Tag: notes on motivation

  • The Mirror | ‘When he woke again, he didn’t jump. He didn’t even try’

    The Mirror | ‘When he woke again, he didn’t jump. He didn’t even try’

    I’m putting together a 4-week online short course with all new content for my seasonal reflection workshop, The Mirror. One of the stories I wanted to put into it is about a grasshopper. I was trying to find that story online so I could include or link to it. I…

  • ‘Making a Magazine:’ A podcast episode with Saathee Magazine publisher Samir Shukla on 25 years in the business

    ‘Making a Magazine:’ A podcast episode with Saathee Magazine publisher Samir Shukla on 25 years in the business

      Dipika Kohli · Making a Magazine   I interviewed Saathee Magazine editor Samir Shukla for a new podcast episode, ‘Making a Magazine.’ It’s part of a series, S P A C E | ‘Publishing through the Decades.’ Read more about this in context at my personal site. Here’s a link. https://dipikakohli.com/making-a-magazine/…

  • Mirror | Goals, efficacy, and ‘failure to launch’ syndrome

    Mirror | Goals, efficacy, and ‘failure to launch’ syndrome

    There’s a thing called ‘failure to launch’ syndrome that is a pop psychology term landing across my desk, yesterday. Completely get that this is a thing, as I have personally seen it over and over again. The thing I see is this. People, mostly people under the age of thirty,…

  • ‘Is your purpose just a poster on the wall?’

    ‘Is your purpose just a poster on the wall?’

    Michael McFall writes in a Forbes article called ‘Employees Want Purpose at Work: How to Deliver on this Priority‘: Step 1: Define your purpose. Company leaders can’t help their employees discover and live their purposes until they complete the hard work of introspection and identification to define their own, and their business’s. This…

  • What influences us to motivate ourselves?

    Today’s topic is motivation. Specifically, intrinsic motivation. Internally driven: intrinsic motivation What does that mean? It means we do something because we want to. We are driven from within. Do you remember a time in your life when you were caught up in something because it simply felt like something…

  • ‘Life Traps’

    ‘Life Traps’

    For the first time, I am making on open call for submissions to the next zine in S P A C E, ‘Life Traps Part 2.’ OPEN CALL. If you think you want to submit a story for me to lay out in the zine, please let me know. You can…

  • Tools | Best one-pager on the Getting Things Done Method

    Tools | Best one-pager on the Getting Things Done Method

    Update: Wow.I am so glad I re-instated this! I forgot how handy it was before, and how helpful it is in pushing off to the side things that are ‘someday/maybe’ and getting to task on things that are ‘next action’.  I used to use this, I forgot that I did,…

  • What is reframing? How does it work?

    Many times here where I am I encounter the entrenched way of thinking that ‘culture’ and ‘society’ say a thing has to be that thing, and not another way or process or idea or belief, instead. During the first part of the pandemic I listened to podcasts from lectures of…