All posts by Peter

Here, Peter writes about whatever has caught his interest recently. Maybe he'll narrow down this blog's scope someday.

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Is affiliate marketing ethical?

Sometimes you run into an amazing business, and you want to shout it from the rooftops. Or at least, I do. Don’t you? Recently I’ve been encouraging people to check out TransferWise, a London-based company

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Make new friends for new interests

Have you ever experienced the following? You get really into a new hobby or activity. You tried it for the first time recently and you can’t help but spend time doing it or reading or

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The cause of stress

When there is stress, there is a mismatch between how things are and how you’d like them to be. For example, if your bus leaves in three minutes, and you’re still a five-minute walk away,

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The Complete Calendar: schedule it so you’ll get to it

If you’re a knowledge worker, you might have a pretty flexible schedule. It can be hard to manage your time. And if you don’t manage your time well, you might end up procrastinating, or not

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3 things you should do before you take a mini-retirement

Are you considering taking an extended break from work? One that will last three months or more? It could be to travel, to figure out your life’s purpose, to de-stress—or perhaps you want to start


How much less do you earn on Fridays?

One of the best ways to free up time and energy to achieve your personal goals is simply to work less. I know, I know, Captain Obvious and all that, but hear me out. If

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How to respond when you don’t follow through on a habit: three simple steps

How should we respond if we intend to do something daily, and we miss a day? Consistently executing on healthy habits is a crucial part of an effective lifestyle strategy. But with any habit, we’ll

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Win the day with a successful morning routine

What you do soon after you wake up has big consequences for the rest of your day. Have you deliberately designed a morning routine, or do you just do what you feel like until you