Sunday Reads No. 1
Hi! Here's another attempt at committing to publish something at least once a week. Every Sunday, I'll give you the best material I find online about health, productivity, news--anything that's either for your personal development or something that strikes a conversation. It will be a list of articles, videos, podcasts and such. Trust me--these are must-reads for you to start your week on the right page.
This Sunday we will talk about our phones, mastering your time, micro-habits, being a first-time manager, and lastly, how to have a good conversation. Read up!
I'm not gonna deny it, I can't live without my phone. I bring it with me all the time and my heart palpitates when I realize it's not near. I may be a slave to my phone and maybe, you are too. It's time to face the truth. This article will help you realize how far your phone has controlled your life, why you use it to avoid conversations (with others and yourself), or why it's the ultimate instrument of distraction. After that, you decide how you can make it work for you--not the other way around.
"Busy" may equate to "success" for some people but some people think it's a way for non-important but urgent tasks wreck important but not-so-urgent tasks. The latter is of more importance but the first looks more like a priority. Ultimately, you'll find out that knowing which tasks to prioritize is the key to finishing and seizing your day. Read the article, it will change your work life!
I always thought that big things made big changes. Well, they can, for a short period of time. But small things practiced through time definitely has a longer and more significant impact. Here are a few micro-habits you can start doing: read one page of a book every day, meditate 5 minutes a day, or write one paragraph a day in your journal. Read all about micro-habits and it might just save you from the chaos of your life.
When I started my job in Native Commerce, I was a writer. Two months after, I became a manager of 15 employees. Imagine the panic, pressure, and self-doubt that I went through. It has been a year since that happened and I am so proud of myself of having almost 30 people under my wing. It's still not easy, honestly, but this article will help you out with the basics.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEg5_MaxFPo&w=560&h=315] Being a remote worker slightly messed up my speaking skills and I usually avoid conversations with people who aren't my close friends. I dunno, I'm just not that confident anymore. If you're struggling like me, this video from "The School of Life" might put things into perspective and help you have a good conversation with anyone. You'll learn that it's not about what you say, but how to connect with each other.
Which of these articles did you find most interesting? What do you want to read about next? Let me know in the comments below!