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Ondrej Markus

I write about designing your life around meaningful work you enjoy.

What the work happened: Q1 2022

A very personal reflection on my work-life from January to March 2022.

What the work happened: Q1 2022

Prime your mind for better decisions

How to be your best self when making life-changing decisions

Prime your mind for better decisions

Go nuts to find your balance

About a month ago, I wrote about how keeping a feelgood journal can help you train your brain to be more optimistic. It's a perfect example of going to an extreme as a form of overcompensation. And I'd argue it's something we all do and it can be very effective

Go nuts to find your balance

Leverage your money-making potential

How to live more intentionally without worrying about money

Leverage your money-making potential

The best thing money can buy

To me, the best use of money is buying my freedom. Specifically, the autonomy to use my time however I choose. Working only on projects I choose to work onSpending time with a friend in the middle of a workdayGoing for a long walk whenever it's sunny outsideThese are the

The best thing money can buy

Why you should go broke

At least once.

Why you should go broke

What's your money motivation?

Since I'm writing this series of articles about money, I spend a lot of time thinking about my motivations behind money. And I've realized I should share with you my personal preferences because context is important. My opinions are bound to what I want in life – my needs and values.

What's your money motivation?

What if you made money 1 day a week?

Let's continue stretching our mental models about money. Last time, we talked about why protecting your time, energy, and attention is the best use of your money. Today, we will dive into a question people don't ask enough. There is untapped potential you might find when you let yourself be

Making money one day a week

Fund yourself

How to use money on what matters the most?

Fund yourself

How to turn bad days around

I had a couple of bad days in a row. That didn't happen to me for a while. So I was surprised. Because the less it happens, the easier it is to forget how quickly can one bad day turn into a crisis. So even though I had something else

How to turn bad days around