Sunday, July 31, 2016

Brain Workout

One of the habits I restored recently is workout. I love doing pushups and pullups, feeling the breath going in and out and taking a cold shower in the end. I also started focusing more on what is important for me and spending less time on facebook and other social media websites. What I discovered though is that the way we build our muscles and make a strong body works the same way it works for the mind.

I was always wondering why creating a new habit and sticking to it makes me be more effective in other habits. When I discontinue old habits, I also discontinue the other habits I developed successfully. My theory is that being lazy makes your brain lose its control over other things too. To preserve brain in a 'good shape' it's important to make a 'brain workout'. Otherwise it turns into the old animal machine needing only food, sex and instant satisfaction available just few clicks away.
I have to admit, it's not really easy. I failed a lot. However, I have a few tricks that help me deal with it and continue making my brain fit and strong.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

What I Learned from Working Abroad

Unlike Allie in "Permanent Vacation", saying "I'm a certain kind of tourist. A tourist that's on a permanent vacation", sometimes I feel like a person who is traveling to work for unknown period or just for a limited time to be back home full of ideas. That's why I want to share with you some of my personal experiences and benefits I gathered from working abroad both as a freelancer and a full-time employee.

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Trying to figure out what it takes to live life fully by examining all the elements of life.