Timo Kiander

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How a Busy Dad Found Time for Reading and Meditation

You wanted your life to be simpler:

You wanted to sip your morning coffee in peace while browsing the morning paper. Then, you’d go to work without hurries, and get back home around 5pm, sometimes even earlier. In the evening, you would spend time with your family, or by working on your personal projects.

Your wants sound reasonable, but there is one huge problem:

You are in a “busy mode” all the time.

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The Ultimate Guide to Deal with Stress at New Job

Getting a new job is a wonderful thing, but once an initial excitement passes, the anxiety and nerves might take its place. This is completely normal – actually, it would be surprising if you weren’t stressed out; however, this doesn’t make it easier for many of us.

Coping with the stress while trying to handle all your new responsibilities and make friends with your new colleagues can be exhausting. It could affect the quality of your work too.

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[NEW BOOK] Ditch Your Alarm Clock: Get Up Earlier, Feel Better, and Become More Productive

I used to be an early riser. I would get up at 5 am by waking up to the gruelling sound of an alarm. I would then get up and start my day.

I was up before others, and I was productive. However, there was a downside to this...

When the afternoon would hit, I was feeling like a zombie; I could barely keep my eyes open, and doing my work (I was a web developer at that time) was almost impossible.

Eventually, I got fed up with this lifestyle, being chronically sleep-deprived, unable to focus on the tasks at hand, and just generally feeling bad.

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