Why jealousy is counter-productive

Written for Quora: Why don’t good looking and popular people ever suffer in life? Their life seems to be perfect and it doesn’t seem fair how they have it easy, while others struggle.

You may see all these “perfect” people on Instagram.

Good looks, fancy clothes, amazing sceneries on the background. Have you ever felts a spike of jealousy inside your heart?

I want to discuss the mindset towards someone’s success. There are 3 pieces of it that are of my particular interest.

Shall we?

How to recover from a burnout

7 steps I took to reignite myself

There were times when I was burned out. I was working too much on the job that wasn’t intellectually challenging and didn’t give me a sense of fulfillment. I was tired from routine. Probably all of my closest people would have said to me that I looked tired.

Some people turned away from me thinking that I became worse as a person. They said that I’ve changed.

“You are not the person I used to know.”

The best things in life are not things

Written for Quora: What is the best thing in life?

There are tons of “I wish I knew when I was younger” articles on the internet teaching young people about the life lessons of elders. Understanding that the best things in life are not things is one of them.

Talking to many people that are much older and experienced than me gave me the idea of what really matters at the end of life. Everyone says the same — the most important thing in life is

Transurfing of Reality in a nutshell

12 golden rules of Transurfing. How to shape your reality and make your wishes come true

There is one book I read that completely shook my perception of the world and transformed the way I operate in it. The name is “Transurfing of reality” by Vadim Zeland. It’s not one book in fact, but the whole series of books that build up several concepts into one coherent theory.

In a nutshell, Transurfing is a model of seeing and controlling the world.

How to build up Self-Esteem

How to think and what to do to feel worthy

This essay is dedicated to all people who struggle with self-esteem like I did years ago.

My struggle was real. I had so much rubbish piled up in my head that made my life miserable, but what is more important is that I was feeding my destructive mindset with my own energy and attention.

Whatever self-improvement activity you engage in your life there are always two components in play: The Mindset and The Actions.

How to recover from the breakup

The dialogue with a broken heart

Mik is a good man.

He is smart, witty, and can’t hide his kind heart behind a pretentious “I am a dick” mask.

His Dad is from the US and is a mix of Hungarian and Italian blood and lives on Rhode Island. His Mom is half-Brit and half Irish but born and raised in New Zealand so Mik calls her kiwi with love and makes fun of her British pride. She lives on a boat with her husband sailing over the channels of Mother England. Mik comes to visit her once in a while.

When I ask him he calls Korea his home. He lived here for over 12 years. Having both US and NZ passports he finds his life in Korea comfortable, sometimes too much.

Out of this 12 years, 3 of them he lives with panic attacks.

How to win people and make friends

11 rules of successful communication

In this essay, I will cover the principles of the conversation dynamics that will help you to become better at any interaction you engage in.

If I think about it thoroughly there are really not that many secrets of successful communication.

Here is my list of must-know things that will dramatically improve your interpersonal skills upon implementation:

Why become a Modern Stoic?

15 quotes explaining why the Stoicism is a perfect personal philosophy

believe that all of the smartest philosophies on earth are already invented. I do not need to reinvent the wheel, I simply need to resurface the ideas of the past, and then build my mindset like a puzzle finding practical applications of the forgotten ideas to my life.