8 min read · May 12th · Are you too busy with work that you sometimes lose motivation to study? Here are some tips on how to build and maintain your motivation despite being busy.
Quotes that inspire need to be easy to remember, connect with you on a personal level, and fire up your passion, enthusiasm, and goals in life.
Intrinsic motivation is an incentive to engage in a specific activity that derives from pleasure in the activity itself rather than because of any external benefits that might be obtained. It sounds like, “I’m going to work hard to get that promotion so I can be more fulfilled at work.” On the other hand, extrinsic motivation is an external incentive to engage in a specific activity, especially motivation arising from the expectation of punishment or reward. It sounds like, “I really want that promotion at work to make more money.”
How we are motivated really comes down to whether the motivation is coming from within us or outside us.
10 min read · Apr 1st · How design can manipulate and coerce you into doing what websites want.
The big pop-up window urging you to sign up for a website’s newsletter with a big red “Sign Me Up” button, while the opt-out button is much smaller and passive-aggressively implies that anyone who clicks is a bad person who doesn’t care about saving money or staying informed
“Regulation works,” Brignull said. “It can really turn the internet into somewhere that’s nice to be instead of like a complete Wild West environment. And we need it.”
Companies whose revenue relies heavily on user data don’t want to make it easy for those users to refuse to provide it.
2 min read · 2019-10-10 · “You have Within you more love than you could ever understand.” ~Rumi Every day, I work with people trying to shift their habitual patterns: procrastination, avoidance, escape, reaching for comfort…