World Mental Health Day – Stress, Depression, Panic Anxiety & Coming Out The Other Side

“I have social anxiety. It’s easier up on stage because there’s security in being there. When I’m off stage I’m trying not to be a manic freak.” — Sia Furler It starts with this sinking feeling in my stomach. I feel like I can’t breathe properly. Even though I’m in my warm and cozy bed, my body starts […]

Skin In The Game – Feels Like This Needs A Revisit

“If you aren’t in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.” — Brené Brown I admit it. What follows is an asshole adjacent thing to do. Fortunately it might make for a good lesson. Some months ago a piece I wrote got sent out in a newsletter. It reached about 150.000 […]

Arbitrary Deadlines – How I Use Them To Prevent Overthinking

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” — Vince Lombardi It’s great that we want things to be just so. But often we get caught in the endless wheel of research and overthinking that we fail to take action. How do we deal with this? Well, here’s what I do: I […]