Life Is Not An All-You-Can-Eat Buffet… Stop Treating It Like One

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) When you start getting really into self-development content, something very interesting starts to happen. You start to hear the same message everywhere. Across different podcasts, books, articles, posts… even if they’re from wildly different fields….

You Have To Start To Be Great

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after!  🙂 ) A few days ago, I was in a car, driving back from Milan to Genova after spending 6 days in New York. I was terribly jet-lagged (my brain thought it was 6 in the morning),…

What Being A Digital Nomad Really Means

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) Picture this. You’re sitting in a coffee shop. You’re sipping your coffee, staring absent-mindedly out the window and mulling over some decision or problem that certainly won’t matter one month from now. You glance down…

How To Enjoy Your Life For Free

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) We’re all, on a fundamental level, chasing the same exact thing: Happiness. Satisfaction. Fulfillment. Mental and physical wellbeing. Enjoyment. (It may sound a bit selfish at first, but when you think about it,…

Three Things We Can Appreciate About Problems

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) Hello, fellow human being! Since you’re old enough to read this, I’m guessing you’ve already lived on this planet for a decent number of days, and statistically speaking, at least one of them probably didn’t go…

3 Things You Can Learn From Free Online Webinars

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. 🙂 ) This week, something odd happened. Amidst a schedule jam-packed with classes, social appointments, and to-dos, I actually found some free time. So what did I do? I lay on the couch and stared off into space. Then I clicked around…

How to Stop Wasting Time

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) Hello, fellow procrastinator. This is not your average “how to” post. I’m not going to tell you to read emails while brushing your teeth, buy agendas or download calendars. I’m not going to…

The Crossed Wires of Traveling

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) Everywhere we look, everyone wants to travel. Billboards advertise smiling families slipping down a water slide in an amusement park underneath a cloudless sky. The internet is practically bursting with travel bloggers, influencers, ambassadors,…