Observations

Time Trades [VIDEO]

For a while now I’ve been struggling with productivity, effectiveness and making use of your time, all the time. Being as productive as possible all the time and becoming better and better. What we probably all want when you are looking at a blog with this title.

And to be honest, we cannot be productive […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Observations, Personal Development, Video|1 Comment

Feeling Overwhelmed? Don’t Just Start, but Start

A typical characteristic of high-functioning students is to have a lot on their plate. They are in different clubs, they follow intense majors and they do demanding projects. Another characteristic of high-functioning students? Complete, blind, panic.
Spoiler alert: You will feel overwhelmed
When you take up multiple projects there will be times when you simply have to much on […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Observations, Personal Development|1 Comment

Being Strict and Allowing Mistakes – Keep Growing

“Thank you for explaining your Weekly Review system, how consistent are you with putting this into practice?”
That was the exact question of a student recently in a workshop. I explained how I used my system to combat information overload and how I stay on top of my long and short term goals. In this […]

By |March 25th, 2015|Observations, Personal Development, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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|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|2 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