Category Archives: Mental Growth

Screen-free Sundays!

“Hello. My name is Moritz and I am an addict.” This is how I sometimes feel I should introduce myself. According to Wikipedia, an addiction “is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequence”. And this precisely describes the state I often find myself in when being online, or watching TV…

How habits run your life

Many of our daily life decisions are not actually consciously made decisions. Instead, they are based on ‘habit loops’, repeated habits that develop over time and eventually get triggered automatically. The ‘smoking’ habit loop Last Saturday I went out with a friend of mine. We had dinner as a large group of people and afterwards…