Dan Ciotu




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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body, ” says Richard Steele.


  • An index
  • A daily log of tasks, events, and notes (each category is marked with its own symbol)
  • A monthly log, which combines a calendar and a to-do list
  • A future log, which serves as a space for longer-term priorities and far-off commitments




This morning routine is comprised of four parts:

  1. Meditation
  2. Journaling
  3. Setting priorities
  4. Movement/exercise

There are two main reasons we go to sleep:

  • Circadian rhythm: Every living creature on the planet has some sort of sleep-wake cycle
  • Sleep pressure: Every second you’re awake, a chemical called adenosine is compiling up in your brain. The concentration of this substance is increasing your desire to sleep
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Half of the work that a group does is completed by the square root of the number of people in the group.
  • Not Having A Routine
  • Trying To Suppress Your Thoughts
  • Eating Junk Food Every Day
  • Always Checking Your Phone
  • Not Exercising
  • Not Getting Enough Sleep
5 Habits That Will Help Your Brain Stay in Peak Condition
  • Juggling improves the brain’s grey matter
  • Never go to bed without learning one new thing
  • Sleeping poorly is linked to rapid reductions in brain volume
  • Any form of exercise rewires the brain: keep your body active
  • Mindfulness is becoming a global phenomenon for a good reason

A solid amount of deep sleep in a night is the main reason why we feel fresh in the morning.

A lack thereof makes us feel hit by a car. It decreases our capabilities during the day. It’s also linked to playing a role in the development of mental diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

Luckily, there is a simple way to increase deep sleep duration instantly, without any practice.

I don’t want to bother you with definitions and technicalities. Here are just some basics.

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  • They get lost in spirals of worry and anxiety.
  • They get stuck in bouts of depression and low mood.
  • They get angry and upset at the smallest stress or difficulty.

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