When learning something complex, it can feel like the goalposts escape you as new areas of knowledge open up. Planning and persistence are key to avoiding overwhelm—so is knowing when to pivot.
You know what’s fun? Things I used to enjoy. Sometimes we leave an interest behind because we desperately need change. But coming back to an old passion is both refreshing and comforting.
Doing things “just for fun” opens us up to new kinds of satisfaction, joy and enthusiasm. Here’s what happened when I dipped my toe into a world that’s typically reserved for experts.
Having goals is great, but if achievement only means moving on to the next task…what’s the point? Celebrating your wins—big and small—can lead to a more joyful and productive life.
When learning and having novel experiences is key to your identity, losing your gusto for the new can be a harsh blow. Here’s how to get back on track with what brings you joy.
A reader with a great career realizes they’re not where they want to be. The trouble is, it’s not clear what their next move should be… Neil offers tips for cultivating authentic self-knowledge and accepting the limiting nature of choice.
Not every month can be great, but last month was a total disaster. Taking stock of what went wrong, and how I could respond differently next time, was a surprisingly powerful exercise.
Everyone’s talking about the softness of Ted Lasso these days. He’s a brand new kind of TV protagonist. But can kindness prevail in the real world? Multipotentialite entrepreneur and “gentle rebel” Andy Mort thinks so.
Someone will always arrive at a new concept—or get onto a new platform—before you. But being late to the party doesn’t necessarily mean there’s no point in trying.