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Born in Luxembourg, I am a trained finance lawyer with a passion for writing, photography, and globetrotting. I nowadays travel the world full-time (50+ countries) while managing several online businesses in the field of content creation. My aim is to help ambitious readers take their lives to the next level by focusing on the essentials.

My Most Popular Medium Stories

  1. 6 Effective Minimalist Habits That Changed My Life
  2. How to Find Stillness, Productivity, and Enjoyment Every Day
  3. How to Boost Your Self-Discipline Every Day
  4. 6 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Digital Nomad
  5. 7 Powerful Life Lessons From Years of Remote Work

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  1. A Foolproof…


Complete the puzzle one piece at a time.

How to Boost Your Self-Discipline Every Day — Asian girl sitting on spectator stands
How to Boost Your Self-Discipline Every Day — Asian girl sitting on spectator stands
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Self-discipline is a tough nut to crack.

We all want to be productive, stop procrastinating, and remove negative habits from our routines.

Staying on track every day, however, is a complicated puzzle that requires progressive solving. In other words, we need to build our self-discipline every day.

As such, if we want to attain self-mastery, discipline and restraint are a must.

But how do we boost our self-discipline every day? How can we retain our focus — even during ruts and moody stretches?

The solution resides in following daily rituals that bolster our self-discipline, remind us of our goals, and…


5 ways to fill your days with positive activities

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Success is nothing more than an accumulation of positive acts.

How can I succeed in business? What’s the secret to becoming a full-time writer? And where can I find the magic formula for learning new skills?

Those are common personal growth questions that many people ask themselves.

They believe that someone has a recipe for success and that they just need to find it. Those thinking patterns hold you back.

No matter if you’re building a business, learning a new language, or improving your physique, a combination of small habits will lead to success.

You need to become a little…


The most important components of a minimalist attitude

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Minimalism is not wizardry. It is a fairly straightforward journey. The journey starts with an idea. Gradually, this idea forges a new mindset. And this mindset leads to new habits.

Together, these habits create a lifestyle pivoting around freedom, simplicity, and mindfulness.

People often picture minimalism as an empty white room without clutter and superfluous items.

Design naturally plays a role, but minimalism as a lifestyle goes far beyond decluttering.

Once you grasp the mechanics of a minimalist mindset — as in, focusing your energy on the essentials — you trigger a chain reaction. …


DIGITAL NOMADS. REMOTE WORK.

Why some fantasies should remain fantasies

Digital Nomad Dreams And What They Look Like in Real Life — man on mountain at sunset in Morocco
Digital Nomad Dreams And What They Look Like in Real Life — man on mountain at sunset in Morocco
Photo by Aziz Acharki on Unsplash

In this day and age, the number of aspiring digital nomads seems to grow exponentially every month.

Whether it’s disillusioned corporate workers who scored a permanent remote contract, ambitious content creators, or new-age investment experts, more and more people envision a full-time travel lifestyle.

And there’s no surprise here. With more and more bespoke digital nomad visas in all corners of the globe, shifting job markets, and a relentless appetite for international travel, digital nomadism will undoubtedly boom in the coming years.

Many first-time nomads, however, will be in for a shock when they eventually begin their odyssey.

Don’t get…


Thanks! That's definitely true, I'll be heading over there some time soon to improve my Portuguese with the Brazilian version.


Change your idea of boredom

Surprisingly Simple Ways to Make Your Life Less Boring — man sitting on swing on a beach in New Zealand
Surprisingly Simple Ways to Make Your Life Less Boring — man sitting on swing on a beach in New Zealand
Photo by AR on Unsplash

Let’s face it. Most people have a boring life. Or so it seems.

We get up in the morning, have breakfast, start our daily grind, eat lunch, do some more work, get home, watch Netflix, spend some time with our partner, and go to sleep. If we are disciplined and motivated, we might squeeze in a gym session and a short reading stint. And the ones who are genuinely determined spend a few hours at night working on their side hustles.

In short, most of us follow the same “boring” routine every day and endlessly fantasize about the future.

In…


How to build confidence over time

6 Killer Ways to Increase Your Self-Confidence Organically — portrait of young woman in front of building
6 Killer Ways to Increase Your Self-Confidence Organically — portrait of young woman in front of building
Photo by Joshua Rawson-Harris on Unsplash

Self-confidence is not an innate quality.

You are not born with it, and you don’t wake up one day feeling like Dwayne Johnson. As such, the only way to become more confident at work and in your personal life is with organic growth.

In other words, you have to build your self-confidence one step at a time.

That’s where the following habits come into play.

By living your life according to self-defined principles, finding the right mentors, putting yourself in a confidence-building environment, and working on your mental and physical shape, you can form a confident personality.

On this basis…


Guidelines I live by as a digital nomad

The Scala dei Turchi in Sicily, Italy / picture by author

Digital nomadism is an exhilarating adventure but also a challenge.

You’ll struggle to find a balance between work and play. Travel fatigue will dampen your spirits after several months on the road. And most importantly, you’ll never feel at home, always vagabonding between cities and cultures.

In short, building your preferred full-time travel lifestyle is not easy.

That’s where the following rules come into play.

Over the years, I’ve devised a set of guidelines that help me deal with the challenges of being a digital nomad. As such, these principles ensure that my digital nomad lifestyle remains viable in the…


How to stop the past from ruining your present

7 Powerful Habits That Can Help You Stop Living in the Past — portrait of old man with illuminated face in red
7 Powerful Habits That Can Help You Stop Living in the Past — portrait of old man with illuminated face in red
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We’ve all been at a point where the past dictated our present.

We had sleepless nights because of something that happened years ago. Our thoughts shifted toward negative memories instead of focusing on today’s challenges. And finally, we endlessly worried about the effects of past mistakes.

It’s part of the human condition to dwell on the past.

Did that new connection have a passable first impression of me? Will that alcohol-infused night from years ago come back to haunt me? And was quitting that job a surefire path toward my professional grave?

Once we let the past influence our present…

Jack Krier

Writer. Photographer. Nomad. I write about entrepreneurship, remote work, and personal growth | IG @jackroaming | My blog: https://bit.ly/2NnmrBM

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