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Building the right skills

Here are some thoughts about how to develop the right skills for a life you want to live. Last week I had an interesting discussion with a friend about different kind of skills. In case you are wandering, what exactly we mean by skills, we defined it as applied knowledge. Knowledge can be gathered by passive or active learning or simply by experiences we make. Skill development is also a topic I currently want to focus on more.

19 Tips for better Sleep

I am known for talking a lot about sleep. Why? It is just a wonderful and fascinating topic, since sleep can have a drastic impact on your life. Why do we sleep? There are a lot of different theories on why we sleep and what it does to our body and especially to our brain. From an evolutionary perspective it doesn’t make sense at all. Why would nature knock us out for hours, in which we are then not able to protect us, look for food and reproduce?

How to 'Slice the Elephant'

This post is based on a simple idea: If you have a lot on your plate or a big project coming up – slice the elephant. That means break down that ‘super huge and overwhelming thing’ into pieces. And then make a plan for handling these pieces. But as simple as this idea is, the hardest part is often to get that this is what you need to do, especially when you are stressed.

How I wrote my Bachelor Thesis: Minimum Input, Maximum Output

Hey folks, let’s talk about academic papers. I haven’t met a single person that loved them. I met a few that found meaning im them and I met a few that liked consuming the work of others, but I never really met anyone who is “passionate” about writing them. Not even writers. So in this blogpost I share a 9 tips, that will make it a whole lot easier to write academic papers and stop procrastinating.