new, or at least have the desire to do so. You will want to improve yourself, one way or the other, move forward and find motivation and happiness in your life. Do you know those people, working in an office, complaining…

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3 quickies, Habits

3 quick tips to get you out of bed

Last week we talked about some easily useable morning habits – but what if not the morning habit, but the “actually-getting-out-of-bed” is the problem? Fear not! This week I will provide you with my all time favorite cures against the warm and cozy morning -matresses, which seem so much more inviting on cold days and make getting up a difficult…

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Randoms

Berets – the stylish way to warm your head

It is getting really cold outside, at least here in Austria. And even though it means the death of all hair-dos, it is necessary to wear something over your ears, if you don’t want to end up sick most of the time. Red and puffy noses aren’t very sexy either, after all. Fashion gives us a lot of possibilities in this direction…

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Feminism

What we can learn from men!

Bashing men and making them alone responsible for the position of women in our daily lives isn’t a very helpful course to follow. I am always sorry to hear men say that they are all against sexism, but they just can’t identify with the term “feminism” as it is too anti-men, anti-equality. That’s not what we should achieve! Why are…

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Confidence

Ways to meditate 4 – Focused Meditation

Welcome to the fourth, and final, part of the meditation series. Focused Meditation, in comparison to Guided or Chakra Meditation, doesn’t have a lot of background to it. This time you really only need yourself and a quiet spot to meditate at. The method Focused Meditation is the easiest of them all – at least, in theory. What you need…

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3 quickies

3 quick healthy morning habits

Mornings are approached by all of us differently. Some jump out of bed at 7 am, looking like life itself, others aren’t able to open an eye properly at 11 am. Whatever your style is – there are some easy habits that will make your start into the day more healthy and effective. Don’t worry – they won’t take a…

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