AuthorKristian Magnus

Curious Dane who also happens to be a writer. Creator of this site, where you can escape empty calories for the mind. I write about self-development topics such as mindset, habits and focus, which will help you forward in life.

6 Ways To Get More Productive and Quiet Stress (Part II)


This is a continuation of part I. Go here, if you want 1-3. 4. Prioritizing and single-tasking When people say they’re busy, it’s usually a boast disguised as a complaint. Instead of prioritizing and doing less, many people choose to run faster and do more. Willpower or working harder isn’t...

6 Ways To Get More Productive and Quiet Stress (Part I)


Do you know the joke where the doctor asks the stressed patient, “What fits your busy schedule better, working out one hour a day – or being dead 24 hours a day?” Admittedly, this isn’t much of a joke. But the doctor’s question is worth a thought. Ask yourself this: What did you achieve yesterday...

21 Believable Money Affirmations To Get You Going


I get it. You’ve read a few articles on money affirmations, and you’re suspicious. If not, you should be. Most articles on affirmations are cheerful tales about repeating outlandish hooey and faking it ‘til you make it. And all of a sudden, money starts pouring from the sky? Suffice it to say. It...

Mount Stupid and the Dunning-Kruger Effect


You do it. I do it … We speak about stuff we don’t know enough about. From politics and the economy to breaking news and gossip, there is no shortage of topics where people will share their thoughts. Some are in the know. Others are utterly in the dark. Interestingly, people in this...

5 Ways to “Think and Grow Rich”


Think and Grow Rich from 1937 by Napoleon Hill is arguably one of the most popular self-help books ever written. According to various publishers, it has sold more than 100 million copies. Despite the book’s longlived success, critics and fans waver between its universal wisdom and...

From Fixed Mindset to a Growth Mindset


What do you think about failure?  Be honest. Do you fear failure, or embrace it? Depending on your answer, you might suffer from a fixed mindset that keeps your growth beneath a ceiling. In Mindset – Changing the way you think to fulfill your potential, author, and psychologist Doctor...

3 Habits That Elevate Your Wealth, Health and Skills


On a beautiful late spring afternoon 15 years ago, two young men graduated from the same college. The two young men were very much alike.  Both had been better than average students, both were very likable and both – as young college graduates are – were filled with ambitious dreams for the...

Quit the News. Think for Yourself.


News media has an uncanny ability to make me lose faith in humanity. Terrorism, crime, famine, war, recession, fraud, murder, earthquake, pandemic … If you’re like me, consuming the latest ‘breaking news’ brings more sadness than insights. More despair than outlook. And more...

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