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As a writer, I’m all time concerned about how to promote myself effectively and maintain a constant activity online. If I write too little, I feel guilty because I should do more to get adequate visibility. On the other hand, I fear publishing every couple of days would transform me into a throwaway writer, and my message would lose its credibility.

Assuming that both situations are undesirable for someone willing to make a living out of writing, what to do? What’s the balance between being a lazy publisher and spamming your audience with your articles? …

In the era of the Internet we are subject to a massive volume of data, and information is available almost everyday, at every time.

We are overloaded with information. Not only from news, chats and apps we use on a daily basis. Most of the time, we use digital tools and social media in our working routine, especially if we’re working remotely.

That’s why being able to optimize the use of social media — and digital tools in general — is becoming more than necessary. …

Negative self-talk is one of the main causes of self-sabotage. We’re our greatest persecutors. We know and perceive it, but we can’t stop the loop. Why do we act so harsh on ourselves? Why do we tend to minimize our achievements and give a huge importance to our failures? Is there anything we could do end self-deprecation?

The answer is yes. There’s so much you can do to stop self-sabotage.

Being conscious of your negative self-talk is a good starting point. So, please, reward yourself for that. Be extremely kind to yourself: you deserve it. …

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We are constant wanderers. Both on the inside and outside. We find hard to concentrate on a task for more than a few minutes, and feel the need to escape our routine when it becomes too much. We’re connected with — and deeply influenced by — the environment that surrounds us.

Everything that happens around you influences your mood, and has the power of lifting you up or pulling you down. Depending on the people that surround you and the events you come across during the day, you may feel jittery, anxious, happy, joyful, stressed. …

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Once in a while, it may happen.

You’re on the rise. Having the time of your life. You’re doing a job that fulfils you, surrounded with people with whom you experience a deep connection. You tune in to your innermost desires, and what you love doing and makes you feel whole become clearer to you.

Then, out of a sudden, this glowing situation seems to crash.

Suddenly, for the most unexpected reasons, things seem to break apart. …

Saying thank you is something that we do frequently, but I fear that most of the time we do it mindlessly. Do we really feel its meaning ? Do we really experience gratefulness when we say these words?

What I perceive, at least from my experience, is that sometimes we are just too used to the words thank you that we forget about their powerful meaning. It happens something similar when we say sorry (sometimes more than needed). But let’s keep this for another time.

I’m going straight to the point: why is gratefulness so important? Why it makes us…

Claudia P.

Writer, blogger, lifelong learner with a specific goal: to inspire and motivate others by sharing deep thoughts and insightful stories.

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