About Stefan Knapen

Stefan Knapen is the founder and big boss of As a 24 year old med student he is trying to become more productive, more successful and more awesome overall in life. Stefan loves coffee, but tea as well. He is currently busy building niche sites and start to create a full-time passive (student) income on the internet!

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|6 Comments

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|2 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|1 Comment

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

5 Life Lessons We can Learn from Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman passed away 26 years ago on this date. I was not even born 26 years ago (1990, what’s up!). Richard Feynman was one of the greatest professors of all time. Let’s sume up a little. He studied at MIT and Princeton, where he was invited by Niels Bohr to work on some […]

By |February 15th, 2014|Observations, Personal Development|5 Comments