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How to Overcome Writer’s Block

A crushed ball of paper

Having been blogging/writing for 8 years, I’ve experienced times when I have a “writer’s block.” You know, when you desperately want to write something, but nothing comes out? When everything you write feels like crap. When you are already behind deadline in your to-dos but your mind isn’t cooperating. I feel... Read More »

How to Say No

Saying No

Do you hate to say no? Do you often find yourself saying yes because you don’t like to make others feel bad? Well, I do, and I can relate. I used to be terrible at saying no until I realized that continually saying “yes” was digging myself into a ditch and... Read More »

Law of Diminishing Returns

Graph: Law of Diminishing Returns (Total Input vs. Total Output)

Have you heard of the law of diminishing returns? It’s a concept that I learned while studying Economics. I find the lessons very applicable to personal growth. Say you have a maize field. You want to increase your maize yield using fertilizers. To achieve maximum return, you need to understand 3 principles: Not every... Read More »

Regarding Distractions

Bench in a park

Most of the things in our world today are really distractions in disguise. Email is, by and large, a distraction from what matters. The internet has become a noisy ground for trolls, sharing of frivolous news pieces, and marketing channel for endless businesses. Most newsletters are distractions. Majority of the things put out... Read More »

6 Tips to Deal with Digital Burnout

Man feeling stressed at his work desk: Dealing with Digital Burnout

Recently some readers told me that they have been feeling overwhelmed by the flood of information online these days. I feel the same. This was why I deleted my Facebook page (though I just got back on to give it another try). It’s also why I have unsubscribed from almost every newsletter, deleted... Read More »