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So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Notes and Thoughts

Every once in a while you come across a really good book. A book you want to read twice. A book you cannot wait to give to someone as a present. So Good They Can’t Ignore You is one of those.

So Good is a book by Cal Newport, the author of the popular (and […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Book review, Observations|0 Comments

The Eisenhower Matrix – a Way to Set Priorities in a Too Demanding World

Every once in a while I cover a basic Time Management / Lifehacking concept, just for reference purposes and to keep my mind sharp. In this post, I discuss the Eisenhower Matrix, the way to set priorities in a too demanding world.

Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you try to build something while being in […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Lifehacking essentials, Personal Development|1 Comment

Mornings for Thinking Slow – Afternoons for Acting Fast

Currently I’m working full time as a PhD student at the psychiatry department. I arrive at work around 9-ish, grab a cup of coffee and go sit at my desk. I have a bunch of meetings during the week, I do patients interviews/tests and analyse data. Furthermore, planning-wise I am on my own. Not […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Observations, Personal Development|0 Comments

Time for a Fresh Start – Starting to write for the blog again

Well, well, well. At the end of 2014 I was thinking about this little website, which I started in 2009 during the last year of High School. With a total of three published posts in 2014 it seemed that I simply did not know what to do with the website anymore. So, should I […]

By |February 4th, 2015|StudySuccessful|0 Comments

Let’s Talk About Organization

Believe it or not, you need to be more than smart to do well in school. You also need to be really organized. If you aren’t organized, you’re likely to forget assignments, miss appointments, procrastinate so much you don’t study for a test—all that not so good stuff.

Obviously, it’s easy to say you have […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Guest Post|0 Comments

StudySuccessful Interviews Episode 2 – Douwe Hooijenga

In my life I talk with a lot of people, lot of friends of course, but I also meet a lot of new people. Most of these people have an interesting story to tell. A couple of those interesting stories are about how to live a successful college life. Their story resonates with the […]

By |April 7th, 2014|Interview, Personal Development|0 Comments