Write to learn better

How to use writing to improve at any skill

February 17, 2022 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

Work with your garage door open

How to overcome the fear of being judged and share your work.

February 15, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus

Daily Design: Template for winning your day

The Daily Design is a mindful way to plan your day in five minutes. I created this simple template from years of personal experiments and research on productivity and time management. It includes (what I believe) are the essentials of how to make your days more productive without sacrificing your well-being and mental health. Its purpose is to help you make significant progress on your most important work while enjoying the process....

February 10, 2022 · 7 min · Ondrej Markus

Train your brain to be optimistic

How to stop having negative reactions to everything that happens to you.

February 8, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus

Become an expert on yourself

How to practice self-awareness and get your life under control.

February 3, 2022 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

The power of being lost

How to keep getting lost and find yourself anyway.

January 31, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus

Design your lives

Create three different versions of the next five years of your life.

January 27, 2022 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

Find meaning

How to create meaning and purpose in your life and work?

January 20, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus

Follow joy

(This is a second article from my Life Design Series. You can find the first article here: Start where you are.) Doing work you enjoy is a crucial part of designing a good life. In this article, I’ll show you how to find things you enjoy so you can start building your work-life around them. Do work you enjoy I’m just gonna say it: I suck at doing things I don’t enjoy....

January 15, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus

Start where you are

A friend once told me: I don’t know what I want to do in life. I really need a near-death experience to find out.

January 13, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus