Drawing of Jeffrey by Ira Niklayeva 

 

Jeffosophy: a collection of possibly useful things I, Jeffrey Baumgartner, have learned over the years.

Jeffosophy is a collection of articles on some of the many things  I've learned over the years. Eventually, I may also interview people about stuff they have learned over the years. Or, I might not. We shall see.

They say you learn from your mistakes. If so, I must be bursting with knowledge. After many years of: living in different countries, doing different kinds of work, setting up companies, getting married, divorcing, forming relationships, separating, raising a couple of awesome sons, and making stupid decisions, I've made an awful lot of mistakes. I have learned from many of them. And, I am sharing my knowledge --  gained from all those mistakes -- here, with you. Maybe, as a result, you'll make fewer mistakes than I have done. Maybe.

The illustrations in this blog are by my talented partner, Ira Nikolayeva, and me.

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Latest Articles

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I Almost Didn't Write this - Talking Back to Your Inner Voice
Does your inner voice bring you down? Does it stop you from accomplishing things? If so, talk back to it. Sternly.

 

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This Post Will Make You Smile
Probably the easiest to learn and follow self-improvement advice ever: smile. Often.

 

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The Easy Way to Inner Peace
Inner peace is not so difficult to acheive as you may think. Jeffrey offers some simple tips that will help you get there.

 

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The Power of OK
OK may seem like a neutral word, but it is a powerful one. Allow me to explain...

 

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Rules for a Serious Discussion
Serious discussions can help a relationship grow if handled properly. Here's how to handle them properly.

 

More articles
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Other projects by Jeffrey include:  Kwerps - reflections on international travel and living; Ungodly.com - a collection of his recent artwork; and The Imagination Club - hosting experimental workshops in Brussels.