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From ExtraBoost.org to utopify.org

From ExtraBoost.org to utopify.org

Before I started with ExtraBoost, I had spent a lot of time on personal development. After I had gotten such an incredible amount of input from blogs, videos and books, at some point, it was too much to …


Alternatives to Time Wasting Activities

Alternatives to Time Wasting Activities

Self-development

The probably most important topic on this website is self-development and of course I see it as an alternative to time-wasting tasks. Because if you take the time for this essential thing in life and you are …


Clean Dopamine – Part 6: Escape from Entertainment Media

Clean Dopamine – Part 6: Escape from Entertainment Media

In any challenge that is about sacrifice, I feel like a junky on withdrawal. But this time, it reminded me a lot of my blackout day, because once again, I was sitting at my rarely used kitchen table …


10 important Appointments you should have in your calendar

10 important Appointments you should have in your calendar

In our day-to-day life, we have built up many routines and tasks which we diligently pursue because we are eager to pursue our goals. But there are important events and tasks we sometimes just need to follow, which …


Clean Dopamine – Part 5: Avoiding Entertainment Media

Clean Dopamine – Part 5: Avoiding Entertainment Media

After having been able to reduce my consumption of unhealthy food and establish a sports routine, I am convinced that cold withdrawal, hard penalties and awesome rewards are good methods to banish bad habits from my life. With …


Clean Dopamine – Part 4: Results of the Healthy Challenge

Clean Dopamine – Part 4: Results of the Healthy Challenge

It was a hard time and I felt like a junkie, longing for his drug. I had not yet really been aware of the fact that a cold withdrawal from a legal thing can have such an effect …


Clean Dopamine – Part 3: Cold Turkey and Hard Penalties

Clean Dopamine – Part 3: Cold Turkey and Hard Penalties

Like in many areas in life, you can not do everything at once. Thus, I focus on my diet as a whole. I need to get rid of the sweets, acquire alternatives and set up rules. And should …


Clean Dopamine – Part 2: Realization yes, Action no

Clean Dopamine – Part 2: Realization yes, Action no

Several days have passed now since I realized that I have a few addictions. But the first thing I noticed thereafter, was that I hardly did anything against it. Cheerful with this realization, I leaned back on my …


Celebrate goals you already achieved and get motivated

Celebrate goals you already achieved and get motivated

In our day-to-day lives, we often are so strongly committed to achieving something that we do task after task. Rarely do we look back on our successes and too often we forget what we already achieved. In our …


Clean Dopamine – Part 1: Background

Clean Dopamine – Part 1: Background

I was a sporty man who ate a healthy diet. For a long time, I went to the gym regularly and then moved on to martial arts, because at that time, that was more efficient. I ate a …


Increase productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

Increase productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique is a good method to accomplish tasks in a focused way. If you integrate this technique into your daily routine, you will most probably achieve your goals earlier than if you would do your tasks …


Clean Dopamine – Journey to the good happiness bringers

Clean Dopamine – Journey to the good happiness bringers

Project “Clean Dopamine” was born on the day I realized I have several dependencies that hurt me and I decided to fight them. I do not only want to leave the diverse addictions behind, though, but also become …


How to keep a diary to benefit from it?

How to keep a diary to benefit from it?

When you hear "diary" you often think of teenager in love, who are writing about their crush. You are quickly deterred and you perceive yourself as too old. Thereby there are many good reasons to keep a diary …


5 Reasons how a simulated Blackout boosts your Efficiency

5 Reasons how a simulated Blackout boosts your Efficiency

Throughout the day, we use electrical equipment and we let our time consciously or unconsciously be stolen. We do not ask why we look at our mobile phone just because it vibrates. Sometimes we use modern technologies to …


Habitica – Increase Productivity by Gamification

Habitica – Increase Productivity by Gamification

Some people are on the lookout for a tool to boost productivity and that has a long-term effect. The platform Habitica lets you pursue your daily tasks and develop a virtual character in doing so. Forming a habit …


Use brain dumps to define goals and be successful

Use brain dumps to define goals and be successful

Every year on New Year's Eve people tell what they want to achieve in the new year, but only a few people do what they intend to do. But why? Reasons are, that the goals are too high …


The Blackout Journal of a Technology Junkie

The Blackout Journal of a Technology Junkie

A few surprising experiences, which I was allowed to gather during a 24 hours digital detox.


How to create a good Manifest

How to create a good Manifest

You would like to create a good manifesto, but you can't find the right words? These methods can help you.


How a good Manifest helps you achieve your Goals?

How a good Manifest helps you achieve your Goals?

Different people have different worldviews. To meet the right people, you should find out who you are?


maxmoon's Manifest – Publication of Goals and Intentions

maxmoon's Manifest – Publication of Goals and Intentions

A definition of my manifest, which gives me a direction in life.