I’m about to change my site. This will be the biggest change since I launched it. And it’s happening soon. My Accelerated Learning System – which uses advanced hypnosis to shift your mind into a perfect learning state -will still be available afterwards. But it won’t be as affordable and convenient as it is now.
Do you dream of packing it all in and moving to the country? Maybe somewhere warm, close to the beach? Somewhere without the internet, maybe even mobile reception? I find your enthusiasm for drab offices, poor circulation and low-grade coffee degrades after the first decade or so. But… What if you get bored? What if
It’s funny how stressful holidays can be. Not funny like ha-ha, just funny. Same with commuting. And doing all those small jobs, like cooking, cleaning and shopping. They can have a way of wearing you out – if you normally enjoy this stuff. Some days, it just feels a little too much like work. If
Life well lived is always full of big questions: Are they the one for me? What am I meant to be doing with my time on Earth? How can I get my body in shape, my finances in order and my time freed up?
Let’s do something fun and pick apart a common experience: writer’s block. Whether you’re a writer or not, you probably know the struggle of trying to think of what comes next. It could be as grand as an artist stopping halfway through a masterpiece. Or as simple as having ten chores to get through and
In my new book Mind Habits, I describe 13 simple habits that make you smarter, healthier, more focused, more creative, happier and a dozen other benefits. These habits form the foundation of a better life. That’s an easy claim to make, since they boost your brain and what doesn’t rely on that squishy lump of
In Doctor Who, the cybermen want to “upgrade” humans into emotionless machines free from pain, sadness, fear and hatred. I take the opposite approach. The classic Doctor Who villains – the cybermen – are obsessed with upgrading themselves and everyone else. They are human brains in robot bodies, complete with emotional inhibitors and no sense
Recently, I launched my new eBook on mind habits – 13 simple exercises that enhance your brainpower. Some of these you’ll have heard of before. Some of them, I don’t hear people talk about much. Here’s why getting your hands on this list makes sense:
There’s often a lag between what science knows and what society knows. A famous (and tragic) example is when people started toying with germ theory. Early experiments proved that the simple act of washing your hands after autopsies helped doctors keep their patients alive. Even after rock-solid data proving that, it took a generation or
Australia Day is complicated. It’s a day to celebrate everything from warm weather to freedom and prosperity. Or you see the chance to have a race riot on the beach. Then again, Invasion Day might mark the day when strangers displaced your people… and worse. It’s a celebration mixed with shame. It’s multiculturalism and xenophobia.