Simply Good Life — Being Productive in Quarantine | Competition | Denmark
In the next few weeks, I’m going to send some ideas on how to cope with difficult situations. Please forward the newsletter to others who might benefit from reading this newsletter as well.
Being Productive in Quarantine
If you’re quarantined at home, there are still alternatives to sitting around doing nothing (with my personal tips):
- Read books (like Sum or 59 seconds)
- Listen to podcasts (James Altucher, Mindvalley)
- Learn a musical instrument (I do with yousician)
- Workout at home (Kettlebell swings)
- Do some home improvement (my wife painted walls today)
- Learn things online (on Udemy or Acumen Academy)
- Cook something new (as my lovely wife Caren also did today)
Having, Being, Doing
If you still don’t know what you want to learn or to change in your life, just go through the following exercise from the book 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss.
Create a list of five things you dream of having (including, but not limited to, material wants: house, car, clothing, etc.), being (be a great cook, be fluent in Chinese, etc.), and doing (tracing your roots, racing ostriches, etc.). Spend 3 minutes on these 3 questions.
Now choose one to focus on in the next few weeks.
Beautiful Seasons in Denmark
This film beautifully shows the very difference between winter, spring, summer and autumn in the already diverse landscapes in Jutland/Denmark.
Watch in HD with headphones in fullscreen. Simply beautiful!
There’s no Competition
If you want to start a new business but you’re afraid of the competition, think about the following quote from James Altucher’s fantastic book Choose Yourself:
The reality is there’s no such thing as competition. The world is big enough for two people in the same space. If it’s not, then you are in the wrong business. Your sector should be big enough for a hundred competitors.
We all should try to get out of the crisis stronger than before. Build a business, learn something new, simply create…
So what is it that you focus on right now?