Do you have a role model? Someone who exemplifies what you would want to achieve? Great! It’s good to have something to aspire to. But… make sure it’s healthy inspiration, not obsession that will eventually burn you out or lead you down the wrong path.

Here’s how not to lose yourself in today’s world of gurus and self-made, overnight billionaires.

It is good to have some role models

Having role models is good — it keeps you going. It is proof, that whatever you desire, is possible. You can find out how to get started and what to do, to get there. …


Have you heard about the top X regrets of the dying? Very motivational right? Spend more time with close ones, take care of your self, don’t work so much etc. Makes sense, because we humans know what we want and have no biases or fallacies. Especially when on the death bed and very old… But that’s not my point. My point is that by focusing too much on the positive notion of what the regrets of the dying show us, we forget about the fact, that every human will always have some regrets.

Has anyone stopped and asked themselves:

What…


Would you like to live longer, without any high-tech, futuristic nano-bot or chemical interventions to your body? It is no longer a science-fiction story, tantamount to an AI taking over the world. It is something you can influence yourself just by adopting a few good regular habits. Read on to find out which ones.

Controlled stress to your body is key

All the habits to extend your lifespan are based around the same proposition: Some stress to your body (cells) is good for you. It kicks off processes within your body, that extend the lifespan of your cells and hence: you.

What do we mean by stress?

We certainly don’t mean work-related stress…


Are you facing any obstacles right now?

I bet you do — there’s hardly a day in life without an obstacle. Some are small, others are big. You won’t avoid facing some of them — they are a part of life.

In this post, we’ll talk about how you can overcome them easier — by mimicking what nature does. After reading, you will be equipped with three steps (reactions) that will make it easier for you to overcome any obstacle.

Obstacles in nature

Let’s walk down a path in a forest. Look around, see any obstacles to its growth? You might notice some…


What do you aim for in life? Career? Financial freedom? Freedom of time? Happy family? Leaving a legacy behind? Having a peaceful and blissful life?

You want to achieve your goals — great. You work hard on that, even better. But you also want to have a stress-free, peaceful and relaxed life, correct? Perfect. Have you noticed that these are usually not very compatible? Working hard on ambitious goals and a happy, peaceful life don’t exactly go hand in hand and we are often left drained, tired and grumpy.

It’s perfectly ok to want both — success and peace and…


The journey towards financial wisdom is a painful one, mostly. It involves exploring various available forms of investing, then deciding which ones are worth your time and money, then learning as much as you can about them and finally trying them out. Oh, and the “most enjoyable” last step in the process of establishing the best way to invest money — all the money lost whilst testing and learning, failing mostly, making all kinds of bad (but considered good at the time) decisions. But this is all good — it builds up your financial savvy. …


You might be amongst the growing group of people, who want to start their own business. Be your own boss. You also want that business to last, to grow and evolve. You wouldn’t want to waste your time on something that will make some money and then become useless, dated, forgotten right? Ok, we are on the same wavelength then :). Anyone can start a business, but not everyone can make it last. Let’s go through a few steps that will make sure you start in the right direction — and stay on it long term. Of course, I can’t…


Do you ever find yourself thinking “Is this the right decision?” or “There are other alternatives that seem better?”. Do you look at other people and think you would be happier, if you just had their life (job, car, spouse, money)? Then you’re thinking that the grass is always greener on the other side. You have probably heard of this phrase, that describes the constant doubt, lingering inside your head, when it comes to a certain aspect of your life. The uncertainty about your decision(s), notion that regardless of your current life situation, you feel like it could be better…


Last time we looked at Procrastination and how to incentivize yourself to spend more time on important work from an instant gratification perspective. Now, we’re going to elaborate on the planning side and the types of work that we should be focusing on — and how. …


If you’re a dividend investor, you probably came across the Dividend Meter. It’s a great way to start, you even get 7 days free trial. Worth the 7 USD per month to get you started. I searched long and hard to find an aggregate tool with all the necessary data / metrics, but found none. From that perspective, credit to the Dividend meter creators.

At the same time, you might realize, that if you’re starting with a small portfolio, that is going to make you say 20 USD in dividends per month, you will give a big chunk of it…

Lukas Cech

Go-getter and free thinker, traveler, a cynic-stoic, an anti-speciesist.

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