about you The best way to start the new academic year.

Mixed feelings after the holiday

I always have some mixed feelings after the holiday. On the one hand, I don’t want the holiday to be finished, on the other hand, I want to get back to work. Starting up What helps me the most to start up again is not taking on the whole world…

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motivation/inspiration What is working hard?

How to work hard?

Working hard for the best result If I work a little bit harder or maybe work a bit longer today, I will definitely finish everything. Can you hear yourself saying this? If you can, you have fallen in a big trap. The trap which states that more is better. And…

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about you Take a holiday, your brain really needs it.

Take a holiday!

In the last couple of weeks, I am frequently asked: ‘Shall I take a holiday? Maybe it is better if I stay home, I am already lagging behind. The situation of the last months has made it even worse.’ My answer is quite simple: take a holiday! Probably you need…

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handy sources Zettelkasten, a great way to organise content

Zettelkasten – eh….what?!

One of the most productive scientists of the last century was Niklas Luhmann. One of the main reasons he was so productive was his method of working. He used a system to arrange his knowledge and literature, gather ideas, and to monitor his notes. Later on, this system was called…

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