Who do you wish to become?

. When you look in the mirror, what separates you from who you wish you’d be? This gap is yours to fill. Not to be let widen by your self-critic. “It’s a character I have always loved and been inspired by. Wonder Woman was a beautiful princess, but strong and independent. She took care of…

What’s your work’s real value?

. For some people, to find a non-monetary “real value” in their work is essential. An “essential” that isn’t always easy to uncover but there’s one possible way. “Is this what I do is all about?” or “Why do I feel there’s something missing?” Two age old questions about work that somehow point in the…

This thing called “clarity”

. Or what makes the difference between staying stuck and getting out of a rut when what you do for a living makes you say: “This job sucks. It’s pointless” A few weeks ago, while riding a bus back home, I heard two women talking to one another about their job. Here’s what I remember…

What will you make of your day?

. “What will I do with my life?” A question that makes many people feel helpless. Yet, they’re more resourceful than they think. In big part, when they start changing their perspective on “making it”. An expression that has a few goal-related synonyms. Ones like “achieving”, “reaching” and “succeeding”, for instance. Because of its size,…

When short-term rewards can’t prevent you from reaching a long-term goal

  Popular belief says “You need to sacrifice short-term rewards to reach your long-term goals”. Evidence-based researches prove otherwise. Achievements stir up reactions like amazement; “I don’t know how he/she did it but wow!” Another is defeatism; “I’d never be able to do that”. Defeatism rests in part on the fact that Humans are bad…