Bogdan Marincu

handsome doctor by day, nerdy blogger by night

Shiny Object Syndrome

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have to make a confession. It’s part of my 5 step program. Here it goes: My name is Bogdan and I’m suffering from Shiny Object Syndrome If you liked this post you will love my Life Optimization Crash Course. It contains over a decade’s worth of research and self-experimentation compressed in just 5 short …

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The Golden Tail

Reading Time: 3 minutes A few weeks ago I witnessed a small miracle – sitting on my couch, in boxer shorts, drinking coffee. I started my day like any other Sunday, with no indication of what was about to happen. I woke up, showered, made coffee, and took the little one in the living room so my wife could …

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30 Lessons in 30 Years

Reading Time: 3 minutes One month ago I turned 30. And it was weird. It’s the first decade nobody really welcomes. Just think about it. When you turn 10, it’s a big deal. Double digits baby! You’re big enough to know how to trick your parents, but not old enough for any real punishment. Then you turn 20. Still …

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Why Goals are for Losers and What Champions Really use

Reading Time: 4 minutes What separates one-time winners from true champions? What transforms ambition and hard work into everlasting legends? Is it talent or genetics? Or maybe just the right combination of the two, sprinkled with a bit of luck? No. It’s much simpler. In fact, it’s so simple that I will let a 15-year-old boy tell you the …

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woman wearing a Christmas pullover holding a gift

Christmas frenzy

Reading Time: 2 minutes ’Tis the season again — the season of gifts. Because, let’s be honest, this is what Christmas is all about. If you do a quick Google search for “Christmas is about”, these are the top 3 results: Jesus – if you happen to be a Christian giving – presents, of course family – the only …

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