Consider your sitting day, typically 8-10 hours for most of people in developed World.
Do you develop sluggishness of the brain and wandering thoughts after a couple of hours in your office chair?
Most office workers do, no matter how much energy that you bring to the office at the beginning of the day.
You may have noticed that even a very cheerful and busy office becomes quiet a couple of hours in to a working day. On the surface everybody is busy focusing on the computer screen. But are they?
Rafal Majka 25 years old Polish rider is undoubtedly 2016 Tour’s King of the Mountains. The pro since 201, he is a very durable climber and stage racer with his favourite races Tour de France and Vuelta a España
Dreams are essential to a fulfilling life, however in order to survive any personal adventure or professional endeavour one has to hang on firmly to the reality without clinging to a personal comfort zone.
Contestants of “The Biggest Looser” reality show lost tons of weight to regained it with the vengance. It is a valuable life lesson for all of us struggling in personal and professional envevours, and not only with the game of weigth gain and loss. Extremism in any field is a self defiting and self distructing short term burst of misdirected emotional energy and a sign of unresolved personal struggle.
by TONY OLEJNICKI inspired by Austin Kleon ‘Steal Like an Artist’
The answer to this simple question is a complex one but extremely important for professional success.
Being professional means doing your job well with as few mistakes as possible. Being bounded by company procedures one doesn’t necessary have to be creative. In fact creativity may hinder your work efficiency. So on the surface it seems that professionalism and creativity don’t mix well.
Full Annapurna Circuit mountain bike ride is a very physical level adventure, which will raise your metabolism to levels you can rarely experience, the best possible gift one can offer to their body and mind. It is an adventure for experienced and fit mountain bike rider, however there is a way of combing trekking on the way up and a tremendous 3000m downhill.
Thinking Himalayas? Think Tibet, it is so different and unusual but so difficult to explore in genuine way because Tibet is in such a peril due to decades-long struggle for independence.
I was in Tibet few years ago climbing Cho Oyu, close to the pass where previous year many Tibetan refugees were shot by Chinese soldiers while trying to escape to Nepal. It was really sad and poignant being there and speaking to these people still in horror of the event. When I asked the owner of local Tibetan restaurants, set-up in the tent in Chinese Basecamp, why she has a portrait of local Lama and not Dalai Lama, she showed me a gesture of slapping her face and pointing on Chinese soldiers. There were no words necessary.
In response to the Oracle of Delphi, declaring him the wisest man on earth, Socrates replied:
“I know one thing: that I know nothing.”
It has always puzzled me, what it actually means. It is a strange paradox to hear from wise, well-educated man such a self-deprecating statement. Socrates was too wise to engage in self-deprecation, he knew his value to society, his position and knowledge. What he meant was that the knowledge and wisdom are endless, so even the wisest man can and should learn from others. The open mind is the sign of a wise and experienced man, who learns from others mistakes in preference to learning from his own.
According to the latest Neurological science discovery we don’t have to lose ability to maintain brain plasticity with age. We gain experience and fill the brain with knowledge through fixed neural connections and get very comfortable with it. However if challenged physically and visually, and getting out of comfort zone, we can stimulate a restructure of neural connections and the brain plasticity.
We had fantastic time and great climbing experience to Naya Kanga. It
was perfect adventure with great people and great crew. The trek to
Kyanjin Gumba was awesome, food, lodge accommodation and acclimatization
to spectacular Tsergo Ri. Our master chef Anup prepared the most
amazing food in the Base Camp as well as in the high camp