The Charisma Myth: Olivia Fox Cabane

Increasing your charisma involves behaviors that project more of three core charismatic qualities: presence, power, and warmth. All three are communicated mostly through body language. Your internal (emotional and mental) state determines your body language. By choosing what you imagine, and by learning how to adjust your mental state, you can ensure that body language…More

A Psychological Tip by Piet Hein

Whenever you’re called on to make up your mind, and you’re hampered by not having any,the best way to solve the dilemma, you’ll find,is simply by spinning a penny. No – not so that chance shall decide the affairwhile you’re passively standing there moping; but the moment the penny is up in the air,you suddenly…More

The Necessity of Boredom, Yuval Noah Harari

“If you want to understand the human mind, start with boredom. You can’t get anywhere interesting if you’re constantly running away from boredom. In many cases boredom is the first line of defense before you get to the interesting stuff.”More

The Scent of Time, Byung-Chul Han

Excerpt from The Paradox of the Present The internet space is a space without direction. It is woven from possible connections, or links, which do not fundamentally differ from each other. No direction or option has an absolute priority over the others. Ideally, a change of direction is possible at any time. There is no…More