Life skills everyone should have- Part 2

Continuing from last week's post. The ideas for this has come from Scott Adams book, "How to fail at almost everything and still win big". These are some of the skills that I think would benefit anyone in life. Negotiating I'm not a salesperson, why do need to know anything about negotiating? Almost every interaction is a … Continue reading Life skills everyone should have- Part 2

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Life skills everyone should have- Part 1

Some things in life we are just born with. There's no doubt that genetics play a big role in our lives. No matter how much one person may try they will never become the best basketball player in the world if they are 4 feet tall. However, there are some things in life which everyone … Continue reading Life skills everyone should have- Part 1

Are you a chef or a cook?

Anything we do in life comes from one of two places. We either copy people (and maybe change something slightly) or we create something new. And I mean everything from walking to playing instruments to starting a business. First principle reasoning or reasoning from analogy The difference between these two ways of deciding to do something … Continue reading Are you a chef or a cook?

Eat as much as you want when you want

Let's start with this... "diets" do not work. This is not fact (although I'm sure there is evidence showing this) but in the long run, a fad diet doesn't work. There are lots of reasons for this that I'm sure you would have heard before. The one reason I will focus on is the human … Continue reading Eat as much as you want when you want

The big 5- Happiness

These are the most important things to get right for our happiness: Flexible schedule As International teachers, we get to make the most of this during the summer months. In fact, when this is posted I will either be walking up a volcano, walking through a monkey forest, doing yoga, or sitting on a beach … Continue reading The big 5- Happiness