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Trends vs. foundations

It is easy for people to get obsessed with a certain view. And rarely does this show as nicely as it does in a world of food and nutrition. When we look at the world of nutrition I like to classify it into three categories. We have foundations, specifics and Read more…

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Security vs. growth

People don’t want to move forward but they at the same time don’t want to be left behind. So if they see you advancing in life they will do whatever they can to stop that. It has nothing to do with you. It has everything to do with them. They Read more…

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Seriousness vs. playfulness

Year after year overworked and overstressed people come to me for advice on feeling optimal. And for years I have been giving them advices like: increase your sleep quota, eat better in terms of macro and micronutrients, meditate, go to sauna or massage, try to reduce your work time and Read more…

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Wide vs. narrow perspective

I’ve been criticized in the past by some people that I am simplifying things. For them, the problem they’ve been seeing was much more complex than how I have been seeing it. That remark was usually coming from people who had a problem with a very narrow perspective. Perspective is Read more…

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Reason vs. no reason

An acquaintance of mine asked me: “Why do you write these posts?” and when I told her I don’t write them for any specific purpose she was perplexed. Do I have to? Who said we have to have a reason to do something? If nobody sees a reason in what Read more…

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Joy vs. pleasure

In the third part of Focus and energy series, I will write about how to gain energy if you have none. I write and talk a lot about enjoyment. Why is it important, why we should explore ourselves to see which are the things we enjoy in life, why we Read more…

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The Path vs. the Goal

People come to me and say they have meditated for a few months and they feel no change in their lives. There are multiple points to address here. First just to stop and observe our minds and thoughts without feeling like we are our thoughts is such a big change Read more…

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Focus and energy

How much we are capable of doing in a single day, week, month, year and consequently life is determined by how much energy or vitality (if you want to call it that) we have on a daily basis. And that is determined by how we acquire energy, how we distribute Read more…

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Lacking vs. having

A few days ago a friend of mine said she was depressed. When I asked her why she feels this way she started telling me how she cannot find any more enjoyment in life and she started telling me all the things that she has to do but doesn’t want Read more…

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