Posts Published by Waldemar

How to Use the Hidden Power of Serotonin

Imagine two people. One is confident, calm, and planning for the future. The other is worried, stressed, and impulsive. What causes these differences? One cause is serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that powerfully affects your…

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Emergency

“We need two blood bags uncrossed immediately! We’re reanimating now!”, the women on the phone told me. I knew what I had to do and handed the phone off to my colleague with one word:…

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Detach From Your Work

When I was reading James Clear’s Annual Review of 2014, something caught my attention. In one paragraph of his review he described how writing consistently paid off: “JamesClear.com had more than 2.4 million visitors in…

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How Suffering Can Make You Evil

One fundamental fact of life is that you will suffer because of blind chance. But as humans, we want to understand why we suffer. Thus, it’s difficult to accept that suffering can happen for no…

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Suffering is Intrinsic to Life

The realization that suffering is intrinsic to life is at the core of most religions and philosophies. If you do not suffer right now, you will suffer in the future. Why is this true? For…

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Do the Next Best Thing

Imagine that you wake up and want to go to the gym, but you either can’t bring yourself to go or the gym is closed. In this critical moment of how you start your day,…

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Make it Inviting

If you make what you want to do inviting, you will do it more often. Instead of working against the friction of certain tasks, you can reduce it, by making every task easy, inviting, and…

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