About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Duality of The Shield of Achilles – Not A History Lesson!

Achilles Schield

You probably know of Achilles? The protagonist of Homer’s Iliad and the go-to guy in the Trojan War. You probably also know of Achilles Heel – the only vulnerable part of his body. But do you know of the Shield of Achilles? Probably not. Achilles shield, as can be seen in the picture on the […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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It’s the Holiday Season and You Don’t Like Your Relatives: What To Do?

Christmas and Relatives

Yikes! Christmas is fast approaching. So while you pray for many gifts and shovel snow out of your driveway for the incoming platoon of visitors, there is one thing you probably stress about. Well, not just you, your whole family stresses about it! Yes, I am of course talking about relatives. Who can sincerely attest […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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11 Tips for Positive Thinking

Be Positive

This is something that I have been pondering about recently – most of our failures tend to stem from our negative assumptions. To put it simply, we often dig our own grave. Positivity is such as strong driving force in our life, that one Barbara Fredrickson, a distinguished professor of psychology wrote a paper title […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Are you a slacker?

Life of a slacker

So, are you? If you think that you are not, I have to disappoint you. Let’s clarify. What is a slacker? A slacker is someone who tends to get easily distracted, thus resulting in reduced work (or even personal) productivity. Have you ever done this? Did you ever switch on Facebook or Twitter or your […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Lessons from a Kayak Pit

Kayaking

Have you ever been kayaking? I am terrible at explaining what kayaking means (especially that use the same word as is in the activity), so here is what Wikipedia says: Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. Kayaking and canoeing are also known as paddling. Kayaking is distinguished from canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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How Positive Goals Can Transform Your Life

Positive Goals

If you are the kind of person who believes in change, and works hard for doing so – you have goals. Fact is that most of us do. But are your goals born out of frustration or are they genuine goals that would make you a better person? We often tend to incorporate negative goals […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Things That Are Important to Us – Quick Checklist

Checklist

Here at The Next Goal, we talk about your (and sometimes our) next goals. These include money, success, motivation, family and everything else that means something to you. You will agree with me that different people have different objectives and ambitions in life – some trade in family for money, others trade in religion for […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Do You Have Any Contradicting Goals?

Contradiction

I want to earn $100,000 by the end of the year. I want to have a relaxing life and live by the sea in the Caribbean. Can you see the contradiction here? Ok, some of the people that live and work online can attest to the idea that both these goals – in conjunction – […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Productivity

Time management

A while back, I wrote an article on Appreciating distraction, which centers on how and why we should appreciate taking some time off from our busy schedules in order to unwind and be more productive. Mostly, we get distracted because we lack focus in our tasks and cannot concentrate for longer than a few minutes. […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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When Nothing Works, When Everything Fails

Too many choices

A friend once told me: ‘The 21st century is full of choices’. He was right; but is having too many choices a good thing? Personally, it makes decision taking all that more difficult for me, I wonder if it is the same for you? Peter Bregman has very recently written an interesting piece on the beauty […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.