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Three time-saving phone tips for February

For the month of February, the Karst Team is working on Strengthening Habits. We often think about a Rob Gilbert quote we heard a while back: "First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you." In many ways, we are the accumulation of our habits, good or bad.

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Create Vision, Set Intentions

We’re in the thick of it, folks. It’s a new year and as much as we try to act like the cliché “New Year, New Me” sentiments don’t matter, everyone wants to be better. (And it doesn’t help that all the memes in the first week of January are all about this.) That’s pretty much the crux of the anguish of the human condition, isn’t it? That being said, life doesn’t have to be as hard as we sometimes make it. Sometimes, all we need is some proper planning. That’s why the Karst theme for January is Create Vision. This month, we’re gonna take it nice and easy and spend all of it thinking about and understanding exactly what we...

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Gratitude: The Key to Increasing Happiness

December is finally here! That means sunny summer for us down in Australia, but in the Northern Hemisphere, the temperature has already dropped and soon there will be driveways to shovel and ugly holiday sweaters to unpack. Last week, those of you in the US celebrated Thanksgiving, a time of year where we gather our loved ones and express our thanks for the things in our lives. As the weather changes and the year comes to an end, we on the Karst Team wanted to spend this month continuing this spirit of gratitude, to end the year on a positive note and to help us make the most of this holiday period. It’s easy to get bogged down by the...

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Be proactive, not reactive

In your life, would you rather exercise some form of autonomy and control, or simply react to everything you encounter? If acting reactively seems tiring to you, you're right. Reactive behaviour is more stressful and puts more strain on your mind and body. But we often put ourselves in this state through sheer laziness by not planning and not being prepared. In the month of November, our focus is to act more proactively. Proactivity ultimately has the affect of creating more time and less stress, so for those with a perverse attraction to procrastination, think of preparedness as creating more opportunity for laziness int he future. After all, as the saying goes,  Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't, so that you...

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