Day #539:Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Have you read Oliver Emberton’s brilliant post titled: Life is a game. This is your strategy guide. This post has the blogosphere buzzing and it has so far garnered over 571,000 shares. If you haven’t had time to read it,you should definitely check it out. I have written snippets from the post here and you can find the link to it at the end of this post.

What makes this post brilliant is Oliver’s use of the metaphor of games and how this relates to life. Indeed life is a game.Don’t you agree ?And you are either winning or losing. Oliver hopes some of the nice ideas he shared in this post can help you win.The article is simple,casual and easy to digest. Oliver talks about things like choosing the right career, partner, managing your time,energy and other things in simple conversational manner.

On finding the right partner, he counsels:

“Attraction is a complex mini-game in itself, but mostly a byproduct of how you’re already playing. If you have excellent state and high skills, you’re far more attractive already. A tired, irritable, unskilled player is not appealing, and probably shouldn’t be looking for a relationship….

80% of finding someone comes down to being your most attractive self, which – like so much in life – just means putting your time in the right places. If you’re exercising, socialising, well nourished and growing in your career, you will radiate attraction automatically. The remaining 20% is simply putting yourself in places where you can meet the right people”.

Read the rest of the article here.

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