What would I do if I was …

Jungian masculine archetypes are a useful mental model to keep in mind. In “King, Warrior, Magician, Lover” they are defined as: instinctual patterns and energy configurations probably inherited genetically throughout the generations of our species. These archetypes provide the very foundations of our behaviors—our thinking, our feeling, and our characteristic human reactions. You see them … Continue reading What would I do if I was …

The most underrated portfolio diversification

It’s never been a better time for diversification. Uncertainty is mitigated by optionality. While most look to diversify their finances, it’s useful to think of ways of diversifying other areas. Diversify your physical activity My current weekly routine consists of: bodyweight outdoor workouts 4 x week, long distance run 1 x week, short distance run … Continue reading The most underrated portfolio diversification

NC Weekly 13: Is the grass greener where you water it? – Lessons from taking time off

(Note: This post was initially published as part of my newsletter. ) I was reading an email from Peep Laja the other day, just when I was about to go back to normal life after a week of chill and exploring in Umbria, Italy. Typically, I’m a ferocious reader. I’m always listening to audiobooks, doing intense thinking, … Continue reading NC Weekly 13: Is the grass greener where you water it? – Lessons from taking time off

NC Weekly 11: Amplification through simplification – When to simplify and when to keep it real

(Note: This post was initially published as part of my newsletter. ) Hey, hope you had an amazing week. I’ve been enjoying some time with family in Italy and I got to see a ton of friends after a really long time. Gradually getting out of this lockdown has been a bit like coming out … Continue reading NC Weekly 11: Amplification through simplification – When to simplify and when to keep it real

NC Weekly 9: The real fountain of youth – Why not knowing and changing keep us young.

(Note: This post was initially published as part of my newsletter. ) A couple of days ago I started “drawing”. Christopher Silvestri @SilvestriChris The best workout for the mind: Go back to beginner’s mind as often as you can. Yesterday I started practicing my drawing skills. Can’t even remember the last time I did. Finding … Continue reading NC Weekly 9: The real fountain of youth – Why not knowing and changing keep us young.