Why The Rich Get Richer…..

The Thought Cycle

…. and the poor get poorer. This – ladies and gentlemen – is the secret to everything. It’s what I call ‘The Thought Cycle’ and it’s why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It’s also why you get better or worse at something and why you may or may not be getting…

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How to Reduce Work Stress

Forest Bathing

I get it. You get it. We all get it. Stress. Moreover, we get that it’s a part and parcel of life. The truth is that most of the stress we have in our lives isn’t stress that benefits us (and yes, you can be stressed and it be beneficial – for instance when it…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Memory and Brain Health

Memory

Recently I was listening to The James Altucher Show (podcast) and he was interviewing memory expert Jim Kwik from superheroyou.com and Jim was sharing with us ideas on how to improve your memory. It turns out that about 1/3 of your memory capabilities might be genetic, but the rest can be honed and developed. There…

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10 Ways Rebounding Can Improve your Health

Bellicon Rebounder | Hari Kalymnios

I wanted to write this blog post to talk about one of my favourite exercises – rebounding.  A rebounder is pretty much a small trampoline that you can use indoors (or outdoors) and it’s immense fun! Rebounding has taken off in recent years and it’s now even creeping into gym sessions. With many types to…

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How to Improve Your Productivity in One Simple Hack

Bed

What if I told you that you could increase your productivity doing something that you probably know you should be doing anyway. Maybe you already do it? If so, “Well done!”. What is it then? Simply this. In the morning, make your bed! That’s it, you ask? Making my bed. That will increase my productivity?…

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Why You Should Do Your Best

Do Your Best

Recently I went in for a speech competition. I give speeches from time to time and my usual approach is to leave it a bit last minute! I can write a pretty decent speech with not much notice, but that short notice never leaves me enough time to practice it enough usually. I sometimes only…

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Change Your Perception, Change Your Life

FAIL

“Sticks and stones might break my bones, but words can never harm me.” Who heard that growing up? Well, what a load of tosh. Words have the power to shape and shift your destiny. Have the power to help or harm. Just look at the speeches given by people like Martin Luther King Jr or…

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Lessons from London’s 7/7 Bombings

I'm Awesome

As I’m halfway through the year, this morning in the shower I was reflecting on the year to date. I almost got caught up in my own story of how the start to this year was actually not great so far – had a few simultaneous big expenses to sort out the flat, bust my…

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The Difference Between Successful and Unsuccessful People

Success

OK, so there’s not one difference. There’s many. But there is one really interesting one that I’ve found to be true in many cases. And that is this….. Well, actually first up, let me just clarify something. Often, in order to be successful, you have to do things that gradually build up to success. You…

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How to See The World

See As Is

Something I learnt quite literally and experientially from my time doing Vipassana meditation was the realisation to see the world as it is, and not as you want it to be. When I filmed the video about it – see below – I got a comment about shouldn’t be see the world better than it…

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